Swatara Fire Company


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2018 Incidents
Jan 90
Feb 44
Mar 50
Apr 43
May 53
Jun 47
Jul 84
Aug 67
Sep 73
Oct 79
Nov 38
Dec 0
Total 668

Working Incidents
Jobs Pin
Jan 3 2
Feb 2 1
Mar 0 1
Apr 2 0
May 2 1
Jun 0 1
Jul 2 1
Aug 4 0
Sep 4 2
Oct 1 2
Nov 2
Dec
Total 20 13

Past Incidents
Year Calls Jobs Pins
2017 744 28 19
2016 772 18 18
2015 646 25 8
2014 694 27 18
2013 594 18 8
2012 672
2011 841
2010 680
2009 638
2008 631

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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

November 14

DATE: January 5th 2019
LOCATION: Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg
Time: 0800-1700
Instructor: Nick Martin - Battalion Chief - Salisbury NC
Cost: $75.00
Register: Follow the LINK Below!

Class Description : Incident command systems are often overdone or underdone. Cumbersome command practices that allow the building to burn down while command is “setup” are just as frustrating and problematic as the lack ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 3 TRAPPED ON 283

November 09

During the morning rush hour in the Capital area, Box 91-4 was dispatched to Interstate 283 in the area of the Swatara Township Building for an MVA w/ Injuries. Chief 91 and Rescue 59 (Lower Swatara) arrived as the first due Rescue (R91-5 working a 1st Alarm Building Fire in Hershey) and advised of 4 trapped. Rescue 91 arrived and crews worked to remove the passenger's side doors. Crews marked extrication ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1 PINNED ON EISENHOWER

November 05

Late this evening, during the monthly company meeting, Truck 91 was requested for a Public Service call, shortly after, the Rescue Company was sent to the 500 Block of Eisenhower Blvd for an MVA with Injuries. Rescue 91 (DC Brandick) arrived along with Engine 91 and Chief 91-1, who advised of Confinement. Crews removed the driver's door to free a trauma patient. Crews remained on scene to provided ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption ENGINE FIRST ARRIVING @ TT FIRE

November 05

This afternoon, with in house staffing, Engine 91 was dispatched to the 400 Block of Penhar Drive in the 456 Box area for a reported Vehicle Fire. Engine 91 (Reinhart) arrived with a well involved cab of a Tractor Trailer and deployed the bumper line to extinguish the fire. Crews completed overhaul of the vehicle and the box was scaled back. Crews remained on scene for approximately 1 hour.

Command- ... (Full Story & Photos)

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SWATARA PD 5K HERO RUN & BOX ALARM

November 04

This morning, Truck 91 assisted at the Swatara Township Police Department's Annual 5K Hero Run. The township Truck Companies provided a Ladder Arch to display the American Flag. This event draws a large crowd from all over the state which provides funding for various projects within the police department as well as this year donating to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Midway through ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption DRILL @ GREENFIELD'S SENIOR LIVING

October 30

This evening, units from Swatara Township Fire-Rescue participated in a full size drill at the Greenfield's Senior Living facility located in the 44-2 Box area. The residents of the area where the "fire" was taking place were advised along with the building manager. No staff were aware of the drill and were to treat it as an actual emergency. A fire was simulated on the 3rd floor of the facility and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1 CONFINED @ WALMART

October 21

This afternoon, while the Truck & Rescue Company were out at a Public Relations event at the Swatara Church of God, Box 45-5 was dispatched to the Walmart on Grayson Road for an Auto Accident with Entrapment. The Rescue (FF Swank) and Truck (DC Bradnick) arrived along with Chief 91-5 (Canulli) to find a 3 vehicle MVA with confinement. Crews removed the passengers' door to remove 1 occupant with minor ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption STRUCTURE FIRE - SHERATON HOTEL

October 16

This evening, shortly before 1700, crews were dispatched to the Sheraton Hotel in the 456 Box Area for a reported smoke condition on the 6th Floor. Chief 91 (Ibberson) went enroute and was advised of multiple calls reporting smoke filling the 6th Floor and a confirmed fire in a room. Chief 91 upgraded the box to the 2nd Alarm due to a large conference being held at the facility during this week. Truck ... (Full Story & Photos)

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