• Small fire in Stamford residential high rise causes building evacuation

    By Published On: May 19, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 268

    At 21:19 on Saturday, May 18, 2024, Stamford Fire Department responded to 77 Prospect Street for a report of smoke in the lobby.  Upon arrival at 21:23, Firefighters found a floor sanding machine on fire in a first floor apartment.  The fire was quickly extinguished by the FD using portable extinguishers.  However, the fire generated [...]

  • Train Engine Fire Briefly Disrupts Rail Service As Firefighters Work Quickly To Extinguish The Fire

    By Published On: May 8, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 800

    At 22:56 on May 7, 2024, the Stamford Combined 911 & Dispatch Center began receiving multiple reports of a train crash and/or fire near the East Main Street rail overpasses in Stamford. First responders swiftly mobilized to address the emergency. Upon arrival, first responders encountered a diesel engine engulfed in heavy flames located just south and [...]

  • Train Engine Fire Briefly Disrupts Rail Service As Firefighters Work Quickly To Extinguish The Fire

    By Published On: May 8, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1354

    At 22:56 on May 7, 2024, the Stamford Combined 911 & Dispatch Center began receiving multiple reports of a train crash and/or fire near the East Main Street rail overpasses in Stamford. First responders swiftly mobilized to address the emergency. Upon arrival, first responders encountered a diesel engine engulfed in heavy flames located just south and [...]

  • Residential Structure Fire Claims Life of City Resident

    By Published On: May 3, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 822

    Stamford, CT – May 3, 2024 – At 18:53 the Stamford 911 Center began receiving calls reporting a possible fire in the area of Adams Ave and Ivy St. The initial call, received at 18:53, alerted the Stamford Combined 911/Dispatch center to smoke emanating from the second floor of the residential property. A subsequent call at 18:54 [...]

  • Electrical Fire Damages Bulls Head Cigars

    By Published On: March 24, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1144

    (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: 1713

    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: 4583

    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: 1604

    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: 2047

    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: 1834

    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 [...]

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