(Stamford, CT) The City of Stamford Fire Department (SFD) responded to two simultaneous structure fires during the late afternoon hours of February 15, 2020 in the Westside neighborhood of the city.
2/15/20 at 3:25 pm – 75 Tresser Blvd. The SFD responded to the Clinton Ave. side of the apartment building at 75 Tresser Blvd. for report of a shed on fire. Upon arrival, Engine 3 from the Westside firehouse found heavy black smoke coming from a maintenance storage locker. The fire was quickly extinguished with a hose line with no fire extension to the adjacent apartment building. 4 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 Heavy Rescue, and the on-duty Deputy Chief responded for a total of 26 firefighters. No fire or civilian injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Stamford Fire Marshal’s Office.
2/15/20 at 3:35 pm – 26 Main Street. The SFD responded to 26 Main Street for multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a fire in the apartment on the 7th floor. Upon arrival, Engine 4 from the Shippan firehouse, and Truck 3 from the Westside firehouse found heavy smoke originating from a 7th floor apartment. SFD units confirmed a kitchen fire extending into the living room. The fire was extinguished and placed under control in 10 minutes. Smoke and fire damage rendered the apartment uninhabitable. Red Cross was requested for relocation services for one occupant of the apartment. 4 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 Heavy Rescue, and the on-duty Deputy Chief responded for a total of 26 firefighters. No fire or civilian injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Stamford Fire Marshal’s Office.
Incident Details (if applicable):
Incident Number: 20-01352 & 20-01353
Incident Location: 75 Tresser Blvd. & 26 Main Street
Incident Date: 2020-02-15 15:25:00.0
Deputy Chief Eric Lorenz