Rutherford Fire Company

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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 41
Dec 13
Total 443

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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December 05

On Thursday December 5th, Exelon will conduct a full test of the 96 warning sirens around Three Mile Island. The sirens will activate at 12:15 in the afternoon and will sound for a full 3 minutes. Swatara Township has several sirens within its borders. If you believe one of the sirens did not activate or malfunctioned, Please let us know by calling the Swatara Twp Emergency Management Office at 717-564-2551 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thanksgiving Day Wildland Fire

November 28

Just before Noon Thanksgiving Day, Attack 91 was dispatched to the 1190 blk of Cherrington Ln in Lower Paxton Township for a reported natural cover fire caused by downed power lines. Units from Lower Paxton arrived to find roughly 1.5 acres of fire burning in the woods behind the addresses. Wildland certified firefighters from Attack 91 helped contain the fire and multiple hotspots with rakes, chainsaws, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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November 13

Just before 4:00pm Wednesday evening. Rescue 91-5 was dispatched to South Hanover Township for a reported accident with injuries on Pleasant View Rd in the area of Beaver Bend Golf Course. While the rescue was responding the call was updated to an accident with confinement. The rescue arrived on scene and assisted EMS with extrication and securing the both vehicles.The rescue was on scene for an hour ... (Full Story & Photos)

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)

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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)

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)

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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)

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)

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