Mark your calendars..The next Rutherford Fire Chicken Barbecue will be Saturday Sept 19th Dinners will be served from approx 10 a.m. until SOLD OUT. Warning we usually sell out about noon. Dinners are still $7 (Yes $7) Dinners include 1/2 chicken, baked potato, roll & butter. Proceeds from this barbecue benefit the Rutherford Fire Company & the Rutherford Heights Youth Club. This will be the FINAL BBQ of 2015. THANK YOU to Everyone who came up and supported the Barbecues this year.!
The 2015 National Night out will be held on Tuesday August 4th. This years event will once again be held at Vanetta Park in the Lawnton Area of the twp. Vanetta Park is located behind the 7-11 at the 4800 block of Derry street. Everyone is invited, stop by and see your local Police and 1st responders.
Today several Swatara Fire Companies were dispatched to a working car fire in the 456-3 box of Mushroom Hill Rd and Rt 322 at the gas station Speedway.
Upon arrival Chief 456 -1 reported a car fire fully involved and took action. Crews did a great job protecting the main Structure as other crews battled the car and the gas pumps. No injuries were reported.
On Thursday evening, Engine 45 was dispatched to Hummelstown for a commercial structure fire at a building housing 3 local businesses, which escalated to a 2nd alarm. The engine crew assisted with venting the roof, performing fire attack, soaking hot spots, and overhauling before being released by command after spending over 3 hours on scene (Photos by Capital City Fire Photos.)
Yesterday afternoon just before 4 p.m., Squad 45 was dispatched to assist crews from Lebanon & Dauphin Counties with a 1st alarm working commercial structure fire in East Hanover Twp. when command requested two additional rescue units. Upon arrival, the majority of the fire had been knocked down by previously arriving crews. The Squad crew was on scene for about 2 hours assisting with soaking hot spots and performing overhaul before being released by command shortly before the box was placed in service.
Engines: 36-1, 39, 39-1, 48, Lebanon 1-1
Rescues: 35, 37, 46, 48, Squad 45
Tankers: 35, 37, 38, 39, 47, 54, 59, Cumberland 17, Cumberland 20, Lebanon 11, Lebanon 2, Lebanon 2-1, Lebanon 6, Lebanon 7
Trucks: 34, Lebanon 1, Lebanon 12
Special Unit: 36
Rehab/Canteen: Lebanon 6, American Red Cross
Command: CH 36, CH39