Saranac Lake Fire Department


2019 Incidents
Jan 22
Feb 27
Mar 25
Apr 27
May 31
Jun 25
Jul 25
Aug 36
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 218

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2018 389
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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No Caption SLVFD 2017 Open House-October 5th 10:00am-2:00pm

SLVFD News Room, September 20

The SLVFD will host its annual open house on 10/5/2019 between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Come and enjoy our displays and visit with the members of your SLVFD.

Displays will include

* Trucks and Firefighting Equipment
* Specialty Equipment
* Fire Safety Information

We hope to see you there!!! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD Welcomes Back Past Member "Garrett Krasher"

SLVFD News Room, September 07

The SLVFD is excited to welcome back past member Garrett Krasher to active service.

Garrett left the department a few years back to successfully establish his new career and family. Garrett is now ready to reestablish his volunteer career with the SLVFD.

When asked why he joined he states "I wanted to join back up because I loved helping the community and I want to continue to do so. I am proud ... (Full Story & Photos)

Garrett Krasher
Garrett Krasher

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No Caption SLVFD Welcomes New Member "Andrea Boon"

SLVFD News Room, August 23

The SLVFD would like to welcome Andrea Boon as a new probationary firefighter. We are excited to have her on board!!!

Andrea follows in her father's, uncle's, and great grandfather's footsteps. All of these family members have contributed so much to our department and our community. Andrea's father Mike Boon has been a member of the SLVFD since 1977. Mike has served as a past Assistant Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD Dive Team provides coverage at Tupper Lake Tinman Race

SLVFD News Room, June 30

The SLVFD Dive Team assisted at the Tinman in Tupper Lake on Saturday June 29, 2019.

Team members assembled at SLVFD station at 5:30 am and were on site by 6:15 am with M349, Marine 3 and Heavy Rescue 147.

Divers assisted with pulling Tinman participants who needed assistance from the water and safely returning them to medical personnel on shore.

Three fully equipped SLVFD scuba divers were ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New York State Police helicopter flies into position so first responders can rehearse loading and unloading patients with the rotors turning.
New York State Police helicopter flies into position so first responders can rehearse loading and unloading patients with the rotors turning.

SLVFD trains alongside of the Paul Smith Gabriels fire department and the Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad

SLVFD News Room, June 25

Recently area first responders attended training provided by North Country Life Flight. The topics taught and practiced were how to safely operate in the vicinity of the life flight helicopter, how to help select landing zones, and how to safely load and unload patients into and out of the helicopter while it is still running (Hot Loads).

Often times fire and EMS will call on helicopters to assist ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD participates in NNYVFA's annual convention-Brings home some trophies.

SLVFD News Room, June 23

Last weekend members of the SLVFD traveled to Louisville to participate in the Northern New York Volunteer Fireman’s Association 123rd Annual Convention. The convention started on Thursday with a golf tournament and past chief’s dinner, Friday the convention continued with the annual meeting as well as memorial service. The convention wrapped up on Saturday with the annual parade, 5k mud run, youth ... (Full Story & Photos)

SLVFD Members L-R Lieutenant Michael Knapp, 2nd Assistant Chief Doug Peck, Firefighter Codey LaPage, and Firefighter Justin Fletcher.
SLVFD Members L-R Lieutenant Michael Knapp, 2nd Assistant Chief Doug Peck, Firefighter Codey LaPage, and Firefighter Justin Fletcher.

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No Caption SLVFD conducts dive team training in limited visibility conditions. See GoPro Video

SLVFD News Room, June 16

Did you ever wonder what it was like to conduct an underwater search in water so dark you can't see? Check out this video

Recently your SLVFD conducted limited visibility dive training in water that is really impossible to see anything. They took a GoPro video underwater with them...

Enjoy...... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD Holds Annual Awards Banquet

SLVFD News Room, June 08

On Friday 6/7/2019 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 awards ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2 of Team Eckerts members celebrate the win!!!
2 of Team Eckerts members celebrate the win!!!

SLVFD Hosts 7th Annual Golf Tournament

SLVFD News Room, May 17

On May 11th, 2019 the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department held its 7th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiser at the Saranac Inn Golf Club. 136 golfers from all around the area came out to enjoy a cool spring day and to show their support for the Fire Department. The fundraiser was a great success and it was nice to see everyone who participated. Congratulations to team Eckert who took 1st place, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SLVFD Welcomes Two New Members in May

SLVFD News Room, May 07

The SLVFD would like to welcome our newest members who attended their first regular department meeting on May 2nd. The SLVFD is always looking to attract new members. Members are expected to attend meetings, attend extensive training and respond to emergencies. It is a huge commitment, but for those willing to put forth the effort this is an extremely gratifying career where you can learn a new ... (Full Story & Photos)

New SLVFD Members L-R Keegan Tyler and Codey LaPage.
New SLVFD Members L-R Keegan Tyler and Codey LaPage.

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