Edward M. Cotter Fireboat

WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
Susan Rose
July 24, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Edward M. Cotter, oldest active fireboat in the world, is back on the job. After two months in drydock in Toronto, the 119 year old fireboat returned to its dock at Engine 20 off Michigan Street in Buffalo Wednesday morning. The Cotter was in Toronto for extensive repairs...
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Edward M. Cotter Fireboat. December 17, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 17, 2018 - 1:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Edward M. Cotter Fireboat will receive $500,000 in state funds from New York for repairs. The boat, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is still active and is primarily used to break ice in the Buffalo River during the winter months and prevent ice jams...
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