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 Incidents
Jan 52
Feb 36
Mar 52
Total 140

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Lower Swatara Fire Department

Lower Swatara Fire Department

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FDLS Hosts Forestry Firefighters

Firefighter Corey Swisher, September 08

Members of FDLS played host this past weekend to forestry firefighters from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, and Maine who were being deployed to assist in fighting wildfires in California.

Station 59 serves as one of the Regional Mobilization Centers for DCNR, a staging point for their deployment. Company 59 personnel prepared dinner, breakfast, and lunch for the deploying forestry firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Chad Zimmerman, September 07

On Saturday, September 7th at approximately 23:30hrs, FDLS and mutual aid were dispatched for a reported structure fire on Balls Lane in Lower Swatara Township. Tanker 59 responded minutes after dispatch with 6 members along with Chief 59, Chief 59-1, and Engine 59 with a crew of 4. Tanker 59 arrived with smoke showing from a mobile home and an occupant still inside. Crews escorted the occupant out ... (Full Story & Photos)

FDLS Labor Day Picnic

Firefighter Corey Swisher, September 01

On Sunday, September 1st, FDLS members celebrated Labor Day Weekend and the end of summer with a picnic at the station. Members and their families were treated to multiple dishes of delicious food. Later that evening, everyone enjoyed relaxing in front of the fire pit eating s’mores.

Photo credit : Kori Weikle.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Tanker and Engine 59 respond to Londonderry Twp for a house fire

Assistant Chief Kevin Zimmerman, August 22

8/22/2019 At approximately 15:00 hours Tanker 59 was dispatched and responded with 5 to Water Street in Londonderry Twp (Company 54's first due) for a residential structure fire. Minutes later, Engine 59 was dispatched and responded with 3 along with Chief 59-1. A 1st alarm assignment was then struck by Chief 54-2. Tanker 59 arrived and the crew went to work while the Tanker reverse laid to Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

FDLS Participates in WRER Class

Firefighter Josh Burrows, August 19

Over the weekend three members from the Lower Swatara Fire Department participated in a Water Rescue Emergency Response Class hosted by Middletown Fire Department. Over the course of the three day class members learned many different skills. For example members learned how to self rescue, use throw bags to rescue victims in the water, and over come obstacles in the water. Members also learned about ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lower Swatara Fire Department
1350 Fulling Mill Road
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