GREENWICH — A lightning strike caused a roof fire at a office building at 100 West Putnam Ave. Sunday morning. Firefighters believe the strike happened around 1 a.m. “It had been smoldering for a while overnight,” Deputy Fire Chief Brian Koczak said. About 25 firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm around 7:25 a.m. They noticed smoke while investigating and cut away layers of the roof to ... (Full Story & Photos)
A fire broke out at Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar at 18 West Putnam Ave early Thursday morning. Greenwich Fire Marshal Shawn McDonnell, interviewed on scene at 8:00am said one company called the fire in at 5:14am.
“We found the fire and extinguished it,” McDonnell said, adding that no one was injured as there was no one in the restaurant or upstairs offices at the time of the blaze. However, ... (Full Story & Photos)
GREENWICH, CT - Firefighters made quick work of a dryer fire that erupted in a two-family home on Nicholas Avenue in western Greenwich Sunday afternoon.
It was about 1:20 p.m. when firefighters from the Horse Neck, Glenville, North Street and Cos Cob stations were dispatched to the home where a resident arriving home saw smoke coming from a second-floor window, according to Greenwich Deputy Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
Greenwich author Kia Heavey released her third novel, Domino. The book is published by Kindle Press, a digital imprint of Amazon. Kia was awarded the contract by winning a Kindle Scout campaign. Scout is an “American Idol” style talent search program initiated by Amazon to scout out new literary talent. Authors who are accepted into the program have 30 days to impress the judges — in this case, the ... (Full Story & Photos)
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