3 families displaced by Bridgeport apartment-complex fire

A fire tore through a Bridgeport apartment complex today, leaving three families without a home.Officials say the flames broke out on Rock Ridge Road at

BRIDGEPORT - A fire tore through a Bridgeport apartment complex today, leaving three families without a home.

Officials say the flames broke out on Rock Ridge Road at around 11 a.m. The fire was so intense that some residents reportedly jumped from a two-story window to escape.

Firefighters say several people were sent to area hospitals and they believe a dog was killed.

The American Red Cross says it is providing assistance to the 15 people displaced by the fire.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Authorities are working to return a homicide suspect 1 Authorities work to return homicide suspect to CT
The car, which was carrying two people, crashed 2 Man dies after car crashes into Saugatuck River
The couple's child has Leigh's disease, which doesn't 3 Bridgeport couple raising money for son with rare illness
The crash happened on Main Street around 4 4 Car flips after crash into pole in Stratford
5 12 on Health: Foods that help fight diseases

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE