Saranac Lake Fire Department


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Adirondack Daily Enterprise Article: "Firefighters battle blaze at CED Twin Electric Supply"

SLVFD News Room, January 26

The following article and photo's are copied and pasted from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise article dated 1/26/2023 by Aaron Marbone.

SARANAC LAKE — A fire at the Consolidated Electrical Distributors-Twin Electric Supply and ADK Solar building on Broadway in Saranac Lake collapsed the roof of the electrical company building, damaged the nearby Aubuchon hardware store, shot massive towers of flames ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters from around the region were battling a blaze at the CED Twin Electric Supply building on upper Broadway, Saranac Lake, early Wednesday morning. The building is next to Aubuchon Hardware. (Enterprise photo — Andy Flynn)
Firefighters from around the region were battling a blaze at the CED Twin Electric Supply building on upper Broadway, Saranac Lake, early Wednesday morning. The building is next to Aubuchon Hardware. (Enterprise photo — Andy Flynn)

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No Caption Photo Essay, Commercial Structure Fire Damages 5 Businesses in Saranac Lake

SLVFD News Room, January 25

The SLVFD was joined today by multiple fire departments from throughout Franklin, Essex, and Clinton Counties to fight a large commercial structure fire. We are so grateful for all the departments and agencies that assisted today. Your service to our community is amazing! Here are some photo's taken today by our SLVFD photographer. Below you can link to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise article ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Video-"SLVFD Member Mary Brown carries torch for the FISU World University Games"

SLVFD News Room, January 12

Today, SLVFD member Mary Brown, participated as a torch bearer for The FISU World University Games Torch Relay in Saranac Lake carrying the torch from the Saranac Lake Fire station to the SL adult center. She was one of 12 torch bearers representing various civic organizations in the community. Great job Mary Brown . Thank you for your service...... (Full Story)


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Video and slide show of the 2022 Lighted Santa Parade

SLVFD News Room, December 03

What a great time! Please enjoy the video!... (Full Story)


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The Lighted Santa Parade returns tomorrow 12/2/2022

SLVFD News Room, December 01

We hope everyone is excited to see Santa! This years lighted Santa Parade is bringing in first responders from throughout our area, as well as other entrants who wish to participate. All of whom will be competing for best decorated truck.

This friendly competition began several years ago, but the pandemic put us on hold for 2020 and 2021. Santa still came by fire truck, but the larger parade ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Saranac Lake volunteer firefighters spray down some flames that briefly sprung up as they work on containing an outdoor sauna fire in a backyard on Sunday night. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Marbone)
Saranac Lake volunteer firefighters spray down some flames that briefly sprung up as they work on containing an outdoor sauna fire in a backyard on Sunday night. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Marbone)

Adirondack Daily Enterprise Article: Backyard sauna fire in Saranac Lake

SLVFD News Room, November 29

The following article is copied from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise 11/29/2022 by Aaron Marbone:

SARANAC LAKE — A local woman was preparing for a relaxing night in an outdoor backyard sauna on Sunday evening, but she ended up fighting a fire instead.

The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department responded to 74 Margaret St. at 6:47 p.m. Sunday with two trucks and 12 members. When they arrived, the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Adirondack Daily Enterprise Article: Big pile of gifts at end of Holiday Helpers toy drive

SLVFD News Room, November 29

The following article is copied from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise 11/29/2022 by Aaron Marbone:

SARANAC LAKE — Christmas music spilled out of the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department firehouse on Broadway and into the street on Saturday as dozens of locals dropped off gifts for the Holiday Helpers toy drive.

Every year, the program organized by Patti Ploof and Dawn Rogers supplies families in ... (Full Story & Photos)

Holiday Helpers volunteers pose with members of the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad and SLVFD Ladies’ Auxiliary at the end of the helpers’ toy drive at the firehouse on Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Marbone)
Holiday Helpers volunteers pose with members of the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad and SLVFD Ladies’ Auxiliary at the end of the helpers’ toy drive at the firehouse on Saturday. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Marbone)

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No Caption Thankful for our Generous Community and Holiday Helpers

SLVFD News Room, November 24

We at the SLVFD would like to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. As we usher in the new holiday season we reflect on what we are most thankful for. For us, this includes our family, friends, our fellow volunteers, and of course our generous community. The community that we love to serve and keep safe to the best of our ability.

On Saturday 11/26 from 10am to 2pm we at the SLVFD are opening ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD mourns the loss of Kent S. Robinson "Kentsy" 50+ year member

SLVFD News Room, November 07

Kent S, Robinson, age 72, of Saranac Lake died Sunday November 6, 2022 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake following a brief illness.

Kent was born on October 23, 1950 in Saranac Lake, NY the son of Bernard and Ruth (Amidon) Robinson.

Kent grew up in Saranac Lake attended and graduated from Saranac Lake High School. Following graduation form high school he worked at Hoyt’s Bus Garage ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption SLVFD Holiday Helpers Toy Drive Returns to Saranac lake Firehouse November 26th

SLVFD News Room, November 01

We are excited to announce that the Holiday Helpers Toy Drive is returning to the Firehouse, but more importantly we would like to say that this year Holiday Helpers has a huge need! We are told that the requests for assistance this year are far exceeding the norm!

Our Community has always supported this cause in a big way. Recent economic conditions have caused this years need to be considerably ... (Full Story & Photos)

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