1964-09-14: 24th Annual Stamford Firefighters Memorial Tribute

From 1940 to at least 1964, Stamford Firefighters from the Stamford Fire Department and the Big Five Fire Departments paid tribute to their fallen comrades in an annual ceremony held each September.

By |2021-06-17T02:00:35+00:00June 17, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1960-1969, Off-Duty, Timeline|Comments Off on 1964-09-14: 24th Annual Stamford Firefighters Memorial Tribute

2017-09-24: Stamford History Center’s “Stamford On Fire” Exhibit

The 2018 Stamford History Center (SHC) exhibit "Stamford On Fire" was a celebration of all  Stamford Firefighters and was the conceptual idea of SHC Voumteer Daniel Burke.  Dan is the son of former Stamford Fire Captain Daniel Burke". Dan's dream was to tell the story of the origins and development [...]

By |2021-05-23T18:16:25+00:00May 23, 2021|Categories: 2000's, 2010-2019, Off-Duty|Comments Off on 2017-09-24: Stamford History Center’s “Stamford On Fire” Exhibit

1989-02: The First Stamford Fire Department Ski Team

In 1989, five rookies got together and formed the first Stamford Fire Department Ski Team. They raced a giant slalom course at Hunter Mountain against team from all over the East Coast. They were Paul Neman, Phil Hayes, Greg Montague, Mar Shannon and Scott McColl. After the race, there was [...]

By |2021-05-03T21:11:03+00:00May 1, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1980-1989, Off-Duty, Timeline|Tags: |Comments Off on 1989-02: The First Stamford Fire Department Ski Team

1947: Boomerang! A Scene From Inside the Original Central Fire Station

Boomerang! is a 1947 American crime film noir based on the true story of a vagrant who was accused of murder by an incompetent police force, only to be found not guilty through the efforts of the prosecutor. The film was shot mostly in Stamford after the director was denied [...]

By |2021-05-20T23:58:26+00:00April 27, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1940-1949, featured, Off-Duty, Timeline|Tags: |Comments Off on 1947: Boomerang! A Scene From Inside the Original Central Fire Station

Retired DFM Thomas Brown Volunteers Tirelessly for The Arthur C Luf Children’s Burn Camp

It's true that many Stamford Firefighters regularly work on projects outside of the Department that are related to our profession and are worthy of recognition. It's also true that many of these members go unrecognized by the nature of the efforts being outside the formal organization. But one guy, Tom [...]

By |2021-05-03T21:22:40+00:00April 26, 2021|Categories: Off-Duty, Timeline|Comments Off on Retired DFM Thomas Brown Volunteers Tirelessly for The Arthur C Luf Children’s Burn Camp
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