Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Lower Swatara Fire Department

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No Caption Vehicle Rescue Training Continues

Vice President Corey Swisher, November 24

This past Monday, FDLS members continued training in Heavy Vehicle Rescue and Stabilization Techniques. Similar to last training night, members were tasked in stabilizing a dump truck full of concrete that rolled onto a car causing an entrapment scenario.

These kinds of scenarios often require more than one rescue company in order to effectively perform their tasks therefore, Middletown Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Extinguisher Training at Middletown Home

Vice President Corey Swisher, November 11

This past Wednesday, The Lower Swatara Fire Department was asked to do a fire extinguisher training for the employees of Middletown Home. Firefighters Richard Myers, Dave Floyd, Corey Swisher, and Fire Police Jackie Leonard participated in training on the use of fire extinguishers and safety practices in a long term care facility as well as fire safety advice that the employees could utilize at home. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Monday Night Training

Vice President Corey Swisher, November 09

For the month of November, FDLS Members will be training in the art of Vehicle Rescue. This past Monday, FDLS members along with Elizabethtown Fire Department went to Cocker's Towing and reviewed techniques learned from a past Heavy Vehicle Extrication class where the object of the scenario is to lift a trailer off of a vehicle.
Members from both departments that had taken the class helped instruct ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire at Raider's Steaks and Deli.

Vice President Corey Swisher, October 29

On October 29, FDLS was dispatched to assist Middletown Fire Department at Raider's Steak and Deli at 1902 Pineford Drive for a Structure Fire. Engine 59 Responded with 3 (Lt. Zeiders). MICU 7-3 arrived and reported working fire resulting in upgrading the box to a first alarm fire. Rescue 59 Responded with 6 (Lt. Briner). Engine 59 arrived and secured a thrid water supply. FDLS Crews were tasked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Structure Fire in the Borough of Middletown

Vice President Corey Swisher, October 29

On October 27, 2020 at approx. 1630hrs FDLS Members were alerted to a Possible Structure Fire on the 100 Blk of N. Catherine Street assisting Middletown Fire Department. Engine 59 (K. Martinez) Responded with 4 with Dep. Chief Phillips responding directly. Crews arrived on scene to find normal conditions on the Alpha side however; further investigation found a working kitchen fire on the Charlie side. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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