(Stamford, CT, 3/16/19) A fire broke out in the basement of a home at 206 West Haviland Lane in the Long Ridge section of the city today. At 4:30 pm the residents called 9-1-1 reporting dark black smoke in the basement of their home and were evacuating to safety. The Long Ridge Fire Company, the City of Stamford Fire Department, and the Turn of River Fire Department responded with the first Long Ridge fire unit arriving at 4:37 pm. Firefighters encountered a working fire in the basement of the home and requested additional tankers from New Canaan, Pound Ridge, and Banksville. Two hoselines were stretched to the basement and the fire was knocked down. Firefighters overhauled the fire, ventilated the building, and checked for extension with none being found. There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Long Ridge fire marshal. The residents were unable to remain in the home and relocated on their own. Stamford Police provided traffic control and Stamford EMS stoodby. Seven engine companies, one truck company, the heavy rescue company, five tankers, the Long Ridge chief, and the duty city deputy chief responded with a total of 45 firefighters. The final fire company returned to service at 6:50 pm.
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Incident Details (if applicable):
Incident Number: 19-2301
Incident Location: 206 West Haviland Lane, Stamford, CT. 06903
Incident Date: 2019-03-16 16:30:00.0
Deputy Fire Chief Patrick Tripodi