• Electrical Fire Damages Bulls Head Cigars

    By Published On: March 24, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 926

    (Stamford, CT) - The Stamford Fire Department responded to a 911 report of an electrical fire at 51 High Ridge Road, Bulls Head Cigars. Upon arrival, firefighters from Engine 9 found a moderate smoke condition inside the store, and the fire mostly extinguished by the store manager. The fire originated at an electrical outlet behind [...]

  • Evening Fire Damages West Side Multi-Family Home

    By Published On: March 10, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1372

    Stamford, CT – At 7:19 pm on Sunday 3/10, the Stamford 911 center received multiple calls reporting a house fire at 26 Taff Avenue. Engine 3 from the Stamford Fire Department’s West Side firehouse were first to arrive and found fire venting from the top floor rear of a three story multi-family house. A hose line [...]

  • Dump Truck Versus Tractor Trailer Collision on Interstate 95 Requires Extensive Rescue Effort

    By Published On: March 5, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 4235

    More than 40 firefighters from Stamford and Greenwich worked for over an hour to free the driver of a dump truck. STAMFORD, CT (March 5, 2024) - At 11:00 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Interstate 95 northbound between Exits 8-9. The Fire Department Shift Commander arrived on scene [...]

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

    By Published On: February 1, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1374

    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: 1810

    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: 1669

    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: 2573

    (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: 1377

    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: 3318

    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: 1125

    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, [...]

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