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  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 321

    600 Gallons of Water Per Minute Help Suppress Challenging Fire At 11:18 AM today, the Stamford Combined 911 Dispatch Center began receiving calls of a car fire behind the Blue Ginger Restaurant at 1132 E Main Street.  Additional calls reported the car to be a Tesla.  Two engines, a truck company, and an incident commander were [...]

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  • Operations at the Fully Involved Tesla Fire of September 15, 2022.

    By Published On: September 16, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 42

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-HN0MFO6I0&t=4s This video contains various aspects of operations that were required to contain and eventually extinguish the Tesla fire of September 15, 2022. It is being shared in the name of training.

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  • The First 30 seconds of the September 15, 2022 Fully Involved Tesla Fire

    By Published On: September 16, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 39

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHuFwGmIc7A Engine Company #4 of the Stamford Fire Department was first to arrive on the scene and stretched a 1-3/4' hoseline. They arrived just six minutes after the inital dispatch. And additional two hose lines were later put into service which allowed them to extinguish the fire in 43 minutes.

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  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 15, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesTags: Views: 4463

    600 Gallons of Water Per Minute Help Suppress Challenging Fire Incident Number: 22-08855Incident Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 11:18 AMIncident Location: In Back of 1132 E Main Street At 11:18 AM today, the Stamford Combined 911 Dispatch Center began receiving calls of a car fire behind the Blue Ginger Restaurant at 1132 E Main Street.  Additional [...]

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  • West Side Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished

    By Published On: August 26, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 22

    STAMFORD, CT - At 11:50 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a possible kitchen fire in the basement apartment at 22 Fairfield Ave.  4 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue Company, and the Shift Commander responded for a total of 26 fire personnel.  The first-arriving fire companies from the West Side [...]

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  • Early morning fire, displaces 8

    By Published On: August 3, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 15

    At 01:59 the city of Stamford dispatched fire companies to a structure fire on Seaview avenue, in the Shippan section of the city.  On arrival, Engine 4 followed by Truck 1 and Engine1, found a three story wood frame multiple dwelling with heavy fire in the rear of the building. The corrected address was 3 [...]

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  • Evening Fire at Stamford Town Center Damages Elevator

    By Published On: July 26, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 13

    The Quick Actions of an Elevator Mechanic Prevented Significant Damage. STAMFORD, CT (July 26, 2022) - At 8:09 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire involving at elevator at the Stamford Town Center in downtown Stamford.  4 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue Company, and the Shift Commander responded with a [...]

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  • Retired Firefighter Edward F. Nemchek Passed Away On July 10, 2021

    By Published On: July 13, 2022Categories: Member NewsViews: 16

    Our apologies to the Nemchek family on not getting this posted earlier. I was just made aware of his his death today. Captain Philip Hayes It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of Edward F. Nemchek, Sr. 90, who passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, July 10, [...]

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  • Firefighters remove trapped occupant from underneath Metro North train.

    By Published On: July 5, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 21

    At 20:09 this evening the Stamford 911 center received a report of a woman who fell between the train and the platform at the Springdale Train  Station. Upon realizing what happened, the Metro North Conductor and Engineer quickly de-energized and secured the train in order to allow for safe patient access to first arriving first responders [...]

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  • Stamford Firefighters Remove Woman Trapped Under Connecticut Transit Bus

    By Published On: July 5, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 20

    Firefighters Quickly Remove a Woman Trapped Under Transit Bus STAMFORD, CT (July 5, 2022) - At 3:09 PM, the Stamford Emergency Dispatch Center began to receive numerous 911 calls reporting a woman had been struck by a Connecticut Transit bus at the intersection of Broad and Atlantic Streets. Callers stated that the woman was still [...]

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