Rutherford Fire Company

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2020 Incidents
Jan 45
Feb 43
Mar 37
Apr 28
May 34
Jun 37
Jul 3
Total 227

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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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)

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No Caption 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)

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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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)

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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