Saturday, January 22nd, 2022
Mutual Aid to Halfmoon on Hudson River Rd, for a 2nd Alarm Structure fire, Units on scene had a smoke condition on arrival. Units Responded: 66-1 Time of call 6:26 AM Units back in service 8:02 AM
Monday, January 17th, 2022
In area of Haughney rd in Schaghticoke, Units requesting Waterford to provide a Ladder to the scene, prior to units calling enroute, they were advised to hold in station. Time of call: 12:46 PM Units ...
Monday, January 17th, 2022
Area of 1st Street caller reporting water in basement and water coming from upstairs Units Responded: 64, 64-9, 64-2, 64-1 Time of call 12:54 PM Units back in service: 1:52 PM
Sunday, January 16th, 2022
National Grid reported a possible CO Leak on 4th Street, First arriving units had readings of over 600ppm of CO in the basement Units responded: 64, 64-9, 64-1, 67-1 Time of call 4:10 PM Units Back in...
Fire did extensive damage to a two-story home at 108 Third St. on Tuesday morning in Waterford. Several fire companies from southern Saratoga County and Boght from the town of Colonie responded to the...
Marine Rescue 663

This page will be dedicated to the new Marine Rescue 663 boat that the Waterford Fire Department

Both WFD and the Northside Fire District will then have the type of boat to answer the calls for help and Rescue on the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers in our district and in mutual aid districts.As the boats are designed to be connected on the water,this will allow for a larger platform for various Operations such as Dive drills and training.

A link to the manufacturer is here if you wish to view specs and photos and capabilities of the Rescue ONE Connector Boat brand.

In the meanwhile, here is the photo of our new boat in the picture below, it is the one on the rear of the delivery trailer.














WFD will be trained by the Mfgr rep on Operation,Capabilities and Maintenance on the new boat.A core group of WFD members will be trained and then they will then train

the remainder of our WFD members.MR-663 will also be outfitted with existing and new equipment,lighting,communications and also marked and lettered.

Once training and familiarization in complete and everything is in order it will be put into service to continue to answer calls on the water and perform various duties and task at events.


MR663 was delivered on Tuesday the 2nd of April.April 2-4th the boat was outfitted with dock lines,throw ropes,paddles and a first aid kit.Other supplies were loaded on such as PFDs, ropes and bumpers.

April 5th the boat was lettered by the good folks from One Day Signs in Waterford.The remaining equipment to be installed is county 800mhz radio,Sonar Device,lighting and a siren/public address controller and speaker.Also some work lights/scene lights and a remote spotlight. This is scheduled for April18th.



L to R : Cpt J OConnor,Past Chief G.OConnor,Lt McNaughton, Cpt M Ball ,FF W.Redick


                                                                                       MR-663 Operator Training on Mohawk River (picture,G.OConnor operates boat while Lt McNaughon

                                                                        confers with FF Justin Hines










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