Saranac Lake Fire Department

2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 33 131
Feb 24 107
Mar 25 120
Apr 0 0
May 0 0
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 82 358

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2013 358 1306
2012 281 1033
2011 322 1011
2010 259 1001
2009 174 950
2008 195 868
2007 191 886

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SLVFD Elects 123rd Slate of Officers

SLVFD News Room, April 01

In a tradition as old as the fire department itself, the active members of the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department have dutifully nominated and selected their 2014-2015 officers by secret ballot. We are very proud of the hard work and dedication required by our members who qualify for these positions. The safety of our community and the well being of our department depends on their dedication, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Buffalo based Attorney Mark Butler discusses financial considerations of a fire district (Photo Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
Buffalo based Attorney Mark Butler discusses financial considerations of a fire district (Photo Adirondack Daily Enterprise)

In Consideration of A Fire District?

SLVFD News Room, March 08

Recently area fire departments and local government officials held a public meeting to discuss the pros and cons of developing a fire district.

Present at the meeting were representatives of the Bloomingdale, Paul Smiths Gabriels, and the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Departments. Government officials at the meeting included board members of the Village of Saranac Lake and the Towns of Harrietstown, ... (Full Story & Photos)

SLVFD and SLVRS End Year With Record Response Numbers

SLVFD News Room, January 05

The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department and The Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad each posted record numbers in 2013. The fire department responded to 358 fire calls and the rescue squad responded to 1,306 EMS calls.

Totaled 1,664 calls or an average of 4.55 responses per day.

Just 5 years earlier in 2008 our run numbers were 195 fire calls and 868 EMS calls. Totaled this was 1,063 calls ... (Full Story)

SLVFD Mourns the Loss of 40 Year Member and Past Chief "Donn G. Garwood"

SLVFD News Room, December 04

Donn G. Garwood, 83, of 78 Will Rogers Drive, Saranac Lake, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, surrounded by his family at his daughter's home in Keene Valley.

Born in Saranac Lake on Dec. 21, 1929, he was the son of Everett and Alberta (Grayce Kerr) Garwood. Donn married Lorraine Waterson on Sept. 21, 1952. She predeceased him on Feb. 26, 2006.

Donn graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1947. He attended ... (Full Story & Photos)

SLVFD to Host Annual Open House October 12th 10:00am-2:00pm

SLVFD Newsroom, October 08

It's that time of year again. October brings "National Fire Protection Week" The SLVFD will participate by going to schools to teach fire safety, provide fire safey literature and announcements, and as is tradition we will hold our annual open house on Saturday October 12th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Dispays will include the new ladder truck, our ATV and "Rescue Boggin", All of the fire trucks, our ... (Full Story)


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Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department
100 Broadway
PO Box 509
Saranac Lake NY 12983

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