Swatara Fire Company

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2019 Incidents
Jan 84
Feb 61
Mar 64
Apr 54
May 47
Total 310

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Feb 3 1
Mar 3 1
Apr 2 0
May 1 1
Total 12 6

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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Initial Arriving Units
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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)

Basement Fire Box 55-1

May 05

This evening, Truck 91 was sent on the House Fire assignment to the 300 Block of 2nd Street in Highspire Borough. Station 55 made a priority transmission to communications to advise they were told by neighbors of smoke from a house and to send the box. Chief 59-1 arrived with smoke showing all 4 sides of a 3 story duplex. Truck 91 (Lt Oliver) arrived as the second due Truck Company with no access ... (Full Story & Photos)

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May 03

During the evening rush, Box 45-7 was sent to East Park & Derry for an MVA with Injuries. Chief 91-3 (Orth) and Engine 91-5 arrived advising of 1 trapped bringing the Rescue Company. Rescue 91 (FF Shultz) arrived and removed the passenger's door within a minute to allow access for EMS. The patient was transported to a local trauma center.

Command - Chief 91-3
Rescue - 91
Engine - 91-5... (Full Story & Photos)

3 Fires in 12 Hours

April 22

Beginning early in the morning, Monday proved to be a busy day for the 91 House.

At approximately 0230, the Engine & Truck handled a Commercial AFA in the 45-7 Box. Units went available quickly after arrival.

Just after 0400, Box 49-2 was sent to the 2100 Block of Paxton Street for an Automatic Fire Alarm in a multistory senior living facility, as dispatch was being sent, the Box was upgraded ... (Full Story & Photos)

2100 Paxton
2100 Paxton

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April 19

Yesterday evening at 2139, Box 45-7 was sent to the area of 50th & Linda Lane for a reported Chimney Fire. Chief 91-5 arrived with a well involved 2nd floor of a Cape Cod dwelling. Truck 91 & Engine 91-5 arrived simultaneously and assumed 1st due responsibilities. Engine 91 arrived as the 3rd due Engine Company. Crews from the Truck and Engine split for fire attack and vertical ventilation. Numerous ... (Full Story & Photos)

AFA upgraded to Working Fire - 55 Box

March 30

This afternoon, Truck 91 was dispatched to the 55-1 Box for a Commercial Fire Alarm. Engine 55 arrived with smoke in the building and upgraded the assignment to the 1st Alarm. Truck 91 arrived as the 2nd Due Truck Company. Crews from the Engine Companies located the fire on the charlie side in the ceiling and had the Truck Companies opening above the fire. Upon marking control, the box was scaled ... (Full Story & Photos)

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March 28

This evening, Truck 91 was dispatched to the 200 Block of Penn St in the 55-1 Box Area (Highspire). Chief 55-2 arrived with a 2.5 Story SFD with fire showing from division 2 and the roof. The Truck (LT Oliver) arrived as the first due and positioned on Side A. Crews split to perform inside and outside work. Interior crews completed searches and assisted with fire attack. The outside team coordinated ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due House Fire

March 25

Just after midnight, crews were returning to quarters following a Fire Alarm in the Rutherford Box Area, Box 49-1 was sent to the 400 Block of State Street for a Reported House Fire. Chief 91-6 (BC Bradnick) arrived with a Multi-Family dwelling with fire showing from the Charlie Side. Engine (LT Oliver) & Truck (LT Reinhart) 91 arrived first due and stretched to the rear. Crews had fire in two units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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