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Bridgeport 2nd Alarm 33 Knowlton Street : 12/24/12 Bridgeport, CT - This fire was called in by police on routine patrol as smoke from the building.  Firefighters responded from headquarters which was across the river from the fire.  Upon their arrival heavy fire had taken control of the one story commercial building.  A second alarm was transmitted by orders of Battalion Chief Morton.  Companies would fight this fire for hours before being brought under control.  They would also remain on scene for two days on a firewatch dousing hot spots.  This fire was the beginning of an epic day for the Bridgeport Fire Department, they would go on to battle six additional fires.

Bridgeport 2nd Alarm 33 Knowlton Street

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12/24/12 Bridgeport, CT - This fire was called in by police on routine ...

Updated: Dec 29, 2012 4:36pm PST

Bridgeport George Street Vacant Dwelling : 12/24/12 Bridgeport, CT - The last in a series of six Christmas eve arson fires, this large three story six family dwelling had heavy fire showing from the rear.  Exhausted crews attempted an interior attack, but were withdrawn due to heavy for conditions on all floors.  A snow storm only served to make matters worse, bringing driving snow and cold temperatures.  This fire took crews about two hours to bring under control.

Bridgeport George Street Vacant Dwelling

Glenn Duda

12/24/12 Bridgeport, CT - The last in a series of six Christmas eve ar ...

Updated: Dec 29, 2012 1:17pm PST

New Haven 2nd Alarm 73 Fulton St. : 12/16/12 New Haven, CT - The second fire of the night for the city.  This one was located in the east battalion at 73 Fulton St.  First due Engine 5  arrived to find a 3 story, wood frame with the rear porches heavy involved.  An aggressive knockdown with the 2.5" hand line kept the fire from communicating to the interior of the dwelling.  A second alarm was transmitted because of the close proximity of the tow and three side exposures and heavy volume of fire.  The city fmo is investigating the cause of the fire.  No one was hurt in the blaze, but several residents were displaced.

New Haven 2nd Alarm 73 Fulton St.

Glenn Duda

12/16/12 New Haven, CT - The second fire of the night for the city. T ...

Updated: Dec 16, 2012 4:19pm PST

Queens 75-3028 May 6, 2011 : On May 6, 2011, Queens Box 3028 was transmitted for a fire in a private dwelling. A second source came in for a report of a person trapped. Engine 259 and Ladder 128 reported heavy smoke in the distance prior to arrival. 259 arrived first due and transmitted the 10-75 for a confirmed working fire. The person that was reported trapped self-evacuated and did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

Queens 75-3028 May 6, 2011

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On May 6, 2011, Queens Box 3028 was transmitted for a fire in a privat ...

Updated: Nov 15, 2012 10:24am PST

Queens 44-9642 August 22, 2011 :

Queens 44-9642 August 22, 2011

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Updated: Nov 15, 2012 10:19am PST

Box Alarm; Wetherby & Belfast (June 28, 2011) : Due to companies taking time from a previous 2nd alarm and another Box Alarm in the area, companies responding to this fire were coming from a distance. I was two blocks away when this box went out and could see the header in the sky. Engines 27, 10, 49, Ladder 22, Squad 4 and Chief 7 responded. Ladder 22 reported as well that smoke could be seen in the distance. Engine 49 arrived first due and stretched two lines. Fire had extended into the exposure which was also vacant.

Box Alarm; Wetherby & Belfast (June 2...

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Due to companies taking time from a previous 2nd alarm and another Box ...

Updated: Nov 15, 2012 10:15am PST