Lower Swatara Fire Department



Previous Years Call Totals
2007 593
2008 522
2009 560
2010 565
2011 813
2012 538
2013 520
2014 557
2015 629
2016 514
2017 594

2018 Incidents
Jan 56
Feb 47
Mar 48
Apr 29
May 43
Jun 34
Total 257

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No Caption A/C Zimmerman Completes NYC Marathon

Lower Swatara Vol. Fire Department, November 04

On Sunday, November 4th, Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman completed a major personal goal by completing the New York City Marathon. Over a year ago, Kevin decided that one day he'd like to run in the New York City Marathon. That day came sooner than he imagined when he was granted a slot in the 2018 race. He immediately began a rigorous training regiment to increase his endurance, gradually increasing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hazmat Incident on PA-283 West

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, August 08

On 8-8-2018 at 03:30 hrs, Company 59 and Truck and Engine 88 were dispatched to the westbound local lane of PA Route 283 for a hazardous material incident. Chief 59, Rescue 59, and Engine 59 arrived to find a tractor trailer with severe damage to the passenger side of one of the trailers and fluids leaking
onto the road. Engine 88 arrived and staged at the exit for the Airport Connector, directing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption FDLS Hosts Foam Technician 1 Class

Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department, August 04

On Saturday, August 4th, the Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department hosted a Foam Technician 1 Course. The class was presented by Cottrell Associates, who have over 30 years in the foam firefighting industry. The class was made possible by the South Central Task Force in an effort to provide further training to members of the Foam and Hazmat Groups. Lower Swatara personnel were joined by Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bingo Cancelled

President Mike McKillip, July 25

With the events of the past few days and all the rain, many roads in the area are unpassable. Bingo at the Lower Swatara Fire Department will be cancelled this evening, 7/25/18. We are sorry for the inconvenience, but for the safety of all the players that would be traveling, we feel this is best. Everyone stay safe and dry and we'll see you next week!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Tanker Assists Fairview Township on a Working Fire

Firefighter Dylan Zimmerman, July 25

Around 04:00 hours on the morning of 7/24/18, Tanker 59 was dispatched to assist on the scene of a working fire in Fairview Township, York County. Tanker 59 responded with a crew of 3 within minutes of dispatch. Upon arrival, Tanker 59 sent manpower forward to assists with various tasks while the chauffeur shuttled 4 loads of water. Company 59 personnel operated for approximately 3-1/2 hours before ... (Full Story & Photos)


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