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Feb 96 3 1
Mar 94 3 2
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Swatara Fire Rescue

3rd Fire Of The Day

April 22

As Units were clearing the 28th Street call. County Communications alerted units to the 5300 block of Paxton Street for a fire on the roof of a commercial building. Units arrived to find a small area of the roofing on fire and extinguished the same. Companies performed an extensive overhaul prior to going available.... (Full Story)

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April 22

This afternoon units were alerted to a high rise in the 1200 block on 28th Street for a fire alarm going off on the 3rd floor. As units went responding, Dauphin County Communications advised that maintenance was on scene with a fire in the kitchen that was now out. Units operated for about an hour checking for extension, shutting off water to an activated sprinkler head, and performing salvage operations.... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Alarm Alerts To Small Fire

April 22

Around 0415 this morning, Units were dispatched to a senior living facility of Paxton St for an automatic fire alarm. Moments after the original dispatch, Dauphin County Communications received a call from the facility advising that they had a fire in the basement and upgraded the assignment. Chief 91-1 arrived with smoke showing from the basement level. Engine 91 arrived first and stretched 1 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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April 20

This evening units were dispatched to the 7500 block of Derry Street for an automatic fire alarm. County Communications received information of a fire in the shooting range area of the building and upgraded the assignment. First arriving companies were met by employees advising they had the fire extinguished with dry chemical extinguishers. Units Checked for extension and went available.

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Honoring The Ultimate Sacrifice

April 20

Today Swatara Fire & Rescue along with Paxtang Fire Company came together to honor SGT Benjamin Hines (USMC, Echo Division). SGT Hines was killed in Afghanistan on April 8th. Multiple Companies from across the region came together along the route to honor SGT Hines as he traveled though the area to be taken to a local funeral home.

Photos Courtesy of Mrs. Chief 2... (Full Story & Photos)

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April 19

This evening Swatara Fire & Rescue made a special delivery. Crews got together and visited the family from last evenings fire. Crews presented them with several baskets to help them through this difficult time. A special thanks to the wives and families of our firefighters for the assistance in making this happen.

Pictures are courtesy of Commissioner Connolly.... (Full Story & Photos)

Working House Fire

April 18

Shortly before 2200 hours, Swatara Fire & Rescue units were dispatched to the area of Linda Lane & N 50th Street for a reported chimney fire. Chief 91-5 and PD arrived with a well involved 2nd floor. The working fire box was dispatched bringing the remainder of the township units and multiple mutual aid. Crews made an aggressive interior attack which limited most of the damage to the 2nd floor. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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April 10

Are you looking to get involved in your community? Do you want to be more prepared for a disaster in your hometown? If so, take a look at the following pictures. This is a great opportunity to volunteer and help make a difference. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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