Fairfield CT

Fairfield/Bridgeport Break Ins

2:37am--#Fairfield CT--Two attempted break ins in the same area.  One on Rena Place and another within minutes on Toilsome Hill Road.  Police are on scene investigating.  UPDATE--Bridgeport has ransacked vehicles on Ruth, Queen, Thorme and Clarke Streets. They must have a "jimmied" because there is no damage to the locks according to police.  These break ins occured on the side roads off northern Park Avenue.

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Quick garage fire knockdown prevents house fire

FAIRFIELD, CT, December 3, 2013: At 7:07pm on Tuesday night the Fairfield Emergency Communication Center received a 911 call reporting an attached garage fire with no car inside at 271 Shady Hill Road, followed shortly thereafter by another call from a neighbor reporting “a major fire next door”. Fairfield Fire Engines 1, 2, 3, 5, Ladders 1, 2, and Car 3 responded, with Car 3 first on the scene at 7:12pm confirming the garage “fully engulfed in flame” with all occupants out of the house and calling for a fifth Engine. Engine 2 and Ladder 2 arrived shortly thereafter and stretched hoselines to the garage, knocking down the main body of fire in the garage which was fueled by several propane tanks that had started…

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UNH lockdown allegedly caused by Fairfiled student

Video report-- 12:47pm--#WestHaven CT--#Fairfield CT--Fairfield Police along with State Police and FBI are on the scene at 1336 Stratfield Road in Fairfield.  This is the third lockdown in a week at local universities but the first time a gun has been recovered.  The University of New Haven in West Haven was locked down when a man with a long gun was spotted at Shop Rite and the gunman was heading toward the school across the street.

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Fairfield Fire

#FAIRFIELD, CT, November 25, 2013: On Monday morning at 8:17 AM the Fairfield Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from the occupants of 911 Post Road, Advantage Staffing, reporting an odor of smoke in the building. The Fairfield Fire Department was immediately dispatched with 4 Engines and 2 Ladders along with the Shift Commander. Upon arrival of the first fire unit, Engine 1, reported smoke in the structure. During investigation, Engine one determined there was an active fire above the ceiling in Advantage Staffing. The fire department initiated an aggressive interior attack with charged hose lines. The building and adjacent stores were evacuated. Assistant Chief Schuyler Sherwood arrived on scene and assumed command. An additional engine company and AMR…

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