House 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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Bridgeport Fire

8:30 am--#Bridgeport CT--Two men escaped from this burning home at 478 Woodrow Avenue when smoke detectors did their job and alerted the men to the fire.  It is thought to have started in the attached garage.  It took firefighters led by Assistant Fire Chief Christopher Martin about a half hour to bring the fire under control.  Special thanks to Fernando Torres for providing the photo. 

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