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2019 Incidents
Jan 45
Feb 24
Total 69

Past Incidents
2018 572
2017 445
2016 404
2015 360
2014 358

Top 5 Responders 2018
Bobby Shutts 61%
Bob Patterson 54%
Larry Hassman 53%
Joe Canulli 51%
Mike Barone 46%

Top 5 Training 2018
Cody Lloyd 410 hrs
Matt Papinchak 182 hrs
Mallory Bell 169 hrs
Bobby Shutts 157 hrs
Chris Spohn 104 hrs

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2 Alarm Fire With Entrapment

February 19

At around 1620 this afternoon, Swatara Township Fire-Rescue and mutual aid companies were dispatched for a working fire with entrapment in the area of Boyer and Larch Streets in Enhaut. Initial crews quickly arrived and found a two-story duplex with heavy fire showing from the Alpha side and confirmed entrapment. Rescue 91-5 responded with 4 and sent a crew to the exposure building to open up and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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February 12

Swatara Township Fire-Rescue Units along with mutual aid from Paxtang Fire Company (40) were dispatched the the 5000 Block of Lancaster Street in the 45-7 Box Area for a reported Chimney Fire. Chief 91-5 (Canulli) arrived and confirmed embers from the chimney. Engine 91-5 arrived as the first due engine company and made entry to find the fire contained to the chimney with negative extension inside. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Garage Fire in Chambers Hill

Rutherford Fire Company, February 01

This afternoon just after 3pm, township units were called to the 7000 blk of Chambers HIll Rd for a reported garage fire. Initial crews reported a large column while enroute. The box was quickly upgraded to a working fire then to a 1st alarm fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a detached garage with heavy fire and began defensive operations. Township units and mutual aid operated for over 3 hours.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rutherford Fire Company, January 28

On Sunday evening, members of Rutherford Fire Company gathered at Lazzaro's Italian Bistro in Palmyra for the annual firefighter appreciation dinner. The members enjoyed camaraderie and a delicious meal before moving on to the awards segment of the evening. During that time, the top responders and trainers for the year were recognized. Finally, the award for Firefighter of the Year was presented ... (Full Story & Photos)

1st Alarm Fire in Lawnton

Rutherford Fire Company, January 26

Around 7pm, the Engine and Rescue were dispatched to Francis Cadden Parkway for a possible structure fire. The police department arrived first with smoke showing from a 3 story apartment. The Engine arrived as the 3rd due engine on Side C and took the search assignment. The rescue arrived shortly after and assisted with ventilation and packing hose lines.
Investigation crew found a dryer fire on ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo courtesy of KB Fire Photography
Photo courtesy of KB Fire Photography

Photo courtesy of Hershey Fire Dept.
Photo courtesy of Hershey Fire Dept.

Working Fire in Hershey

Rutherford Fire Company, January 09

Last night just before midnight, while returning from an accident in Bressler, the rescue was requested by Company 48 (Hershey) for RIT at a working fire on Carousel Circle. The rescue responded immediately with seven. Upon arrival, crews formed a RIT team and reported to command. Throughout the incident, crews performed walkarounds of the structure to identify any hazards and points of escape. The ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with overturned vehicle in water

Rutherford Fire Company, December 30

Around 9:30 pm, the rescue was dispatched to South Hanover Township on Overview Rd between Pine Hill Rd. & Stone Mill Rd. for a reported car upside down in the water. The rescue arrived on scene to find one car in the water with the driver already out. The rescue provided scene lighting and set up hazmat booms downstream as a precaution. The rescue was on scene for an hour while other crews operated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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North Pole Press Release, December 23

It may be two days before Christmas, but today Santa Claus is coming to town early! Starting at 1:30 pm, listen for the sirens and look for Santa's sleigh flying through the Rutherford area to deliver your gift. Merry Christmas! ... (Full Story & Photos)


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