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2019 Incidents/Fires/Pins
Jan 105 4 3
Feb 97 4 1
Mar 94 3 0
Apr 93 5 0
May 97 2 1
Jun 92 2 0
Jul 93 3 0
Aug 97 4 0
Sep 95 1 2
Oct 127 0 0
Nov 97 2 1
Dec 11 0 1
Total 1098 30 9

Past Years
2018 1175

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Siren Testing

December 05

On Thursday December 5th, Exelon will conduct a full test of the 96 warning sirens around Three Mile Island. The sirens will activate at 12:15 in the afternoon and will sound for a full 3 minutes. Swatara Township has several sirens within its borders. If you believe one of the sirens did not activate or malfunctioned, Please let us know by calling the Swatara Twp Emergency Management Office at ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Black Friday Pin

November 29

This afternoon Rescues 91 & 91-5 were alerted to I-283 for a vehicle accident. Rescue 91 arrived to find 1 person trapped and companies removed the drivers side of the vehicle to remove the patient.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rutherford Kitchen Fire & Harrisburg House Fire

November 16

This evening after 9 p.m. Swatara Fire & Rescue along with mutual aid companies were alerted to a possible house fire in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue in the Rutherford section of the township. Chief 91-1 responded and was given the information that the homeowner was not on scene but could see smoke in the house via a home security system. Units arrived and assumed there respective roles to find ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Working Apartment Fire

November 09

This morning, around 9:00am, Engine 91-5 and Rescue 91-5 were dispatched to the first block of Overview Drive in South Hanover Township for a house fire. Engine 91-5 arrived first assuming the first due engine assignment and pulled a 300' attack line. Interior crews went to the 3rd floor and found fire in the attic. Rescue 91-5 arrived and pulled a second line off Engine 91-5 and assisted the first ... (Full Story & Photos)

October Statistics

November 01

For the month of October 2019, Swatara Fire & Rescue was alerted to 127 incidents. 40 personnel attended 312 hours of training. And with October being Fire Prevention Month, Swatara Fire & Rescue personnel attended over 200 hours in fire prevention events including school visits, open houses, public displays, and assisting the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg Maryland.... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 07

For the month of September 2019, Swatara Fire & Rescue was alerted for 95 incidents. Of those incidents, 1 Job, 2 Pins, and 3 vehicle fires. Also 35 personnel attended a total of 241 hours of training. Below is the incident totals so far for the front line apparatus.

91 = 299
91-2 = 276
91-3 = 62
91-5 = 158

91 = 205
91-3 = 177

91 = 133
91-5 = 173

Air 91-2 = 33

Attack ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overnight Garage Fire

September 21

Just before midnight Rescue 91-5 was dispatched as RIT for a working garage fire attached to a house on Roush Rd in Derry Twp. Rescue 91-5 arrived with 6 personnel and was quickly reassigned to assist with fire attack and overhaul. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of Dustin Weese
Courtesy of Dustin Weese

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September 21

This morning, Rescue 91 along with multiple other local departments took part in a mock plane crash exercise at Harrisburg International Airport. Crews were tasked with a full scenario including the plane itself being on fire, cars on fire, patients trapped in vehicles and the plane, and triage/patient care of a mass number of patients as it could be in a real incident. Rescue 91 was out for about ... (Full Story & Photos)


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