• Multiple Cars On Fire Compromise Hotel Parking Garage Structure

    By Published On: April 13, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 2007

    At 5:05 this morning, the Stamford Combined 911 Center received a call for an activated fire alarm at the Armen Hotel, located at 2701 Summer Street.  Two Engines, a Truck Company, and Incident Commander were part of the initial dispatch.  As units began to arrive, additional calls were received by the 911 center reporting several [...]

  • Former Stamford Firefighter and Long Time Volunteer Fire Service Advocate Pat Battinelli Has Passed Away

    By Published On: April 12, 2023Categories: Member NewsViews: 1465

    It is with deep regret, that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of former Stamford Firefighter  Pasquale "Pat" Battinelli Jr. Pasquale "Pat" Battinelli Jr., passed away peacefully on April 6, 2023 surrounded by his family. He was born on July 20, 1932, to Pasquale Sr. and Katherine (Bruno) in Darien, CT. When he was [...]

  • Retired Assistant Fire Chief Theodore Farfaglia Has Passed Away

    By Published On: April 12, 2023Categories: Member NewsViews: 1026

    With great sadness, the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Assistant Fire Chief  Theodore Farfaglia, Jr.. Chief Farfaglia, 91, passed away on April 8, 2023, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Stamford, Connecticut on March 23, 1932 and was the son of Teodoro Farfaglia and Santa Gambino Farfaglia. [...]

  • Retired Fire Captain Daniel Kennedy Has Passed Away

    By Published On: March 31, 2023Categories: Member NewsViews: 1675

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Fire Captain Daniel "Dan" Francis Kennedy.  Dan passed away suddenly on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at the age of 77, surrounded by his loving family. He was a hard-working husband, brother, father and grandfather. His generosity and "gift of gab" [...]

  • Long Ridge House Destroyed By Early Morning Fire

    By Published On: January 13, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesTags: , Views: 2410

    Nobody Was Home and Nobody Was Injuried At 05:49 this morning, the Stamford Combined 911 Dispatch Center began receiving reports of a house, possibly on fire on Butternut Lane.   Long Ridge Volunteer Fire Company, as well as three engines, a truck company, a rescue company, and an Incident Commander from the Stamford Fire Department, were [...]

  • Late Morning Apartment Fire Displaces One Family From their Custer Street Home

    By Published On: January 9, 2023Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 2165

    On January 9, 2023, at 11:14 AM, the Stamford Combined 911 Center received a 911 call, reporting a bedroom fire at 197 Custer Street.  A full box assignment of three engines, a truck, a rescue, an Incident Commander, and a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) was dispatched to the address.   Additional phone calls to 911 were made [...]

  • Retired Assistant Fire Chief William J Smith, III Has Passed Away

    By Published On: November 1, 2022Categories: Member NewsViews: 2313

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Assistant Fire Chief William J Smith, III.  “Billy” passed away on October 27, 2022, at the age of 71. Born in Bronx, NY, Billy moved to Stamford at a young age and graduated from Stamford High prior to attending [...]

  • This is a Test Alert… Only a test

    By Published On: September 24, 2022Categories: AlertViews: 1829

    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 [...]

  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1763

    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 [...]