Swatara Fire Company

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2019 Incidents
Jan 84
Feb 61
Mar 64
Apr 54
May 65
Jun 60
Jul 18
Total 406

Working Incidents
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Jan 3 3
Feb 3 1
Mar 3 1
Apr 2 0
May 1 1
Jun 1 0
Jul 3 1
Total 16 7

Past Incidents
Year Calls Jobs Pins
2018 777 24 15
2017 744 28 19
2016 772 18 18
2015 646 25 10
2014 694 27 18
2013 694 18 8
2012 672 15 9
2011 841 12 11

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4 Trapped in Rutherford

July 08

This afternoon, Box 45-4 was sent to Derry St & Pleasant View for an MVA w/ Entrapment. Rescue 91-5 arrived confirming 4 trapped. Rescue 91 (LT Oliver) arrived shortly after and assumes extrication. The Rescue 91 crew stabilized and removed the roof. Crews from R91-5 & E91-2 assisted with patient packaging and support. All victims were extricated within 20 minutes.

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July 08

Early this AM, Box 32-1 (Progress) was sent to the 3000 Block of Walnut St for a Reported Apartment Fire. Engine 32 arrived with fire showing from the 2nd Floor of a multi-family and requested the Working Fire Dispatch. Rescue 91 was sent as a replacement for failed apparatus on the initial alarm. Rescue 91 (BC Bradnick) arrived and assisted with opening up for the Engine Companies and providing RIT. ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire in Rutherford

July 01

Early this morning, Box 45-2 was sent to the 300 Block of N 71st St in the Rutherford section of the Township. E91-5 arrived with fire through the roof and initiated an attack. Truck 91 (FF Marzen) arrived as the 2nd Due Truck Company and worked the roof with Truck 33 (Colonial Park). Engine 91 (FF Clark) arrived as the 4th Due Engine and assisted with fire attack and overhaul. Units remained on scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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June 30

This evening shortly after 1600, Box 49-3 was sent to the 100 Block of Shakespeare Alley for a Reported Building Fire. Engine 91 (LT Oliver) arrived with a 3 story Commercial with Fire Showing from the B/C corner and stretched. Crews found active fire running the exterior extending on all 3 divisions. Engine 91-2 assisted with extinguishment while Truck 91 (FF Swank) opening vertically. Units overhauled ... (Full Story & Photos)


June 12

We currently have openings for the Summer & Fall Semesters in our Live-In Program.

Live rent-free while attending classes or during employment, earn some extra money doing so, gain valuable experience and knowledge and more!

Live-ins are afforded a place to live with comfortable accommodations, company paid training and more. Live-in members are assigned a bed, and a wardrobe closet that locks, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Fire in "The Jungle"

June 10

This morning, Box 91-3 was sent to 283 in the area of 322 for a Vehicle Fire. Chief 91-4 (BC Allen) was advised of a Working Fire and now an MVA w/ Injuries on 283 in the area of Lindle Rd. Engine 91 (LT Oliver) arrived on scene of the Vehicle Fire and deployed the bumper line to extinguish. Rescue 91 (FF Hoyer) and Engine 91-2 handled the MVA and went available shortly after.

Command - Chief 91-4
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Vehicle Fire on Eisenhower Blvd

May 24

This evening during the rush-hour commute, Engine 91 was sent to the 1200 Block of Eisenhower Blvd for a Reported Vehicle Fire. Engine 91 (FF Marzen) arrived on scene along with Chief 91-1 (Steele) and advised of a well involved car. Units deployed the bumper line and extinguished. Rescue 91 provided traffic control during the incident. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Initial Arriving Units
Initial Arriving Units

Members Receive Commendations

May 08

Last evening, multiple members of Swatara Fire-Rescue received commendations for their actions during a recent house fire with rescue.

On February 18, 2019, Swatara Township and mutual aid units were dispatched to 26 Boyer Street in the Enhaut section of the Township. Chief 91-6 (BC Bradnick) arrived on scene confirming a well involved fire on the first floor of a woodframe duplex and confirming ... (Full Story & Photos)


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