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TICONDEROGA | Essex County continued to mop up from a significant flood this week, as state officials surveyed the damage to help determine if the region would be eligible for disaster aid. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | On the morning of Aug. 6, a call was placed to Essex County Dispatch of a fire in progress at 317 Dudley Road in Westport. Emergency responders were on the scene at approximately 8:17 a.m. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Fire that apparently started in a ground-floor apartment at 1158 Springfield Road claimed the life of Brittany Barney. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local firefighters may soon have a new place to complete hands-on field training. Read more

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LEWIS | Emergency communication needs assessment began in Essex County with a brief study in 2001, before Sept. 11. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | After a month, investigators are not publicly saying what caused a fire that destroyed a 170-year-old church in Schroon Lake, or release any further details, other than to say it appears to have begun in the sanctuary. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Community residents, clergy and businesses began the process of recovery, after a mid-afternoon fire the day after New Year’s destroyed the historic Schroon Lake Community Church and heavily damaged the neighboring parsonage... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Public Safety Committee took steps to find the right site for a proposed fire safety training building, a project that won $500,000 in grant funding through state Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) last April. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | County supervisors are working to find a site for the new Emergency Services fire training building. Read more

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MORIAH | Inca the Search Dog is enjoying her retirement. Read more

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WESTPORT | A fixture of the Lake Champlain shoreline since 1916 is no longer to be seen, as the Stable Inn, located in Westport, was destroyed by fire over Memorial Day Weekend. Read more

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LEWIS | A trailer carrying 83,300 pounds of liquid asphalt ran off a portion of the Adirondack Northway late Tuesday, leaving a portion of the southbound lane closed into a second day. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Emergency Services Department may soon receive $500,000 to go towards a fire training building. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Emergency Services Department may soon receive $500,000 to go towards a fire training building. Read more

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PORT HENRY | A historic downtown Port Henry building has been destroyed by a late night fire. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fire of unknown origin destroyed a Ticonderoga home and killed a family pet. Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Fire tore through a community centerpiece here on Sunday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | First responders now have their own personal network to use during emergencies. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Residents of Ticonderoga should make sure their house numbers are prominently displayed in case emergency services are needed, town officials say. Read more

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ESSEX | The joy of the Christmas in Essex program was broken for a brief time Saturday, Dec. 9, as firefighters from several communities were called on to knock down a structure fire in the early afternoon hours. Read more

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    Fire companies from Willsboro, Westport, Moriah, Port Henry, Essex, Lewis and Elizabethtown gathered recently for training in controlling an ethanol fire.

  • Fire companies from Willsboro, Westport, Moriah, Port Henry, Essex, Lewis and Elizabethtown gathered recently for training in controlling an ethanol fire.