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 43
Oct 44
Nov 0
Dec 0
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Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Thanksgiving Weekend Project

Lower Swatara Vol. Fire Dept., November 28

As the weather gets cooler, the volunteers of Company 59 often look for indoor projects that need done around the station. This weekend, we decided that it was time to build a proper hose rack for all of our spare attack and supply lines. Since many members had a long weekend due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, we were able to complete the project in a relatively short time frame (Assistant Chief Phillip's ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident With Entrapment and Fire

Lieutenant Kevin Zimmerman, November 26

On 11-25-16 at 23:14 hours, Company 59 was dispatched to 300 Stoner Drive for a vehicle accident with injuries. As Rescue 59 was preparing to respond, Chief 59-1 went responding and Dauphin County Communications provided updated information of possible entrapment and the vehicle to be on fire. Based on the additional information, an additional rescue was requested, bringing Rescue 49 to the scene. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Run Away Trash Truck

Lieutenant Kevin Zimmerman, November 23

At approximately 12:45 on 11-23-16, as Engine 59 was backing into the station from an automatic fire alarm, Company 59 was dispatched for a vehicle fire (trash truck) to the rear of 1050 Kreider Drive. Engine 59 and Chief 59 responded and arrived to find a trash truck into a transformer with the driver out of the vehicle. The transformer was burning and arcing along with smoke coming from the ground ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident with Fire

Lieutenant Kevin Zimmerman, November 22

At around 0045 hours on 11-22-16, Station 59 was dispatched to a vehicle fire at the intersection of Oberlin Road and Powderhorn Road. Shortly after dispatch, Dauphin County Communications provided updated information that a vehicle had crashed into the woods and was fully involved. Engine 59 and Chief 59-1 went responding and was advised by Dauphin County Communications that a victim was in the area ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue Assists Co. 55 on Route 230

Lieutenant Chad Zimmerman, November 21

At 21:30 hrs on 11/21/16 the Rescue was dispatched on box 55-1 to the 100 block of 2nd Street for reported accident. Units arrived to find an SUV on it's side after striking 2 other parked cars. The single occupant of the SUV self extricated and was turned over to EMS for evaluation. The Rescue crew assisted Co.55 with securing the vehicles and checking for hazards as well as providing lighting. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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