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2014 Totals
January 46
February 41
March 31
April 48
May 38
June 41
July 57
August 40
September 43
October 0
November 0
December 0
Total 385

Previous Incidents
2007 419
2008 505
2009 518
2010 550
2011 524
2012 549
2013 534

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Low Wires at 169 Market St.

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 07

Potsdam Fire was dispatched at 0746 hours for low hanging wires in front of the Hampton Inn at 169 Market Street. Engine 49 (Fenton) responded immediately and arrived on scene at 0749 hours. First Assistant Chief Dave McGregor (36-2) arrived on scene, established command, and confirmed that there were wires hanging in the road. Rescue 14 (Andrus) along with Potsdam PD closed the north bound lane at ... (Full Story & Photos)

Potsdam Fire Department Reminds Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!

Past Fire Chief Christopher Taylor, October 06

Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!”

Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, Potsdam Fire Department is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week, October 5-11, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Car/Pedestrian MVA

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 03

On October 3rd, 2014 at 2359 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and Potsdam PD, were dispatched to a reported car vs. pedestrian MVA in front of 46 Pierrepont Avenue. Engine 49 (Pierce) was enroute at 0001 hours and arrived on scene at 0002 hours. Potsdam PD confirmed that there were 2 victims. Potsdam Rescue transported one victim and Canton Rescue, who had just dropped off a patient at Canton ... (Full Story)

2 Car MVA on Old Potsdam Parishville Road

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 02

On October 2, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched at 1939 hours to a 2 car personal injury MVA, c in front of 743 Old Potsdam-Parishville Road . Rescue 14 (Capt. Lavoie) checked out of service at 1942 hours and arrived on scene at 1946 hours. Engine 80 (J. Corbett) responded shortly after. 36-1 established command and requested Parishville Fire respond to shut the down the ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA In Front Of Walmart

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 01

Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched at 2012 hours to a 2 car MVA with injuries in front of Wal-Mart at 7494 US Highway 11. Rescue 14 (Andrus) and Engine 80 (McLennan) were enroute within minutes with Rescue 14 arriving on scene at 2018 hours. Members established a safe work area around the accident scene and provided traffic control. All patients refused transport to the ... (Full Story)

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