Colleagues remember fallen Bridgeport firefighters

The deaths of two Bridgeport firefighters are being mourned by colleagues from across southwestern Connecticut.Rev. Robert Post, of Stamford Fire Rescue, says he was devastated

STAMFORD - The deaths of two Bridgeport firefighters are being mourned by colleagues from across southwestern Connecticut.

Rev. Robert Post, of Stamford Fire Rescue, says he was devastated when he heard about the tragedy on Saturday that killed firefighters Michel Baik and Steven Velasquez.

Post says when firefighters lose one of their colleagues, it's like losing family.

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