PotsdamFire.org
News Ticker

2018 Incidents
January 65
February 36
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 101

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

Potsdam In Pictures
Random Potsdam Fire Image
Random Potsdam Fire Image
Random Potsdam Fire Image

WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE
POTSDAM FIRE DEPARTMENT

 
Divider
No Caption Another Successful Chicken BBQ in the Books for the Potsdam Fire Department!

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, April 16

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department would like to thank the community for their outpouring of support for our recently revived firehouse tradition, the Annual Chicken BBQ. With your steadfast support, the members were able to sell over 500 chicken halves in just over an hour!!!!

Once again we thank the community for their continued support of the Potsdam Fire Department!

We hope to see everyone ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Early Morning Fire Leads Potsdam Firefighters to Battle a Fire at a Scrap Metal Yard

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, April 12

On April 12, 2018, at 4:40AM, Potsdam firefighters were dispatched to a report of a structure fire at 325 U.S. Highway 11B, Sheehan’s Scrap Metal Yard.

Potsdam 36-1 (D. Rose) requested Norwood, and Hannawa Falls fire departments to the scene with tankers, along with West Stockholm and Parishville Fire to the scene with a tankers and manpower. West Potsdam provided a stand-by crew at Potsdam Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Potsdam Members Respond to a Report of a House Filling With Smoke

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, April 11

On April 11, 2018, at approximately 3:38PM, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 7 were dispatched to 7 Castle Drive for a report of a room filling with smoke.

At the time of the call, it was reported all occupants were out of the home.

Engine 49 responded immediately.

Upon arrival, Potsdam 36-3 (M. Bradish) assumed command. It was determined that a foam mattress had been laying against ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Potsdam Fire Department Holds Annual Election of Officers for 2018-2019

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, April 06

The annual meeting and election of officers for the Potsdam Fire Department was held on April 6, 2018.

The slate of officers for 2018-2019 are as followed:

Danielle M. Rose-Chief

Timmy L. Jerome- 1st Assistant Chief

Mark F. Bradish- 2nd Assistant Chief

Jay D. Bradish- 3rd Assistant Chief

Thank you to all our officers and members for all the dedication they provide for our community. Your hard ... (Full Story)


Divider
No Caption High Winds and Wintry Mix Made for a Long Afternoon for Potsdam Fire Members

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, April 04

On April 4, 2018 at approximately 2:00PM, Potsdam Fire Department members began what turned into a busy evening of answering calls. With the high winds and wintry mix, came numerous calls of service.

The members responded to 35 calls for service. The calls varied from downed trees, motor vehicle accidents, utility poles and lines down, and traffic hazards (traffic control lights out). M

All units ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
In Memoriam

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, March 15

The members of the Potsdam Volunteer Fire Department extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Honor Roll member William G. Andrus III. Mr. Andrus passed away on March 11, 2018 at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, NY at the age of 61. Friends may call at the Garner Funeral Home in Potsdam on Saturday, March 17th from 1-3 pm. Funeral Service will be held at the Garner Funeral Home on ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Potsdam Members Complete This Months Monthly Training

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, February 24

Members of the Potsdam Fire Department train at least once a month, usually the third Monday of the month, on different topics that pertain to incidents that they may respond to. These monthly trainings are normally 3-4 hours long.

This month members competed against their fellow firefighters in a friendly game of firefighter jeopardy. The topics included Oh Say Can You “C”, Fire Behavior, Ground ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Potsdam Fire and Potsdam Police Refresh On Their Ice/Cold Water Rescue Skills

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, February 24

Members of the Potsdam Fire Department along with one officer from the Potsdam Police Department recently refreshed on their ice/cold water rescue skills.

Parishville Fire Department was kind enough to host the training as they have one of the best water rescue training sites right behind their firehouse.

Members demonstrated their skills using a variety of different tools to rescue a victim from ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dive Master D. Taylor explaining the different components of the rescue sled to J. Kozak and M. Seymour.
Dive Master D. Taylor explaining the different components of the rescue sled to J. Kozak and M. Seymour.

Divider
No Caption Two Car Motor Vehicle Accident In Front of Walmart

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, February 19

On February 19, 2018, at approximately 2:20PM, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue and County Car 7 were dispatched to 7471 U.S. 11, in front of Walmart for a two-car accident with minor injuries.

Engine 80 and Rescue 14 responded.

Upon arrival, firefighters found one vehicle with heavy front-end damage when their vehicle had rear-ended the vehicle in front of them. Members deployed speedy-dry to contain ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
A Special Thanks to the Community for Their Outpouring of Support

Fire Chief Danielle Rose, December 10

The members of the Potsdam Fire Department would like to thank the community for their outpouring of support for our recently revived firehouse tradition, the Christmas Tree Fundraiser. With your steadfast support, the members were able to sell over 300 Christmas Trees in just 15 days!!!!

Once again we thank the community for their continued support of the Potsdam Fire Department!

We hope to see ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider


Potsdam Fire HomepageMembers E-mailMembers AreaSign the GuestbookE-mail UsWeb Links
Website Visitors as of July 1, 2004: 
1,533,954
You are Visitor #71 Today!
Website Designed and Hosted By:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com

Content Provided and Maintained by:
Potsdam Fire Department
P.O. Box 756
42 Main Street
Potsdam, New York  13676

Phone Numbers:
Station: (315) 265-3312
Fax: (315) 265-7738
Emergency Dial 911
Copyright © 2018 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)