• Water Main Break Damages Several Homes, Some Families Displaced.

    By Published On: November 21, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 737

    AT 1543 the Stamford 911 Dispatch center received reports of a water main break in the vicinity of Hollow Oak Lane and Bel Aire Dr. First arriving fire units reported a large volume of water coming from the area of a front yard on Hollow Oak Ln., where construction was taking place. Water was observed and cascading downhill [...]

  • Firefighters remove trapped occupant from underneath Metro North train.

    By Published On: July 5, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 486

    At 20:09 this evening the Stamford 911 center received a report of a woman who fell between the train and the platform at the Springdale Train  Station. Upon realizing what happened, the Metro North Conductor and Engineer quickly de-energized and secured the train in order to allow for safe patient access to first arriving first responders [...]

  • Late Evening Westside Fire Displaces 9

    By Published On: November 11, 2021Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 140

    The Stamford 911 center received a report of a building on fire at 11:41 pm last night with an additional report of a possible trapped occupant inside. First arriving apparatus from the City's Westside Station reported heavy smoke coming from the front of a multi-family apartment building upon arrival.Upon entry, heavy fire was encountered in the first floor apartment. [...]

  • Firefighters respond to near drowning in Stamford Harbor

    By Published On: November 3, 2020Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 98

    Stamford firefighters responded to the area of 257 Ocean Dr West this morning, for a report of an overturned kayaker in the water.  Apparatus from fire headquarters, the dive team from Woodside Station, and the marine unit located in Shippan, all responded to the call.  While enroute, further information was received that an unconscious victim had [...]

  • Westside apartment fire displaces 9

    By Published On: October 6, 2020Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 100

    At 9:52 am the Stamford Fire Dept. responded to a reported fire at 16 Greenwood Hill St. The first arriving engine reported heavy fire from the second floor of a multi-family residence. The fire had also advanced to the third floor, and attic space of the building as well. Fire units performed a rapid search [...]

  • Storm Cell Spurs Multiple Calls

    By Published On: June 29, 2020Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 100

    A storm cell containing strong winds, lightning, and heavy rain moving through Stamford around 5pm yesterday resulted in multiple calls. At 4:54 pm the 911 center received multiple calls for people requiring assistance and around Wallacks Point area of Stamford on Long island Sound. A report of 2 kayakers requiring assistance was reported as well a vessel with [...]

  • Fire damages house under renovation

    By Published On: February 17, 2020Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 102

    A call was received by the Stamford 911 center from a neighbor reporting flames coming from the rear of 9 Hampshire Dr. First arriving units reported the rear first and second floor of the building, was on fire, along with fire coming from the roof of the structure. Hoselines were deployed by subsequent arriving crews, and [...]

  • Stamford Firefighters 911 Ceremony to be held 3pm tomorrow at Fire Headquarters, 629 Main St

    By Published On: September 10, 2019Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 92

    Stamford Firefighters will be recognizing the 18th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center at 3pm, Wednesday, 9-11-2019. The venue for this year has been changed to 629 Main St., due to station maintenance being conducted at the Woodside Fire Station, which is the site of the Firefighters World Trade Center Memorial. All are [...]

  • Explosion Damages Water Treatment Facility

    By Published On: August 2, 2019Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 112

    At approximately 22:50 last evening, Stamford firefighters responded the area of 700 Canal St for the sound of a large explosion, upon arriving on scene, units were re-deployed to the water treatment facility @ 111 Harbor View Ave for a confirmed explosion, with damage to the building. Arriving units were met by facility officials who indicated [...]