Saranac Lake Fire Department


2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 33 131
Feb 24 107
Mar 25 120
Apr 21 103
May 19 118
Jun 22 103
Jul 37 182
Aug 21 169
Sep 27 144
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 229 1177

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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Search and Rescue Drill Highlights Annual Open House

SLVFD News Room, October 05

As we mark the beginning of the 2014 "Fire Prevention Week" the SLVFD held its annual open house today.

Folks from throughout the community were able to come and enjoy tours of the station, see apparatus and equipment, and meet with Saranac Lake Firefighters. Hot dogs and drinks were served and all were able to enjoy a nice fall day.

On display was Ladder 144, Ice Rescue Equipment, Vehicle Extrication ... (Full Story & Photos)

Captain James D'Ambro and Chief Brendan Keough hang a fire prevention banner on the boom of Ladder 144 which rose above broadway on display for this years open house.
Captain James D'Ambro and Chief Brendan Keough hang a fire prevention banner on the boom of Ladder 144 which rose above broadway on display for this years open house.

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Forground a vehicle emplaced over another vehicle provided a prop for a difficult vehicle stabilization problem, In the background a vehicle on its side will provide a prop for firefighters and EMT's to practice removing a live patient actor with a severe head injury.
Forground a vehicle emplaced over another vehicle provided a prop for a difficult vehicle stabilization problem, In the background a vehicle on its side will provide a prop for firefighters and EMT's to practice removing a live patient actor with a severe head injury.

SLVFD and SLVRS train jointly in "accident victim extrication" techniques

SLVFD News Room, May 31

This morning members of the SLVFD and the SLVRS traveled to Ray Brook for Vehicle Extrication Training.

The training included 5 wrecked cars and provided 4 training scenarios. Scenario 1 was a standard upright vehicle which provided a prop for fire department members to practice with tools, remove glass, doors, etc. Scenario 2 was a two vehicle accident with difficult stabilization issues. Scenario ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Amazing Tribute!!! Ruth King Rocks The House!!!

SLVFD Newsroom, May 25

In an often emotional evening Ruth King along with background singer Vala Rhea Bennett performed a concert that will leave us at the SLVFD feeling good and in a genuine state of appreciation for many years to come.

The concert was a fundraiser for the SLVFD and performed in memory of past Chief Preston Burl who rescued Ruth King on January 14th 1964 from the Saint Regis Hotel fire when she was only ... (Full Story & Photos)

As Ruth came to the end of the long line of firefighters she greeted the crowd gathered for the concert.
As Ruth came to the end of the long line of firefighters she greeted the crowd gathered for the concert.

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The Saranac Inn Golf Course From Above
The Saranac Inn Golf Course From Above

SLVFD Hosts Second Annual Golf Tournament

SLVFD News Room, May 10

On May 10th, 2014 the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department held its 2nd Annual Golf Tournament at the Saranac Inn Golf Club. There were 108 golfers and 27 teams in the 4-person scramble and despite the poor weather that was forecasted, it turned out to be a beautiful spring day. Player’s had chances to win prizes on the course thanks to High Peaks Ford sponsoring hole in one contest’s that included ... (Full Story & Photos)

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150 Children Visit Easter Bunny at the SLVFD

SLVFD News Room, April 19

With only 1 day left before hopping out on the bunny trail, the Easter Bunny took some time out of his busy schedule to visit firefighters and approximately 150 children here at the Saranac Lake Firehouse.

Area children were treated with some candy and a photograph with the Easter Bunny.

The Event was free of cost to the children.

Firefighters had a great time hosting the event and have asked the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters pose with Easter Bunny... back L-R Keegan Muldowney, Jim Stinson, Ken McLaughlin, Debbie Zerrahn, James D'Ambro, and John Duchaine. Front Brendan Keough, "The Easter Bunny" and Andy McGill.
Firefighters pose with Easter Bunny... back L-R Keegan Muldowney, Jim Stinson, Ken McLaughlin, Debbie Zerrahn, James D'Ambro, and John Duchaine. Front Brendan Keough, "The Easter Bunny" and Andy McGill.

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