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2015 Incidents
January 40
February 54
March 33
April 48
May 53
Total 228

2014 Incidents
January 46
February 41
March 31
April 48
May 38
June 41
July 57
August 40
September 43
October 65
November 40
December 33
Total 523

Previous Incidents
2000 253
2001 300
2002 305
2003 362
2004 383
2005 360
2006 438
2007 419
2008 505
2009 518
2010 550
2011 524
2012 549
2013 534
2014 523

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One of Potsdam Fire Department Members Graduates High School!!

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, June 27

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department would like congratulate one of our members, Justin T. McGregor, on the completion of graduating Potsdam Senior High school last night!! Justin is a third generation firefighter with the Potsdam Fire Department and currently works alongside his grandfather Tommy McGregor (40 year member), Father Danny McGregor (25+ year member), Brother Josh McGregor (5 year ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Justin McGregor assessing the situation.
Firefighter Justin McGregor assessing the situation.

Water Line Break Causes Basement to Flood

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, June 16

On June 16, 2015, at approximately 23:36, Potsdam Fire Department was dispatched to 20 Riverside Drive for a report of a basement filling up with water. Per dispatch the resident was unsure if it was due to the high water levels of the river behind the house or if there was another issue. Rescue 30 responded a short time later with a full crew.

Upon arrival firefighters worked quickly to remove the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Man Leaves Scene of an Accident After Shearing Off a Utility Pole

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, June 03

On Saturday May 30, 2015, at 20:49, Potsdam Fire along with Potsdam Rescue, was dispatched to a car into a pole in the vicinity of Lower Pine Street and the River Road. Engine 49 and Rescue 14 responded immediately with a few crew.

Upon arrival firefighters found a utility pole that was sheared off lying in the roadway with power, cable, and telephone lines down. No vehicle or patients were in the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Memorial Day Festivities Quickly Shortened for Firefighters. Quick Actions Help Save Dogs Life.

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, May 25

On Monday May 25, 2015, members of the Potsdam Fire Department started their Memorial Day morning off by having a memorial service at the Potsdam Fire Station for all the fallen firefighters, EMTs, and Veterans. Members then participated in the Annual Memorial Day Parade and remembrance ceremony at Ives Park followed by refreshments back at the firehouse before dispersing to go spend time with their ... (Full Story & Photos)

A Quick Response Makes for Little Damage

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, May 04

On Monday May 4th 2015, at 12:21, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to 6 State Street (in the village) for a report of a small fire on the front porch. Engine 49 responded immediately with a full crew. The fire was contained to a small area on the porch with little extension into the structure of the house. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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