Electrical Fire Destroys Vehicle in Downtown Stamford

According to Stamford Fire & Rescue, the fire was in an underground vault.

Stamford firefighters battled an underground blaze in the vicinity of Bedford Street Tuesday night, Stamford Fire & Rescue Department announced that evening.

According to information available from the department, the fire occurred underground near 35 Bedford Street. Officials said no buildings were involved, but there were reports a vehicle caught fire.

A Jeep parked near the Ferguson Library, in a spot above the underground vault where the electrical fire occurred, was the vehicle that was burned in the blaze, according to reports from the Stamford Advocate


Stamford Arrests

Amanda Charnise Hall, 24, of Millville Rd. in Naugatuck, charged Monday night with sixth-degree larceny and possession of a shoplifting device 

Stephen Alexander Lessard, 25, Mayflower Ave., charged Monday evening with disorderly conduct (fight capable of causing minor injury)

Tavon Jamaire Surgeon, 18, of Lincoln Ave., charged Monday night with disorderly conduct, third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree assault

Ramon Taveras, 32, of Montauck Dr., charged Monday night with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct (fight capable of causing minor injury) and two counts second-degree strangulation. 

Erskine Earl Taylor, 41, of Lincoln Ave., charged early Tuesday with improper bicycle operations, driving the wrong way down a one-way street and interference with an officer/resisting.


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