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Bridgeport News: 5 Car Crash With Fire

2023-01-12@11:11pm--#Bridgeport CT-- #ctfire--- Firefighters were called for a multi-car crash on Barnum Avenue near East Avenue. Police were first on the scene and they told the firefighters that two cars were on fire which they quickly extinguished. The occupants of the black sedan facing the wrong way in the video fled the scene. There were no reported injuries. A total of five cars were involved. https://youtu.be/9HdJNir2fS8

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Bridgeport News: Fatal Accident Investigated

#Bridgeport CT-- On January 20, 2023, at approximately 1827 hours the Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center received several calls for a motor vehicle accident with injuries, and parties are now arguing. A female caller stated a female operator involved in the accident is trapped in her vehicle and going into cardiac arrest. A second caller stated the parties are still arguing on the scene. American Medical Response, Bridgeport Fire E3/E4, and the Bridgeport Police were dispatched to the location. Upon arrival, an officer stated, he observed six vehicles with damage. He also observed AMR giving medical assistance to an unresponsive elderly female and two young males from a separate vehicle. The elderly female and the two young males were transported to…

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Bridgeport News: Warrant Arrests

#Bridgeport CT-- On January 19, 2023, at around 10 pm, the Bridgeport Police Department's Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a search warrant at a residence on Shelton Street as part of a narcotics investigation. With the assistance of the Patrol Division, they detained three adults, Colon, Maldonado, and Nieves, and found packaged crack cocaine and money in plain view. They also found a firearm with no valid CT pistol permit in Nieves' possession. TNT entered the main dwelling and detained an adult female, Rodriguez, and a large dog. They also found a door leading to the basement area which was obstructed by furniture and three large bags containing a white powdery substance. They located an adult male, Reyes, and one…

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House Fire On Queen Street Bridgeport

Bridgeport News: House Fire

9:04pm--#Bridgeport CT-- Just as I was leaving the brush fire on Valley Road in Fairfield a call for a house fire on Queen Street a half a mile a way came in.  I know the firefighters are quick but I couldn't believe how quickly they had the bulk of this fire knocked down.  Multiple calls said there was flames shooting out of the chimney.  When I arrived the fire had already spread to the roof and the side of the house.  Everyone made it out safely and a police sergeant was consoling them.  Within minutes of the first fire truck the bulk of the fire was out and the began the important work of checking for extensions and making sure…

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Bridgeport News: Police Involved Shooting

On March 29, 2017 at 1910 hours, an officer involved shooting occurred in the area of 436 Woodmont Avenue, Bridgeport. This is located in the north end of the city. Bridgeport police officers were conducting an operation in this area in response to recent incidents of street robberies. During this operation, two male perpetrators were encountered by officers. Both male perpetrators were armed, and one Bridgeport police officer discharged his service weapon in response to the actions of one of the armed males. This male sustained a single gunshot wound to the face and was transported by medics to St. Vincent's Medical Center for treatment. This male was later transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital to receive advanced care. This male…

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