St. Baldricks Success

On August 13 the Carman Fire Department raised over $9,000 for childhood cancer research.  We wish to thank everyone who supported us and donated to this event.  We could not have done it without the support of everyone.  Hopefully we will see everyone again next year. … [Read more...]

Going BALD for Bubba

The Carman Fire Department is Going BALD for Bubba August 13, 2016. This event is a fund raiser for St. Baldricks cancer research. The event will be held at the Carman Fire Department at 2435 Hamburg Street in Rotterdam starting at 10:00am in memory of those members who have … [Read more...]

Carman for Cancer

On August 27, 2016 members of the Carman Fire Department will be participating in a Flag Football Tournament at the Rotterdam Pop Warner Field on Paul Ave starting at 9:00am. The event is a fundraiser to help Saint Baldrick's Cancer Research, Toys 4 Tots and local food pantries. … [Read more...]

The County Recognizes Tom Z

Recently Schenectady County recognized a number of senior citizens as Nominees for Senior Citizen of the Year. Among those was our very own TZ. Congratulation Tom! We are proud of you! … [Read more...]


Memorial Day Parade

On May 26 the Carman Fire Department took part in the Rotterdam Memorial Day parade as a way to say "Thank You" to all those who gave everything for us. … [Read more...]


Fire Extinguisher Practice

On May 19th members of the Carman Fire Department practiced extinguishing large fires with only fire extinguishers filled with water. Plotterkill FD joined the event to enhance cross department familiarity. … [Read more...]


Little League Parade

Members of the Carman Fire Department took place in the annual Little League Parade and opening ceremonies. Good luck to all the athletes. … [Read more...]


What Goes Up…

Carman firefighters responded to a report of a man stuck in a bucket truck. Upon arrival firefighters found a tree trimming employee in a malfunctioning bucket truck. Employee was approximately 50 feet of the ground when the truck stopped operating correctly. Firefighters used … [Read more...]


Pole Down

Carman firefighters responded to a report of a hit and run accident involving two telephone poles. Arriving engine found poles broke and wires down across road. Road was closed until approx. 10:00 while National Grid restored power and repaired poles. … [Read more...]


Hamburg at Williams

Carman was dispatched to an auto accident with a trapped victim. R-134's crew popped driver's door to assist with patient removal while E133's crew secured power to second vehicle. Carman in service at 11:15 … [Read more...]

Large Area Search comes to Carman

Members of the Carman FD trained on our new large area search kit today. This kit allows us to search large areas, such as schools or stores, quickly and effectively while still working in groups of three or four. We will continue to improve this skill in the coming weeks when we … [Read more...]


Accident on Highbridge Road

The Carman Fire Department responded to an auto accident involving two cars and multiple injuries with possible fire. Upon arrival no fire was found in either vehicle. Due to various reasons the cars were separated by one half mile making patient care an issue. Firefighters … [Read more...]