May
27
2015

Sunday Afternoon Mulch Pile Fire

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Sunday afternoon the Attack responded with other units to assist company 49 with a large mulch pile fire at the Swatara Twp. compost facility.  Crews were on the scene approx. 2.5 hrs.

Units: E41,  E49, R49, A45, T54, T59, A48

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May
22
2015

Rutherford Fire Honors Veterans at Memorial Day Service

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Monday morning crews put on their Class “A”s loaded up the rigs and participated in the Annual Memorial Day Service in Rutherford.   Thank you to all the Vets who have served, and are currently serving our country.

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Apr
19
2015

Box 39-4 Structure Fire

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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

Air: 35

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

Traffic: 36

Brush: 36-1

Special Unit: 36

Rehab/Canteen: Lebanon 6, American Red Cross

EMS: SCEMS

Command: CH 36, CH39

 

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Apr
18
2015

Next Chicken BBQ on May 9

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Today’s Chicken BBQ, our first of the season, was a great success as usual.  Thanks to all who came out to support Rutherford Fire and the Children’s Miracle Network.  Please join us for the next BBQ on May 9 from approximately 10 a.m. until sold out.  Meals include 1/2 chicken, baked potato, roll, and butter.

 

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Apr
10
2015

Rutherford Fire Company 2014 Year-End Slideshow

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Please enjoy our company’s annual slideshow for 2014.  We apologize for the tardiness of the video.  Thank you to FF Jon Canulli for putting this together.  Well done, and much appreciated.

 

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Apr
10
2015

Box 47-8 Accident with injuries

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This afternoon Engine 45 & Rescue 46 were dispatched to assist Company 47 at an Accident with injuries at Pine Hill & Nyes Rd.  Engine 45 arrived to find a 2 vehicle accident with No Entrapment.  Crews from the Engine and Rescue 46 secured the battery and contained fluids. Two (2) patients were transported via Life Lion EMS to an area hospital to be checked out.

Units:  E45,47-1, R46, A47   Command:  Chief 47

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Apr
9
2015

CPR CLASSES OFFERED EACH MONTH.

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Every month CPR classes are offered at the Rutherford Fire Co.  Lessons are affordable and offered to any person.  Please contact Larry @ 717-395-1911 for more information.

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Apr
8
2015

Chicken Barbecue Season is Here..!!!

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The First Barbecue for Rutherford Fire is Saturday April 18th.  Dinners are still $7 each.  The meal includes 1/2 chicken, Baked Potato, Roll & Butter.  Dinners are served from approx. 9:30 a.m. until SOLD OUT.   chicken

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Mar
29
2015

Box 47-8 Working Structure

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Sunday afternoon (March 29th) Around 6:00 p.m. Engine 45 and other Swatara Twp. units were dispatched to assist at a working structure fire in the 47-8 box of South Hanover Twp.   Upon arrival of Chief 47-1, a working fire to the rear of the single family home was found.   Engine 45 secured a water supply at Beaver Bend Par 3 Golf and Crews went to work with Crews from Truck 46.  Engine 46 arrived and secured a secondary water supply with crews from 46,34,36,456,47,48 & 59 filling manpower requirements.  Rescue 44 crews stood by for R.I.T.  For a short period of time Squad 45 set up at Rutters as a fill site for Tankers. This operations was put in service shortly after it started since an adequate water supply was confirmed at the scene.

Units: E45,46,47,36,34, T46, 456, R44, 88, Tkr 47,59, 39, S45,34

Command: Chief 47-1

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