Cos Cob Pizzeria Damaged by Fire

By Richard Kaufman

Thanks to some alert patrolling by a Greenwich Police officer, a fire was discovered at a local pizzeria on Monday night.

Fire personnel at the scene of Monday’s fire in Cos Cob. (John Ferris Robben photo)

According to the Greenwich Police Department, at about 11 p.m., on Monday, Greenwich Police Officer Brian Andronaco noticed smoke in the Cos Cob section of town. He tracked the source to a small plaza at 522 East Putnam Ave., which houses Pizza Post, Gofer Ice Cream, and several other businesses and offices.

Officer Andronaco alerted the Fire Department, who responded and put the fire out. The cause and origin is being investigated by the Fire Department.

John Ferris Robben photo


About Author: Richard Kaufman

Richard Kaufman, general assignment reporter at the Sentinel, graduated from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., in 2011 with a degree in journalism/communications. Having grown up in nearby Westchester County, Richard is familiar with the area and everything it has to offer. To get in contact with Richard, you can email him at

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