• 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, [...]

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  • Bystanders, Lifeguards, Police, Fire and EMS All Play Crucial Role In Rescuing Possible Drowning Victim

    By Published On: June 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 224

    At 10:45 this morning, the Stamford Combined 911-Communications Center began receiving multiple calls of a person drowning at Cummings Beach.  There was some initial confusion as to the exact sequence of events that led to the victim's situation, but multiple Stamford Police, Fire and EMS units were all dispatched to the scene. E4 from the [...]

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  • President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. to Award Medals of Valor to Stamford Firefighters

    By Published On: May 16, 2022Categories: Department News, Media ReleasesTags: Views: 292

    On May 16, 2022, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., will award the Medal of Valor to fifteen public safety officers, including two officers who died in the line of duty, during a ceremony in the East Room. These awards are for acts of bravery in eight different incidents during the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 award cycles. [...]

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  • Two-Alarm Fire At Vacant Two-Story Commercial Structure on Stamford’s Southend

    By Published On: April 30, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 144

    No Injuries Report At 1811 hours, the Stamford Combined Dispatched Center began receiving calls of a structure fire at 37 Manhattan Street.  A one-alarm assignment consisting of three engines, a tower ladder, a rescue, a rapid intervention team and a shift commander was dispatched and arrived within minutes of the initial calls.  The first arriving firefighters reported [...]

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  • Off-Duty Stamford Fire Captain Seeks Public Support In Bringing Historical Relics Back to Stamford

    By Published On: April 29, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 148

    These Relics Are Over One-Hundred Years Old! THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS AN OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE BY THE STAMFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT BUT IS BEING DISTRIBUTED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY The following was written by Fire Captain Philip Hayes. Capt Hayes has been actively involved as the Department's unofficial historian for many years, [...]

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  • Thinking About Applying and Want To Know What CPAT Is?

    By Published On: April 25, 2022Categories: Department News, Important InformationTags: Views: 912

    The video, shown below, explains the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT). It consists of eight separate events requiring you to progress along a predetermined path from event to event in a continuous manner. The events include: Stair ClimbHose DragEquipment CarryLadder Raise and ExtensionForcible EntryMaze SearchVictim Drag Ceiling Breach and Pull. The International Association of Fire [...]

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  • Retired Deputy Fire Marshal Henry B Lawson Has Passed Away

    By Published On: April 8, 2022Categories: Member NewsViews: 170

    It is with deep regret, that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Deputy Fire Marshal Henry (Hank) B. Lawson Jr. 75, of Unadilla GA. DFM Lawson entered into eternal rest on Sunday April 3, 2022.  Graveside Services for DFM Lawson 75, of Unadilla GA will be Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 11:00 [...]

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  • Hiring Information Command Center

    By Published On: March 29, 2022Categories: Department NewsTags: Views: 1913

    The Application deadline has passed. Human Resources is no longer accepting applications for the position of Recruit Firefighter. If you have ANY questions concerning a submitted application or requirements, please contact the City of Stamford Human Resources Department! City of Stamford Human Resources Division888 Washington Blvd.P.O. Box 10152 Stamford, Connecticut 06904-2152Phone: 203-977-4733 Fax: 203-977-4075Email: HrRecruiting@stamfordct.gov

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  • Early Evening Springdale House Fire Quickly Extinguished

    By Published On: October 11, 2021Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 126

    Stamford, CT – At 5:05 pm, the Stamford 911 center received a call reporting a fire in an upstairs bedroom at 340 Haig Ave. The Chief of the Springdale Fire Department was first to arrive and confirmed a structure fire at the two-story private residence. Engine 7 from the Springdale fire house was the first [...]

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