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2021 Incidents
January 27
February 30
March 41
April 33
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 131

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
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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In Memoriam

Firefighter James Corbett, October 18

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department extend their sincere condolences to the family of Honor Roll member Terry Davis.
Terry passed away on Monday, October 18th. He is survived by his wife Jean, son Scott and daughters Jennifer and Tracy, along with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Terry served with the Department from August 1964 until March of 1979. He spent several years serving ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Motor Vehicle Accident at Intersection of Sandstone Drive and Pine Street

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, October 07

On Thursday, October 7th 2021, at 0003 hours, Potsdam Fire was requested by Potsdam Police for report of a motor vehicle accident with a car smoking at the intersection of Sandstone Drive and Pine Street. Engine 49, Chauffeured by Paid Driver Mark Maroney, responded at the time of the alarm, and arrived on scene two minutes later to find no smoke or fire. Engine 49 provided scene lighting for the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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In Memoriam

Firefighter James Corbett, October 02

The members of the Potsdam Fire Dept. wish to extend their sincere condolences to the family of Honor Roll member Louis J. Labrake. Louis passed away on September 27th at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife Carol, sons Jim (Tammy) and Steve (Kelly) along with several grandchildren. Louis served with the Department from Sept. 23, 1965 until March 1 of 1976. Cremation services through Garner ... (Full Story & Photos)

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West Stockholm Fire Chief Robert E. White, Jr.
West Stockholm Fire Chief Robert E. White, Jr.

National Memorial to Honor Local Fallen Fire Hero - West Stockholm Fire Chief Robert E. White, Jr.

Past Fire Chief Christopher Taylor, October 02

America’s fallen fire heroes, who died in the line of duty, will be honored at the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 2-3, 2021 in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The names of 215 firefighters will become a permanent part of the National Memorial in honor of their sacrifices.

Chief White died in the line of duty on December 5, 2019 while operating at the scene of a structure ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Safety Fair & Mock Dorm Burn at SUNY Potsdam

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, September 23

On September 22nd, 2021, Potsdam Fire was on campus at SUNY Potsdam for a Fire Safety Fair and Mock Dorm burn. During the Fire Safety Fair, members of the Potsdam Fire Department along with the FIre Protection Specialists from the NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control helped raise awareness of fire safety issue to the new and returning residents at SUNY Potsdam. Students were shown how to pull ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Driver Mark Maroney, September 15

On Wednesday, September 15th 2021, Potsdam Fire and Brasher-Winthrop Fire joined West Stockholm Fire for a multi-company training drill simulating a fire at the United Methodist Church in West Stockholm. Firefighters from all 3 departments trained on hose relays by running 1,100 feet of 5-inch Large Diameter Hose from a draft site on the Hatch Road to the church. Potsdam Engine 48 served as the draft ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Porch Fire in Unionville

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, September 14

On Tuesday, September 14th 2021, at 0947 hours, Potsdam Fire, Norwood Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to a reported porch fire at 113 Park Street in Unionville. The caller reported that they had a fire on their porch overnight that was caused by a grill and the porch was still smoldering. County Car 10 was first arriving and advised that it was in the alley way between the ... (Full Story)


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Fire Driver Mark Maroney, September 14

On Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 at 0802 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to a reported outside gas leak at Swan Landing Apartments. At 0803 hours, Potsdam Fire Engine 49 responded, chauffeured by Career Fire Driver Jerry Robar, and arrived on scene at 0807 hours. Firefighters found that a garbage truck was picking up a dumpster and when it set the dumpster down ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pumper Relay Training

Firefighter Cameron Frost , July 20

West Potsdam Fire and Hannawa Falls Fire recently joined Potsdam Fire on Monday night for training. Apparatuses included West Potsdam's E-116 and E-119, Hannawa Falls E-69 and R-21, and Potsdam's E-80 and R-30. E-80 set up draft at the dry hydrant on Hewittville Road to supply water for hand lines, ground monitors, and deck guns. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cameron Frost, July 05

Members of the Potsdam Fire Department recently marched in the Norwood Independence Day Parade. The department's color guard and detail was followed by Engine 80 (S. Corbett) and Rescue 30 (S. Keleher). The Potsdam Fire Department hopes you had a safe and Happy 4th of July!... (Full Story & Photos)

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