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2014 Totals
January 46
February 41
March 31
April 48
May 38
June 41
July 57
August 0
September 0
October 0
November 0
December 0
Total 302

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

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Structure Fire on South Canton Road

Firefighter Mark Maroney, September 23

On September 23, at 1305 hours Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched to a report of a possible structure fire with fire/smoke coming out of a bedroom window at 107 South Canton Road. Engine 80 (J. Corbett) responded at 1306 hours and Tanker 100 (R. Robar) shortly after. Engine 80 arrived on scene at 1314 hourscalled on scene and confirmed a working fire on the second floor. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Clarkson University to Host Free NYS Citizen Emergency Preparedness Training, Sept. 27

Firefighter/EMT Robert Crowe, September 23

Clarkson University will host a session of New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's Citizen Emergency Preparedness Training Program on Saturday, September 27, at 10 a.m. in the Student Center (#15 on the map at http://www.clarkson.edu/about/clarkson_map.pdf ).

Governor Cuomo's Citizen Preparedness Training Program provides residents with the knowledge and tools to prepare for emergencies and disasters, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Stove Fire at 11 1/2 Market

Firefighter Mark Maroney, September 22

St. Lawrence County Central Dispatch dispatched Potsdam Fire and County Car 7 at 2050 hours to a report of a stove fire at 11 1/2 Market Street. Dispatch further reported that was the caller believed the fire was out. Engine 49 (Fenton) responded and was on scene at 2053 hours. Firefighters began to investigate and found that the resident at the apartment was cooking popcorn on the stove when he forgot ... (Full Story)

3 Car MVA Rollover At Elm and Lawrence

Firefighter Mark Maroney, September 20

At 1925 hours Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, Potsdam PD, and County Car 7 were dispatched to a 3 car MVA at the intersection of Leroy Street, Elm Street, and Lawrence Ave. Central Dispatch was reporting that there was entrapment at the scene. Engine 49 responded (Crowe) and was on scene at the alarm time. On arrival, all victims were out of the vehicles and no extrication was required. Engine 49 provided ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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