Bridgeport 3rd alarm 272 Federal St.
03/24/18 Bridgeport, CT - Multiple calls, followed by reports from companies that they could "see it" gave a good indication that all hands were going to work. Battalion 1 arrived reporting a three story, wood frures. Companieame with heavy fire on the second and third floors with exposures. The number two side exposure soon became involved in fire prompting a second alarm to be transmitted. Companies attempted to make a push on the fire from the interior, but were driven out by the heavy body of fire. Second alarm companies went to work darkening down the fire with master streams on both dwellings. A third alarm was transmitted for manpower. The blaze took about 45 minutes to bring under control using one tower ladder, a multiversal and multiple hand lines. The cause of the fire is being investigated. Fourteen people were displaced.Read More