Rutherford Fire Company

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2022 Incidents
Jan 38
Feb 30
Mar 41
Apr 52
May 41
Jun 42
Jul 35
Aug 9
Total 288

2021 Calls Per Apparatus
A91 49
E91-5 198
R91-5 191
U91-5 5

Past Incidents
2021 424
2020 428
2019 472
2018 572
2017 445

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Accident with Entrapment closes I-283 Northbound

May 24

This afternoon Rescue 91 and 91-5 were dispatched to I-283 southbound for a 2 vehicle accident. Rescue crews extricated a single patient who was transported to an area hospital. Northbound traffic was closed while PA State Police investigated.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rescue to Hershey for a Structure Fire

March 30

This afternoon Rescue 91-5 was dispatched to assist Hershey Fire at a working structure fire. The crew from Rutherford was initially dispatched as R.I.T. (Rapid Intervention Team) but upon arrival were given the assignment to assist with fire attack and overhaul.... (Full Story & Photos)

Attack deployed to Dillsburg Mountain Fire

March 14

Last night, Attack 91 w/ 4 was deployed down to Dillsburg to assist York County units with a 150-acre mountain fire near Camp Tuckahoe. The attack deployed along with other Dauphin County brush crews. Attack 91 was on the scene for roughly 8 hours.

Photo credit to Harrison Jones Photography... (Full Story & Photos)

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Santa Visits Rutherford December 20th

December 20

Santa will be making his annual visit to the Rutherford area on Sunday, December 20th starting at 1:30 pm (weather permitting). Santa and his helpers will be following the same route as in years past. Make sure to listen for the sirens and Christmas music to know when Santa is on his way! For the safety of everyone involved, please go to the nearest street corner and be ready to receive your gift. ... (Full Story)

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)

Photo by Progress Fire
Photo by Progress Fire

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)


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