Rutherford Fire Company

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2019 Incidents
Jan 45
Feb 38
Mar 43
Apr 36
May 30
Jun 32
Jul 42
Aug 25
Total 291

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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May 08

This evening members gathered at the township building for this months township meeting. During this meeting, Chief Ibberson presented a few awards for the fire on Boyer Street back in February. From Rutherford the Exceptional Duty Award - "For discovering a smoldering fire, which saved the unburned side of the duplex." Went to Jr. FF Chase Heckman. Other awards that were presented to other township ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire in Lawnton

April 18

Around 9:40pm Thursday evening, Engine 91-5 & Rescue 91-5 along with other township companies and Paxtang Fire were dispatched to a reported structure fire on the 4900 blk of Linda Ln. Chief 91-5 and PD arrived to find a working fire. Engine 91-5 arrived as the first engine and stretched 2 attack lines to the second floor for fire attack. Crews were able to confine most of the fire damage to the 2nd ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Swatara Township Structural Burn Session

March 02

Members from all four Swatara Fire-Rescue stations loaded up the apparatus and went to the Public Safety Center at HACC for a full day of live-fire training. The structural burn session is required for all active firefighters within the township and is a great opportunity to gain and enhance knowledge. Crews practiced different scenarios such as basement fires and attic fires. Teams rotated assignments ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Entrapment on Derry Street

February 26

Swatara Township rescue companies were dispatched to the 6000 block of Derry Street for an accident with entrapment. Chief 91-3 arrived to find a single vehicle into the trees with the driver pinned inside. Crews from Rescues 91-5 & 91 worked to remove the driver's side door and push the dash in order to free the driver. Once extricated, the driver was turned over to EMS and transported to a local ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 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)

Chimney Fire in Lawnton

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)

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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)

2018 Company Appreciation Dinner

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)

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