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The vacant Burdick School was at the corner of Grove and Forest Streets.  The school burned decades earlier, but this New Year Eve fire required the demolition of the building. At the time of the fire, a small part of the building was being used for storage by the Board of Education.

Photographers:

  • Frank Belfari
  • Bill Tenca of Puck Stopper Photography
  • Richard Gellespie
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12/31/1998 – The Vacant Burdick School Fire

Posted: December 29, 2014
About the Author: Captain Philip Hayes
Captain Hayes is a 31-year veteran of the Stamford Fire Department. He is currently assigned to the East Side Fire Station #4 on Shippan Avenue. In addition to his regular Fire Officer duties, he is a Public Relations Officer, the developer of the StamfordFire.com website and serves on the Departments' IT Team. He is also an avid fan of Fire Department history.
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