Firefighters battle Hanford Ave. inferno

Bridgeport firefighters responded to a structure fire on Hanford Avenue shortly after 3 a.m. Monday, April 29.

Firefighters arriving on scene reported heavy fire from the back of the structure and concerns about the building to the left of the house catching fire due to the heat and fire, according to DoingItLocal.

Additional alarms were sounded, including a evacuation tone which caused firefighters to evacuated the building and take a defensive approach to the fire. It was about an hour before fighters were able to shift from a defensive mode to an offensive mode and take control to the fire, according to DoingItLocal.

EMS officials told DoingItLocal there were no injuries.

Hanford Avenue is located off Jetland Street in Black Rock.

Further updates will be posted as details become available.

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