Firefighters extinguish fire at Bridgeport’s Arcade Metal Stampings

Bridgeport firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire on Union Avenue Tuesday afternoon.
It happened before 12:30 p.m. at Arcade Metal Stampings. The fire on the first floor of the building was determined to be electrical in nature.
Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire. Crews from United Illuminating were also on the scene.
Acting Chief Lance Edwards called the fire very strenuous and challenging due to the humidity.
Officials say two firefighters were transported to the hospital for dehydration and exhaustion.