A two-alarm fire riped through the building that once served as the old Stamford Town Hall. The 155 year-old building. which served as the Stamford Town Hall between 1830 and 1867, found itself in in the middle of a battle between historic preservation and urban redevelopment. The building had 10 [...]
Two Cove Road businesses and two residential apartments were destroyed by an early morning arson fire. The blaze, which began at 1:36 am left six people homeless.
Group 2 fought an early morning blaze that began just before 6:30 am. The blaze destroyed the upper levels of the multi-family rooming house. No injuries reported.
An empty Cedar Street warehouse went up in flames, spreading to two homes, two garages and at least seven vehicles before it was put under control. No injuries were reported. The fire began at a warehouse at 45 Cedar St. at 1:45 p.m.. The warehouse was destroyed. One of the [...]
A one-alarm structure fire at 2010 hours on January 14, 1985 left seven residents homeless. The fire apparently started in a first floor storage room of the store, but quickly spread to the upper residential floors of 99 Manhattan Street. Nobody was injured in the fire and a dog was [...]
On December 6, 1974, at 11:33 PM, Stamford Firefighters Water Finch and Frank Maciolek were among the first firefighters to arrive on the scene of a Box Alarm at 55 Lafayette Street . Flames could be seen coming out of the third-floor apartment in a six-family wood frame building. A [...]
About 21 people were left homeless when a kitchen fire destroyed most of a three-story apartment house on Division St. on Tuesday, January 8, 1991. According to the Stamford Advocate, the fire initially started at about 10:45 AM when food cooking in a second floor kitchen burst into flames and [...]
Two families were forced from their 128 Richmond Hill Avenue home when smoke engulfed the 2-1/2 story wood frame building in which they resided. Deputy Fire Chief Callahan said the fireman from the south end in West side fire stations responded to smoke pouring out of the building at 9:54 [...]
1963-06-03: Stamford Firefighters Rescue Four Persons from their Third Floor Apartment on Madison Place
Stamford Firefighters rescued four persons from an early morning fire on June 3, 1963 utilizing an aerial ladder. The fire started on the second floor, but was quickly spreading up the outside of the dwelling when firefighters made their heroic rescues. Lt George Barnett and Firefighter James McAuliffe are credited [...]