Lower Swatara Fire Department


2015 Incidents
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2016 Incidents
Jan 0
Feb 47
Mar 38
Apr 33
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
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Lower Swatara Fire Department

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An Evening with Paratech

Lieutenant Kevin Zimmerman, May 19

Thursday 5-19-16 sales representatives from Fire & Rescue Products and Paratech Fire and Rescue Equipment took the time to join company 59 at Cockers Towing. Crews reviewed the proper use of the Paratech equipment that Rescue 59 carries, along with getting the chance to try out some new Paratech products. Equipment included rescue struts, tripod, monopod, bipod, hydrafusions, and the new multiforce ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dauphin County "Run Day"

Fire Chief Jason Brown, May 14

Rescue 59 and members of the Lower Swatara Fire Department particpated in Dauphin County "Run Day" at Harrisburg Area Community College. Several departments from across the county were involved in various mock responses that included multiple residental structure fires and vehicle accidents that involved entrapment.

Participating Departments: Penbrook (30), Progress (32), West Hanover (36), Paxtang ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA on 283

Fire Chief Jason Brown, May 14

On Satuday, May 14th, Company 59 was alerted for a motor vehicle accident with injuries on 283 Eastound, prior to N. Union Street. Rescue 59 went responding with a staff of 5 already on station. Rescue 59 arrived to find a single vehicle into the guardrail directly under the Airport Connector, with one occupant. Base on this, the response was held to just the Rescue. Crews secured the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Rescue Training: Air Bags

Lower Swatara Vol. Fire Dept., May 09

On Monday, May 9th, the Department returned to Cocker's Towing in Elizabethtown to continue the series on vehicle rescue training. Members focused on the use of the air bag system carried on Rescue 59. Crews conducted several evolutions utilizing different size air bags to perform lifts of a car on its roof. The evolutions also gave members the opportunity to practice their skills with stabilizing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Celebrating 60 Years of Service

Lower Swatara Vol. Fire Dept., April 30

On Saturday, April 30th, the members of the Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department gathered to celebrate 60 years of service to the community. We were joined by several of our mutual aide departments as well as several state and local officials. The day started with the housing of 4 new pieces of apparatus: Engine 591, Rescue 59, Utility 59 and Boat 59. The ceremony included words of congratulations ... (Full Story & Photos)


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