Saranac Lake Fire Department

2018 Incidents
Jan 36
Feb 22
Mar 19
Apr 49
May 54
Jun 28
Jul 32
Aug 30
Sep 24
Oct 27
Nov 40
Dec 0
Total 361

Past Incidents
2017 342
2016 293
2015 290
2014 331
2013 358
2012 281
2011 322
2010 259
2009 174
2008 195
2007 191

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Enjoy video of the 2018 Annual Lighted Fire Truck Parade!!!

SLVFD News Room, December 10

On Friday 12/7/2018 area fire departments went "Full Griswold" decorated their trucks and paraded Santa Claus through the village of Saranac Lake where he was delivered to the Town Hall where area children anxiously awaited his arrival.

Each year the area departments compete for the best decorated fire truck. A trophy is passed around from department to department who get to hold the trophy for the ... (Full Story)

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SLVFD News Room, December 09

SLVFD was notified at approx. 7:30 am by Saranac Lake Police Department of a doe through the ice on Lake Flower in the narrows. It is unknown how long she had been in the water struggling to get out and back on the ice shelf. At the request of the SLPD an SLVFD officer responded to the scene to access the situation.  SLVFD notified NYSDEC of the situation who also dispatched additional rangers and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Generosity is Alive and Well in Saranac Lake!!! 2018 Toy Drive-Huge Success!!!

SLVFD News Room, November 25

The generosity in our little town is quite moving. The Holiday Helpers organization collects presents for area children who may not otherwise have presents for Christmas. It has been doing so for many years and for the past several years the SLVFD has hosted a drop off event/toy drive in support of this great cause. The event keeps getting bigger, we are amazed at what a small community can do. ... (Full Story & Photos)

The 2018 pile of presents getting bigger...
The 2018 pile of presents getting bigger...

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SLVFD News Room, November 24

We absolutely love our community. Today is our annual toy drive scheduled to begin at 10:00am until 2:00pm... Toys are already rolling in!!!
Please take some time to bring a new unwrapped toy to the firehouse. Holiday Helpers do a great job at making sure our area children in need do not go without!!!

See you at the Firehouse.... (Full Story & Photos)

It's that time of year... SLVFD-Holiday Helpers Toy Drive... November 24th 10:00am to 2:00pm

SLVFD News Room, November 06

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 the past several years the SLVFD has hosted a drop off place and time ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD Members left to right:  Brendan Keough, Ken McLaughlin, Mike Knapp, Don Jones, John Derby, Keegan Muldowney, and Bob Nadon.
SLVFD Members left to right: Brendan Keough, Ken McLaughlin, Mike Knapp, Don Jones, John Derby, Keegan Muldowney, and Bob Nadon.

SLVFD Trains with newly acquired rescue boat.

SLVFD News Room, September 23

The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. Dive Team conducted training Sunday morning September 23 2018 on Lake Colby using their newly acquired 2008 18’ Achillies inflatable rescue boat with a 65 hp Evenrude E-Tech Tiller motor.

The acquisition of the Achilles boat was made possible thanks to the help and generosity of Rich Morin's Pro Scuba Centers formally of Glens Falls. Rich is now President ... (Full Story & Photos)

SLVFD holds Annual Banquet

SLVFD News Room, June 17

On Friday 6/15/2018 the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department held its annual awards banquet. The annual banquet is our time to celebrate the hard work and effort put forth by our members each year. It is also a time for our families to enjoy a night out and to hear the words thank you for the sacrifices they make each and every time the members are absent on calls, trainings and meetings.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Place Winners-Team Branch
First Place Winners-Team Branch

SLVFD Hosts 6th Annual Golf Tournament

SLVFD, May 21

On May 12th, 2018 the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department held its 6th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser at the Saranac Inn Golf Club. 124 golfers from all around the area came out to enjoy a beautiful spring day and to show their support for the Fire Department. It was truly the best weather we have had for our Tournament to date. The fundraiser was a great success and it was nice to see ... (Full Story & Photos)

SLVFD participates in fun "Outdoor Day" With SL K through 5

SLVFD News Room, May 18

Recently the SLVFD participated in "Outdoor Day" at the Saranac Lake Elementary School. Grades K-5 were taught a little about wild land fires and the highlight of the day was a little "Cool Down"... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD, May 15

Recently your SLVFD dive team spent 2 evening sessions training at the North Country Community College Pool.

Training included the use of the "no-stealth" regulator and full face masks along with the use of the MK2 DCI communication intercom system, and new 911 buoyancy compensators .

Training with this new gear allows the divers to gain confidence with this equipment.

It is our goal to equip ... (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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PO Box 509
Saranac Lake NY 12983

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