• Two Alarm Fire on West Side Quickly Contained by Stamford Firefighters

    By Published On: September 29, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 812

    TWO ALARM FIRE ON WEST SIDE QUICKLY CONTAINED BY STAMFORD FIREFIGHTERS STAMFORD, CT (September 29, 2022) - At 05:00 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to multiple reports of a structure fire on Fairfield Avenue on the West Side of Stamford. Firefighters from the West Side Fire Station, located one block away from the fire arrived on location in [...]

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  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 1020

    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 [...]

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  • Operations at the Fully Involved Tesla Fire of September 15, 2022.

    By Published On: September 16, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 357

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-HN0MFO6I0&t=4s This video contains various aspects of operations that were required to contain and eventually extinguish the Tesla fire of September 15, 2022. It is being shared in the name of training.

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  • The First 30 seconds of the September 15, 2022 Fully Involved Tesla Fire

    By Published On: September 16, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 398

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHuFwGmIc7A Engine Company #4 of the Stamford Fire Department was first to arrive on the scene and stretched a 1-3/4' hoseline. They arrived just six minutes after the inital dispatch. And additional two hose lines were later put into service which allowed them to extinguish the fire in 43 minutes.

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  • Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 15, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesTags: Views: 15662

    600 Gallons of Water Per Minute Help Suppress Challenging Fire Incident Number: 22-08855Incident Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 11:18 AMIncident Location: In Back of 1132 E Main Street 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 [...]

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  • West Side Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished

    By Published On: August 26, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 312

    STAMFORD, CT - At 11:50 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a possible kitchen fire in the basement apartment at 22 Fairfield Ave.  4 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue Company, and the Shift Commander responded for a total of 26 fire personnel.  The first-arriving fire companies from the West Side [...]

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  • Early morning fire, displaces 8

    By Published On: August 3, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 365

    At 01:59 the city of Stamford dispatched fire companies to a structure fire on Seaview avenue, in the Shippan section of the city.  On arrival, Engine 4 followed by Truck 1 and Engine1, found a three story wood frame multiple dwelling with heavy fire in the rear of the building. The corrected address was 3 [...]

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  • Evening Fire at Stamford Town Center Damages Elevator

    By Published On: July 26, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 254

    The Quick Actions of an Elevator Mechanic Prevented Significant Damage. STAMFORD, CT (July 26, 2022) - At 8:09 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire involving at elevator at the Stamford Town Center in downtown Stamford.  4 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Heavy Rescue Company, and the Shift Commander responded with a [...]

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  • Firefighters remove trapped occupant from underneath Metro North train.

    By Published On: July 5, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 318

    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 [...]

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