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
Total 45

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Lower Swatara Fire Department

Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Firefighter Corey Swisher, February 03

At approx 4:30 this morning Tanker 59 was dispatched to Draymore Court for a Structure Fire which was quickly upgraded to a working fire. Tanker 59 with a crew of 5 responded and performed fire operations and water supply. Crews remained on scene for approx 4 hours and then placed on a transfer assignment to Hummelstown Fire Department.
Shortly afterwards, Tanker 59 was dispatched to the same area ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thank You Complete Disaster Services

Deputy Chief Daniel Phillips, January 24

The Officers and Membership of the Lower Swatara Fire Department would like to thank Complete Disaster Services for boarding up the two homes we had been training in. We had live burn training in these two homes and CDS boarded up both properties at no cost to the department as a thank you to the Department. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Corey Swisher, January 22

This past Monday night, FDLS members began training for Firefighter One certification and will continue training for this certification into April.
Firefighter One certification means that personnel at this level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, while working under direct supervision, to function safely and effectively as a member of a firefighting team.
This ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Company Officers for 2020

Firefighter Corey Swisher, January 09

This past Monday at the monthly Company Meeting, FDLS members were sworn in to their positions for their term. The current positions are as follows.

Chief 59: John Weikle
Chief 59-1: Dan Philips
Captain 59: Sean Taylor
Lieutenant 59: Shelly Briner
Lieutenant 59-1: Elvis Zeiders

President: Michael McKillip
1st Vice President: Corey Swisher
2nd Vice President: Kori Weikle
Treasurer: Austin Byler ... (Full Story)

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Firefighter Corey Swisher, December 25

On December 16th and 22nd, FDLS members participated in Structural Burn Classes that were held in two acquired structures located in the township. The structures, located in a flood plane, were purchased by Lower Swatara Township as part of a grant buy-out program. The Township was gracious enough to allow the department to train on these structures prior to them being demolished.

This opportunity ... (Full Story & Photos)


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