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An SUV owned by the Stratford fire department was significantly damaged outside fire headquarters on Main Street Tuesday when it was rear-ended by another SUV. Asst. Fire Chief Thomas Murray brought the vehicle to a halt in front of the fire house while apparatus was backing in to the bay about 11:30 a.m. when a car rammed into the back Read More
A tractor-trailer driver who was praised by firefighters for her split-second decision to steer her rig into some parked fire engines and away from a crowded accident scene on icy Interstate 95 in January has been charged with traveling too fast for conditions. Nansey Asaro, 48, of Pennsylvania, will appeal the ticket and $127 fine Read More
STRATFORD — A father and son were treated by paramedics Monday morning after a fire broke out at 362 Soundview Avenue home. Both men were asleep when the fire started. The son smelled smoke when he woke up, then went downstairs to wake up his father. The men tried to get out of the front Read More
Press release from Westport Fire Department Assistant Chief Andrew Kingsbury: On Friday, April 1, the Westport Fire Department placed in service its new Sutphen Ladder Tower. This Ladder replaces a 1992 Sutphen Tower that was destroyed during the severe weather event last year on March 13 and 14. The 18-year-old apparatus had already been scheduled to be refurbished by Read More
Press release from Stratford Fire Union: After discussions with the Office of the Mayor and town officials, the Stratford Firefighters Union has come forward with $124,000 in one-time givebacks to assist the Town, in the wake of a sluggish economy and declining revenues. The firefighters’ union also agreed to concede a $1,000 annual education reimbursement Read More
The Stratford Fire Department put out a garage fire at 3:50 a.m. in the area of Main Street and King’s College Place.