Lower Swatara Fire Department


Previous Years Call Totals
2006 589
2007 593
2008 522
2009 560
2010 565
2011 813
2012 538
2013 520
2014 557
2015 629
2016 514

2017 Incidents
Jan 48
Feb 33
Mar 45
Total 126

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Lower Swatara Fire Department

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Engine and Rescue Assist on Mobile Home Fire in Middletown

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, April 12

At 20:50hrs on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, Engine 59-1 was dispatched to Pathfinder Drive in the 88-2 box, assisting Company 88 (Middletown) with a reported mobile home fire. Engine 59-1 responded within minutes of dispatch with 4 personnel. Shortly after, Chief 88-2 arrived and confirmed the report with fire showing. Rescue 59 was dispatched to assist a short time later and immediately went en ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Roll Over on I-283 North

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, April 12

At 15:15hrs on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Company 59 was dispatched to the northbound lanes of Interstate 283 at mile marker 0.6 for a vehicle accident. Rescue 59 and Chief 59-2 went responding shortly after dispatch and were advised of a reported vehicle rolled over in the median. Rescue 59 arrived, confirming the report of a single vehicle in the median on its roof with 3 patients self extricated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine Runs Room and Contents Fire in Highspire

Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department, April 04

On 04/04/2017 at approximately 17:13 hours Dauphin County Communications (911) dispatched units to Jury St in the 55-1 box for a reported house fire. Dauphin County Communications advised they were receiving multiple calls reporting a working fire. The police department arrived, confirming the report and advising of a room and contents fire on the second floor of a 2 1/2 story single family structure. ... (Full Story & Photos)


Lower Swatara Volunteer Fire Department, March 13

Based on the significant weather event forecast for this Tuesday, the Bingo Committee has elected to cancel Bingo for this Wednesday, March 15. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to seeing you next week!... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 59 Gets Some Equipment Remounted

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, March 08

After a few weeks of being in and out of service, Rescue 59 is finished having some equipment remounted by Specialized Fire Equipment Services in Middletown. Our goal was to improve firefighter safety when removing and placing current equipment on the rescue, organizing our Paratech Rescue Strut Equipment for safe and efficient deployment, mounting of new equipment, and making adjustments to the vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

The pull out board in the center was added after some modifications.
The pull out board in the center was added after some modifications.


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