Stamford, CT. 8/17/19: Residents escaped to safety when a fire broke out in their High Ridge Road home this afternoon. A resident called 9-1-1 at 3:19 pm reporting smoke on the second floor of their home at 668 High Ridge Road. City of Stamford career and Turn of River volunteer fire departments responded to the scene and, upon arrival at 3:24 pm, found smoke emitting from the second floor of the two and a half story, wood frame home. The occupants had safely evacuated prior to arrival of the fire department. Multiple hose lines were stretched and the fire was brought under control by 3:40 pm. Firefighters searched the home for additional occupants and fire spread with none being found. The second floor suffered moderate smoke and fire damage. Two residents were displaced by the fire and were being relocated by the Red Cross. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the city fire marshal's office. There were no reported injuries. Stamford EMS stoodby and Stamford Police provided traffic control. A total of six engines, one truck, two rescues, and the duty deputy chief responded with a total of 40 career and volunteer firefighters. The final fire unit cleared the scene at 4:52 pm.
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Incident Details (if applicable):
Incident Number: 19-7120
Incident Location: 668 High Ridge Road, Stamford, CT. 06905
Incident Date: 2019-08-17 15:19:00.0
Deputy Fire Chief Patrick Tripodi