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.

Box 40-1 Smoke Investigation

02/04/19 At 2104 hrs box 40-1 was struck for an odor of smoke in a house. Engine responded with a crew of 3 and Rescue responded with a crew of 2. Engine arrived and took side A leaving room for the truck. Engine crew investigated and found no smoke in the home. The box was scaled back to just 40 units. After further investigation it was found to be a malfunction furnace. Time out was 36 mins.

Box 32-2 WSF

02/04/19 At 0414 hrs box 32-2 was struck for a working structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 3. Engine arrived on the scene and sent it’s crew to manpower. Crew staged on scene till released by command 32. Time out was 22 mins.

Jan 2019 Stats

01/31/19 Here are January Stats.

Call: 26 YTD: 26
Boro Calls: 2 YTD: 2
Manpower: 125 YTD: 125
Avg Crew: 5 YTD: 5
Time In Service: 11 hrs 25 mins YTD: 11 hrs 25 mins
Engine Calls: 16 YTD: 16
Rescue Calls: 12 YTD: 12
Utility Calls: 2 YTD: 2
OIC Calls: 3 YTD: 3
Fire Police Calls: 2 YTD: 2
Jobs: 3 YTD: 3
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Busiest Day: Monday with 6
Busiest Time: 1600-2400 with 12
Busiest Box: 91 Swatara Twp

Top 5 responders
Lt. Lemmon with 22
Chief Zwigart with 17
FF. Moyer with 14
DC. Tinari with 12
FF. Frankenfield with 12

Box 40-1 WSF

01-30-19 At 1808 hrs box 40-1 was struck for a report chimney fire. Capt. 32 arrived on the scene and took command and updated with heavy smoke from the chimney. Engine responded with a crew of 4 and the rescue with a crew of 3. Engine 40 arrived and picked up it’s water source and laid into the structure leaving room for the truck. Engine crew made entry into the home and hand a heavy smoke condition upon entry. Crew made it’s way to the basement and found a fire in the ceiling. Mutual aid companies assisted with salvage and overhaul and ventilation. Control was marked in 32 mins. Time out was 2 hrs 4 mins. Photo credit to Dustin Weese.

Box 49-6 WSF

01/26/19 At 1859 hrs box 49-6 was struck for a structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 6. Engine arrived and took up the 2nd due engine assignment and sent it’s crew to manpower. Crew was assigned to search on the 2nd floor. After the search crews cleared all apartments, they were assigned to ventilation. Time out was 1 hr 10 mins.

Box 49-2 WSF at Marriot Hotel

01/08/19 At 1306 hrs box 49-2 was struck for a reported structure fire at the Marriot Hotel. Updated information was county was a fire in the laundry room. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 4. Engine arrived and took up the 3rd due engine assignment and sent it’s crew forward. Crew was tasked with ventilation on the main floor and metering the 1st floor. Time out was 1 hr 9 mins.

Box 40-2 OIC Call to Carbon Monoxide Call

01/05/19 At 2150 hrs Dauphin County 911 dispatched for an OIC call to have a chief respond to M&T Bank for an odor investigation. Chief 40 arrived on the scene and meet up with maintenance staff and was advised of possible CO in the building. They has a staff member go to the hospital due to feeling ill. Chief 40 had the Engine and Rescue dispatched. Crews arrived and metered the 2nd floor in the area where the worker was working and found no readings. Crews then metered the rest of the building finding no CO readings. Time out was 1 hr 16 mins.

2018 Year End Review

12/31/2018 Here is the Year End Report.

Total Calls: 324
Borough Calls: 48
Working Fires: 14
Pins: 2
Total Manpower: 1264
Avg Crew: 4
Hrs In Service: 182 hrs 15 mins
Engine Calls: 131
Rescue Calls: 222
Busiest Day: Sunday with 53
Busiest Time: 1600-2400 with 138
Busiest Box: Steelton (50) with 96

Training: 36
Manpower: 195
Hrs Training: 2,189

Borough Calls
Box 40-1: 31
Box 40-2: 17

Medical Assist Calls: 19
Motor Vehicle Accidents: 5
Gas Leaks: 4
Public Service: 4
Fire Alarm Commercial: 3
Structure Fire Residential: 2
Fire Alarm Residential: 2
Carbon Monoxide Alarm: 2
Water Rescue: 1
Fire Alarm Multi Residential: 1
Electrical Hazards: 1
Structure Fire Commercial: 1
Non-Reporting: 1

Calls By County
Dauphin: 294
York: 15
Cumberland: 14
Adams:1

Top 10 Responders
Lt. Lemmon with 212
Chief Zwigart with 200
DC. Tinari with 192
FF. Frankenfield with 109
FF. Schrader with 94
FF. Clark with 81
Capt. Moyer with 72
Lt. Nickle with 65
Jr. FF. Ford with 44
FF. Leach with 38

December Stats

12/21/2018 Here are December Stats.

Calls: 20 YTD: 324
Boro: 3 YTD: 44
Jobs: 1 YTD: 14
Pins: 0 YTD: 2
Manpower: 84 YTD: 1264
Crew: 4 YTD: 4
Hrs In Service: 11 hrs 13 mins YTD: 182 hrs 15 mins
Engine: 10 YTD: 131
Rescue: 13 YTD: 222
Busiest Day: Wednesday with 5
Busiest Time: 1600-2400 with 9
Busiest Box: Steelton (50) with 5

Top 5 Responders
Chief Zwigart with 15
Lt. Lemmon with 15
DC. Tinari with 12 FF. Frankenfield with 10
Prob FF. Warner with 6

Box 33-1 RIT Assignment

12/20/2018 At 1503 hrs box 33-1 was dispatched for a structure fire. The box was quickly upgraded to a working fire by chief 33. The rescue was dispatched as the RIT assignment. Rescue responded with a crew of 5. Crew arrived on the scene and stage on side A as RIT. After command marked control, crew put to work and assisted with salvage and overhaul of the fire building. Time out was 1 hr 12 mins.