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

    By Published On: May 16, 2022Categories: Department News, Media ReleasesTags: Views: 1050

    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. [...]

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

    By Published On: April 25, 2022Categories: Department News, Important InformationTags: Views: 3982

    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 [...]

  • Hiring Information Command Center

    By Published On: March 29, 2022Categories: Department NewsTags: Views: 6309

    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: [email protected]

  • A New Engine for the East Side Fire Station

    By Published On: September 1, 2020Categories: Department News, Media ReleasesViews: 752

    The Stamford Fire Department is pleased to announce that it has placed into service a new Engine 4 today. Engine 4 is stationed in the Eastside Fire Station on Shippan Avenue and primarily serves the Shippan, Cove, and East Side neighborhoods of Stamford. More Pictures & Video Below The new Engine 4 is a 1500 [...]

  • Fire Prevention Week is October 7-13, 2018

    Important Fire Safety Tips Choose interconnected smoke alarms, so when one sounds, they all sound. Put smoke alarms inside and outside each bedroom and sleeping area. Put alarms on every level of the home. Make sure your smoke alarms work. Your family is not safe if they can’t hear the smoke ala Test smoke alarms [...]

  • A New Engine 9 Has Gone Into Service Today

    By Published On: October 28, 2016Categories: Department NewsViews: 631

    The Stamford Fire Department is pleased to announce our new 2016 KME Severe Service 1500 GPM Pumper Engine has been placed into service today as Engine 9.  Engine 9 is stationed at the Turn of River Fire Station #2 (on Roxbury Road).   It has a 1000 gallon water tank and a 30 gallon foam tank. [wonderplugin_gridgallery [...]

  • The 2016 Stamford Fire Department Promotional Video

    By Published On: October 21, 2016Categories: Department NewsTags: , Views: 580

    Here is the latest SFD promotional video. Special thanks to Puckstopper Photography (Jon and Bill Tenca), Stamford Fire Pix (Frank Blefari) and retired Firefighter Rich Gillespie for the many photos that were contributed and are used in this video. Enjoy! Music Copyright: Run Boy Run by Woodkid (with permission through youtube) https://youtu.be/_7BOZPdwTDg    

  • Have A Very Safe and Happy Holiday Season

    By Published On: December 24, 2015Categories: Department News, Media Releases, Safety FactsTags: Views: 941

    Here are some facts about home holiday fires One of every three home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems. When Christmas trees catch fire, they are more likely to result in a serious fire. On average, one of every 40 reported home structure Christmas tree fires results in a death compared to an [...]

  • Stamford Advocate: “Stamford volunteers get new assistant fire chief”

    By Published On: November 6, 2014Categories: Department News, In The NewsViews: 458

    Welcome Chief Morris.  We wish you the best! Stamford volunteers get new assistant fire chief