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Members Keep Busy Over The Last 72 Hours

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 02

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department have been keeping busy the last three days!

9/30/15 at 11:28am- Fire alarm at 59 Market Street in the village.

9/30/15 at 12:43pm- House fire with possible entrapment. Fire was contained to basement area. Tenant was out of the building prior to firefighter’s arrival.

9/30/15 at 15:51- Vehicle fire located at SUNY Potsdam Crane loading dock area. Fire ... (Full Story)

Vehicle Fire at SUNY Potsdam

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, September 30

On September 30, 2015 at 15:51 hours, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to SUNY Potsdam’s Crane Complex loading dock area for a report of a vehicle fire. Engine 49, operated by career Firefighter Dick Fenton, was enroute at the alarm time and was on-scene in little more than a minute.

Upon arrival firefighters found a 2008 Saab with the engine compartment fully involved with fire. Firefighters quickly ... (Full Story & Photos)

Good Save by Potsdam Firefighters

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, September 30

On September 30, 2015 at approximately 12:43, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue and Car 7 were toned out to 6757 State Highway 56 for a report of a house fire with possible entrapment. Engine 80 and Tanker 100 were out of service immediately.

While Responding, 1st Assistant Chief Danielle Rose requested Hannawa Falls Fire, Norwood Fire, and West Potsdam Fire to each respond to the scene with Tankers, ... (Full Story & Photos)

A Strong Storm Keeps Potsdam Firefighters Busy

1st Assistant Fire Chief Danielle Rose, August 18

On 8/18/2015, the Potsdam Fire Department were activated for numerous service calls and alarm activations due to a serve storm.

16:30 (4:00pm)- Potsdam Fire reported to respond to the Lawrence Ave for a report of smoke coming from the power substation. At this time power to half of the village was lost.

17:21 (5:21pm)- Alarm Activation at Timmerman Hall, SUNY Potsdam.

17:22 (5:22pm)- Alarm Activation ... (Full Story & Photos)

Potsdam Fire Awarded NYS DEC Grant

Firefighter/EMT Robert Crowe, August 15

The Potsdam Fire Department has been awarded an Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The grant, which is a $1500 matching grant, was applied for by First Assistant Chief Danielle Rose and will fund the purchase of lightweight wildland fire fighting protective clothing.
"The addition of this protective equipment will increase the safety ... (Full Story & Photos)

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