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2020 Incidents
Jan 45
Feb 43
Mar 37
Apr 28
May 34
Jun 37
Jul 44
Aug 36
Sep 33
Oct 34
Nov 16
Total 387

Past Incidents
2019 472
2018 572
2017 445
2016 404
2015 360

Top 5 Responders 2019
Bobby Shutts 67.58%
Mike Barone 51.27%
Bob Patterson 51.27%
Carrie Rafuse 49.36%
Joe Canulli 47.03%

Top 5 Training 2019
Carrie Rafuse 346 hrs
Cody Lloyd 271.5 hrs
Mallory Shutts 207.5 hrs
Craig Powers 154 hrs
Bobby Shutts 142 hrs

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Engine finds porch fire while returning to station

September 05

Just before 1pm today, Engine 91-5 was returning from a fire alarm on Derry St. While turning around in the Lawnton neighborhood, Engine 91-5 spotted a small working porch fire on Blakeslee Av. The engine called in the fire to Dauphin County and stretched a bumper line to extinguish the fire. While other township units arrived, the engine crew began to check for extension. Units operated on the box ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo from Dustin Weese
Photo from Dustin Weese

Overnight House Fire in Lawnton

August 02

Overnight, just after midnight, Engine & Rescue 91-5 were dispatched to a reported fire on the 300 blk of Harvest Dr. Units arrived on scene to find heavy fire to the rear of the structure with extension starting into the garage. Engine 91-5 arrived as the first engine and deployed attack lines to the rear of the structure and to the garage. Truck 32 (Progress) arrived as the first truck and assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dryer Fire on Clearfield St.

July 26

Sunday evening just before 8pm, Rutherford fire along with other township units were dispatched to the 7700 blk of Clearfield St for a reported dryer fire. Battalion Chief Gorenc arrived on scene with light smoke showing from the structure. Engine 91-5 arrived shortly after with their own hydrant out front of the structure and deployed an attack line. The engine crew made entry and made an aggressive ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photos from Grace Dresher
Photos from Grace Dresher

Entrapment in Hummelstown

July 10

This evening shortly after 9pm, while Engine 91-5 was on scene with a transformer fire in Lawnton a reported accident with entrapment was dispatched in Hummelstown on E Main St. Due to multiple Hummelstown units operating on a working fire in Middletown, and Rescue 91-5 working a medical assist at the Harrisburg mall, the Engine was released to respond. The engine arrived on scene after 46 (Hummelstown) ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tractor Trailer Truck Fire

July 04

This evening Rescue 91-5 responded to the area of Chambers Hill Rd & Penhar Dr for a report of a tractor trailer on fire. Chief 50 (Steelton) was in the area and advised of a small area of a truck tractor cab was on fire. Rescue 91-5 arrived on scene shortly after Engine 91 and assisted with searching the sleeper portion of the cab and secured the vehicle. The Rescue was on the scene for about 45 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Courtesy of Shane Heck
Courtesy of Shane Heck

Late Morning Kitchen Fire

June 28

Sunday morning just before 11am, Rutherford Fire was dispatched to a reported fire on the 6300 block of Evelyn St. Chief 91-2 arrived on scene first and confirmed a working fire. Engine 91-5 arrived as the 1st Engine and held the fire to the kitchen with a single attack line. Truck 33 from Colonial Park arrived as the first truck and laddered the house. Rescue 91-5 & Utility 91-5, as well as other ... (Full Story & Photos)

Early morning 1st alarm house fire in Hummelstown

May 08

This morning just prior to 04:00, Engine 91-5 was dispatched to North Walnut St in Hummelstown for a possible house fire. Chief 46-2 arrived on scene finding a working fire and struck the 1st alarm. This brought additional units including Rescue 91-5. The engine arrived with a crew of 3 and picked up a secondary hydrant. Crews from the engine assisted laddering the building, fire attack, salvage, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Late night working house fire in Chambers Hill

April 26

Last night just before 11pm, crews were sent to the 5000 block of Canyon Road for a reported house fire. Engine 91-5 went responding with 4 and Rescue 91-5 want responding with 2 shortly after. Both units arrived and sent their manpower forward. Crews reported to manpower and went to work assisting with fire attack, exterior operations and extensive overhaul. Afterwards crews helps with cleaning up ... (Full Story & Photos)


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