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.

WSF Box 50-1

03-04-17  At 1004 hrs Steelton box 50-1 was struck for a working structure fire.  Both Engine and Rescue responded with a total crew of 6.  Crews arrived on the scene to assist with fire attack and overhaul.

Time out was 2 hrs 17 mins.

February 2017 Stats

03-01-17.  Here are February Stats.

Calls:  28  YTD:  54

Boro Calls:  0  YTD:  3

Jobs:  2  YTD:  4

Pins:  0  YTD:  0

Total Manpower:  111

Avg Crew:  4

Hrs in Service:  16 hrs 20 min

Engine Calls:  9

Rescue Calls:  20

Busiest Day:  Monday with 7

Busiest Time:  Tied  0000-0800 and 0800-1600 with 10

Busiest Box:  Steelton (50) with 9

Top 5 Responders

Chief Zwigart with 20

DC. Tinari with 17

FF. Schrader with 17

FF. Lemmon with 10

Lt Nickle with 8

FF. Frankenfield with 8

FF. Robinson with 8

 

 

Transfer with brush fire

02-19-17.  At 1517 hrs Engine 40 was transferred to York County Sta 68-1 while crews worked a first due fire.  Engine 40 responded with a crew of 5.  While on stand-by the Engine was dispatched for a brush fire in Newberry Twp.  While enroute to the brush fire, the engine was canceled and crew returned back to Sta 68-1.

Time out was 2 hrs 35 mins.

Transfer to Perry County with 2nd WSF

02-19-17  At 0053 hrs Rescue 40 was dispatched to transfer to Perry County Sta 2 Duncannon with crew worked a first due fire.  Rescue responded with a crew of 4.  While on stand-by crew were alerted for a smoke investigation.  Stand-by crews arrived to find several building on fire at a local campground.  Crews assisted with fire attack and overhaul.

Total time out was 4 hrs 29 mins.

Lions Club 65th Annual Pancake Breakfast

02-11-17.  Today members of the fire company assisted the Paxtang Lions Club with their 65th Annual Pancake Breakfast in the borough gym.  Members helped with making the pancakes, sausage, food delivery, seating and clean up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Box 49-2 WSF

02/03/17  At 2308 hrs. Swatara Twp box 49-2 was struck for a working structure fire.  Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 5.  Rescue arrived and assisted with fire attack.

Time out was 21 minutes.

St. Pattys Day Party

02-01-17                                                             St. Patty’s Day Party

When: Sunday March 19, 2017

Location:  Paxtang Grill

3323 Derry Street Harrisburg

Time:  Doors Open at 4 PM

Cost:  $10.00 Donation at the Door

Cash Bar from 4PM till 9PM

Light Refreshments from 4PM till 6PM

There will be a raffle ticket available via any member or the Paxtang Grill.

Cost is $10.00 for a chance to win a $500 VISA Gift Card

All Proceeds Benefit the Paxtang Fire Company

Come on out and party with the Paxtang Fire Company, Paxtang Grill and Friends.

January 2017 Stats

02-01-17  Here are January 2017 Stats.

Calls:  26      YTD:  26

Boro Calls:  3      YTD:  3

Jobs:  2      YTD:  2

Pins:  0      YTD:  0

Total Manpower:  121

Avg Crew:  5

Engine Calls:  9

Rescue Calls:  20

Busiest Day:  Tuesday with 6

Busiest Time:  1600-2400 with 14

Busiest Box:  Steelton (50) with 6

 

Top 5 Responders

Chief Zwigart with 17

FF. Frankenfield with 17

FF. Nickle with 14

DC. Tinari with 12

FF. Robinson with 10

Box 45-2 WSF

01-27-17  At 2224 hrs box 45-2 was struck for a structure fire.  Engine 40 responded with a crew of 6, leaving 2 members on station.  While enroute, chief 45-2 on the scene with a working fire.  Engine crew arrived and split crews.  2 guys were sent to the roof to open up the roof for the interior crews and 3 guys assisted inside with fire attack and overhaul.   Time out was 1 hr 26 min.

Chief and Deputy Chief Appointment

01-17-17  At the regular Borough Council Meetting, the fire chief and deputy fire chief were appointed.  The Fire Chief is Todd Zwigart and Deputy Fire Chief is John Tinari.  Both positions serve a 3 year term.   We would like to congratulate both of them and the best of luck.