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Bobby Valentine to headline Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol benefit on Saturday

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The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol Inc.’s annual fund-raiser is set for tomorrow, March 28, with Bobby Valentine as the special guest. Valentine, former manager of the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox as well as Stamford athletic legend, will be honored at the event. He will be presented with the Chief’s Award […] [Read More]

Fire on Clapboard Ridge Road in Greenwich

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UPDATE, 12:47 A.M.  No one was hurt Tuesday night in a residential fire on Clapboard Ridge Road, which took about two hours to control. The call came in at 6:47 p.m., when a passerby reported smoke in the area. The first unit arrived at 7:01 p.m. Because they did not have an address for the […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, General

Greenwich officials preparing for predicted blizzard

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4:40 P.M. UPDATE: Kim Eves, the school district’s communications director, has released the following statement: “Superintendent of Schools Bill McKersie is closely tracking the storms forecasted to hit our area Monday (1/26) and Tuesday (1/27), working with the Town’s Emergency Management Operations Center (EMOC) and the Greenwich Police Department. “At this time, Monday’s snowfall is […] [Read More]

Serious accident early Saturday on I-95 in Greenwich

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Five people were injured, including one seriously, in a multi-car accident early Saturday morning on I-95 in Greenwich. The man was last listed in a serious, but not life-threatening, condition at StamfordHospital, according to Greenwich Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Zack. The status of the other four was not immediately known, but they suffered less severe […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, Greenwich, I-95

Early-morning fire causes interior damage at Chickahominy eatery

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An early-morning fire Wednesday at Garden Catering’s Hamilton Avenue location caused significant interior heat and smoke damage, but no one was reportedly hurt. An electrical fire reportedly broke out in the kitchen around midnight at the establishment at 177 Hamilton Ave. Greenwich firefighters responded at about 12:10 a.m., according to Assistant Chief Robert Kick. The […] [Read More]
Categories: Chickahominy, fire, Greenwich
Edwin Vega, left, of Service Management Group, and Gary Ocuma help clean up the inside of an apartment after a fire at the Housing Authority of Greenwich's Wilbur Peck Court apartments in Greenwich, Conn. Monday, Dec. 29, 2014.  A Christmas tree caught on fire before 8 a.m. Monday morning causing fire and smoke damage to the apartment and water damage to the apartment below.  American Red Cross Disaster Relief was called to the scene and will provide emergency relocation for the two families along with loss assistance and comfort kits for the 4- and 9-year-old children.

Fire at Wilbur Peck displaces two families

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A fire Monday morning at the Wilbur Peck Court housing development in central Greenwich has displaced two families. No one was hurt, according to Greenwich Police Lt. Kraig Gray. The fire started in a second-floor apartment around 9 a.m., when a Christmas tree caught on fire. A broken tree light bulb was the “most likely […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, Greenwich

Firefighters put out small Riverside blaze

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Greenwich firefighters put out a small roof fire in residential Riverside Tuesday afternoon, stemming what fire officials said could have been a much worse incident. The fire was accompanied by a small break in a water main leading to an adjacent fire hydrant, though Aquarion officials were unable to determine if it had been directly […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, Riverside

Fire Department on scene of Central Greenwich fire

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Greenwich fire personnel are tackling a one alarm fire at a home at 6 Ridgeview Ave. in Central Greenwich according to emergency reports. Police said Tuesday afternoon that no one was injured during the blaze and the Greenwich Emergency Medical Services has responded to the call, but had since left the scene. According to reports, […] [Read More]
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Fire ravages home in Old Greenwich

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Town fire officials are investigating the cause of a major structure fire that ripped through an Old Greenwich home Sunday evening, destroying part of its roof and blackening it inside and out. The homeowners, who were home at the time of the blaze, were able to escape unharmed, but could do little as the fire […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, Old Greenwich

Greenwich cops, firefighters hit the runway

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In recognition of Older Americans Month, Greenwich police officers, firefighters and other town employees participated in a uniform fashion show designed to prevent local seniors from falling for scams involving criminals who pose as authoritative figures. Check out our footage from the show, which took place at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwich Town Hall. [Read More]
Categories: fire, police, Seniors, Town Hall