• 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: 94

    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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  • Retired Firefighter Bob Davidson Has Passed Away

    By Published On: June 14, 2021Categories: Member NewsViews: 97

    It is with deep regret, that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired Stamford Firefighter Robert (Bob) G. Davidson Sr. Retired Firefighter Bob Davidson Bob, age 93, passed away peacefully on May 6, in New Haven, Ct.  Bob was born January 19, 1928 in Norwood, MA, son of Jessie Ann Steel Davidson and Alexander [...]

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  • Retired Stamford Fire Department Mechanical Supervisor Ralph DeBlasi Has Passed Away

    By Published On: June 13, 2021Categories: Member NewsViews: 105

    It is with deep regret, that the Stamford Fire Department announces the unexpected passing of retired Mechanical Supervisor Ralph DeBlasi 62, of New Bern, North Carolina. Ralph passed away on Thursday morning, June 10, 2021.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Angelo and Mary DeBlasi.  Ralph is survived by his beloved wife of [...]

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  • Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals!

    By Published On: June 8, 2021Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 74

    Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. The only safe way to view fireworks is to attend a professional show. With the possibility of professional firework shows being scarce this year, it is important to know that fireworks are not safe in the hands of consumers. Every year, about 10,000 people are treated for [...]

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  • High-Rise Roof fire

    By Published On: May 21, 2021Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 87

    Fire in high-rise building under construction At 10:25 am on Friday 10/21 Stamford Fire Department units were dispatched to the Smyth Building construction site on the corner of Tresser Blvd and Washington Blvd for a report of “black smoke coming from the roof”.  Some FD units were on the road returning from a false alarm [...]

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  • Retired Firefighter Harold “Bud” Fisher Has Passed Away

    By Published On: April 26, 2021Categories: Member NewsViews: 62

    It is with deep regret that the Stamford Fire Department announces the passing of retired firefighter Harold "Bud" Fisher. Bud passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021, at his home in Sandy Hook, CT. He was born on July 8, 1937, in Stamford to Harold and Mae Frances (McBride) Fisher. He was predeceased by his [...]

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  • Apartment Fire on Fourth Floor of Glenbrook Road Condominium Quickly Extinguished

    By Published On: March 28, 2021Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 146

    Early Sunday evening, Stamford Fire units were dispatched to the area of 28 or 32 Glenbrook Road for a report of an explosion and fire.  Three Engine Companies, a Ladder Company, a Rescue Company, an Incident Commander and a Rapid Intervention Team responded.   On arrival, it was quickly determined that the correct incident address [...]

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  • The Wife of a Brother Firefighter Is In Need of Your Help!

    By Published On: March 25, 2021Categories: Member NewsViews: 62

    The wife of a brother firefighter has been diagnosed with MDS and is in need of a bone marrow transplant.  There is a donor event being held at the Stamford Fire Department Mechanical Division on Saturday March 27, 1:00-5:00PM by "be the match.org." Be the match allows donors ages 18-44 to swab for free and requires a $100 [...]

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  • We Don’t Just Fight Fires…

    By Published On: March 19, 2021Categories: In The News, Media ReleasesViews: 90

    This morning, Stamford Fire Department Rescue Co. 1 performed a somewhat unusual rescue in the Westover section of Stamford. A cat apparently took advantage of HVAC Technicians working in the attic and decided to explore the usually inaccessible space. The homeowners led the firefighters to the area where they said they could hear the cat [...]

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