• Stamford Fire Department Responds to Fire Incident at Mill River House

    By Published On: July 2, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 859

    Stamford, CT – July 1, 2024 – At approximately 10:47 PM on July 1, 2024, the Stamford 911 Center received a report of smoke and visible flames on a porch at 35 West Broad Street, Mill River House, a five-story multi-family dwelling. The building has a unique "C" shaped layout. Upon arrival, the first unit [...]

  • Stamford Fire Department Introduces Dedicated Incident Commander for Northern District

    By Published On: June 29, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1417

    Stamford, CT – In cooperation with Mayor Caroline Simmons, the Stamford Fire Department is excited to announce a significant enhancement to our community’s emergency response capabilities. Effective July 1, 2024, at 08:00 AM, the northern part of Stamford will have a dedicated career Incident Commander, known as Unit 5, to serve the newly designated “Northern [...]

  • Multiple Vehicles on Fire on Fairfield Avenue

    By Published On: June 22, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1530

    Multiple Vehicles on Fire on Fairfield Avenue STAMFORD, CT (June 22, 2024) - At 10:25 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of several vehicles burning adjacent to a building in the area of 400 Fairfield Avenue. Truck 3 from the West Side Fire Station arrived first at the scene and found a fire involving [...]

  • South End Boat Fire Quickly Controlled by Stamford Fire Fighters

    By Published On: June 8, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1043

    Stamford, CT – At 6:17 pm the Stamford 911 center received multiple calls reporting a boat on fire in the parking lot at 41 Bateman Way, the Ponus Yacht Club. First arriving fire units from the South End fire station found an approximately 24-foot boat on a trailer well involved in fire. The fire was [...]

  • Small fire in Stamford residential high rise causes building evacuation

    By Published On: May 19, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 861

    At 21:19 on Saturday, May 18, 2024, Stamford Fire Department responded to 77 Prospect Street for a report of smoke in the lobby.  Upon arrival at 21:23, Firefighters found a floor sanding machine on fire in a first floor apartment.  The fire was quickly extinguished by the FD using portable extinguishers.  However, the fire generated [...]

  • Train Engine Fire Briefly Disrupts Rail Service As Firefighters Work Quickly To Extinguish The Fire

    By Published On: May 8, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1259

    At 22:56 on May 7, 2024, the Stamford Combined 911 & Dispatch Center began receiving multiple reports of a train crash and/or fire near the East Main Street rail overpasses in Stamford. First responders swiftly mobilized to address the emergency. Upon arrival, first responders encountered a diesel engine engulfed in heavy flames located just south and [...]

  • Train Engine Fire Briefly Disrupts Rail Service As Firefighters Work Quickly To Extinguish The Fire

    By Published On: May 8, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 2500

    At 22:56 on May 7, 2024, the Stamford Combined 911 & Dispatch Center began receiving multiple reports of a train crash and/or fire near the East Main Street rail overpasses in Stamford. First responders swiftly mobilized to address the emergency. Upon arrival, first responders encountered a diesel engine engulfed in heavy flames located just south and [...]

  • Residential Structure Fire Claims Life of City Resident

    By Published On: May 3, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1165

    Stamford, CT – May 3, 2024 – At 18:53 the Stamford 911 Center began receiving calls reporting a possible fire in the area of Adams Ave and Ivy St. The initial call, received at 18:53, alerted the Stamford Combined 911/Dispatch center to smoke emanating from the second floor of the residential property. A subsequent call at 18:54 [...]

  • Electrical Fire Damages Bulls Head Cigars

    By Published On: March 24, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1431

    (Stamford, CT) - The Stamford Fire Department responded to a 911 report of an electrical fire at 51 High Ridge Road, Bulls Head Cigars. Upon arrival, firefighters from Engine 9 found a moderate smoke condition inside the store, and the fire mostly extinguished by the store manager. The fire originated at an electrical outlet behind [...]

  • Evening Fire Damages West Side Multi-Family Home

    By Published On: March 10, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 2100

    Stamford, CT – At 7:19 pm on Sunday 3/10, the Stamford 911 center received multiple calls reporting a house fire at 26 Taff Avenue. Engine 3 from the Stamford Fire Department’s West Side firehouse were first to arrive and found fire venting from the top floor rear of a three story multi-family house. A hose line [...]