Saranac Lake Fire Department

2023 Incidents
Jan 32
Feb 36
Mar 35
Apr 35
May 26
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Jul 32
Aug 30
Sep 37
Oct 27
Nov 23
Dec 0
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2022 434
2021 342
2020 260
2019 354
2018 389
2017 342
2016 293
2015 290
2014 331
2013 358
2012 281
2011 322
2010 259
2009 174
2008 195

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SLVFD photo's and video from "Spooky" 2024 Winter Carnival

SLVFD News Room, February 12

We hope everyone enjoyed the 2024 Winter Carnival, we certainly enjoyed being out and about watching out for your safety and watching you all have fun.

Saranac Lake is a special community and we love participating in our local events.

You may have seen us out there providing a color guard at coronation, standing by at the fireworks, playing broom ball, and marching in the parade.

Enjoy some ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD News Room, January 15

SLVFD's 17-14-UTV 1 is a "Utility Terrain Vehicle" aka a "side by side" it serves as a vehicle to take responders and equipment where bigger vehicles can not go due to the limited size of the trail or the ruggedness of the terrain. It is further equipped to carry a litter patient and a seated medic out of the backwoods or off a trail such as the Adirondack Rail Trail, especially in the snowy winter ... (Full Story & Photos)

Live fire propane school hosted in Saranac Lake

SLVFD News Room, December 10

On Saturday 12/9/2023 fire departments from Clinton, Franklin and Essex County participated in a live fire propane firefighting operations refresher course put on by New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control. The event hosted by the SLVFD began with a classroom session conducted at the large group instruction room at North Country Community College, followed by a live fire exercise at ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption "Video" Santa-successfully delivered and village successfully lit up!!!

SLVFD News Room, December 03

It may have rained on our parade, but it certainly did not dampen our spirits. A very special thank you to the residents of our community who came out and braved the weather. North Country folks certainly are a hearty bunch.

For many years the SLVFD has been called on to help deliver Santa, a task so large that for the last 10 years we have needed to call in all the area fire and EMS departments ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thankful for a giving community!

SLVFD News Room, November 25

Our annual toy drive started off with a bang! Two truckloads of amazing toys and blankets were delivered by Robert and Merle Smith before our doors were even opened, from there the toys just continued to flow in for the next 4 hours. So many different toys were dropped off by small children, teenagers, and adults. The second bay of the fire house was filled to capacity. In addition to toys several ... (Full Story & Photos)

At the end of the event, SLVFD members and Holiday Helpers representatives take time to pose with the impressive pile of presents.
At the end of the event, SLVFD members and Holiday Helpers representatives take time to pose with the impressive pile of presents.

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SLVFD News Room, November 11

What a great party! A tradition dating back to the 1890's was reignited last night, and we had a "Ball"

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all who supported, donated, and attended the Thanksgiving Ball last night! Your support of our first responders is unparalleled and we just can't thank you enough!

The New York Players, did not disappoint, they were awesome! The firefighters in uniform, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

It's that time of year... SLVFD-Holiday Helpers Toy Drive... November 25th 10:00am to 2:00pm

SLVFD News Room, November 04

The holiday season is upon us, and so is our desire to help our community...

Holiday helpers is a great organization that helps families in need by ensuring children have a great holiday and no child goes without presents.

We ask any and all who are able to please make a donation of an unwrapped present for a child in need.

For many years the SLVFD has hosted a drop off place and time for your ... (Full Story & Photos)

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3 SLVFD members recently completed the New York State, Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations, and Hazardous Materials First Responder Course

SLVFD News Room, October 19

This year we have had three Department members attend and complete The Basic Exterior Firefighting Operations / with Hazardous Materials First Responder Operations course (BEFO).

This course is a 25-night 79-hour course that prepares firefighters to operate on the fire grounds. This training is designed to give an overview of the exterior operations on the fire-ground and help prepare each member ... (Full Story)

SLVFD member added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial

SLVFD News Room, October 11

In the days shortly after the towers fell on 9/11/2001 a contingent of SLVFD firefighters along with a county wide response provided EMS coverage directly at “Ground Zero”.

On May 15th of 2021 following a courageous battle with his illness, SLVFD member John A. Vallini succumbed to 9/11 related cancer associated with his response with the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

Yesterday October ... (Full Story & Photos)

A view of the NYS Fallen Firefighters Memorial where 2 SLVFD members names appear on the wall.
A view of the NYS Fallen Firefighters Memorial where 2 SLVFD members names appear on the wall.

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SLVFD News Room, October 01

We are certain all who attend our Thanksgiving Ball are going to have a great time. Take some time to get dressed up and enjoy your community, your firefighters, and the great music provided by the "New York Players"

Take a moment to enjoy the below video of the "New York Players" we are planning a big night. A historic SLVFD tradition, being hosted at the Historic Hotel Saranac.

Ticket price ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Adirondack Daily Enterprise "Year of the Floods"

Contributed by Village of Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau In Response to Major Flooding Incident April/May 2011
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