Rutherford Fire Company

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2019 Incidents
Jan 1
Total 1

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

Top 5 Responders 2017
Bobby Shutts 67%
Bob Patterson 58%
Larry Hassman 56%
Chris Spohn 52%
Joe Canulli 46%

Top 5 Training 2017
Brandon Murray 175 hrs
Chris Spohn 154 hrs
Bobby Shutts 137 hrs
Paul Williams 125 hrs
Josh Durbin 116 hrs

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Website Visitors
November 13, 2018
Visitors Today
Jan 16, 2019

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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)

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

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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)

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

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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No Caption Swatara Fire-Rescue Brings Christmas to a Local Family

STFR91, December 21

On Friday evening, members from all four Swatara Fire-Rescue companies gathered at Rutherford Station 5 for a very special Christmas event. In true Christmas spirit, STFR and the Chiefs' wives chose a Swatara Township family-in-need and brought them to the station for an unforgettable Christmas. When the family arrived, they joined the members of STFR for a delicious meal. Shortly thereafter, Santa ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rutherford Fire @ 717 Armory

Rutherford Fire Company, December 01

Today crews loaded up both the Engine and Rescue and headed over to 717 Armory for their Safety with Santa day. Assistant Chief Patterson gave a fire prevention talk while the rest of the crew gave tours of the rigs to the children and answered other questions.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Santa Visits Rutherford December 23rd

North Pole Press Release, November 29

Santa will be making his annual visit to the Rutherford area on Sunday, December 23rd starting at 1:30 pm. Santa and his helpers will be following the same route as in years past. Make sure to listen for the sirens and Christmas music to know when Santa is on his way! For the safety of everyone involved, please go to the nearest street corner and be ready to receive your gift.... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire in Hummelstown

Rutherford Fire Company, November 12

This morning around 1am, Engine 91-5 was dispatched to a reported structure fire in Hummelstown in the area of Brunner St. Chief 46 arrived on scene to find 2 cars on fire underneath a carport attached to the structure. Crews made a quick attack of the fire and had it under control with minimal extension to the house. The engine was on scene for 2 hours until being released. Photos courtesy of Hummelstown ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Working Fire at Hershey Chocolate Factory

Rutherford Fire Company, November 09

Around 8:30 this morning, the rescue company was dispatched to Hershey as the RIT team on a working fire at one of the chocolate plants. Crews arrived and took their position at the RIT team and preformed a scene size up and preplanned any possible rescue scenarios. After control was marked crews went to work assisting other companies with ventilation operations throughout the building. The rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)


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