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2019 Incidents
Jan 45
Feb 38
Mar 43
Apr 36
May 30
Jun 32
Jul 42
Aug 37
Sep 40
Oct 46
Nov 7
Total 396

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 Shutts 169 hrs
Bobby Shutts 157 hrs
Chris Spohn 104 hrs

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No Caption Working Fire in Apartment

November 09

This morning, around 9:00am, Engine 91-5 and Rescue 91-5 were dispatched to the first block of Overview Drive in South Hanover Township for a house fire. Engine 91-5 arrived first assuming the first due engine assignment and pulled a 300' attack line. Interior crews went to the 3rd floor and found fire in the attic. Rescue 91-5 arrived and pulled a second line off Engine 91-5 and assisted the first ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Rollover and Entrapment on 322

September 10

Just after 10:30pm Tuesday night, crews from Rutherford responded along with other township units to 332 Eastbound between Penhar Dr & Mushroom Hill Rd for an auto accident with rollover and entrapment. Rescue companies from Rutherford and Swatara arrived with a combined manpower of 11 and began to work on removing the driver from the vehicle. Extrication was marked complete within 15 minutes of arrival. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2019 Schuylkill County Firemen's Convention

August 24

Early Saturday morning, members headed up to Tamaqua for the 2019 Schuylkill County Firemen's Convention. Members worked hard in the weeks prior to the convention inspecting, cleaning and organizing everything on the rigs. The following units received awards:

Engine 91-5 - 1st Place Most Functional Engine (1500GPM & Above - Out of County)
Rescue 91-5 - 1st Place Most Functional Engine/Rescue (Out ... (Full Story & Photos)

Active Shooter Drill @ CD East

August 09

Today multiple agencies came together at Central Dauphin East High School for an Active Shooter Drill. The drill itself has been in the works for over a year and crews have been preparing for months. Crews from Swatara Township and other agencies performed multiple scenarios with focuses on neutralizing the threat and utilizing a Rescue Task Force concept to remove victims. The Rescue Task Force is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Ronald H Huggins Length of Service Award

August 07

This evening, the Swatara Township presented Chief Joe Canulli along with 5 other individuals the Ronald H. Huggins Length of Service Award. This award is named after Ron Huggins who has served 56 years as a volunteer firefighter. It is awarded to first responders who have given 35 or more years of continuous service, except for line of duty injuries and military service, to the residents and visitors ... (Full Story & Photos)

Township Award Ceremony

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)

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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)

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)

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