• Early Morning Fire Guts Single Family Home on Hamilton Avenue

    By Published On: December 3, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesTags: Views: 1073

    Residents Escaped The Flames Prior to Fire Department Arrival At 00:37 Saturday morning, the Stamford 911 Center began receiving multiple reports of a structure fire at 310 Hamilton Avenue.  Three engines, a truck company, a rescue company, an Incident Commander and units from Glenbrook Fire Department were dispatched to the given address.  On arrival, the first [...]

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  • Two Children Rescued From Stamford Apartment Fire

    By Published On: November 30, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1777

    Stamford, CT – At 4:07 PM, the Stamford 9-1-1 center received a call from a neighbor reporting a fire alarm going off in an adjacent unit and the caller could smell smoke. Stamford firefighters were dispatched to 42 Custer St. for the reported structure fire. Engine 6 from the Glenbrook Fire House was first to [...]

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  • Water Main Break Damages Several Homes, Some Families Displaced.

    By Published On: November 21, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 312

    AT 1543 the Stamford 911 Dispatch center received reports of a water main break in the vicinity of Hollow Oak Lane and Bel Aire Dr. First arriving fire units reported a large volume of water coming from the area of a front yard on Hollow Oak Ln., where construction was taking place. Water was observed and cascading downhill [...]

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  • Residential Structure Fire on Lindale Street

    By Published On: November 15, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 606

    Firefighters Quickly Contain Fire In Downtown Townhouse LINDALE STREET TOWNHOUSE FIRE QUICKLY CONTAINED: ADJACENT UNITS PROTECTED FROM DAMAGE STAMFORD, CT (November 15, 2022) - At 8:36 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 19 Lindale Street in downtown Stamford. First-arriving fire units from Fire Headquarters arrived at the scene in less than three minutes and found [...]

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  • Retired Assistant Fire Chief William J Smith, III Has Passed Away

    By Published On: November 1, 2022Categories: Member NewsViews: 629

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Assistant Fire Chief William J Smith, III.  “Billy” passed away on October 27, 2022, at the age of 71. Born in Bronx, NY, Billy moved to Stamford at a young age and graduated from Stamford High prior to attending [...]

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  • Second 2-Alarm Fire Strikes West Side Hours Apart

    By Published On: September 29, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 670

    Investigations underway At 11:09 AM, the Stamford Emergency Communications (911) Center began receiving multiple calls reporting a fire in the rear of Outpost Pizza at 365 West Avenue on Stamford’s west side.  Firefighters from the West Side Fire Station were first to arrive at 11:13 and reported heavy fire in the rear of 282 Selleck [...]

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  • Two Alarm Fire on West Side Quickly Contained by Stamford Firefighters

    By Published On: September 29, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 628

    TWO ALARM FIRE ON WEST SIDE QUICKLY CONTAINED BY STAMFORD FIREFIGHTERS STAMFORD, CT (September 29, 2022) - At 05:00 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to multiple reports of a structure fire on Fairfield Avenue on the West Side of Stamford. Firefighters from the West Side Fire Station, located one block away from the fire arrived on location in [...]

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  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 784

    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: 263

    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: 301

    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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