Rutherford Fire offers a Live-in program to full time college students, or those who are employed full time. We have two semi-private dorm rooms complete with individual storage areas and a study area. WIFI is also available. A station computer is available for those who don’t have their own laptop. Other amenities include his and her bathroom facilities complete with showers, an in-house washer & dryer, a full size kitchen and day room with 6 recliners.
Station 45 responds to an average of 360 calls per year. Perfect for the entry level firefighter who wants to respond to calls but still have time to complete school work. Apparatus includes an Engine (fire suppression and R.I.T.), Engine/Squad (fire suppression/R.I.T. and basic vehicle rescue), Attack/Mini Pumper, Pump Trailer and a Utility Vehicle used for medical assists and any other miscellaneous calls.
We offer in house training, and access to certified training thru H.A.C.C. & B.C.C.C. , NFPA compliant, PPE provided to every member.
There is also a FF incentive program offered by Swatara Twp that enables FF’s to earn $125/qtr if they meet the minimum call % and training hours.