1949-07-20: Stamford Firemen’s Association Merges with Local 786 of the International Association of Firefighters

From L to R: Chief Victor H Veit, Fireman Ralph J Kandetzki, Fireman / President John J Boesen, Deputy Chief Charles Speh. The Stamford Firemen's Association was originally organized on  July 1, 1862.  It was later reorganized on March 7, 1871. On July 20, 1949, at 8:08 PM, [...]

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1913-03: Spot, The Luther Street Station Mascot Is Killed

The article below was published in a March 1913 edition of The Advocate. It tells the sad story of how the Spot, the Luther Street Station Dalmatian was run over by an apparatus being backed into the fire station.  There were two motorized apparatus purchased in the years just prior [...]

By |2021-05-03T21:22:40+00:00November 27, 2016|Categories: Timeline|Tags: , |Comments Off on 1913-03: Spot, The Luther Street Station Mascot Is Killed
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