Rutherford Fire Company

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2018 Incidents
Jan 57
Feb 34
Mar 40
Apr 37
May 34
Jun 39
Jul 63
Aug 50
Sep 51
Oct 64
Nov 55
Dec 18
Total 542

Past Incidents
2017 445
2016 404
2015 360
2014 358
2013 315

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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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)

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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)

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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Rutherford Fire Company, October 30

This evening Rutherford Fire joined other township companies, EMA, and Life Team EMS to 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 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rutherford Fire out in the neighborhood for Trick or Treat

Rutherford Fire Company, October 26

Rutherford firefighters loaded up the engine and rescue and went out for trick or treat night. The engine was located at Sweetbriar Rd in Lawnton while the rescue was at Rutherford Elementary for the Trunk or Treat. Crews passed out candy and saw some amazing costumes.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rutherford Fire Department, October 23

Lieutenant Shutts and FF Bell were invited to speak at Dickinson College to kids from Yellow Breeches School on what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter. Many individuals asked all sorts of different questions and are very interested in joining their local fire department.... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with confinement at Wal-Mart

Rutherford Fire Company, October 21

Rescue 91-5 along with Rescue 91 & Truck 91 were dispatched to the Wal-mart parking lot with reports of a three vehicle crash with one person confined. Crews works together to remove the passenger door to remove the occupant.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rutherford Fire Company, September 16

The officers and members would like to congratulate FF Justin Patterson and his wife Lindsay on welcoming their first child Colton Robert Patterson into the world. Mom and baby are doing well. Also this is assist chief Robert Patterson’s first grandchild.... (Full Story & Photos)


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