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2020 Incidents
Jan 45
Feb 43
Mar 37
Apr 8
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Total 133

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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Rutherford Station Closed to the Public

March 17

Due to the National State of Emergency, Swatara Township, announced that starting on Tuesday, March 17 Swatara Twp. Fire Stations (Bressler, Chambers Hill, Rutherford & Swatara) will be closed to the public until further notice. Please rest assured that the Fire Departments will continue to provide a response to calls for service. We greatly appreciate your understanding.

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Working Garage Fire with Extension in Lower Paxton

February 04

This morning, around 10:30am, Engine 91-5 was dispatched to a reported working garage fire with extension into the main house. Engine 91-5 went responding with 4 and upon arrived went to work with interior operations. The Engine was out for roughly 3 hours. Later that evening just before 9pm, the Engine was dispatched again to a reported rekindle. The Engine went responding immediately with 6 and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Early Morning Townhouse Fire in Hershey

February 03

Early this morning around 4:30am. Rescue 91-5, along with other township units, was dispatched to a confirmed working, middle of the row, townhouse fire in Hershey. Rescue 91-5 went responding with 5 and upon arrival crews took the RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) assignment. Throughout the call rescue crews conducted multiple 360's to assist with safety, locate & understand possible areas of trouble, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident with Reported Entrapment on Derry St.

January 24

This evening, around 5:30pm, Rescue 91-5 was dispatched for a reported accident with entrapment on Derry street by the post office. Battalion Chief Gorenc arrived on scene first to find that there was no entrapment and rendered aid to the injured until EMS arrived. The rescue along with crews from other township stations arrived shortly after and assisted with securing the vehicles and clearing fluids ... (Full Story & Photos)

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January 01

2019 was a busy year for Rutherford Fire but less so compared to 2018. Members responded to 472 incidents through out the year with an average response time of 8 minutes 6 seconds. Members were also busy in their off time, total training time recorded by Rutherford firefighters was 2,548 hours in 2019. This included multiple members completing their Firefighter I, Firefighter II, and/or EMT certifications.

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TMI Siren Testing

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)

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No Caption 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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Accident with Confinement involving School Van

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)

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