WTIC1080

Fairfield

metro-north-new-cars

Small Fire Prompts Evacuation Of Commuter Train

A Metro-North commuter train has been evacuated after a small fire was reported in the mechanism that connects the train to overhead electrical wires.

07/29/2014

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Woman To Be Arraigned On Teen Beer Pong Charge

A Fairfield woman is facing her first court appearance since being accused of setting up a beer pong drinking game for teenagers at a party at her home this month.

07/19/2014

fairfield map for dl

Woman Charged at Teen Party in Fairfield

A Fairfield woman has been arrested after police she set up a drinking game for teenagers attending a party at her house last week.

07/14/2014

Farifield firefighters responded to a basement fire at basement at 464-466 Knapps Highway. Photo courtesy of the Fairfield Fire Department.

Firefighters Rescue Animals From Basement Fire In Fairfield

Fairfield firefighters rescued animals from a basement fire at 464-466 Knapps Highway this morning.

07/09/2014

Two boats were destroyed and fur others damaged in a fire at the South Benson Marina in Fairfield Sunday.  (Courtesy Fairfield Fire Department)

2 Boats Destroyed, 4 Damaged In Marina Fire

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Fire officials say two boats have been destroyed and four others damaged in a marina fire. Officials say the fire broke out Sunday at the South Benson Marina in Fairfield. When […]

06/29/2014

A tree is struck by lightning and falls on a garage in Fairfield. (Fairfield Fire Department)

Lightning Strike Lands Tree On Garage

Fairfield firefighters responded to a tree down on a garage Thursday morning after it was struck by lightning.

05/22/2014

James Blake (Photo Credit:  Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Bodies Found In Burning Mansion of Ex-Fairfield Tennis Star

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Officials say firefighters have found three bodies in a burning mansion owned by a former tennis star near Tampa. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Spokeswoman Cristal Bermudez Nunez says the home is owned […]

05/07/2014

fairfield map for dl

Conn. Firefighters Free Elderly Man Pinned By Car

Authorities are crediting the “brute strength” and teamwork of firefighters in freeing an elderly man who suffered severe injuries after becoming pinned between the door of his pickup truck and the vehicle’s chassis, which was wedged against the doorjamb of a garage.

04/21/2014

Gustave Whitehead (Courtesy Discovery Museum, Bridgeport)

Effort To Save Whitehead House

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Activists are stepping up their efforts to save a Connecticut aviator’s house from demolition. Melanie Marks, head of Connecticut House Histories, says a title search found that Gustave Whitehead’s Fairfield house […]

04/16/2014

(Courtesy Fairfield Fire Department)

Fairfield HazMat Team Called Out, Body Found

Fairfield firefighters and county hazardous material crews have been called to the scene of a possible haz-mat incident.

04/14/2014

more