Lower Swatara Fire Department



Previous Years Call Totals
2008 522
2009 560
2010 565
2011 813
2012 538
2013 520
2014 557
2015 629
2016 514
2017 594
2018 532
2019 554

2020 Incidents
Jan 45
Feb 42
Mar 31
Apr 34
May 39
Jun 27
Jul 47
Total 265

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Lower Swatara Fire Department

Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Loss of a Firefighter/ Tow Truck Operator.

Firefighter Corey Swisher, July 22

The Halifax Fire Department as well as H & S Towing suffered a loss of one of their own recently. Tyler Laudenslager was working as a Tow Truck Operator on Interstate 78 when he was struck and killed by another motorist.
For those wishing to give their condolences and need information of arrangements, please monitor Halifax Fire Department Facebook page.

Although this is a tragedy, let us not forget ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Dylan Zimmerman, July 10

Around 20:30 hours, units were dispatched to the 200 Block of W. Main Street in Middletown Borough for a reported structure fire. Engine 59 made the response with 5 personnel. As more information was received, the address was updated to the 400 Blockk of Apple Avenue. Units arrived to find a working fire on the second floor of a duplex. Based on this, Command 88 requested the balance of the first ... (Full Story & Photos)

In Honor of President Mike McKillip

Firefighter Corey Swisher, July 10

Last evening the members of FDLS and the McKillip family learned once again of all the lives that were touched by Mike McKillip. One of those lives is David Sharp Jr. who was friends with Mike from his time at Hershey.

David wanted to honor his friendship to, as he called him, "Big Mike" and created a memorial bench which the members of the Lower Swatara Fire Department were honored to place in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Opening of the Social Hall / Training Center

Firefighter Corey Swisher, July 10

In line with Governor Wolf's "green" status for Dauphin County and CDC Guidelines, we have decided to open the Social Hall / Training Center for public events. This decision was made via a discussion with a majority of the Executive Board and has received support by the Lower Swatara Township Manager and our Commissioner Liaison.

As mentioned above, we will follow social distancing guidelines and ... (Full Story)

Thank You from Lower Swatara Fire Department

Firefighter Corey Swisher, June 16

The Lower Swatara Fire Department would like to thank everyone for coming out today to help us lay a fellow member to rest.
Mike McKillip was an integral part of the department and will be sorely missed.
Thank you to the Steelton Fire Department, Progress Fire Department, Swatara Fire Department, and Middletown Fire Department for setting up flags for the procession.
Thank you to Middletown Police ... (Full Story & Photos)

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