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Swatara Fire Rescue

Aggressive Command Training Class/Opportunity

January 05

DATE: January 5th 2019
LOCATION: Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg
Time: 0800-1700
Instructor: Nick Martin - Battalion Chief - Salisbury NC
Cost: $75.00
Register: Follow the LINK Below!

Class Description : Incident command systems are often overdone or underdone. Cumbersome command practices that allow the building to burn down while command is “setup” are just as frustrating and problematic as the lack ... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 30

This evening all four township companies, EMA, and Life Team EMS participated in a training scenario at Greenfield senior Living. Crews staged a few blocks away and a fire was simulated on the 3rd floor with a smoke machine. Crews arrived staggered to simulate real response times and took the respective assignments based on our operating guidelines. The facility also used opportunity this to put ... (Full Story & Photos)

Small Fire at Sheraton Hotel

October 16

Early this evening, Swatara Fire-Rescue was alerted for a possible fire a the Sheraton Hotel off of Lindle Rd. Chief 91 went on the air and was updated by communications of smoke and fire on the 6th floor. With this information Chief 91 requested the working fire assignment. As units started to arrive the police department advised they had heavy smoke on the 6th floor and 2nd alarm was requested. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Courtesy of Dustin Weese
Courtesy of Dustin Weese

Courtesy of Rickey Weese
Courtesy of Rickey Weese

Fire Prevention Week 2018

October 13

Today Swatara Fire-Rescue wrapped up Fire Prevention Week 2018 with the annual Rutherford Fire Co Open House. Day light crews have been across the township all week long for different educational events. We can be reached all year long to provide fire safety education for all kinds of events from daycare's to birthday parties to church/community events.... (Full Story & Photos)

Under Construction

September 26

Welcome to the new website for Swatara Fire-Rescue. While we continue to work on things here, Feel free to follow the links below to our Facebook pages for all the latest news and updates. Please bear with us as we continue to build and improve our pages. We appreciate your patience.

https://www.facebook.com/SwataraFireRescue/ https://www.facebook.com/SwataraFire91/

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Swatara Fire Rescue, April 24

This evening township companies trained on forcible entry techniques. Firefighters utilized a new training prop “The multi-force forcible entry door system”. This training prop was purchased with funds recovered by the township from the UGI incident last year.
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