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2022 Incidents
January 50
February 53
March 43
April 42
May 46
June 57
July 41
August
September
October
November
December
Total 332

2021 Incidents
January 27
February 30
March 41
April 33
May 53
June 37
July 62
August 61
September 61
October 58
November 36
December 68
Total 567

2020 Incidents
January 34
February 32
March 25
April 21
May 34
June 27
July 39
August 46
September 51
October 36
November 44
December 31
Total 420

2019 Incidents
January 47
February 45
March 40
April 37
May 41
June 35
July 62
August 36
September 62
October 54
November 53
December 47
Total 559

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
2007 419
2008 505
2009 518
2010 550
2011 524
2012 549
2013 534
2014 523
2015 538
2016 532
2017 596
2018 611
2019 559
2020 420
2021 567

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SCHEDULED PHONE OUTAGE

Fire Driver Jerry Robar, August 08

On Wednesday August 10th, at 2AM SLIC network solutions will be rebooting a server which will cause the Fire Departments emergency line to be down for approximately 10 minutes.

In the event of an emergency please dial 911

The station can be reached during the outage by calling 315-265-4397... (Full Story)


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No Caption Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway 11B

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, August 02

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 at 0650 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to the vicinity of 443 State Highway 11B for a personal injury motor vehicle accident, reporting a tractor trailer vs car. At 0654 hours, Engine 80 (J. Keleher) responded. As Engine 80 was responding, Potsdam Station took a landline call reporting that extrication would be needed. Rescue 14 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire on Morley Potsdam Road

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, July 19

On Tuesday, July 19th 2022, at 2337 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to 1907 Morley Potsdam Road for a reported structure fire, with the caller reporting a smell of smoke in ceiling, possibly electrical. At 2341 hours, 36-4 (J. Farnsworth) responded along with Engine 80 (S. Corbett) followed shortly by Tanker 100 (B. Andrus) and Rescue 14 (Ju. McGregor). At 2344 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Corey Williams photo
Corey Williams photo

Annual Review and Run to the River

Fire Driver Jerry Robar, July 18

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department gathered on Saturday July 18th for the 2022 Edition of the Annual Review. This event has a long history in the department whereby the fire department demonstrates its equipment and personnel to the Village leaders and the public. This year's edition was no different with the parade of members and apparatus followed by the Run To The River. Company 2 was victorious ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Information regarding discarding old smoke alarms

Fire Driver Jerry Robar, July 18

Recently the Potsdam Fire Department has responded to numerous vicinity alarms in which we have located smoke alarms discarded in dumpsters or garbage bins. The Fire Department would like to remind the public that when replacing Smoke alarms or Carbon Monoxide Alarms make sure to remove the battery, or if it is a detector with a sealed battery to use the slider switch on the back of the alarm to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Detectors may vary by make/model
Detectors may vary by make/model

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Assistant Chief Farnsworth, and Chief Jerome accept donation from Pickleball player,  Don Tompkins
Assistant Chief Farnsworth, and Chief Jerome accept donation from Pickleball player, Don Tompkins

North Country Pickleball Club makes donation

Fire Driver Jerry Robar, June 14

The North Country Pickleball Club recently made a donation to the Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department. The department would like to thank them for the generosity. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motor Vehicle Accident at Intersection of Sandstone Drive and Pine Street

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 23

On Monday, May 23rd 2022, at 1956 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched for a reported two car motor vehicle accident with one person unable to get out with airbag deployment at the intersection of Sandstone Drive and Pine Street. At the time of alarm, Engine 49 chauffeured by Paid Driver Maroney responded and arrived on scene at 1958 hours. It was found on arrival, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Quick storm topples tree on house

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 21

On Saturday, May 21st 2022 a severe thunderstorm warning was active for St. Lawrence County. With the severe thunderstorm warning high winds gusted thru the Potsdam area. At 1635 hours, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to two calls at once from the storm. The first call was for a tree down blocking both lanes of the roadway on outer Main Street just past the village limits. Engine 49 (B. Pierce) responded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire at Burger King

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 19

On Thursday, May 19th 2022 at 0448 hours, Potsdam Fire received a landline at the station from a caller reporting a possible fire at 176 Market Street, Burger King. At 0450 hours, Engine 49 (M. Maroney) responded and while enroute to the call 36-2 (M. Bradish) reported on scene with heavy black smoke with flames exiting the roof. Engine 49 arrived on scene at 0450 hours and laid large diameter hose ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption One Car Motor Vehicle Accident on River Road

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 17

On Tuesday, May 17th 2022 at 2047 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to a reported one car property damage accident with airbag deployment in the vicinity of 172 River Road. At the time of call, dispatch was stating no reported injuries. At 2049 hours, 36-1 (T. Jerome) responded and arrived on scene a few moments later. 36-1 advised that there were no injuries and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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