1924-06-21: Engine 4 Slides Off Road Enroute To A Call of Fire. Firefighter McCarthy Hurt, Apparatus Wrecked

On the morning of June 21, 1924, Stamford Fire Department Engine No. 4 skidded off the road at Bulls Head during a strong thunderstorm, throwing Firefighter William McCarthy from the rear step of apparatus and onto the rocks,  The fall caused a significant laceration to his head.  Three other firefighters [...]

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1963-12-31: Truck 4 Accident at Elm Street & South Frontage Road

Two Stamford Firefighters and a milkman were injured when Truck 4, out of the Eastside Fire Station, collided with a milk truck at the intersection of Elm Street and North State Street. Truck 4 was responding to Cogmetta's Floor Covering Shop at 738 Main Street for a possible fire when [...]

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