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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]