Early Morning Fire Strikes Glenbrook Recycling Center

(Stamford, CT 10/3/19) An early morning fire broke out at the City Carting facility at 61 Taylor Reed Place in the Glenbrook section of the city. Stamford career and Glenbrook volunteer fire companies were dispatched at 4:32 am for an automatic fire alarm at the facility. Upon arrival firefighters found a heavy smoke condition and declared a working fire. Firefighters deployed hand lines and a tower ladder stream to control the fire that was seated in a large pile of recycling materials. There was no structural damage nor reported injuries. The fire was quickly brought under control at 5:01 am with the assistance of facility employees who utilized a payloader to pull apart the piles of burning materials. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the city fire marshal's office. A total of six engines (including one from the Glenbrook Fire Department), two trucks, the heavy rescue and the on duty deputy chief responded with a total 43 firefighters. The fire department was assisted by Stamford Police and EMS. The final fire company left the scene at 5:48 am.

Incident Details (if applicable):

Incident Number: 19-8535
Incident Location: 61 Taylor Reed Place, Stamford, Connecticut 06906
Incident Date: 2019-10-03 04:32:00.0

CONTACT INFO:

Deputy Fire Chief Patrick Tripodi
(203) 977-5600

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