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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 Jaws Used for Personal Injury Accident in Village

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, February 22

On Saturday, February 22nd 2020, at 1649 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and Potsdam Police were dispatched to respond in front of Jrecks Subs by Depot Street and Market Street for a multi vehicle accident with unknown injuries. At the time of alarm, Potsdam Fire Engine 49 (M. Maroney) responded and arrived at 1651 hours. Engine 49 positioned at the intersection of Depot Street and Market Street. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car vs. Tree on Main Street

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, February 22

On Saturday, February 22nd 2020, at 1318 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue were dispatched to respond to the vicinity of 200 Main Street for a personal injury motor vehicle accident. At 1319 hours, Potsdam Fire Engine 49 (M. Maroney) responded and arrived at 1321 hours. 36-2 (M. Bradish) and 36-3 (Dan McGregor) also responded to the scene. Rescue 14 (J. Kozak) responded to Barrington Drive.

On ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Potsdam Firefighters Gear Up for Room Searches

Past Fire Chief Danielle Rose, February 18

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department donned their turnout gear, and SCBA (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) this month and worked on different techniques that can be used for room searches.

Searching for occupants trapped inside a fire is one skill that should be practiced by every interior firefighter of your fire department. Protecting life has long been the number one priority for all ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire in Unionville

Fire Driver Jerry Robar, February 11

On Tuesday February 11, 2020, at 2048 hours, Potsdam Fire Department was dual dispatched along with Norwood Fire Department to a reported basement fire at 573 Sissonville Road, in Unionville.

Potsdam 36-1 (T.Jerome) arrived on scene a few minutes after the tones dropped and advised that this was a working structure fire.

Potsdam Engine 80 (B. Andrus) checked enroute, followed shortly by Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tanker 100 at the fill site.
Tanker 100 at the fill site.

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No Caption Mutual Aid to Parishville for Garage Fire

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, January 31

On Friday, January 31st 2020, Parishville Fire and Rescue were dispatched to respond to a fully involved garage fire at 489 Sterling Pond Road. At 1346 hours, 33-1 Dude Cool requested Potsdam Fire to respond both tankers and manpower. At 1354 hours, Tanker 100 (J. Keleher) responded followed shortly after by Rescue 14 (Ju. McGregor) and Engine 80 (S. Corbett). While enroute, Engine 80 was advised ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deteriorating Road Conditions Lead to Motor Vehicle Accident on US Highway 11

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, January 25

On Saturday, January 25th 2020 at 1540 hours, Potsdam Fire and Potsdam Rescue were dispatched to respond to the vicinity of 7161 US Highway 11 for a reported two vehicle motor vehicle accident with the vehicles blocking the roadway. The roads at the time were covered with ice and slush due to the weather.

At 1543 hours, Rescue 14 (Ju. McGregor) responded along with 36-1 (T. Jerome) and 36-3 (Dan ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Electrical Outlet Fire at Clarkson University, Student Center

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, January 25

On Saturday, January 25th 2020 at 0639 hours, Potsdam Fire received a call from Clarkson Safety & Security reporting that an electrical outlet on the second floor of the Student Center was arcing and smoking. At 0640 hours, Potsdam Fire Engine 49 responded staffed by Paid Driver J. Robar and M. Maroney and arrived on scene at 0642 hours.

On scene, it was found that a custodian was using a floor cleaner ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Standby at West Stockholm Fire Station

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, January 08

Potsdam Fire was requested by County Car 16, Rick Coller, with request from West Stockholm Command at 0037 hours for an engine and manpower to respond to West Stockholm Fire Station for a standby. West Stockholm Fire was at a structure fire on the Old Market Road. Engine 48 (B. Andrus) and Rescue 14 (Ju. McGregor) responded at 0051 hours and stood by at West Stockholm Fire Station for around 3 hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Icy Roads Lead to Tractor Trailer Sideways on State Highway 56

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, December 30

On Monday December 30th 2019, the icy weather made it a busy morning in the North Country. At 1023 hours, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to respond in the vicinity of 6817 State Highway 56 for a reported tractor trailer stuck across the road blocking traffic in both directions. Past Chief David McGregor arrived on scene shortly after initial dispatch and advised that Route 11 Trucking is going to be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Electrical Problem in the Lower Cheel Arena Parking Lot

Fire Driver Mark Maroney, December 29

On Sunday, December 29th 2019, at 0158 hours, Potsdam fire was contacted by Clarkson Safety & Security for a small electrical fire at the base of a light pole in the Lower Cheel Arena Parking Lot. At 0158 hours, Engine 49 (J. Robar) responded and arrived on scene at 0203 hours. Clarkson security met Potsdam Fire on scene and directed them to the base of a light pole where the electrical fire was. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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