Please Support This Helmet Raffle That Benefits Stamford Fire History
Fire Antiques is excited to announce the next raffle of an early pre code “16 COMB” Chicago Helmet. [...]
1904-02-04: An Account of the 1904 Stamford Town Hall Fire
John Klinger, a letter carrier, was the first to discover the flames. He was with John McMahon and [...]
Help Bring Stamford Fire Department History Back Home!
My name is Fire Captain Philip Hayes. I have been with the SFD for more than 34 [...]
1829 05 – The Earliest Mention Of Organizing A Fire Company for Stamford
The Resolve shown below established the very fire Stamford Fire Company for the Village and Town, Resolve Authorizing [...]
1913-06-12: Major Train Wreck in Stamford Results in the Deaths of Six People
On Thursday, June 12, 1913, the second section of the Boston Express crashed into the first section near [...]
1951-05-02: Cigarette Causes Major Fire at the Augusta Building at 485-503 Atlantic Street
The picture shown below has been hanging on the wall at Fire Headquarters for years. It was donated [...]
1951-12-26: City Sells Amoskeag Sells 1906 Steam Engine To Robino’s for $325
The 1906 Amoskeag Steam Engine was sold to Robino Brothers Scrap Yard for $325.
1986: Stamford Fire Department Honor Guard Marching In Two Events
The Stamford Fire Department was formed in the 1980's. Several members have served for the Honor Guard for [...]