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Greenwich firefighters quickly put out backcountry blaze

Firefighters quickly put out a small fire Friday afternoon at a backcountry home, which caused some damage, but no injuries. “It started and was pretty much contained to the mechanical components of the home’s indoor lap pool,” Deputy Fire Marshal Rob Natale said of a preliminary assessment of the cause. One man was at the […] [Read More]
Categories: fire
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West Putnam Avenue re-opens after car crash

West Putnam Avenue has re-opened after a car crash around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of West Putnam and Dearfield Drive caused “injuries of unknown severity,” police said. An initial assessment indicates the injuries are non-life threatening, according to police. Because of the accident, West Putnam Avenue was briefly closed westbound at the intersection with […] [Read More]

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

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

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]
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Greenwich officials preparing for predicted blizzard

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

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

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

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