Bridgeport FD responded to 2 fires Thursday morning

December 28, 2018

BRIDGEPORT — When firefighters were clearing from the scene of a structure fire in the city on Thursday, a second fire came in and the fire units rushed to the area.

The first fire was reported around 11 a.m. Firefighters responded to a structure fire on the third floor on Fairfield Avenue near its intersection with West Avenue.

“A quick knockdown prevented the fire from spreading,” fire officials said. “Thankfully no one was injured.”

As crews were clearing from the Fairfield Avenue fire, a second working fire was called in at Jax’s Auto Recycling on River Street.

“A car caught fire on a lift, threatening the entire structure,” officials said.

The blaze was put out as crews kept the flames from spreading.

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