Bridgeport braces as Sandy takes aim

Communities along southwestern Connecticut are bracing as Hurricane Sandy moves up the East Coast today.Last night, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch ordered a mandatory evacuation in

BRIDGEPORT - Communities along southwestern Connecticut are bracing as Hurricane Sandy moves up the East Coast today.

Last night, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch ordered a mandatory evacuation in the city. However, officials say as of 5:30 a.m. today, only about one in 100 people heeded the warning.

Meanwhile, police and fire officials are out making sure residents and roads are safe as the storm approaches.

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