2010: Lt James Arndt Selected as “Firefighter of the Year”

Group #4, Station #1 Fire Lieutenant James B. Arndt has been chosen as the 2010 “Firefighter of the Year” for his outstanding & unconditional service and contribution to this department. Jim has devoted an exorbitant amount of time to establishing the MDT system, Firehouse maintenance, PC & printer repair and [...]

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2011-01-04: 79 Horton Street Basement Fire

It was a Tuesday at 5:40 pm when units were dispatched to a reported house fire.  Engine #4 was the first unit on the scene and confirmed a working fire in the basement at 79 Horton St.  Firefighters made an aggressive attack by trying to descend the basement stairs, but the fire [...]

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2011: Captain Eric Lorenz Named “Firefighter of the Year”

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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2012: Firefighter Frank Docimo Jr. Selected as “Firefighter of the Year”

Firefighter Frank Docimo In his less than five (5) years of service to Stamford Fire and Rescue, Frank has already made contributions to this Department equivalent to a lifetime of service. The following is only a short list of the many contributions he has made: Frank is a skilled automotive [...]

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2016-05-24: Doctor’s Office at 589 Bedford Street Destroyed by Two-Alarm Fire

A heavily involved 2-1/2 story wood frame building housing a well-known Stamford Doctor was destroyed by a suspicious early morning fire. The 3190-square-foot structure was declared a complete loss. According to initial reports, flames were shooting as high as twenty-feet into the air. Five fire engines, three dozen firefighters, two [...]

By |2021-05-03T21:35:14+00:00April 27, 2021|Categories: 2000's, 2010-2019, Commercial Building Fire, Timeline|Comments Off on 2016-05-24: Doctor’s Office at 589 Bedford Street Destroyed by Two-Alarm Fire

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 [...]

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