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Jan 105 3 0
Feb 96 3 1
Mar 94 3 2
Apr 93 2 0
May 91 2 1
Jun 92 1 1
Jul 93 1 1
Aug 45 1 0
Total 709 16 6

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Swatara Fire Rescue

Working Fire

August 09

While personnel were out with the Active Shooter drill. Rescue 91(w/5) responded to a working house fire in Lower Swatara Twp.... (Full Story & Photos)

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August 09

Today multiple agencies came together at Central Dauphin East High School for an Active Shooter Drill. The drill itself has been in the works for over a year and crews have been preparing for months. Today many aspects of local public safety came together to not only test their skills, but to learn. Crews performed multiple scenarios with focuses on neutralizing the threat and utilizing the Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Length Of Service Awards

August 07

This evening, we presented the Ronald H Huggins Length of Service Award to 6 individuals who have faithfully served our residents and visitors for a combined 257 years.

The Ronald H. Huggins Length of Service Award is named after Ron Huggins who has served 56 years as a volunteer firefighter. It is awarded to first responders who have given 35 or more years of continuous service, except for line ... (Full Story & Photos)

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August 06

Did you know?

More first responders are dying by suicide than in the line of duty each year.

First responders encounter situations that the public may never see in their lifetime.

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation hosted the Firefighter Life Safety Summit, which released sixteen Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives. Initiative 13 states that firefighters and their families must have access ... (Full Story & Photos)

National Night Out 2019

August 06

On Tuesday, August 6th 2019 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Swatara Township Police Department will be hosting its annual National Night Out event at Vanatta Park; which is located in the 4800 block of Derry Street behind 7-11. This event is free of charge and is open to everyone. During National Night Out, the public has an opportunity to meet with various police officers and emergency personnel in a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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I 283 North @ I 83 South
Courtesy of Dustin Weese
I 283 North @ I 83 South Courtesy of Dustin Weese

8 Calls In 12 Hours

July 29

The volunteers of Swatara Fire & rescue have kept busy on this hot day. Crews have responded to 8 calls in just 12 hours today since 7 Am.

Here is a quick run down of today's events.

0700 Engine 91 & 91-5 to Box 91-3, I 283 North on the ramp to I 83 South for an MVA w/injuries.

0720 Rescue 91-5 to Box 49-6, The 300 block of Bonnymeade Ave to assist ems.

0847 Company 91 and mutual aid to Box 49-2, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Paxtonia House Fire

July 26

This evening Rescue 91-5, Rescue 91, Truck 91-3 and Air 91-2 were alerted to assist Company 34 with a House Fire on Lopax Rd. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of Colonial Park Fire Co
Courtesy of Colonial Park Fire Co

Courtesy of the Hummelstown Sun
Courtesy of the Hummelstown Sun

Rescue 91-5 Assists At House Fire

July 25

Shortly after 1700 Rescue 91-5 was dispatched to assist Company 47 with a house fire. The rescue arrived with 3 personnel and assisted with metering and overhaul.... (Full Story & Photos)


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