122 Montague StBrooklyn, NY June 9 1911 H. W Parker, Esq.Chief of Fire DepartmentStamford, Conn. My Dear Sir, Since I was at Stamford two weeks ago, I have been endeavoring to obtain information relative to the hand fire engines; Rippowam […]
This is a PDF of an original program for the 1895 Firemans Entertainment and Ball. It was held on Thursday evening, January 31. You should recognize some of the names on the committee page such as George Bowman (Fire Chief) […]
On December 2, 2014, Deputy Chief Tim Conroy (now retired) presented me with a very old photograph of the Luther Street Fire Station and members of the SFD. As I remember it, he told me he found it in one […]
In 2001, retired Chief Fire Marshal Carmine Speranza published a collection of true stories with black and white photographs about his first 10 years on the line as a Stamford, CT firefighter. The stories took place mostly in the 1970s. […]
Below is a scanned in map of the 1885 Borough of Stamford, showing the fire districts, hydrants, water pipes and other important landmarks. You will also see Borough roads as they existed in the old city.