Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Previous Years Call Totals
2006 589
2007 593
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2009 560
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Lower Swatara Fire Department

Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Engine 59 Gets a New Home

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, June 08

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, several members of the Liberty Hose Co. #1 of Williamstown PA (Dauphin County Station 24) arrived at Station 59 to finalize their purchase of Engine 59. Company 24 members spent time with Company 59 personnel pumping the Engine, focusing on the CAFS system, before finalizing the paperwork and taking the rig back up north to its new home.

The Lower Swatara Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members of Liberty Hose Company complete the sale of Engine 59 with Trustee Gallagher
Members of Liberty Hose Company complete the sale of Engine 59 with Trustee Gallagher

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Vehicle Accident with Injuries

Firefighter Dylan Zimmerman, June 03

On the morning of Friday 6/2/17 at approximately 08:05 hours Company 59 was dispatched to the westbound lanes of PA Route 283 just prior to the N. Union Street exit for a reported vehicle accident with injuries. Upon going en route, Engine 59-1 was advised by Dauphin County Communications of a tractor trailer that was traveling east bound and had lost two tires. The tires had crossed over to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Busy Week of Accidents

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, May 28

On Wednesday 5/24/2017 at 19:15 hours, Company 59 and Rescue 49 were dispatched to the ramp from PA-283 East to I-283 North for a single vehicle rollover crash reported to be with entrapment. Chief 59-1 and Rescue 59 arrived to find a single vehicle accident with one person confined in the vehicle. The passenger car had rolled multiple times, coming to rest on its wheels, but jamming the driver's ... (Full Story & Photos)

Sunday 5/28/2017
Sunday 5/28/2017

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Taiwanese Firefighters Welcomed to Lower Swatara

Firefighter Valerie Frigerio, May 15

歡迎來到 Lower Swatara 消防局! Welcome to the Lower Swatara Fire Department!

At around 1530, 9 Taiwanese firefighters arrived to Station 59, exhausted and weary from their very long day at HACC. The group was welcomed with open arms and bright smiles by the members of Company 59. Alex Chu, the leader of their troupe and a former member of Middletown Volunteer Fire Department (88), served as a friendly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Regional Training and a Mutual Aid Strcture Fire

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, May 07

On Saturday 5-6-17, Engine 59-1, Utility 59-1, and the foam trailer participated in a Regional Foam Task a Force Drill at Gulf Oil's Paxton Street Terminal. The drill was part of the larger Wide Vigilance VI exercises under PEMA. Participants received a walk-through of the facility, reviewed the equipment carried by each unit on the task force, and concluded by performing a fuel talk fire suppression ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 59 at 1st alarm structure fire in Steelton Borough. Photo courtesy of D.f. Apparatus Photos.
Rescue 59 at 1st alarm structure fire in Steelton Borough. Photo courtesy of D.f. Apparatus Photos.

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