• Two Elderly Disabled Victims Rescued From West Side Apartment Fire

    By Published On: June 25, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 12

    Both Victims Being Treated at Stamford Hospital At 6:14 this morning, a first alarm assignment of fire units was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 482 West Main Street.  First arriving units from the Westside Fire Station found the alarm system activated, indicating a fire on the fourth floor of the seven-story apartment building.  [...]

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  • Bystanders, Lifeguards, Police, Fire and EMS All Play Crucial Role In Rescuing Possible Drowning Victim

    By Published On: June 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 7

    At 10:45 this morning, the Stamford Combined 911-Communications Center began receiving multiple calls of a person drowning at Cummings Beach.  There was some initial confusion as to the exact sequence of events that led to the victim's situation, but multiple Stamford Police, Fire and EMS units were all dispatched to the scene. E4 from the [...]

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  • Early Morning Vehicle Collision With Prolonged Extrication on Washington Boulevard

    By Published On: May 28, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 4

    One Vehicle Sustained Severe Damage After Striking Tree; Four Injured. STAMFORD, CT (May 28, 2022) - At 1:11 AM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a multi-vehicle collision in the area of 1455 Washington Boulevard in downtown Stamford. Firefighters from the nearby Woodside Fire Station arrived at the scene in less than three minutes and [...]

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  • Three-Alarm Fire in Downtown Stamford High-Rise Apartment Building

    By Published On: May 24, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 5

    Numerous Occupants Safely Evacuated; One Firefighter Injured THREE ALARM FIRE IN RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE BUILDING FIRE IN DOWNTOWN STAMFORD QUICKLY CONTAINED BY STAMFORD FIREFIGHTERS STAMFORD, CT (May 23, 2022) - At 7:59 PM, Stamford firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire alarm activation at high-rise apartment building at 60 Strawberry Hill Avenue in downtown Stamford. [...]

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

    By Published On: May 16, 2022Categories: Department News, Media ReleasesTags: Views: 22

    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. [...]

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  • Two-Alarm Fire At Vacant Two-Story Commercial Structure on Stamford’s Southend

    By Published On: April 30, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 5

    No Injuries Report At 1811 hours, the Stamford Combined Dispatched Center began receiving calls of a structure fire at 37 Manhattan Street.  A one-alarm assignment consisting of three engines, a tower ladder, a rescue, a rapid intervention team and a shift commander was dispatched and arrived within minutes of the initial calls.  The first arriving firefighters reported [...]

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  • Off-Duty Stamford Fire Captain Seeks Public Support In Bringing Historical Relics Back to Stamford

    By Published On: April 29, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 5

    These Relics Are Over One-Hundred Years Old! THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AS AN OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE BY THE STAMFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT BUT IS BEING DISTRIBUTED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY The following was written by Fire Captain Philip Hayes. Capt Hayes has been actively involved as the Department's unofficial historian for many years, [...]

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  • Springdale Kitchen Fire Quickly Extinguished

    By Published On: April 25, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 8

    Stamford, CT – At 11:35 pm, the Stamford 911 center received a call reporting a stove fire in an apartment at 94 Highview Ave. Engine 7 from the Springdale firehouse was the first engine company to arrive, and stretched a hose line to quickly contain the rapidly spreading kitchen fire. 4 Engine Companies, 1 Truck Company, 1 Rescue Company, [...]

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    By Published On: April 17, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 13

    4 Men rescued from cold water of Long Island Sound. 1 man has died, 3 others remain in critical condition. MULTI-AGENCY EASTER SUNDAY RESPONSE TO LONG ISLAND SOUND RESCUES 4 BOATERS IN WATER. STAMFORD, CT (Sunday, April 17, 2022) - At 10:21 AM on Easter Sunday, Stamford firefighters, Stamford Police, and Stamford EMS units were alerted to [...]

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