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Red Cross to run fire prevention program in Norwalk

The American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter will be visiting the South Norwalk neighborhood as part of its Home Fire Preparedness Campaign to teach people how to be prepared for home fires and install
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Milford firefighters donate $7,500 to Connecticut Burn Center

  Milford Professional Firefighters Local 944 presented a gift of $7,500 to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation Dec. 3 to support the Connecticut Burn Center at the hospital. The funds were raised
Bridgeport Hospital received a $15,000 check through the inaugural Play It Forward Michael Ness Golf Tournament and Awards Banquet. From left to right: Michael Ness’ mother, Liz Wobschall; burn center Nurse Manager Jackie Laird; the center’s medical director, Alisa Savetamal, MD; tournament co-chairs Jay Scala and Matthew Ness, Michael’s brother; and Bridgeport Hospital Foundation President Steve Jakab.

Bridgeport burn center gets $15,000 donation

The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital, the state’s only dedicated burn center, has received a gift of $15,000 from the inaugural Play It Forward Michael Ness Golf Tournament and Awards
A number of Bridgeport firefighters joined in presenting the latest proceeds of the annual “United for Recovery” fundraiser to the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. Holding the check (l-r) are fundraiser chairs Melissa Emanuel, a burn center nurse, and her husband, Fire Capt. Sal Emanuel; and pumper engineer Sheila Vega, who was a burn center patient in 2012. At far left are Bridgeport Hospital Foundation President Steve Jakab, Chief Operating Officer Norm Roth, burn center surgeon Roselle Crombie, MD; and pumper engineer Zoltan Szabo, fundraiser co-chair.

Bridgeport firefighters raise $116,000 for burn center

  Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 recently presented the proceeds of its latest United for Recovery fundraiser to the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. This year’s donation of

Connecticut Burn Center to celebrate 3-year, $150,000 grant

On Thursday, March 6, at noon, the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital will celebrate a three-year, $150,000 grant from the PSEG Foundation that helped fund the renovation of the center’s
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Westport fire dept. host burn center fundraiser

On Thursday, February 20th the Westport Fire Department, L-1081, will be co-sponsoring a benefit for the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. As a longtime supporter of the burn center, the

Stay fire-free this Halloween

It’s the time of the year for festive costumes, endless candy, spooky jack-o-lanterns, and creepy decorations. The National Fire Protection Association is reminding everyone to take a few simple

Tips for Burn Awareness Week

The first full week of February is Burn Awareness Week, and Dr. John Schulz, medical director of The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital, has a few tips for staying safe. According Schulz,

October is Fire Safety Month!

October is National Fire Safety Month and the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is encouraging Connecticut’s employers and workers to keep their workplaces safe from accidental fires.

Fund raiser to support Bridgeport burn center takes place Saturday

The Stratford Fire Department will conduct a “Pass the Bucket” fundraiser for the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital during the Saturday, Oct. 1, pre-season hockey game, starting at 7