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

    By Published On: April 30, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 17

    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: 13

    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: 54

    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: 24

    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: 119

    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: 16

    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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  • Two-Alarm Fire Causes Signifiant Damage to Unoccupied House on Large Estate

    By Published On: October 3, 2021Categories: Media ReleasesTags: , , Views: 26

    The Stamford Combined 911 Center received the first call of heavy smoke, possibly a large open burn, in the area of 579 Erskine Road at 18:50. The first arriving unit from the Long Ridge Fire Department arrived on the scene and discovered a large unoccupied house with heavy fire showing from the attic and roof [...]

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  • Retired Stamford Firefighter Curtis “Curt” Darragh Has Passed Away.

    By Published On: September 16, 2021Categories: Member NewsViews: 22

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Firefighter Curtis R. Darragh, Jr., 77, resident of Milford, NH. He went home to be with the Lord on September 13, 2021, at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Nashua, NH. He was born on December 18, 1943, in Peekskill, NY, [...]

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  • Lifeguards from Nearby Beach Club Rush to the Shores of Shippan Point to Try and Save Drowning Man’s Life.

    By Published On: July 10, 2021Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 19

    Earlier today, land and marine units from the Stamford Fire Department, Stamford Police Department, and Stamford Emergency Medical Services responded to Long Island Sound, near the east side of Shippan Point for a report of an overturned canoe with people in the water.  Initial 911 calls came from residents of Ocean Drive East after they witnessed individuals struggling in the water after their [...]

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