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Man Dead In Shelton Fire

(Shelton, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Fire investigators in Shelton say a man pulled from a burning home Wednesday night has died. The victim was discovered as firefighters battled a blaze at 593 Howe Avenue and rushed […]

01/23/2014

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Fire Damages Auto Repair Business In East Hartford

(East Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut)  -  The state fire marshal is part of the investigation into an early morning blaze in East Hartford. Assistant fire chief Matt McCarthy says they got the call just before 1:30 […]

01/13/2014

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Officials Warn Of Winter Fire Dangers

Statistics show there are more home fires during the winter months than at any other point in the year. In addition, a good many of those blazes are sparked by alternative heat sources–things like electric […]

01/06/2014

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Fire Displaces Elderly and Disabled Residents

PLAINFIELD, Conn.(CBS Connecticut)  A smoky  fire  drove the  elderly and disabled residents from their home at Lawton House on Babcock Avenue  in Plainfield late Friday afternoon. Plainfield First Selectman Paul Sweet says  fire damage was […]

01/03/2014

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Hartford Girl Credited With Saving Family From Fire

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A 17-year-old Hartford girl is being hailed as a hero for saving her family from a fire. Antwana Tulley told WFSB-TV (http://bit.ly/IXRjSH ) that something woke her up at about 3 […]

12/19/2013

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Officials Urge Fire Safety During Holiday and Winter Seasons

The cold weather months and the holiday season in particular is a busy one for fire departments. Those with the Connecticut Fire Academy are preaching safety with holiday decorations and alternative heating systems. Alan Zygmunt, […]

12/16/2013

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Car Plows Through Bridgeport Nightspot

Bridgeport police are charging a man after they say he drove a car into a city nightspot late Friday night. They say 40-year-old Carlos Lebron was driving on Central Avenue when he crossed Boston Avenue […]

11/23/2013

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Fire Routs Meriden Apartment Building

Around two dozen residents have been displaced following an early morning fire in Meriden. Fire Chief Ken Morgan says they got the call around four a.m. to a multi-building apartment complex on Meetinghouse Ridge. Morgan […]

11/14/2013

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Party Ends in Arrests and Well Rescue

Hamden Police were called to 3235 Whitney Avenue late Halloween  night on the report of a large  crowd making a  lot of noise, parking complaints  and traffic safety concerns.When police arrived they  found about  150 […]

11/01/2013