2016 N.O.

2016 National Night Tuesday August 2nd.

This years National Night Out, hosted by the Swatara Twp. Police Dept. will be Tuesday August 2nd.  The event once again will be held at the Vanetta Park behind the Derry St. 7-11 in Lawnton.  Stop by and visit various organizations, Fire Dept., E.M.S. and Police Dept displays. … [Read more...]


Working Fire Box 39-5

Friday around lunch time, engine 45-1 was dispatched to assist at a working fire on Canal Road in East Hanover Twp.  The crew helped with overhaul operations, after the task was completed the Engine & crew relocated to station 48 as a standby company until Hershey Fire was … [Read more...]


Another Successful Barbecue

Thank you to everyone who came out this past Saturday to support our Barbecue.  We sold 320 dinners by 11:30 a.m.   Our next Barbecue is in August.  Watch for the signs, and make sure you come early so you don't miss out. … [Read more...]

1st Qtr Stats are in

The first Quarter stats for 2016 are completed.  Rutherford Fire Responded to 109 alarms.  Average manpower per call was 7.  13 Firefighters made the twp. incentive program. … [Read more...]

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456 Working Fire

Thursday evening crews were dispatched to Acorn Rd to Assist company 456 with a working structure fire.  Engine 45, 45-1, and Utility 45 responded to assist.  Chief 456 summoned and 2nd alarm assignment for manpower.  The crews from the Engines assisted with suppression, and … [Read more...]

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2 Working Fires make for a busy morning.

The day started early for the 45 crew with a first alarm fire in Penbrook. Engine 45-1 with a crew of 6 assisted with fire suppression and extensive overhaul. While wrapping up from that fire the tones dropped for the 49-1 box for another working fire assignment. The box was … [Read more...]

Working Pole Fire,

Early this afternoon company 45 was dispatched to the area of the Rutherford Youth Club for a pole on fire.  The Engine Crew arrived to find Fiber Optic lines burning.  The Flames were extinguished with a dry chem extinguisher. … [Read more...]

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Box 46-2 Working House Fire.

This afternoon around 1330, Engine 45 was dispatched to assist at the scene of a working house fire in the 46-2 Box area. Initial crews arrived to a working fire with fire on all 3 divisions. The Engine crew arrived and reported to manpower for various assignments. Crews assisted … [Read more...]