Contractor Involved In Stamford Christmas Day Fire That Killed 5 To Pay $5 Million SettlementThe fire in Stamford killed 7-year-old twins Grace and Sarah Badger, 9-year-old Lily Badger, and their maternal grandparents, Lomer and Pauline Johnson.
Stamford Officials Put Extra Focus On Annual Fire Prevention Week Following Christmas Day Fatal FireThe city of Stamford has since passed a law requiring working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for every home in the city.
Madonna Badger Speaks Out About Fatal Christmas Day Fire In Stamford Badger said that the bag of ashes didn't seem dangerous because her boyfriend, Michael Borcina, ran his hands over them before putting them on top of a plastic bin in a mudroom.
State’s Attorney: No Charges In Deadly Christmas Fire In Stamford In the report that was released Friday online, Stamford State's Attorney David Cohen called the blaze "an inexplicable accident."
Mother Files Notice Of Intent To Sue Stamford Over Fatal Christmas FireThe mother of the three children killed in a Christmas morning fire has filed a notice of intent to sue the city of Stamford, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported. Her parents were also killed in the fire.
Insurance Co. Says Contractor 'Misrepresented' Work Before Deadly Stamford Christmas Fire Utica First Insurance Co. argues in a lawsuit filed this week in New York that Michael Borcina misrepresented the number of employees with his company, Tiberias Construction, its sales and payroll, and size and type of work performed.
Father Of Girls Killed In Stamford Christmas Fire Embarks On Mission Of RemembranceIt’s difficult for Matthew Badger to deal with the loss of his three darling daughters, but he's turning his heartbreak into hope by helping other young children.
Deadly Stamford Christmas Fire Police Report To Be Turned Over To State’s AttorneyThree sisters and their grandparents died in the fire. The girls' mother, Madonna Badger and her boyfriend Michael Borcina, survived. Investigators determined the fire was started by improperly discarded fireplace embers.
Report: Matthew Badger May Sue Michael Borcina Over Deadly Christmas Day FireIn January, officials in Connecticut were scrutinizing the circumstances of the blaze, trying to determine if it was just a horrible accident or a crime.
Officials Meet With State's Attorney, Have Preliminary Talks On Deadly Stamford Christmas FireWas it just a horrible accident, or a crime? That’s what police and prosecutors were trying to figure out Friday in Connecticut as they began putting the horrendous Christmas Day fire under a legal microscope.
Exclusive: Questions Arise On Whereabouts Of Stamford Xmas Fire Smoke Detectors, ExtinguishersAs Stamford police investigate, they're trying to answer a key question: were battery-operated smoke alarms and several fire extinguishers removed from the home sometime before the fire?
Stamford Fire Investigation Continues; Police Interview Michael BorcinaMichael Borcina and homeowner Madonna Badger were the only survivors of the blaze.