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April was slower than usual month for us, but it gave us an opportunity to get our apparatus and equipment ready for the summer season, which is historically a busy time of year for us. 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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ELIZABETHTOWN | Matt Watts is one of the first additions to the new countywide EMS program and started his new position early this July. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Ticonderoga Fire Chief Matthew Watts will leave his post Jan.1 after he was defeated in a membership election this month by challenger Jason Parent. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A Ticonderoga family was displaced by an electrical fire at their Park Avenue home on Nov. 7. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fire destroyed a single family home in Ticonderoga Saturday night. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | As the Ticonderoga Fire Department comes to grips with an alleged arsonist who infiltrated its ranks, it is reaching out to the community to offer assurance that professionalism at the company remains paramount. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The 18-year-old Ticonderoga firefighter charged with burning down a vacant barn this week was also one of four people injured last month in a fire that destroyed the Ticonderoga Golf Course clubhouse and restaurant. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A vacant garage was damaged by a morning fire in Ticonderoga. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | People going to the After Hours Networking Mixer at Ticonderoga Volunteer Fire Department will be treated to a tour of the Hall of Flame there. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Fires in Ticonderoga and Hague destroyed a barn and a vacant house being remodeled recently. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A home on The Portage in Ticonderoga was heavily damaged by a fire that broke out Saturday evening, Oct. 14. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — Remote wildfires and backcountry rescues are the mission of the new utility task vehicle just acquired by Ticonderoga Volunteer Fire Department. Read more

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April was slower than usual month for us, but it gave us an opportunity to get our apparatus and equipment ready for the summer season, which is historically a busy time of year for us. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — Students at Ticonderoga High School benefitted from a mock vehicle crash in front of the school the day before their prom. Read more

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David Downing, who was 74, passed away Tuesday, April 18 in Ticonderoga after a short illness. Read more

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TICONDEROGA – Fire hit a home at 30 County Route 56 in the hamlet of Chilson Tuesday morning. Read more

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Relaxing statutes will make games more attractive, lucrative for players, say advocates — and will aid with fundraising Read more

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TICONDEROGA — The Montcalm Manor Adult Home was evacuated after a dropped cigarette set fire to insulation. Read more

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TICONDEROGA – A woman died during an intense fire that apparently began on the enclosed front porch of her home in Ticonderoga early Wednesday morning, Dec. 21. Read more

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TICONDEROGA — When you are operating a runaway truck, the safety of others may be the last thing on your mind. Read more

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