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Stamford Firefighters Battling Two-Alarm Blaze At Home Near High School

Stamford firefighters tackle the blaze in a home at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon.
Stamford firefighters tackle the blaze in a home at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern
Some flames are visible as Stamford firefighters work the front entrance of a home at 26 Underhill St. late Wednesday afternoon.
Some flames are visible as Stamford firefighters work the front entrance of a home at 26 Underhill St. late Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern
Smoke and fire are visible in the neighborhood from a house fire at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon.
Smoke and fire are visible in the neighborhood from a house fire at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern
Stamford firefighters tackle the blaze in a home at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon.
Stamford firefighters tackle the blaze in a home at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern
Stamford firefighters tackle the blaze in a home at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon.
Stamford firefighters tackle the blaze in a home at 26 Underhill St. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern

STAMFORD, Conn. — The Stamford Fire Department was out in full force late Wednesday afternoon battling a fierce blaze in a home near Stamford High School.

The fire was reported at about 4:30 p.m. at 26 Underhill St., and a second alarm was sounded, according to the Stamford Fire Department on Twitter via ‏@SFDPIO.

The fire was first reported as a blaze in the basement, but firefighters were setting up ladders and hoses around the two-story home as the blaze appeared to have spread throughout the house.

This story has been updated. Click here to read more about the fire.

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