• 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 [...]

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

    By Published On: May 8, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1260

    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 [...]

  • Wood Burning Stove and Fireplace Safety: Prevent Tragedy, Protect Your Home

    By Published On: February 1, 2024Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1960

    On Christmas Day, 2011, Misplaced Ashes Caused One of the Most Tragic Fires in Stamford History! Captain Philip Hayes, Public Information Officer of the Stamford Fire Department, underscores the significance of prioritizing safety when handling wood-burning stove and fireplace ashes and coals. The Hidden Danger: It's easy to underestimate the time required for ashes and [...]

  • Stamford Fire Department Extends Lifesaving Initiative with Free Smoke Detector Installation Program

    By Published On: October 26, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1414

    Stamford Residents Are Encourage to Check Their Smoke Detectors With the Changing of the Clocks! Stamford, CT - 10/23/2023] - As part of our ongoing commitment to community safety, the Stamford Fire Department (SFD) is proud to announce the continuation of its highly successful Smoke Detector Installation Program. Despite being in operation for several years, [...]

  • Retired Mechanical Supervisor Frank Tassitano Has Passed Away at the Age of 76

    By Published On: August 16, 2023Categories: Member NewsViews: 1241

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Mechanical Supervisor Frank Tassitano, Sr. Frank, a lifelong resident of Stamford, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 13th, 2023. Frank was born on April 30, 1947, to Leonard and Mary (Raino) Tassitano. Frank is survived by his loving wife of [...]

  • Official Update On Vehicle Fire at the Armon Hotel in Stamford

    By Published On: April 13, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1648

    STAMFORD, CT – As of 1:00 p.m., the City of Stamford Fire Mashal’s investigation into the vehicle fire at the parking garage of the Armon Hotel, located at 2701 Summer Street, is currently in a holding pattern as City Engineering and Building officials work on the reinforcement of the structural integrity of the impacted area [...]