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2015 Incidents
January 40
February 54
Total 94

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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Ladies Night Banquet

Firefighter James Corbett, April 18

The annual Ladies Night banquet was held on Saturday 4/18 at the Elks Lodge. Chief J. Perry welcomed over 100 members and guests. Master of Ceremonies Jim Mason entertained everyone with numerous stories. After dinner, numerous members were recognized for their service to the Dept. Tom McGregor for 40 years, Jim Mason for 35 years, Audie Jerome for 30 years and Conor Corbett and Tim Keleher for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fireman of the Year 2014: L-R 2nd Asst. T. Jerome, 1st Asst. D. Rose, Chief J. Perry, 3rd Asst. D. McGregor, Mark & Tracy Bradish
Fireman of the Year 2014: L-R 2nd Asst. T. Jerome, 1st Asst. D. Rose, Chief J. Perry, 3rd Asst. D. McGregor, Mark & Tracy Bradish

Engine 48 at Town Hall
Engine 48 at Town Hall

Multiple Fires

Firefighter Mark Maroney, April 11

On Saturday April 11th, Potsdam Fire, Rescue, and County Car 7 were activated at 1137 hours to respond to apossible structure fire at 18 Elm Street, the Town of Potsdam Community Center. Additional information from Central Dispatch was that the caller was reporting that flames were visible. Engine 49 (Lozipone) responded at 1139 hours and arrived on scene in less than a minute to find nothing showing. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Department Election Day

Firefighter Mark Maroney, April 10

Potsdam Fire members were kept hopping during the day leading up to their Annual Meeting and Election of Officers. The first call came in at 0757 hours for a CO alarm at 7801 State Highway 11. Engine 80 (McLennan) responded at 0804 hours and arrived on scene two minutes later. Upon investigation, firefighters found a leaky valve on a fuel tank. Firefighters removed the hazard, ventilated, and were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 48 at Meth Lab Standby.
Engine 48 at Meth Lab Standby.

Mutual Aid to Canton Fire

Firefighter Mark Maroney, April 09

On April 9th, at 0234 hours Potsdam Fire was dispatched mutual aid to Canton Fire as part of a tanker task force request. Potsdam Fire original assignment was to standby at Canton Station with an engine. Engine 80 (J. Robar) was out of service at 0247 hours. Due to the proximity of a high flow fire hydrant , the taker task force was cancelled and those departments were asked to provide manpower ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid Structure Fire In West Potsdam

Firefighter Mark Maroney, March 24

On Tuesday March 24, West Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched to a reported house fire at 6 Barker Road. At 1157 hours, West Potsdam 47-1 requested mutual aid including an engine, tanker, manpower from Potsdam Fire to the scene, Norwood Fire for a tanker and manpower, and Madrid Fire to send an engine to draft on County Route 35 and a tanker to the scene. Engine 80 (J. ... (Full Story)

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