• Fireplace and Home Fire Safety

    More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the fire risks when heating with wood and solid fuels. Heating fires account for […]

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This Is A Test!

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Missing Boater Located In Stamford Harbor

Stamford, CT – Stamford fire, police, and EMS were dispatched at 23:25 pm Saturday night for a report of a boater unaccounted for in Stamford Harbor. The boat’s occupants noticed the boater was missing sometime after entering Stamford Harbor, having […]

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A New Engine 9 Has Gone Into Service Today

The Stamford Fire Department is pleased to announce our new 2016 KME Severe Service 1500 GPM Pumper Engine has been placed into service today as Engine 9.  Engine 9 is stationed at the Turn of River Fire Station #2 (on Roxbury Road). […]

The 2016 Stamford Fire Department Promotional Video

Here is the latest SFD promotional video. Special thanks to Puckstopper Photography (Jon and Bill Tenca), Stamford Fire Pix (Frank Blefari) and retired Firefighter Rich Gillespie for the many photos that were contributed and are used in this video. Enjoy! Music Copyright: Run Boy Run […]

Have A Very Safe and Happy Holiday Season

Here are some facts about home holiday fires One of every three home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems. When Christmas trees catch fire, they are more likely to result in a serious fire. On average, one of […]

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Captain and Lieutenant Promotions

The Stamford Fire Department would like to congratulate the following members of the Stamford Fire Department on their recent promotions.  Well done! Captains Captain Ryan Kerwin Captain Theodore Valenti Captain Andrew Perry Captain Carl Alton Captain Michael McCullagh Captain Shawn […]

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Have A Very Safe and Happy Holiday Season

Here are some facts about home holiday fires One of every three home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems. When Christmas trees catch fire, they are more likely to result in a serious fire. On average, one of […]

Indoor Safety Emergency Preparedness Tips

HIGHLIGHTS Use fireplaces, wood stoves, or other combustion heaters only if they are properly vented to the outside and do not leak flue gas into the indoor air space. Install a battery-operated carbon monoxide detector in your home. Keep as […]