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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

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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

Cumberland Farms (Photo Credit William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Woman Charged with DUI in Fairfield Store Crash

A Connecticut woman accused of plowing her car into a convenience store at up to 70 mph and injuring four people has been charged with drunken driving and other crimes.

04/01/2014

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Car Hits Tractor-Trailer

(FAIRFIELD,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Traffic was slowed Sunday morning after a car slammed into the back of a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 northbound near Exit 22 and the rest area in Fairfield. The car became […]

03/30/2014

Fairfield police and fire respond to small fire/explosion in lab at Sacred Heart University (Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Firefighters Respond To Reaction at SHU Lab

Part of a building at Sacred Heart University has been evacuated as emergency crews respond to a reaction inside a chemistry lab.

03/26/2014

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