Bridgeport Fire on Broad Street Sends One Resident to the Hospital

BRIDGEPORT, CT - At 5:30pm on April 27, 2022, the Bridgeport Fire Department was dispatched to 256 Broad St. for a reported structure fire. First companies on scene found fire on the rear porch that had extended into the 1st floor of a 3 story brownstone. One resident was found inside taking in smoke while searching for her cat. Firefighters quickly removed her and she was transported to the hospital. Seconds later they found her cat and placed it safely in the cab of Ladder 5 until it could be secured by animal control until it’s owner gets discharged from the hospital. Members searched the rest of the building and found that everybody had safely left the building before arrival of the FD. Cause of the fire in under investigation of the Fire Marshal.

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