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2017 Incidents
January 30
February 44
March 53
April 53
May 46
June 53
July 60
August 50
September 62
October
November
December
Total 451

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
2002 305
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

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Department Mourns Loss of Mayor Ruth F. Garner

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 19

It is with heavy hearts that the members of the Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department announce the passing of a longtime advocate for the Potsdam Fire Department, Ruth F. Garner.

Ruth was a generous leader for the Potsdam Community for over five decades and continued to lead the Potsdam Community up until her time of passing. Ruth was always willing and ready to help the Potsdam Fire Department with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potsdam Fire Adds Four New Members to Its 47-Member Roster

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 18

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department would like to welcome four new members to our already 47-member department roster, bringing our membership total to 51.

Jessie Kozak is a native of Buffalo, New York. After graduation, Jessie moved to the Potsdam Area where he joined the United States Army. Mr. Kozak completed two deployments in Iraq and is currently on his 15th year in the U.S. Army. Mr. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Successful Family Fun Night at Potsdam McDonald's

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 17

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department would like to thank the Potsdam McDonalds for the hospitality for family fun night on Tuesday, October 17th. Members were able to pass on life saving fire safety tips to approximately 40 children and their parents and grandparents.

The Potsdam members and McDonalds staff also participated in coloring activities about fire safety, decorated cookies, ate dinner, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Parishville Fire Department Member, Matt Anables grandchild taking a tour of Potsdam's Fire truck
Parishville Fire Department Member, Matt Anables grandchild taking a tour of Potsdam's Fire truck

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A Plastic Drinking Cup Causes Residence To Fill With Smoke

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 17

On October 17, 2017 at approximately 9:46AM, the Potsdam Fire Department were dispatched to 698 South-Canton Road for a report of smoke coming from the dishwasher. At the time of the page, the caller stated that they were getting the occupants of the residence out of the structure.

Engine 80, Tanker 100, Rescue 14, and Rescue 30 were out of service to the call within a matter of minutes.

Upon arrival, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Joint Training With Hannawa Falls Fire Department

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 16

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department, along with Hannawa Falls Fire Department, braved the cold tonight and held a joint training to work on pump operations, hose advancements, pumper relay operations, drafting, and tanker shuttles.

The principle of a pumper relay is to discharge water from one pumper, through 5in hose, to the inlet of the next pumper, and so. The purpose of pumper relays is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potsdam Fire and McDonald's to Host Family Fun Night October 17th!

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 16

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department along with the Potsdam McDonalds would like to invite our community members to stop by the Potsdam McDonalds on Tuesday, October 17th from 4pm until 7pm for family fun night.

Stop in and talk about fire safety with your local firefighters, decorate and eat cookies, participate in fire safety coloring activities, and much more!
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Another Successful Fire Prevention Week for the Potsdam Fire Department

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 16

As National Fire Prevention Week comes to an end, the members of the Potsdam Fire Department would like to take a minute to recap what the they have been up to this past week.

During fire prevention week members are always busy throughout the week conducting tours at the firehouse. This year the members spent time with over 440 children within our community! The members interacted with Potsdam Central ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Driver Pierce showing the children the different equipment on the fire trucks
Fire Driver Pierce showing the children the different equipment on the fire trucks

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Joint Training With West Stockholm Fire

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 04

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department, along with West Stockholm Fire Department, held a joint training this month to work on hydrant operations, different hose adapters, nozzles, and Tower 5 bucket operations. The training evolution was broken down into three stations, with members rotating between the three.

Station one consisted joining four, 50 ft lengths of all different size hose together ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two Car Motor Vehicle Accident at the Intersection of Pine and Maple Street

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 01

On October 1, 2017, at approximately 1426 hrs, Potsdam Fire was dispatched to the intersection of Pine and Maple Street for a report of two car motor vehicle accident with one minor personal injury.

Engine 49 responded immediately operated by Career Paid Driver Bob Crowe. Upon arrival firefighters established a safe work area, provided traffic control, and assisted Potsdam Rescue with patient care. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potsdam Fire Undergoes Annual Hose and Ladder Testing along with Truck Maintenance

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, October 01

The Potsdam Fire Department has been busy the last few weeks making sure their equipment has its annual tests and the apparatus has its annual service.

Per NFPA 1962, all hose lines being used within the fire department must be hose tested annually. All firehose being used for attack must be hose tested to a minimum of 300psi. This is to ensure that the hose is safe for interior and exterior operations ... (Full Story & Photos)

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