Swatara Fire Company

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2022 Incidents
Jan 72
Feb 54
Mar 59
Apr 64
May 79
Jun 73
Total 401

Working Incidents
Jobs Box Alarms Pins
Jan 3 10 1
Feb 0 7 1
Mar 4 12 0
Apr 4 8 0
May 5 10 1
Jun 2 6 1
Total 18 53 4

Past Incidents
Year Calls Jobs Pins
2021 731 30 11
2020 737 28 14
2019 782 27 16
2018 777 24 15
2017 744 28 19
2016 772 20 18
2015 646 25 11
2014 694 32 19

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Penhar Dr Confinement

January 19

This afternoon E91-2 & R91 were dispatched to Penhar Dr & Lewis Rd for the reported MVA w/ Injuries. DCC911 upgraded the box to Entrapment/Confinement, adding R91-5. R91 AOS, and "popped" the drivers door for extrication while E91-2 personnel handled patient care... (Full Story & Photos)

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January 12

Incident Responses - 731
Working Fires - 30
Vehicle Accidents w/ Extrication - 11
Box Alarms - 108 (57 First Due / 51 Mutual Aid)

Apparatus Responses
Engine 91 - 357
Truck 91 - 215
Rescue 91 - 229
Water Rescue - 5

Total Training Hours - 2094... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine to Paxtang

June 26

Early this morning, Box 40-01 was sent for a Possible House Fire as the result of a Domestic. Engine 91 arrived right behind Engine 40 and Tower 1 and stretched the primary attack line. Engine 91 personnel worked the 1st floor fire attack while Tower 1 & Truck 32 searched. All searches were negative.

Photos courtesy Capital City Fire Photos... (Full Story & Photos)

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June 11

Just before 5am, Box 49-6 was dispatched for the Commercial Structure Fire-Odor of Something Burning Inside, in the 3900 Blk of Paxton St. While enroute, additional info was received from PD on-scene, reporting a working dumpster fire against the building. Units remained on-scene for over 3-hours extinguishing the deep-seated fire, with the assistance of a backhoe from the Swatara Twp. Public Works ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue to Harrisburg City

May 28

This AM, Rescue 91 was requested on the 2nd Alarm Assignment to Harrisburg City - 17th & Vernon Streets for a House Fire. The Rescue arrived and assisted city units with opening up.... (Full Story & Photos)

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April 08

This evening, Tower 91 was sent to the 55-1 Box for a Dwelling Fire. The Tower and Engine 55 arrived with a small fire in a bedroom. The Tower's can-man located the fire in the bedroom and began suppression until the line was in place. All searches were negative and Command 55 held units operating.... (Full Story & Photos)

Ladder & Truck for Shed & Brush Fire

March 15

This afternoon, after clearing the High-Rise fire, Swatara Fire units were sent to the Lawnton Area of the Township for a reported brush fire endangering a dwelling. Chief 91 arrived and quickly upgraded the assignment as a small garage was on fire endangering a dwelling. Ladder 91 arrived as the first due special service and began fire attack along with Attack 91 crew. Personnel held the fire to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rescue to Harrisburg 2nd Alarm High-Rise

March 15

This morning, Rescue 91 was requested on the 1st Alarm assignment to Harrisburg City for a fire in a high-rise hotel. The Rescue arrived and assisted Tower 1 crews with opening up on numerous floors and the roof. Units operated for approximately 2 hours.

Photo Courtesy of Harrisburg Fire Facebook... (Full Story & Photos)


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