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Bridgeport firefighters tackle blaze near Apostolic Worship Center

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Bridgeport firefighters are responding to an early Monday morning structure fire on East Washington Avenue.

According to officials, the fire involves a church in the 500 block of the East Washington Avenue area.

The Bridgeport fire crews reported to the area of East Washington and Kossuth at 2:13 a.m. and came across the heavy fire from the rear of Apostolic Worship Center on 540 East Washington Avenue. The fire was located in a one-story attached storage building that was heavily involved and damaged. The fire was held to the storage area with no fire extension into the main building, but area did suffer minor smoke damage.

There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters. Fire officials are investigating.

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