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Girl Drowns In Naugatuck River

(NAUGATUCK,Conn/CBS Connecticut)  –   A 12 year old Naugatuck girl was dead on arrival at  Waterbury Hospital Monday evening.Jada Ivory  disappeared  in the Naugatuck River while swimming with friends. Members of the Naugatuck Fire Department with […]

05/11/2015

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Argument Ends With Gunfire

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford police say an off-duty city firefighter shot a man in the abdomen in broad daylight during an argument. Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley says 25-year veteran firefighter Donald Brown has […]

04/24/2015

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Gas Leak Closes Westport Road

(Westport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A gas leak has a section of road closed in Westport this morning. Police say around 10:30 this morning, the leak was reported on Main Street. As a result, Main Street […]

04/16/2015

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Structure Fire In Bridgeport

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Crews are at the scene of a fire in Bridgeport. In a tweet, the fire department says units are working a fire in a structure at the corner of Lindley Street […]

03/02/2015

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1 Dead In Middletown Fire

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – One person is dead and two others injured following an overnight fire in Middletown. Firefighters received the call just before 2 a.m. to the house on Barbara Road Middletown Fire Marshal […]

02/28/2015

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Medical Examiner: Firefighter’s Tank Ran Out Of Air

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Connecticut medical examiner’s office says a Hartford firefighter who lost his life battling a house fire in October died because his tank ran out of air. The medical examiner ruled […]

02/26/2015

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2 Firefighters Injured In East Hartford Crash

(EAST HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   An East Hartford Fire Department vehicle was extensively damaged  in a  collision on Route 2  Saturday after responding to a crash  near Exit  5-B eastbound.Fire Department personnel  extricated  two people from […]

02/15/2015

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Double Fatal Fire Deemed A Murder-Suicide

(Brooklyn, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State police are calling the case in which two people were found dead last Friday in a burning building in Brooklyn, Connecticut a murder-suicide. Troopers were called to provide traffic assistance […]

02/03/2015

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Arrested Firefighter Placed On Leave

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   – A Hartford Firefighter arrested January 21 in Vernon has been placed on  paid administrative leave. 56 year old Michael Digiacomo  was charged with Operating Under the Influence  and Failure to Drive Right. […]

02/01/2015