Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Previous Years Call Totals
2006 589
2007 593
2008 522
2009 560
2010 565
2011 813
2012 538
2013 520
2014 557
2015 629
2016 514

2017 Incidents
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Dec
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Lower Swatara Fire Department

Lower Swatara Fire Department

Welcome to the Official Website for the Lower Swatara Fire Department

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BINGO CANCELLED FOR 3/15/17

Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department, March 13

Based on the significant weather event forecast for this Tuesday, the Bingo Committee has elected to cancel Bingo for this Wednesday, March 15. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing you next week!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue 59 Gets Some Equipment Remounted

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, March 08

After a few weeks of being in and out of service, Rescue 59 is finished having some equipment remounted by Specialized Fire Equipment Services in Middletown. Our goal was to improve firefighter safety when removing and placing current equipment on the rescue, organizing our Paratech Rescue Strut Equipment for safe and efficient deployment, mounting of new equipment, and making adjustments to the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

The pull out board in the center was added after some modifications.
The pull out board in the center was added after some modifications.

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Award recipients Aaron Young, Mavis Dixon, Jennifer Dixon, and Riscardo Cruz
Award recipients Aaron Young, Mavis Dixon, Jennifer Dixon, and Riscardo Cruz

Awards Given to Good Samaritans

Firefighter Valerie Frigerio, March 06

During the department's March monthly business meeting, we invited 4 upstanding civilians and their families from Lower Swatara to receive awards for helping to extricate two youths from a burning car on Stoner Drive on 11/25/16. Chief John Weikle gave Aaron Young, Mavis Dixon, Jennifer Dixon, and Riscardo Cruz plaques of recognition for their selfless deeds, going far beyond the call of duty, to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Training and Mutual Aid House Fire

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, March 04

On Saturday, 3/4/17, 19 members participated in CPR, AED, and first aid training provided by members of Life Lion EMS. During the training, Rescue 59 was dispatched to Steelton Borough on a first alarm assignment to assist at a working house fire. Rescue 59 responded with 6 firefighters and assisted with overhaul operations. Once the Rescue crew returned to quarters and were cleaned up, they went ... (Full Story & Photos)

Junior Firefighter Josh Burrows and live-in Firefighter Valerie Frigerio prepare to perform CPR on an infant.
Junior Firefighter Josh Burrows and live-in Firefighter Valerie Frigerio prepare to perform CPR on an infant.

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Storage area cleaned and organized
Storage area cleaned and organized

Good Things Happening Here at Lower Swatara Fire

Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department, February 26

What a busy start to 2017 for the members here at the Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department. First, and most importantly, we have gained many new members and live-ins. In station training is happening on a daily basis and members continue to take classes at HACC and Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center.

The department has decided to replace our 1998 Seagrave Engine (Engine 59) and our ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lower Swatara Fire Department
1350 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
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