2022 Incidents
January 50
February 53
March 43
April 42
May 46
June 57
July 41
August 50
September 67
October 58
November 44
December
Total 551

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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Busy evening for PFD

Fire Driver Robert Crowe, November 14

Members had a busy evening, responding to back to back accidents in the Village. At 1722, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to a 2 vehicle motor vehicle accident (MVA) with air bag deployment in the vicinity of 6603 SH 56. Engine 49 (Fire Driver Crowe) responded immediately and arrived on scene 3 minutes later. Assistant Chief Bradish established command and directed members to check on the victims as well ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Jessie Kozak, November 09

Today was a great day for the Potsdam Fire Department, we received a generous donation from Project Breathe Pet Oxygen Mask Program, sponsored by The Invisible Fence Company. This allows us to put three brand new pet oxygen masks on all our fire engines. We are grateful for this donation, and we want to thank Chris from Invisible Fence for coming up from Syracuse today to present us with this donation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Christmas Tree Sales back on !!

Fire Driver Jerry Robar, November 08

**********News Alert**********
If you enjoy picking out a Christmas tree while benefiting a good cause, then make sure you get your tree from the Potsdam Fire Department this year!
Members will once again be selling Christmas Trees at the Fire Station on 42 Main Street starting Friday, November 25 at 10am.
Come pick out your perfect tree from a selection of Balsams, ranging from 4ft to 10ft tall. ... (Full Story)


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Fire Driver Mark Maroney, October 28

On Friday, October 28th 2022, at 1911 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to 7 Broad Street for a reported structure fire. At 1912 hours, Engine 49 ( Career Fire Driver J. Robar) responded. While responding, a portable advised it was a confirmed working fire. Engine 49 arrived on scene at 1913 hours and laid large diameter hose from the fire hydrant at Waverly Street ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mutual Aid to Louisville Fire

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, October 28

On Friday, October 28th, at 0259 hours, Louisville Fire was dispatched to the Java Pet Clinic on State Highway 56 for a reported structure fire. Numerous mutual aid departments were requested from northern St. Lawrence County. At 0540 hours, Potsdam Fire was dispatched for interior manpower to the scene to assist with overhaul operations. At 0556 hours, Rescue 30 (J. Bradish) responded with a crew, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Driver Mark Maroney, October 25

On Tuesday, October 25th 2022, at 1239 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched behind the 1844 House on US Highway 11, for a reported hay baler on fire extending to the surrounding field. West Potsdam Fire was also dispatched to the scene as it lies on the border of the two response districts. At 1247 hours, Engine 80 (J. Keleher) responded and arrived on scene at 1250 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire on Bagdad Road

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, October 11

On Tuesday, October 11th 2022, at 1249 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to 950 Bagdad Road, for a reported structure fire. At 1250 hours, Engine 49 chauffeured by Career Fire Driver Robar responded. A request was made for mutual aid from Hannawa Falls Fire with engine, tanker, and manpower to the scene and a tanker and manpower from West Stockholm Fire to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ragamuffin Fire Truck Rides on October 29th

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, October 05

On Saturday, October 29th 2022, members of the Potsdam Fire Department will be hosting the annual Halloween/Ragamuffin, fire Truck rides for children. The event will be starting at 12 PM and ending around 3 PM. Community members can meet at the Potsdam Fire Station where children and parents will be able to ride on fire apparatus for the parade. The parade route is from Main Street at the fire station ... (Full Story)


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Tower 5 Mutual Aid to Colton Fire

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, October 01

On Saturday morning at 0444 hours, Colton Fire, Pierrepont Fire, Colton Rescue, and County Car 36 were dispatched to the Racquette River Pub for a reported structure fire. The caller reportedly could see flames from the bar. Colton Fire Chief 5-1 then requested Parishville Fire all equipment and Potsdam Fire with tower to the scene. Colton Fire arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire. At 0457 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motor Vehicle Accident on State Highway 56

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, September 24

On Saturday, September 24th, 2022, at 0520 hours , Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to 6789 State Highway 56 for a reported head on motor vehicle accident with personal injury and air bag deployment. Central Dispatch advised that the accident could be serious personal injury with entrapment. At 0523 hours, Engine 49 Chauffeured by Paid Driver Jerry Robar responded. Potsdam ... (Full Story)


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Two Motor Vehicle Accidents on Friday Afternoon

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, September 23

On Friday, September 23rd, 2022, Potsdam Fire responded to two motor vehicle accidents within a short period of time.

At 1608 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched at 1608 hours, to the intersection of Market Street and Elm Street for a two car motor vehicle accident with airbag deployment, no reported injuries. Engine 49 Chauffeured by Paid Driver Mark Maroney ... (Full Story)


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Fire Driver Mark Maroney, September 23

On Friday, September 23rd 2022, Potsdam Fire was invited to SUNY Potsdam for their annual safety fair, where SUNY Potsdam students are able to attend fire extinguisher training, and see and discuss fire safety with fire officials on campus. A crew from Potsdam Fire attended and held a recruiting event to try to get new fire department members or mutual aid members. Potsdam Fire is constantly looking ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Recruiting- Clarkson University

Lieutenant Cameron Frost, September 20

On Friday, September 16th the Potsdam Fire Department held a recruiting event at Clarkson University, seeking future firefighters and mutual aid members. We are constantly looking for dedicated individuals to join the Department. If interested, you can find our application under "Recruitment" on our website or stop by the station for an application. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Driver Jerry Robar, August 28

With the return of local colleges this weekend, the Potsdam Fire Department would like to welcome all the incoming students, and remind students as well as the full time residents about fire safety. Attached is fire safety information released by the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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In Memoriam

Firefighter James Corbett, August 16

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department extend their deepest condolences to the family of Honor Roll member John Campbell. John passed away suddenly on August 8th, 2022 John is survived by his wife Sheryl, son John of Hereford Pa., his daughter Melissa of Lancaster Ca., his stepson Craig Stone and four grandchildren. Calling hours were held on 8/12 with burial at Bayside Cemetery on Saturday. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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