• Two Alarm Fire on West Side Quickly Contained by Stamford Firefighters

    By Published On: September 29, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 814

    TWO ALARM FIRE ON WEST SIDE QUICKLY CONTAINED BY STAMFORD FIREFIGHTERS STAMFORD, CT (September 29, 2022) - At 05:00 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to multiple reports of a structure fire on Fairfield Avenue on the West Side of Stamford. Firefighters from the West Side Fire Station, located one block away from the fire arrived on location in [...]

    Read More »
  • This is a Test Alert… Only a test

    By Published On: September 24, 2022Categories: AlertViews: 344

    This is a test. StamfordFire.com is conducting a test of the Emergency Alerting System. This is only a test.  There is no need to respond. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Donec velit orci, consequat quis lobortis ac, tincidunt at est. Etiam posuere venenatis enim, sit amet aliquet risus imperdiet id. Suspendisse [...]

    Read More »
  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1021

    600 Gallons of Water Per Minute Help Suppress Challenging Fire At 11:18 AM today, the Stamford Combined 911 Dispatch Center began receiving calls of a car fire behind the Blue Ginger Restaurant at 1132 E Main Street.  Additional calls reported the car to be a Tesla.  Two engines, a truck company, and an incident commander were [...]

    Read More »
  • Operations at the Fully Involved Tesla Fire of September 15, 2022.

    By Published On: September 16, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 357

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-HN0MFO6I0&t=4s This video contains various aspects of operations that were required to contain and eventually extinguish the Tesla fire of September 15, 2022. It is being shared in the name of training.

    Read More »
  • The First 30 seconds of the September 15, 2022 Fully Involved Tesla Fire

    By Published On: September 16, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 399

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHuFwGmIc7A Engine Company #4 of the Stamford Fire Department was first to arrive on the scene and stretched a 1-3/4' hoseline. They arrived just six minutes after the inital dispatch. And additional two hose lines were later put into service which allowed them to extinguish the fire in 43 minutes.

    Read More »
  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 15, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesTags: Views: 15708

    600 Gallons of Water Per Minute Help Suppress Challenging Fire Incident Number: 22-08855Incident Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 11:18 AMIncident Location: In Back of 1132 E Main Street At 11:18 AM today, the Stamford Combined 911 Dispatch Center began receiving calls of a car fire behind the Blue Ginger Restaurant at 1132 E Main Street.  Additional [...]

    Read More »
  • West Side Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished

    By Published On: August 26, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 314

    STAMFORD, CT - At 11:50 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a possible kitchen fire in the basement apartment at 22 Fairfield Ave.  4 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue Company, and the Shift Commander responded for a total of 26 fire personnel.  The first-arriving fire companies from the West Side [...]

    Read More »
  • Early morning fire, displaces 8

    By Published On: August 3, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 371

    At 01:59 the city of Stamford dispatched fire companies to a structure fire on Seaview avenue, in the Shippan section of the city.  On arrival, Engine 4 followed by Truck 1 and Engine1, found a three story wood frame multiple dwelling with heavy fire in the rear of the building. The corrected address was 3 [...]

    Read More »
  • Evening Fire at Stamford Town Center Damages Elevator

    By Published On: July 26, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 255

    The Quick Actions of an Elevator Mechanic Prevented Significant Damage. STAMFORD, CT (July 26, 2022) - At 8:09 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire involving at elevator at the Stamford Town Center in downtown Stamford.  4 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue Company, and the Shift Commander responded with a [...]

    Read More »
  • Retired Firefighter Edward F. Nemchek Passed Away On July 10, 2021

    By Published On: July 13, 2022Categories: Member NewsViews: 291

    Our apologies to the Nemchek family on not getting this posted earlier. I was just made aware of his his death today. Captain Philip Hayes It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of Edward F. Nemchek, Sr. 90, who passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, July 10, [...]

    Read More »