The fire losses in the area served by this department showed an increase from $512,796.42 in 1959–60 to $547,040.04 in 1960-61. Due to the fact that there were no four-alarm fires during the past year, it was hoped that the fire losses in the area of the Stamford Fire Department [...]
This picture was taken in 1988. This 750 GPM Mack pumper was received on October 2, 1962. It replaced the 1942 Mack Pumper. QUALIFIED DRIVERS: Albert Marsden, George Heinlein, Frank Maciolek, Julian Nosenzo, William Mocher, Italo Tamborino, Martin McNamara, Thomas Conklin, Barclay Berg, Harry Gluz, William Densky, Jr., [...]
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 [...]
Two Stamford Firefighters and a milkman were injured when Truck 4, out of the Eastside Fire Station, collided with a milk truck at the intersection of Elm Street and North State Street. Truck 4 was responding to Cogmetta's Floor Covering Shop at 738 Main Street for a possible fire when [...]
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 First Snorkel in Stamford was placed into service on October 27, 1964, at 8:00 AM. This apparatus replaced #4 Truck which was wrecked in an accident on 12/31/63. The Snorkel was assigned to Station #4.
Photo Source: The 82nd Annual State Firemen's Convention, August 1965 Souvenir Program Station #1 1938 Ahrens-Fox Pumper 1000 GPM Pumper1939 Peter Pirsch Hook & Ladder Truck 1951 Mack 750 GPM Pumper Engine1962 Mack 750 Gallon Pumper Station #2 1955 MMaxim 750 GPM Pumper Engine 1955 Maxim 85’ Aerial LadderTruck Station #3 1959 [...]
Purchased from Maxim Motor Co., Middleboro, Mass. on Purchase Order #A39252 – June 7, 1965. Price $58,780.00 1st Diesel Truck for Stamford Fire Department Trade In $7,000.00 Amount Due $51,780.00 Delivered @ 4:05PMon April 4, 1966Detroit Diesel Model 6 171N – Eng 138804 Serial 2519Shipping Weight 32,900Radio Installed 4/19/66In Commission [...]
A 7:45 PM fire broke out at the Sabini Furniture warehouse complex located at 175 Pacific Street (near Willow Street) and became a conflagration, burning all the attached buildings in the complex. The building was a livery stable before it was a warehouse and was scheduled for demolition by the [...]