• Evening Fire at Stamford Town Center Damages Elevator

    By Published On: July 26, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 435

    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 [...]

  • Firefighters remove trapped occupant from underneath Metro North train.

    By Published On: July 5, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 487

    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 [...]

  • Stamford Firefighters Remove Woman Trapped Under Connecticut Transit Bus

    By Published On: July 5, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 554

    Firefighters Quickly Remove a Woman Trapped Under Transit Bus STAMFORD, CT (July 5, 2022) - At 3:09 PM, the Stamford Emergency Dispatch Center began to receive numerous 911 calls reporting a woman had been struck by a Connecticut Transit bus at the intersection of Broad and Atlantic Streets. Callers stated that the woman was still [...]

  • Two Elderly Disabled Victims Rescued From West Side Apartment Fire

    By Published On: June 25, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 424

    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.  [...]

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

    By Published On: June 23, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 425

    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 [...]

  • Early Morning Vehicle Collision With Prolonged Extrication on Washington Boulevard

    By Published On: May 28, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 382

    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 [...]

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

    By Published On: May 24, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 373

    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. [...]

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

    By Published On: May 16, 2022Categories: Department News, Media ReleasesTags: Views: 401

    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. [...]

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

    By Published On: April 30, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesViews: 191

    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 [...]