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2020 Incidents
Jan 79
Feb 55
Mar 50
Apr 48
May 38
Total 270

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Jan 1 1
Feb 2 1
Mar 0 1
Apr 7 0
May 1
Total 11 3

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Year Calls Jobs Pins
2019 782 27 16
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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Brush Fire in the 49-5 Box

May 12

This evening Engine 91 & Attack 91-5 were dispatched to a possible brush fire in area of 19th St & Gibson Blvd. First arriving units found approximately 2 acres on fire with multiple hot spots flaring up. Multiple resources were requested to assist with extinguishing and overhauling the area including crews from Hershey, Linglestown, Lower Swatara, Rescue Fire Co,Dauphin-Middle Paxton and Londonderry. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Kitchen Fire in Rutherford

May 06

This afternoon, Swatara Fire-Rescue were sent to Stephen Drive in the 45 Box for a reported Kitchen Fire. Engine 91-5 arrived with smoke showing. Engine 91 arrived as the 3rd due Engine Company and secured secondary water. Control was marked within 10 minutes and Command held Engine 91-5 and Truck 33 (Colonial Park) within 30 minutes.... (Full Story & Photos)

1st Due in Chambers Hill

April 25

Late this evening, Swatara Fire-Rescue units and mutual aid from Companies 59 & 46 were sent to the 5900 Block of Canyon Road in the Chambers Hill section of the township for a reported House on Fire. Chief 91-6 (Bradnick) was advised of a reported basement fire extending to the first floor. Chief 91-6 and Engine 91 (FF Furlong) arrived with a 1 story residential with fire showing from the A & D sides ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Car Fire - Eisenhower Blvd

April 22

This evening, Engine 91 was sent to Eisenhower Blvd & Chambers Hill Rd for a Vehicle Fire. Chief 91-4 (Allen) arrived with a working fire. Engine 91 arrived and deployed the bumper line and extinguished the fire. Truck and Rescue 91 also responded.

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2 Bells on Briggs St

April 20

This evening at approximately 1900, Harrisburg City Units were sent to the 1800 Block of Briggs St for a House Fire. City units arrived with a working fire and requested the 2nd Alarm, bringing Rescue 91. The Rescue Company arrived and were sent to open up in the fire building and exposure for the Engine Companies. The Rescue operated for 2 hours before being released by Command.

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No Caption House Fire in Lower Swatara

April 20

Early this AM, Engine 91 was dispatched to the 2400 Block of Fulling Mill Road (Lower Swatara) for a Reported House Fire. Engine 59 arrived with a well involved residential. Engine 91 arrived as the 2nd due Engine Company and assisted Engine & Tanker 59 with the initial attack on a 1 story farm house. The engine company operated for approximately 3 hours.

Photos Courtesy of Capital City Fire Photos

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Rescue to High-Rise Fire

April 14

Early this AM, Harrisburg City units were sent to the 600 Block of Boas St for an Apartment Fire. City units arrived with a working fire on the 15th Floor and requested the 2nd Alarm. The Rescue (BC Bradnick) arrived and were sent to the lobby. County units were released as Harrisburg units made quick work of the fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Engine & Rescue - Box 50-1

April 10

This evening just after 1700, Steelton units were dispatched to the area of South 2nd and Swatara St for Reported House Fire. E50 and Chief 50 arrived with a working fire in a vacant 2.5 story dwelling and requested the 1st Alarm. Rescue 91 was clearing the 34 House Fire and Engine 91 made the response. Engine 91 arrived as the 3rd due Engine and laid a supply line from 4th & Swatara. The Engine Company ... (Full Story & Photos)


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