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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 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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Chimney Fire 41 Pierrepont Ave

Firefighter Mark Maroney, January 23

Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched at 1504 hours to a reported chimney fire at 41 Pierrepont Avenue on Friday January 23rd. Engine 49 (Crowe) and Rescue 14 (Andrus) responded and arrived on scene at 1507 hours with Tower 5 (Dave McGregor) arriving shortly thereafter. Once on scene, firefighters accessed the chimney on the B side of the house and it was quite evident that ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mutual Aid Fire in Pyrites

Firefighter Mark Maroney, January 15

On Thursday January 15, Canton Pyrites and Pyrites Fire were dispatched at 0500 hours to a reported structure fire at 38 Churchill Street in Pyrites. At 0541 hours, County Car 21 (Bob Crowe) requested Potsdam Fire to standby at Canton Station. Engine 80 (R. Robar) was enroute at 0549 hours. While enroute to Canton, Engine 80 was requested by Car 21 to upgrade to the scene of the structure fire in ... (Full Story & Photos)

In Memoriam

Firefighter James Corbett, January 06

The members of the Potsdam Volunteer Fire Dept. extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Ex-Chief of Department George W. Sullivan. George was elected Chief in 1965 and served in that capacity until 1968. George passed away on Friday, January 2nd in Colorado Springs CO. He is survived by his wife Kay, of Lake Placid, and The Villages Fla, Their three sons Patrick(Betty) of Rochester, Michael(Diane) ... (Full Story)

Two Car MVA with Injuries on State Highway 56

Firefighter Mark Maroney, December 30

On Tuesday December 30, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched at 1638 hours to a 2 vehicle MVA in front of Potsdam Plumbing on State Highway 56. Dispatchers were reporting that there was one victim with serious personal injury in one vehicle and the second vehicle had two people trapped inside. Engine 80 (M. Bradish) was enrotue at the alarm time with Rescue 14 (J. Robar) ... (Full Story)

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Working Structure Fire On The River Road

Firefighter Mark Maroney, December 30

On Tuesday December 30th, Norwood Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 16 were toned out at 1900 hours to a working structure fire at 587 River Road . 36-11 (Lt. Josh McGregor) reported on scene within three minutes, reporting flames showing from A,B, and C sides. Potsdam Fire was requested by Norwood 30-1 at 1903 hours. At 1908 hours Engine 80 (J. Keleher) was enroute with a crew, followed shortly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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