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 Incidents
Jan 56
Feb 47
Mar 38
Apr 33
May 24
Jun 64
Jul 37
Aug 43
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 342

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Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Weekend Drills for Company 59

Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department, September 26

On Saturday, September 24, Rescue 59 and Tanker 59 participated in Harrisburg International Airport's triennial full-scale exercise. This year's exercise involved a simulation of an aircraft crashing into a structure upon landing. In addition to Companies 70 (HIA) and 71 (PA Air National Guard), the drill involved several units from surrounding companies in Dauphin, Lancaster, and York counties. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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North Union Street Bridge Closing For Repairs

Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department, September 23

Union Street Bridge Closure Starts MONDAY
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Traffic Advisory
September 23, 2016

Repairs to Two Damaged Bridges over Route 283 in Dauphin County Will Involve Bridge Closures
Union Street Bridge and Newberry Road Bridge were damaged by over-height load on Route 283 last May.

Harrisburg, PA – The bridge that carries Union Street over Route 283 in Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Department Responds to Accident with Rollover

Captain Daniel Phillips, July 28

On the evening of 7/28, Company 59 was dispatched to a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment in the eastbound lanes of PA 283 in the area of the Star Barn. Upon arrival, crews found one vehicle overturned and down the embankment. Upon investigating, crews identified that the vehicle had one occupant who was not trapped, but having great difficulty breathing. The crew from Rescue 59 stabilized ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Life Member Edward Craig

Lieutenant Kevin Zimmerman, July 27

It is with the heaviest heart that the Lower Swatara Fire Department announces the passing of Life Member Edward Craig. Ed served the department and the residents of Lower Swatara Twp for many years as a Fire Police Officer. Ed was know by many of the older members as "fast Eddy". Although unable to be as active as he would have liked in recent years, Ed remained a Life Member of the Department and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Boat Training with Co. 88

Captain Daniel Phillips, July 25

This evening, crews from Company 59 got together with crews from Company 88 and held a joint training exercise on water rescue. Crews practiced up-righting an overturned vessel and throwing rope bags to floating, conscious victims in order to bring them to shore without entering the water. The members of Company 59 would like to thank Company 88 for joining us for our weekly training session and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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