The borough of Paxtang is about a 1/4 mile in size. We border Harrisburg City Susquehanna Township and Swatara Township. We run a little over 300 calls a year. A majority of our calls are mutual aid. Theres 25 active members. We operate 1 Engine 1 Rescue 1 Support vehicle/Fire Police and a chiefs vehicle.

Santa Is Coming To Town

12-3-16.  Santa Clause will be making his stop in Paxtang on December 17 starting at 9AM.  He will start on the West side of the Borough and make his way onto the East side.  Listen for the fire trucks to know that he is getting close.

November 2016 Stats

Here are the stats for November.

Calls:  40  YTD:  343

Borough Calls:  3  YTD:  49

Jobs:  3  YTD:  27

Pins:  1  YTD:  3

Total Manpower:  158

Avg Crew:  4

Hrs In Service:  24 hrs 5 mins

Engine Calls:  10

Rescue Calls:  33

Busiest Day:  Sunday with 10

Busiest Time:  1600-2400 with 21

Busiest Box:  50 Steelton with 14

 

Top 5 Responders

Chief Zwigart with 34

Capt. Tinari with 25

FF. Frankenfield with 19

FF. Lemmon with 17

FF. Schrader with 12

Box 50-1 WSF

11-25-16  At 1433 hrs. box 50-1 was struck for a working structure fire.  Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 5.  Rescue arrived on the scene and assisted with fire attack and checking the exposure building for extension and overhaul.  Crews also assisted with securing the utilities to the home.  Time out was 2 hrs 18 mins.

Box 37-5 WSF

11-25-16  At 1052 hrs box 37-5 was struck for a working structure fire.  Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 4.  Crew arrived on the scene to take up the RIT assignment.  Time out was 1 hr 6 mins.

Box 40-1 MVA with Entrapment

11-23-16  At 1648 hrs box 40-1 was struck for an auto accident with entrapment.  Capt 40 on the scene with a single vehicle into a pole with a male driver entrapped.  Rescues 40, 44 and 49 handled vehicle stabilization and extrication of the pt.  Engine 91 had a hand line pulled.  Pt was extricated from the vehicle within 21 from dispatch.  Time out was 56 mins.

Box 1-4 WSF

11-01-16  At 0447 hrs Harrisburg City box 1-4 was struck for a working structure fire.  City crew and other county units were already on another working structure fire in the city.  Engine 40 responded with a crew of 5.  Engine arrived to pick up 2nd water source and layed into the rear of the structure.  Engine had multiple lines in service.  Crew assisted with fire attack and overhaul.  Time out was 2 hrs 31 mins.

October 2016 Stats

Here are October Stats.

Calls:  27  YTD:  303

Boro Calls:  5  YTD:  46

Jobs:  1  YTD:  24

Pins:  0  YTD:  2

Total Manpower:  83

Avg Crew:  3

Hrs In Serive:  10 hrs 2 mins

Engine Calls:  11

Rescue Calls:  20

Busiest Day:  Thursday with 6

Busiest Time:  0800-1600 with 12

Busiest Box:  50 Steelton with 9

 

Top 5 Responders

Chief Zwigart with 20

FF. Nickle with 9

FF. Lemmon with 9

Capt. Tinari with 8

FF. Frankenfield with 7

 

Box 40-1 MVA

10-25-16  At 1549 hrs box 40-1 was struck for an auto accident with injuries.  Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 3.  Arrived on the scene to find 2 vehicles in the parking lot of Dollar General.  Crew checked on the injuries till EMS arrival and checked for fluid leak and debris clean up.  Time out was 21 mins.

Transfer with Call to the Scene

10-24-16  At 1706 hrs the Engine was dispatched to transfer to Hbg City Sta 2 while crews working on a structure fire.  Engine 40 responded with a crew of 3.  While enroute to the scene, the engine was called to the scene to assist with RIT.  Time out was 34 mins.

Box 40-1 MVA

10-15-16  At 1240 hrs box 40-1 was struck for an auto accident with injuries.  Capt 40 on the scene with a single vehicle into a pole.  Engine 40 responded with a crew of 4 along with Rescue 44.  Crews from 40 and 44 cribbed the vehicle and assisted EMS with pt packaging, fluid leaks and debris clean up.  Time out was 54 mins.