1885-06: The Very First Fire Districts and Bell Sequences for the New Stamford Fire Department (with a Map)

These bell sequences would ring at the Luther Street Fire Station and at the Stamford Town Hall letting everybody know that there was an alarm of Fire and its approximate location.  Call firefighters would rush to the station and try to catch a ride to the fire on one of [...]

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1924: Stamford’s Fire Alarm System

These pictures of Stamford Fire Departments' "Alarm Room," come from the 1924 Ball Program,. They include instructions on how to transmit an "Alarm of Fire".

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1972-12-13: New State of the Art Communication System Dedicated

A new "State of the Art" Communications Center, said to the first of its type in the New England area opens at the new Fire headquarters at 629 Main Street. A ribbon-cutting was held in the Communication Center at the new Fire Department Headquarters.  Present were Mayor Julius Wilensky Fire [...]

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