Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Lower Swatara Fire Department

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No Caption Trunk or Treat

Vice President Corey Swisher, October 22

The Lower Swatara Fire Department Auxiliary in conjunction with the Lions Club will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event for the residents of the Lower Swatara Township as well as surrounding areas.

Due to Covid 19 recommendations, social distancing and masks will be encouraged.

DATE: October 30, 2020
TIME: 7pm to 9pm
WHERE: MARCO Parking Lot, 501 Fulling Mill Road, Middletown, PA 17057

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pump Operations One

Vice President Corey Swisher, October 04

This weekend FDLS members participated in a Pump Operations One class hosted by Lower Swatara Fire Department and was taught by one of FDLS’ own Richard Myers.
Instructor Myers taught the basics of pump operations, drafting operations, and hydrant operations.
Classroom work consisted of elements of pump pressure requirements consisting of friction loss, appliance requirements, and components that ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vice President Corey Swisher, October 02

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and the concern of safety to the community, the leadership of the Lower Swatara Fire Department has decided to cancel the yearly open house held during Fire Prevention Week. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire on 200 Blk of Elm Street in Steelton Boro

Vice President Corey Swisher, September 21

Last evening shortly after members returned from a Technical Rescue Class, FDLS was dispatched to a Structure Fire in Steelton Boro. Shortly after dispatch, units arrived and reported a working fire with heavy fire from the rear upgrading the box.
Rescue 59 Responded with 7 (Ofcr Capt. Taylor) and was given the assignment of opening up the exposure building for possible fire extension.

Photo Credit: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vice President Corey Swisher, September 21

This past weekend was a busy one.

FDLS members were able to attend a class presented by Mid-Atlantic Technical Rescue for Advanced Vehicle Stabilization and Extrication of Heavy Vehicles hosted by Elizabethtown Fire Department.

Members were able to learn and practice techniques that involved raising, rolling, and stabilizing vehicles that were potentially up to 40 tons in weight off of passenger ... (Full Story & Photos)

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1350 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
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