Excavator on Fire at Sheehan Scrap Yard
By Fire Driver Mark Maroney
March 10, 2021

On Wednesday, March 10th 2021, at 1138 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to 325 State Highway 11B, Sheehan Scrap Yard for a report of an excavator on fire. At 1141 hours, Engine 80 (J. Corbett) and Tanker 100 (S. Corbett) responded along with 36-2 (M. Bradish). At 1145 hours, apparatus arrived on scene to find a small fire in the engine compartment of the excavator. Firefighters stretched a 200' foot cross lay off of Engine 80 and extinguished the fire. All Potsdam Fire units were in service at 1256 hours.

Units: Engine 80 (J. Corbett), Tanker 100 (S. Corbett)