2 Firefighters Sustain Minor Injuries; Family Dog Dies During Fire.
EAST SIDE STRUCTURE FIRE QUICKLY CONTAINED BY STAMFORD FIREFIGHTERS
STAMFORD, CT (March 13, 2022) – At 10:43 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire in a multi-family residence at 295 Cove Road.
5 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue Company, and the Shift Commander responded with a total of 30 personnel.
The first-arriving fire companies from the nearby east side and central fire stations arrived on scene in less than four minutes and found smoke and fire visible from the front and rear of a duplex-style residential dwelling.
Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire to the unit of origin and prevent fire spread and damage to the adjacent residence. The unit of fire origin sustained signficant fire damage on both levels and attic of the structure.
A family dog was found by firefighters during their search of the residence, but had already succumbed to the smoke and heat.
Two firefighters were evaluated and treated at the scene by Stamford Emergency Medical Services (SEMS) for minor injuries. The firefighters were not transported to the hospital and returned back to duty following the fire.
The Stamford Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause and origin of the fire.
The Stamford Police Department, Stamford Emergency Medical Services, Stamford Animal Control and the Red Cross provided assistance at the scene.
Incident Details (if applicable):
Incident Number: 22-02383
Incident Location: 285 Cove Road, Stamford, Connecticut
Incident Date: 2022-03-13 22:43:00.0
Deputy Fire Chief Matthew Palmer