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January 46
February 41
March 31
April 48
May 38
June 41
July 57
August 0
September 0
October 0
November 0
December 0
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2010 550
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2012 549
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Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure

Past Fire Chief Christopher Taylor, September 11

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kidde - United Technologies, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide ... (Full Story)


Firefighter/EMT Robert Crowe, August 13

The St. Lawrence Co. Sheriff's has activated the New York State AMBER Alert and is investigating a confirmed child abduction that occurred on State Hwy. 812/Mt. Alone Rd., in Town of Oswegatchie at about 7:20 PM on 8/13/2014.

The CHILD, Fannie Miller is a White female, approximately 12 years old with brown hair and brown eyes. She is approximately 5 feet tall and weighs about 90 pounds. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy First Day of August

Firefighter Mark Maroney, August 01

It was a busy first day of August for Potsdam Fire. It started off at 0911 hours when a fire alarm was activated at AA Kingston Middle School. Engine 49 (Lozipone) responded and was on scene at 0913 hours. Once on scene, a crew investigated to determine the cause of the alarm. The crew found that worker was sweeping the floors and the dust activated the alarm. 9 members were present and Engine 49 ... (Full Story)

Fire in The Wall

Firefighter Mark Maroney, July 28

Potsdam Fire was dispatched to a report of fire coming from a wall at 25 Hamilton Street at 1638 hours. Engine 49 (Lozipone) and Rescue 14 (Enslow) were out the door shortly after being dispatched. Rescue 30 (Callahan) and a full crew were out a few moments later. Engine 49 hit the hydrant Hamilton and Division Streets and layed in to the 2 story wood frame house. 36-2 established command and had ... (Full Story & Photos)

Two Car MVA by Agway

Firefighter Mark Maroney, July 02

Potsdam Fire was activated to a 2 car MVA by Agway with unknown injuries at 1745 hours. Engine 49 (Crowe) and Rescue 14 (Callahan) was out of service shortly after with crews aboard. Potsdam Fire personnel provided traffic control at the scene until Potsdam PD arrived to investigate. All units were back in service at 1804 hours. ... (Full Story)

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