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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

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

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Electrical Problem on US 11

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 21

Potsdam Fire and County Car 7 were dispatched at 2210 hours to a report of a house with some type of electrical problem at 7734 US Highway Route 11. Engine 80 (J. Corbett), Rescue 14 (Andrus), and Tanker 100 (McLennan) were enroute at 2215 hours and arrived on scene three minutes later. Chief Justin Perry along with several members investigated to determine the cause of the electrical issues. FD personnel ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Monday for Potsdam Fire

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 20

October 20th tuned out to be a busy day for Potsdam Fire. At 1601 3rd Assistant Chief Tim Jerome advised dispatch he was on scene of 2 vehicle property damage accident State Highway 56 at the intersection with the Sissonville road. Chief Jerome requested fire be dispatched for traffic control . Rescue 30 (Perry) responded and arrived on scene at 1614. R-30 positioned at the Pleasant Valley Road and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Clarkson University Town Houses
Clarkson University Town Houses

Mutual Aid Structure Fire in Norwood

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 15

In the early morning of October 15, Norwood Fire was dispatched to a report of an apartment building on fire at 49 Spring Street with the caller attempting to evacuate the residents. Norwood PD arrived and confirmed that all occupants were out of the building. Norwood firefighters arrived on scene with Norwood 30-3 confirming a working fire and requesting interior firefighters from West Potsdam Fire, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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