The Ogdensburg Fire Department first became a career department during the Civil War years. We continue that tradition today with a staff of 20 members. During 2020, the department responded to 1,520 calls for assistance, 35 fire calls, 77 hazardous calls, 418 service/good intent calls, 110 false alarms, and 2 ruptures/no fire calls. Staffed with 20 Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)s, we responded to 878 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) related calls.
The department received an ISO rating of 4 in 2016.