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1878-12-7: Chief Skelding’s Recommendation For A Steamer Voted Down

June 22, 2021|Categories: 1800's, 1870-1879, New Apparatus, Timeline|

A man before his time in Stamford.  Yes.. the big fire did happen several years later, and it [...]

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1956-10-08: Blast at Boulevard Motors Causes General Alarm at 99-111 Main Street

June 21, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1950-1959, Commercial Building Fire, Timeline|

As Published In Fire & Water Engineering Magazinbe A general alarm fire gave firefighters at Stamford, Conn., an [...]

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1930-01-17: Tank Explosion at Luders Marine Construction Company Kills One, Destroys Building & Boats

June 20, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1930-1939, Commercial Building Fire, Fatal Fire, Timeline|

At 9:34 in the morning of February 19, 1930, a welder caused an explosion of a fuel tank [...]

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