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1950-11-06: Conflagration Destroys Diamond Match Company Lumbar Yard and Several Other Buildings and Homes

June 20, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1950-1959, Arson Fire, Commercial Building Fire, Timeline|

Children playing with flares and dynamite caps are believed to be the cause of a blaze that razed [...]

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1972-12-12: The New Central Fire Station Opens in Stamford

June 18, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1970-1979, Fire Stations, Timeline|

Groundbreaking for the new fire station occurred on June 15, 1971.  The official opening and flag-raising ceremonies were [...]

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1917-07-31: SFD Acts Swiftly To Contain Explosive Fire At Southfield Avenue Factory

June 17, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1910-1919, Commercial Building Fire, Timeline|

An explosion at the American Synthetic Color Company,  caused by acids or some other chemical occurred at 5:30 [...]

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