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Stratford fire lieutenant dies

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Stratford Fire Lt. Tom McCabe, 54, died unexpectedly Tuesday, according to the fire union’s Facebook page. McCabe was a 24-year veteran of the department. He was treasurer of the Firefighters Benevolent Association and historian of the department, according to the fire union. [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Stratford

Wine tasting benefit for Connecticut Burn Center

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The Stratford Professional Firefighters Burn Foundation and The Bridgeport Hospital Foundation is hosting a wine tasting to benefit the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 at Oronoque Country Club at 385 Oronoque Lane in Stratford. Tickets are $25 per person. Town […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Fire, Stratford

Stratford FD union endorses Dempsey

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Press release: The Stratford Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 998, would like to announce our official endorsement of Mr. John M. Dempsey for Fifth District Councilman. We feel that Mr. Dempsey is the right choice for this Council Seat due to his tireless dedication to serious issues, to include Public Safety issues. Public Safety affects everyone […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Politics, Stratford

Pancakes, fire safety at Stratford FD open house

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Press release: This years Open House will be help on October 22, 2011 @ Fire Headquarters (2750 Main St) and will start at 9:00am. We hope to see you and your family! The Stratford Fire Department Annual Open House is held during Fire Prevention Month (October) and is designed to allow the citizens of Stratford to […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Stratford

Stratford firefighters raise $4,225 for muscular dystrophy

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Stratford firefighters raised $4,225 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Saturday as part of the International Association of Fire Fighter’s annual “Fill the Boot Drive.” All together, the IAFF raised $27.2 million for the MDA. The firefighters’ organization has been raising money for the cause for the last 57 years. Firefighters in Stratford participated this year […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Stratford

Westport firefighter hospitalized after battling house fire

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From Westport Fire Department: Incident Date:  September 4, 2011          Time of Incident: 5:15 AM Incident Location:26 Buena Vista Drive             Type of Incident:  Structure Fire At 5:15 AM today, Westport Firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the building at 26 Buena Vista Drive. A neighbor at 24 Buena Vista Drive was walking […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Westport

House fire in Stratford

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Firefighters extinguished a kitchen fire at a duplex home on Wooster Street in Stratford about 4:15 p.m. Friday, according to the fire union’s Facebook page. No further information is available. [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Stratford

Fire at Westport middle school

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Press release from Westport Fire Department: Incident Date:  August 23, 2011   Time of Incident: 12:39 PM Incident Location:  Bedford Middle School-88 North Ave. Type of Incident:  Computer Hardware Fire nearloading dock Westport Firefighters were summoned to Bedford Middle School today at 12:39 PM for a report of a fire on the loading dock. Arriving Firefighters […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Fire, Westport

Fire engine crushed in I-95 crash returns with new body to Stratford

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One of two fire trucks clobbered when struck by tractor-trailers on Interstate 95 during a snowstorm in January returned to the fire department’s headquarters Friday with a new body. Engine 1, a 2008 Smeal pumper and the department’s newest apparatus, is fully repaired. On Friday evening Acting Fire Chief Brian Lampart said he expected to launch the rig into service […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Stratford

Fire at abandoned factory

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Bridgeport firefighters quickly knocked down a fire at an abandonded factory on Hastings Street about 2 a.m. Sunday. Capt. Ed McCann said no one was in the building when firefighters arrived on the scene. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Fire