• Wood Burning Stove and Fireplace Safety: Prevent Tragedy, Protect Your Home

    By Published On: February 1, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 674

    On Christmas Day, 2011, Misplaced Ashes Caused One of the Most Tragic Fires in Stamford History! Captain Philip Hayes, Public Information Officer of the Stamford Fire Department, underscores the significance of prioritizing safety when handling wood-burning stove and fireplace ashes and coals. The Hidden Danger: It's easy to underestimate the time required for ashes and [...]

  • Early Morning Two-Alarm Residential Structure Fire in Springdale

    By Published On: January 24, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1235

    Early Morning Two-Alarm Residential Structure Fire in Springdale STAMFORD, CT (January 24, 2024) - At 05:04 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a residential structure fire at 34 Camelot Court in the Springdale neighborhood of Stamford.  Engine Co. 7 from the Springdale fire station arrived first at the scene and found a [...]

  • Security Camera Alerts Resident to Apartment Fire in Downtown Stamford

    By Published On: January 9, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1383

    The resident of the apartment was onboard a Metro North train when she received an alert from her home cameras and could see a fire burning inside. SECURITY CAMERA ALERTS RESIDENT TO FIRE INSIDE HER DOWNTOWN STAMFORD APARTMENT STAMFORD, CT (January 9, 2024) - At 1:33 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at an [...]

  • Early Morning Springdale Apartment Fire Quickly Controlled

    By Published On: January 1, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1959

    (Stamford, CT) - At 02:37 am on Monday, January 1, 2024, the City of Stamford 911 Dispatch Center received multiple calls reporting an apartment fire in a multi-unit residence at 143 Columbus Place located in the Springdale area of Stamford.  Engine 7 from the Springdale Fire Station was first to arrive and found fire venting from the [...]

  • Residential Structure Fire In Westover Neighborhood

    By Published On: December 14, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1115

    STAMFORD, CT (December 14, 2023) - At 1:49 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 53 Carriage Drive in the Westover neighborhood.  The first-arriving fire company from the West Side Fire Station found visible fire from the roof of a 2-story, single-family residential structure.  Firefighters from Stamford and Turn of River fire stations ventilated [...]

  • Residential Structure Fire in Springdale

    By Published On: November 6, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 2991

    RESIDENTIAL STUCTURE FIRE IN SPRINGDALE STAMFORD, CT (November 6, 2023) - At 7:05 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 58 Crestview Avenue in the Springdale neighborhood.  The first-arriving fire company from the nearby Springdale Fire Station arrived at the scene in less than three minutes and found fire visible from the front windows and doorway of [...]

  • Stamford Fire Department Extends Lifesaving Initiative with Free Smoke Detector Installation Program

    By Published On: October 26, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 907

    Stamford Residents Are Encourage to Check Their Smoke Detectors With the Changing of the Clocks! Stamford, CT - 10/23/2023] - As part of our ongoing commitment to community safety, the Stamford Fire Department (SFD) is proud to announce the continuation of its highly successful Smoke Detector Installation Program. Despite being in operation for several years, [...]

  • East Side Hotel Room Fire Quickly Extinguished

    By Published On: October 16, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1606

    Stamford, CT – At 09:00 AM the Stamford Fire Department responded to multiple 911 calls reporting a fire at the Red Carpet Inn, located at 1209 E. Main Street. Engine 6 from the Glenbrook fire station was first to arrive at 09:04 AM and reported a “working fire” originating from a first-floor hotel room at [...]

  • Woman Rescued from Residential Structure Fire on Roosevelt Avenue

    By Published On: September 26, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 2325

    The quick actions of a next-door neighbor rescued woman trapped on the second floor of home. WOMAN RESCUED BY NEIGHBOR DURING LATE MORNING RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE FIRE  STAMFORD, CT (September 26, 2023) - At 10:28 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 76 Roosevelt Aveue on the West Side of Stamford. Fire Dispatchers [...]

  • Retired Mechanical Supervisor Frank Tassitano Has Passed Away at the Age of 76

    By Published On: August 16, 2023Categories: Member NewsViews: 964

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Mechanical Supervisor Frank Tassitano, Sr. Frank, a lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13th, 2023. Frank was born on April 30, 1947, to Leonard and Mary (Raino) Tassitano. Frank is survived by his loving wife of [...]

Local 786

Stamford Fire History Talk