1947 – The Apparatus & Members of the Stamford Fire Department, Central Fire Station

Apparatus of the Central Fire Station Officers of the Central Fire Station Donated by DC John Boesen Left to Right: Charles Speh, Mark O'Brien, Thomas Richardson, Martin Kennedy, Frank Fox, Victor Kurth, William Densky, Hawley Oefinger, Walter Seely, Victor Veit. Firefighters of the Central Fire Station Donated [...]

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1900-04-04: Captain Zophar Horton, Run Over By Horse-Drawn Truck… Stamford’s Second Line of Duty Death

Zophar M Horton was born February 4, 1854, in Greenwich Connecticut.  He was the second son born to John Horton and Charlotte Deming.   In 1873, Zophar married Charity Elinor Bell of Stamford. According to genealogical records, Zophar and Charity had nine children, however, only four survived to adulthood. The [...]

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1910: Company Photo at Luther Street Fire Station

This photo was taken in front of the Luther Street Fire House. Since the new Central Fire Station was not opened in July 1915, the evidence suggests this photo was taken circa 1910. According to Daniel Burke, who provide the original scan of the photo from the Stamford Historical Socirty [...]

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1905: Firefighter David Regan

David G Regan was appointed to the Fire Department on May 8, 1905. He was initially assigned to Engine 1. He was promoted to lieutenant on February 8, 1915 and then to Captain in July 1, 1920. He was placed on the Veterens Reserve List in 7/1/1928. Captain Regan passed [...]

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1910-11-25: Captain George Hyland

Before and after Photoshop touch-up by Phil Hayes George Hyland joined the Stamford Fire Department at age 29 on August 1, 1888. He was promoted to Captain on November 25, 1910. He retired just nine years later on March 1, 1919. George died on May 14, 1931 while marching in [...]

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1907: Chief Harry Parker and His Officer Staff

Rear Row: William Sutton, Tom Brennan, Victor Veit and Seth FerrisSeated: James Mitchell, Fire Chief Harry Parker, Michael Moyes

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2000: Members of The Stamford Fire Department in Portraits

Missing from the photos are:Captain Jeff koproski, Captain Charles Spaulding, Lt James Feehan, Lt Donald Koch, Lt Robert Schreck, FF Willie Baldwin, FF Dave Bocchetta, FF Harry Bode, FF Philip Elliot, FF Richard Gillespie, FF Tom Herley, FF Richard Labati, FF Tom McAuliffe, FF Terrence McGrath, FF Gary McEwen, FF [...]

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1950: The Members of the Stamford Fire Department in Pictures

Captains Supervisors & Inspectors Firefighters

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2009 Firefighter of the Year Captain Matthew T Palmer

Matthew T. Palmer was cited for his life-saving efforts while he was off duty. He was on his way home from working an extra shift at the Stamford Fire and Rescue Department when he stopped to assist a man who had collapsed on the sidewalk in front of a building [...]

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2011: Firefighter of the Year Captain Eric G Lorenz

Captain Eric G. Lorenz has worked for the Stamford Fire Rescue Department (SFRD) since January 19, 1995 where he has progressed through the ranks to his current position of Fire Captain.  Captain Lorenz is a devoted firefighter and has contributed much of his time to the betterment of others through [...]

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