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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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No Caption Pole Sheared Off on Madrid Avenue

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, June 11

On Friday, June 11th 2021, at 2038 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to the vicinity of 74 Madrid Avenue infront of the Potsdam Humane Society for a report of a one car motor vehicle accident. It was advised a vehicle had struck a telephone pole, and there were unknown injuries. Engine 49 responded , Chauffeured by Paid Driver Bob Pierce and arrived on scene at ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Car Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway 56

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, June 04

On Friday, June 4th 2021, at 1547 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to a report of a two car motor vehicle accident at 6465 State Highway 56. It was unknown at the time the extent of injuries. At 1553 hours, Engine 49 chauffeured by Career Fire Driver Crowe and Rescue 14 (B. Corbett) responded. It was advised that there was a female subject still inside of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Driver Mark Maroney, June 03

On Thursday, June 3rd 2021, at 1506 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to report of a vehicle fire at the intersection of Maple Street and Pine Street. At the time of alarm, Engine 49, chauffeured by Career Fire Driver Maroney, responded and arrived on scene at 1508 hours to find a well involved vehicle fire. Firefighters stretched a 1 3/4" front crosslay off of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Vehicle Roll Over on County Route 59

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 27

On Thursday, May 27th 2021, at 2110 hours, Potsdam Fire, Hannawa Falls Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to a one vehicle roll over with unknown injuries. Shortly after the call, Central Dispatch advised the first responders that the subject was out of the vehicle. At 2112 hours, Engine 80 (B. Andrus) responded followed by Rescue 14 (S. Corbett) and arrived on scene at 2116 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 16

On Sunday, May 16th 2021, Potsdam Fire and Hannawa Falls spent their Sunday at the St. Lawrence County Training Center. Firefighters practiced skills on hose advancement and fire search and rescue in the training building. Then members worked on roof venting with Tower 5 and the roof prop. Vehicle extrication was performed using extrication tools off of Rescue 14. Firefighters ended the day with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Car Motor Vehicle Accident on Market Street

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 12

On Wednesday, May 12th 2021, at 0836 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to a report a two car motor vehicle accident at 106 Market Street, with unknown injuries and damage to a power pole. At the time of alarm, Engine 49, Chauffeured by Paid Driver Bob Pierce responded and arrived on scene at 0839 hours. It was found one vehicle had lost control while traveling ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption One Car into Pole on River Road

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, May 11

On Tuesday, May 11th 2021, at 0607 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to 302 River Road for a report of a car into a pole with unknown injuries. At 0611 hours, Engine 80 (J. Corbett) responded. Potsdam Town Highway advised while Engine 80 was enroute that a car was into a pole and the pole had sheared with primary's down and requested National Grid. At 0615 hours, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Carbon Monoxide Incident on River Road

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, April 26

On Monday, April 26, 2021 at 1603 hours, Potsdam Rescue was dispatched to 122 River Road for a report of a 57 year old male who was unconscious. The caller stated they could smell something strange at the residence. At 1611 hours, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to the location. The homeowner had returned home to find a male who was working on the house passed out in the basement. The home owner was able ... (Full Story)


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Firefighter Jessie Kozak, April 20

The Potsdam Fire Department spent Monday night training at Market Square Mall. Members spent the evening training with E-80 and T-5. They learned how to setup and operate the aerial master stream on T-5 while drafting water out of the Raquette River. This included members climbing the 101 foot ladder to operate the bucket of the tower. Members also trained on E-80's deck gun and the Blitz Fire, an ... (Full Story & Photos)

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In Memoriam

Firefighter James Corbett, April 20

The Members of the Potsdam Fire Department wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family of past member Robert "Chick" Gebo.
Bob passed away at the age of 90 on Friday, April 17th, 2021 in South Carolina where he and his late wife Norma lived for many years in retirement.
Bob served with the Department from August of 1955 until June of 1971.... (Full Story)


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