Fireboat Cotter

Fireboat Cotter Conservancy
July 16, 2019 - 6:01 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Perhaps noticeably absent from the Buffalo waterfront when the tall ships were parading into the Outer Harbor on Independence Day was the familiar and welcoming 'spray' from the historic Fireboat Cotter. The Cotter is currently in drydock in Toronto undergoing extensive...
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Edward M. Cotter Fireboat. December 17, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Ahead of the expected ice jams in Western New York, the Edward M. Fireboat Cotter was out over the weekend breaking up the ice in the rivers. Captain John Sixt told WBEN in the past that it often takes them multiple days to break up the ice, with several hours each day...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Warming temperatures, snow melt and ice-jamming is all a concern for Western New York for the remainder of the week. A Flood Watch has been posted for the region Thursday through Friday and forecasters are warning about the possibility of complications resulting from...
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