Swatara Fire Company

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2019 Incidents
Jan 84
Feb 61
Mar 64
Apr 54
May 65
Jun 60
Jul 63
Aug 61
Sep 43
Total 555

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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
Aug 2 0
Sep 2
Total 18 9

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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September 15

Early this morning, Engines 91 & 91-5 were sent to the area of 43rd & Derry for a Vehicle Fire. Engine 91 aarrived confirming a well involved vehicle and beginning to burn a second and deployed the bumper line. Engine 91-5 arrived and assisted. ... (Full Story & Photos)

1 Trapped on 322

September 10

This evening at 2235, Box 456-2 was sent to 322 Eastbound in the area of Pennhar Drive for an MVA w/ Entrapment. Chief 91-1 (Steele) arrived shortly after dispatch and confirmed the report. Rescue 91 w/ 7 arrived within 5 minutes and began extrication. Rescue 91-5 arrived and assisted. During the extrication, crews were advised of the possibility of 1 infant ejected and Command requested Engine 91-2 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Gas Leak in 59 & 1 Trapped on Eisenhower

September 09

Early this AM, Rescue 91 was requested to assist at a Gas Leak w/ evacuations in the 59 Box Area (Lower Swatara). Crews had a line struck in the street and began evacuating campus housing at Penn State Harrisburg along with a daycare and residences. Rescue 91 (LT Oliver) assisted with evacuations and air monitoring. During the incident the MVA w/ Injuries was sent to Eisenhower Blvd in front of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine Runs Another Vehicle Fire

September 04

Late this afternoon during the evening rush, Box 49-2 was sent to Paxton Street in the area of the Harrisburg Mall for a Vehicle Fire. Chief 91-1 (Steele) arrived confirming a Working Fire. Engine 91 (Chief Ibberson) arrived and deployed the bumper line for extinguishment. Truck 91 (BC Bradnick) also responded on the incident. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Engine Runs Vehicle Fire

August 27

This evening, the Engine Company was enroute to training in the 45 Box Area, the crew noticed a large column from 40th Street in the area of the Eisenhower Blvd corridor. As the engine was making its way, County sent the Vehicle Fire assignment to the 900 block of Eisenhower. Engine 91 & Chief 91-4 (BC Allen) arrived within 1 minute and deployed the bumper line to a tar buggy and pickup on fire. Due ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Alarm in the 50-1 Box

August 18

Just after midnight, Chief 50 was returning from a previous call and requested the Working Fire assignment to the 15 Block of N Front for a 3 Story Taxpayer with fire showing from the C Side. Engine & Truck 91 were returning from a Fire Alarm and added on to the assignment. Truck 91 arrived as the first due Truck positioning Side Charlie and Engine 91 arrived as the 3rd Due. Crews assisted with fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Basement Fire in Lower Swatara

August 09

This afternoon, while the Ladder Co was out at an Active Shooter Drill, the in house staffing (Rescue Company) was sent to the 59 Box Area for a 1st Alarm Fire. Units from 59 & 88 arrived with a Working Fire in the basement of a townhouse with hoarding conditions. The Rescue Company arrived as the Special Service and assisted in opening up for the Engine Companies. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Szekeres & Hoyer - "Ronald Huggins Length of Service Award"

August 08

Yesterday evening at the monthly Swatara Township Board Meeting, 6 members from Swatara Fire-Rescue were recognized for their years of service to the township. Chauffeurs Richard Szekeras (53 Years) and Bill Hoyer (39 Years) from Station 1, were both given the “Ronald Huggins Length of Service Award”. Both “Zack” and Bill have held the position of Chief or Assistant Chief at either Enhaut Fire Company, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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