• We Don’t Just Fight Fires…

    By Published On: March 19, 2021Categories: In The News, Media ReleasesViews: 635

    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 [...]

  • Stamford First Responders Pay Tribute to the Healthcare Workers of The Stamford Hospital.

    By Published On: April 8, 2020Categories: In The NewsTags: Views: 640

    Thank you to our friends at HeyStamford.com for putting together this wonderful memory of yesterday's tribute to the HERO'S of The Stamford Hospital.

  • 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 [...]

  • “Someone on the Suncoast You Should Know: Charlie Haggerty”

    By Published On: August 19, 2018Categories: In The NewsTags: Views: 640

    Retired Stamford Firefighter Charles W Haggerty has amassed quite a collection of firefighting memorabilia and was featured in an August 8, 2018, SNN news broadcast in Sarasota, Florida.  Charlie was a supernumerary Firefighter before becoming a Regular Fireman of the SFD on July 30, 1958. Also becoming regular firefighters with Charlie on that date were: Henry L. [...]

  • Did You Know That Today Is International Firefighter’s Day?

    By Published On: May 4, 2018Categories: In The NewsTags: Views: 562

    Today is International Firefighter's Day.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the Stamford Fire Department for their service and dedication to their community! “The role of a firefighter in today’s society – be it urban, rural, natural environment, volunteer, career, industrial, defence force, aviation, motor sport, or other is one [...]

  • Stamford Advocate: Stamford Firefighters Knock Down Heavy Basement Fire

    By Published On: November 3, 2016Categories: In The NewsViews: 432

    As published in today's Stamford Advocate. http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/article/Stamford-firefighters-knock-down-heavy-basement-10590479.php  

  • UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute Promotes Closing Your Door To Slow The Fire

    By Published On: October 23, 2016Categories: In The News, Safety FactsViews: 587

    In the event of a fire, closing your door could slow the spread of smoke, heat and flames and make a life-saving difference. Know it, sing it, do it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUqjNF_DNkQ

  • “The Fallen and the Brave” Music Video In Support of America’s Fallen Fire Heroes

    By Published On: October 20, 2016Categories: In The NewsTags: Views: 451

    Singer/songwriter Dave Carroll honors firefighters who died while protecting their communities. This tribute was shot at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and with the Vigilant Hose Company of Emmitsburg. Help survivors of America's fallen fire heroes -- Text FIREHERO to 80077. When prompted, reply to complete your donation. Produced by the National [...]

  • Stamford (CT) Fire Department Adds 95-foot Seagrave Aerialscope Fire Truck to Its Fleet

    By Published On: March 22, 2016Categories: In The NewsViews: 667

    This article about our newest aerial truck was recently published in Fire Apparatus Magazine. The Stamford (CT) Fire Department was in the market for a rear-mount aerial ladder to replace one of the three aerials in its fleet, so it put together a committee to develop the specs for the kind of rig it wanted. But before [...]