Firefighters recover after 3-alarm Stamford blaze

Two firefighters are recovering today after a three-alarm fire in Stamford destroyed a dry cleaning shop yesterday evening.

The fire began just after 11 p.m. at Commuter Dry Cleaners on Cove Road.

Officials report that six engine companies were dispatched to help quell the flames. Authorities say the flames spread so quickly that fire went from one-alarm to three-alarm within 20 minutes.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze, but three attached buildings sustained smoke and heat damage.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."