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2018 Incidents
January 65
February 36
March 29
April 81
May 62
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 273

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
2003 362
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

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No Caption Two Car Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Two Victims To The Hospital

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, June 16

On June 15, 2018, at 5:30PM, Potsdam Fire and Rescue were dispatched the vicinity of US Highway 11 and the Potsdam-Morley Road for a report of a two car motor vehicle accident with injuries.

Engine 49 responded along with 12 members.

Upon arrival it was determined that one vehicle was traveling North on US 11 and was stopped to turn left onto the Potsdam-Morley Road, the second vehicle was also ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cigarette Cause Of Minor Fire At Apartment Complex

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, June 16

On June 12, 2018, at approximately 3:12PM, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, County Car 7 were dispatched to 6474 State Highway 56 for a report of a house filling with smoke.

Engine 80, Rescue 14, Tanker 100, and Tower 5 responded along with 28 members.

Upon arrival, Potsdam members found what appeared to be a small fire in a wall of the apartment complex. A discarded cigarette caused the mulch outside ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Eight Year Old Pedestrian vs Tractor-Trailer Accident Victim Gets New Wheels Thanks To Potsdam Firefighters

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, June 13

On May 23, 2018, at approximately 7:34PM, Potsdam Fire and Potsdam Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of Lawrence Ave and Missouri Ave, in the village, for a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a tractor-trailer. Engine 49 and Rescue 14 responded at the time of the page with a full crew.
Upon arrival, members found an eight-year-old boy who was struck by a tractor-trailer while crossing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potsdam Fire Takes First Place in NNYVFA Convention Parade

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, June 12

The Northern New York Volunteer Firemen's Association held its Annual Convention Parade on Saturday, June 9th in Copenhagen, New York. The Northern New York Volunteer Firemen's Association (NNYVFA) is a non-profit organization comprised of volunteer fire departments from nine counties in Northern New York. For more information about this organization, visit their website at http://www.nnyvfa.com. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Potsdam Members Take Advantage of the Summer Weather

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, May 28

With good weather upon us, the members of the Potsdam Fire Department have been working on their annual recertification on the various pieces of apparatus the Potsdam Fire Department has to offer not only to our community, but also to surrounding communities.

This month members have been working on Rescue 14, Tanker 100 and Engine 48. Members must show proficiency on where equipment is located on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mock DWI at Potsdam High School Sends a Message to PCS Graduates

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, May 24

On May 24, 2018 at approximately 0815hrs. the Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department and Potsdam Rescue Squad responded to a reported 2 vehicle head-on motor vehicle accident with serious injuries and entrapment. Units arrived on scene and found four people trapped in the vehicles, one was pronounced deceased. Fire and rescue units quickly put their extrication equipment to work to remove the seriously ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on US Highway 11

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, May 22

On May 22, 2018, at approximately 11:48am, the Potsdam Fire Department was dispatched to a reported personal injury motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 11, in the vicinity of the 1884 House.

Engine 80 and Rescue 14 responded a shortly after being dispatched.

Fire Chief Danielle Rose arrived on scene, established command, and found two vehicles with severe damage from a head on collision. One ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potsdam Fire Responds Mutual Aid to Norfolk for a Structure Fire

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, April 30

On April 30, 2018, at approximately 10:59AM, Potsdam Fire was requested for tankers to the scene of a working structure fire at 9398 State Highway 56, in the town of Norfolk. It was reported as the address of the Woodchop Shop store.

Tanker 100 and Engine 80 responded.Upon arrival, Tanker 100 and Engine 80 both deployed their port-a-tanks. Engine 80 was used as a second engine to pump the fire instead ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Mutual Aid to Colton House Fire

Fire Driver Robert Crowe, April 24

The tones dropped at 1246 hours for a mutual aid call to 23 Riverside Drive in Colton for a reported house fire. Colton 5-1, Chief Aaron Johnson had requested Tower 5, an engine and personnel to respond. All units were enroute at 1252 hours. Arriving on scene at 1307 hours, Tower 5 was directed to the front of the house to set up while Engine 48 reverse laid 5" LDH to a nearby hydrant. Crews commenced ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department Holds Their Annual Banquet

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, April 21

Firefighters define courage. There are not many volunteer groups who are expected to be on call 24/7, leave their job at a moment’s notice, miss family dinners and rush to the scene of an emergency, placing themselves in harm's way for the sake of quite often, a complete stranger's life and property.

I believe we all take for granted the time and effort that goes into the hundreds of hours of training ... (Full Story & Photos)

L-R: 3rd Asst. J. Bradish, 2nd M. Bradish, Fireman of the Year Brendan Corbett, Shelly Mourick, 1st T. Jerome, Chief D. Rose
L-R: 3rd Asst. J. Bradish, 2nd M. Bradish, Fireman of the Year Brendan Corbett, Shelly Mourick, 1st T. Jerome, Chief D. Rose

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