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2019 Incidents
January 47
February 45
March 40
April 37
May 41
June 35
July 62
August 36
September 62
October 54
November 0
December 0
Total 459

2018 Incidents
January 65
February 36
March 29
April 81
May 62
June 31
July 47
August 47
September 60
October 68
November 53
December 32
Total 611

2017 Incidents
January 30
February 44
March 53
April 53
May 46
June 53
July 60
August 50
September 62
October 54
November 53
December 38
Total 596

2016 Incidents
January 34
February 61
March 34
April 48
May 40
June 34
July 44
August 51
September 55
October 54
November 34
December 43
Total 532

2015 Incidents
January 40
February 54
March 33
April 48
May 53
June 32
July 49
August 55
September 39
October 44
November 44
December 47
Total 538

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
2004 383
2005 360
2006 438
2007 419
2008 505
2009 518
2010 550
2011 524
2012 549
2013 534
2014 523
2015 538
2016 532
2017 596
2018 611

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No Caption Motor Vehicle Accident on Old Potsdam Parishville Road

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, December 03

On Tuesday, December 3rd 2019, at 1031 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched in the vicinity of 812 Old Potsdam Parishville Road for a car into a tree with airbag deployment. The caller stated he was not injured and out of the vehicle. At 1037 hours, Potsdam Fire Engine 80 (J. Corbett) responded and arrived on scene at 1042 hours.

Firefighters provided traffic control ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway 345

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, December 01

On Sunday, December 1st 2019, at 1923 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched in the vicinity of 132 State Highway 345 for a two car motor vehicle accident with an unknown extent of injuries. People were reported to be out of the vehicles at the time of the call. 36-1 (T. Jerome) responded at the time of alarm. At 1925 hours, Potsdam Fire Engine 49 (R. Crowe) and Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Icy Roads Lead to One Car Roll Over on Hatch Road

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, November 29

On Friday, November 29th 2019, at 0804 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched to the vicinity of 343 Hatch Road for a one car rollover, car on roof. Potsdam Police arrived on scene and advised that the operator was out of the vehicle. At 0809 hours, Engine 80 (S. Corbett) responded as response time was delayed due to the roads being iced over. Shortly after, 36-3 (Dan ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thanksgiving Day Fire Quelled by Sprinkler System

Fire Driver Jerry Robar, November 28

Potsdam Fire was dispatched at 7:06 PM on Thanksgiving Night to 206 Outer Main St, Apartment 46 B (Collegiate Village) for a sprinkler activation. Potsdam Fire Engine 49 responded at the time of alarm. On arrival, members found that a sprinkler head had activated in the kitchen area. Members along with maintenance from the apartment complex were able to shut power off to the apartment, and stop the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Mutual Aid to Hannawa Falls for Trailer Fire

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, November 24

At 2024 hours, Hannawa Falls Fire, Colton Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched to respond to 161 Butternut Ridge Road for a reported trailer fire. At 2029 hours, Hannawa Falls 13-2 requested Potsdam Fire to respond to the scene with a tanker and for an engine to set up draft at the bridge in Hannawa Falls. At 2033 hours, TA-100 (S. Corbett) responded and assisted in shuttling water. Shortly after, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Christmas Tree Sales To Begin Soon

Fire Driver Robert Crowe, November 22

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department are once again selling Christmas trees!! All trees will be beautiful Balsam Fir trees, ranging from 5ft to 9ft tall and will cost $40.00 a piece. This year we will also have fully decorated,16 inch Balsam Fir wreaths for sale. They will cost $35.00. There will be free tree delivery within the Potsdam Fire Department fire protection area!

The trees go on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Driver Robert Crowe, November 04

The Potsdam Fire Department would like to welcome FF Mark Maroney for his first day as a member of the career staff today. Mark was a volunteer for 7 years and had been employed by the Village as a police dispatcher.
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Strong Winds Cause Busy Morning for Potsdam Fire

Firefighter Mark Maroney, November 01

On the evening of October 31st and into the morning of November 1st the North Country was affected by strong winds and heavy rain. Just before midnight of November 1st the Potsdam Fire Department began to answer fire calls that continued into the later morning. At 2352 hours, on October 31st, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to 263 South Canton Road for a tree across the roadway with no wires involved. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Three Car Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway 56

Firefighter Mark Maroney, October 28

On Monday October 28th 2019, at 1612 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched to a reported four car motor vehicle accident with one possible injury in the vicinity of 6927 State Highway 56. At 1613 hours, 36-3 (D. McGregor) checked enroute to the scene. At 1614 hours, Engine 80 (Maroney) responded and arrived on scene at 1618 hours. Rescue 14 (J. Keleher) responded shortly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Halloween Parade Tradition Lives On

Fire Driver Robert Crowe, October 27

When word came down that the Kiwanis Club was unable to continue to put on the historic Rag-a-muffin parade, members of the Potsdam Fire Department picked up the reins in order to carry on the tradition. The department has been doing fire truck rides for years, predating the parade, but the members knew how much the parade meant to the children of Potsdam.

Over 300 ghosts and goblins gathered across ... (Full Story & Photos)

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