• Fully Involved Tesla Car Fire Takes 42 Minutes to Extinguish

    By Published On: September 15, 2022Categories: Media ReleasesTags: Views: 20947

    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 [...]

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

    By Published On: May 16, 2022Categories: Department News, Media ReleasesTags: Views: 988

    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: 3772

    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: 6079

    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]

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

    By Published On: April 8, 2020Categories: In The NewsTags: Views: 606

    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.

  • Its Time To Change Your Clocks & Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

    By Published On: November 2, 2018Categories: Media Releases, Safety FactsTags: Views: 694

    It’s that time of year again to “fall back", marking the end of Daylight Saving Time. Please take this opportunity to prepare your home for fire emergencies and change the smoke alarm battery if they have replaceable batteries. Did you know? Three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working [...]

  • 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: 615

    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. [...]

  • A Heavy Line Of Thunderstorms Storms Swamp Rush Hour Commuters In Flooded Roadways

    By Published On: June 28, 2018Categories: Media ReleasesTags: Views: 587

    Numerous Rescues From Submerged Vehicles Made A heavy line of thunderstorms rolled into the Stamford area just before 5 pm today, at the peak of the rush-hour commute.  The storms caused extensive flooding in not only the usual flood-prone areas but in countless areas across the City of Stamford. The Stamford 911 Center began receiving calls at 4:54, [...]