1930-05-14: Chief Victor Veit Sets the Standard for School Fire Drills in Stamford

According to an article published on 5/14/1930 in the Fire & Water Engineering Magazine, then Fire Chief Victor Veit was responsible for establishing the system of organized fire drills for stamford students that continues into today...  without the surprise visits of course.  The magazine pays him great homage with the [...]

By |2021-06-19T21:26:33+00:00June 19, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1930-1939, Fire Prevention, Timeline|Comments Off on 1930-05-14: Chief Victor Veit Sets the Standard for School Fire Drills in Stamford

1999-10-15: The Largest Fire Prevention Week in Stamford History

In September 1999, Captain Bill Avalos and Lieutenant Phil Hayes approached Chief Anthony Milone with a plan to have a huge week long celebration of Fire Prevention Week targeting not just the traditional 3rd graders, but all children in Elementary and Preschools in Stamford. He was 100% sold on the [...]

By |2021-05-03T21:11:02+00:00May 2, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1990-1999, Fire Prevention, Timeline|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 1999-10-15: The Largest Fire Prevention Week in Stamford History
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