garage fire

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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Garage Fire at Howard Avenue Bridgeport

Just before midnight a Bridgeport Police Officer on routine patrol discovered this garage on fire at the corner of Beechwood Avenue and Howard Avenue.  They soon reported the exact location as 1159 Howard Avenue.  As firefighters were on the way they also let the firefighters know that there was another garage right behind it that was of brick construction and wood roof on fire yet but firefighters did not let that happen.  Firefighters quickly went to work and prevented a complete loss of this two bay garage. Special thanks to Chris Clarke from for this photo.  Check out the great work they do covering the city!  Of course a great job to the Bridgeport Fire Department for keeping this…

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