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Motorcyclist struck by car in Stratford

A motorcyclist was struck by a motor vehicle on Barnum Avenue near Bruce Avenue in Stratford about 6 p.m. Thursday. Asst. Fire Chief John Conway said the victim was injured, but his injuries appeared

Firework safety tips

Press release from the Stratford Fire Marshal’s Office: The term “firework” is commonly used to describe items such as bottle rockets, firecrackers, lady fingers, roman candles, etc. and ALL are

Retired firefighters memorial set for Tuesday

Press release: On June 5th, the Stratford Fire Department will host the 29th annual Bridgeport Area Retired Firefighter’s Memorial. This year’s event will be held at St. James Church at 2110 Main St.

Dog rescued from Fairfield house fire

Firefighters rescued a small dog from a burning home on Schiller Road in Fairfield about 4:15 p.m. Sunday. A neighbor reported the fire, which started in the basement and filled the first story of the

Firefighters knock down Stratford blaze

Firefighters knocked down a smokey kitchen fire at a Morehouse Avenue home about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the Stratford Fire Union. The fire union said the blaze has spread beyond the kitchen

Garage destroyed in Stratford blaze

Stratford firefighters knocked down a fire Monday afternoon that destroyed a detached garage at a King Street residence. There were no reported injuries.

Firefighters extinguish smokey fire in Stratford

Stratford firefighters extinguished a smokey external house fire on Second Hill Lane Monday afternoon. Firefighters pulled back several strips of siding and wood paneling after putting out the fire,

Stratford EMS volunteer wins “Caregiver” award

Press release: Helen “Bunnie” McQuilton, a 25-year volunteer with Stratford EMS, has won the 2012 David Felner Caregiver Award. The Caregiver Award is presented to a person who has show outstanding

Stratford fire lieutenant dies

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

Wine tasting benefit for Connecticut Burn Center

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