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 88-2 Middletown

03-19-18 At 1430 hrs Rescue 40 was dispatched to box 88-2 to assist on a working structure fire. Rescue responded with a crew of 4. Rescue arrived on the scene and manpower was split into 2 crew. 1 crew went the 1st floor and 1 crew went to the 2nd floor. Crews assisted with extinguishment and opening up walls and ceilings. Time out was 1hr 17min.

February Stats

03-03-18 Here are February Stats.

Calls: 19 YTD: 56
Boro Calls: 3a YTD: 11
Jobs: 1 YTD: 3
Pins: 0 YTD:0
Manpower: 66
Avg Crew: 3
Hrs In Service: 7 hrs 30 mins
Engine Calls: 13
Rescue Calls: 11
Utility Calls: 0
OIC Calls: 1
Busiest Day: Tied Sunday and Monday with 4
Busiest Time: 0000 to 0800 with 8
Busiest Box: Swatara (49) with 6

Top 5 Responders

DC Tinari with 12
Chief Zwigart with 11
FF Lemmon with 10
FF Schrader with 9
FF Frankenfield with 8

Transfer Assignement with Call to Scene

02-24-18 At 1718 hrs the Engine was dispatched to transfer to York County Sta 68 Fairview Township to cover their first due while they worked a first due structure fire. While on stand-by the Engine was called to the scene to assist Sta 68 and other companies with extinguishment and overhaul. Time out was 3 hrs 43 mins.

Box 40-2 MVA

02-15-18 At 1017 hrs box 40-2 was struck for an auto accident with injuries in front of station. Capt 40 arrived on the scene a vehicle that struck several parked vehicles. Rescue crew cribbed the striking vehicle and assisted with pt care till EMS arrived on the scene. Crew also did fluid control and debris clean up. Time out was 28 mins.

Stand-by Coverage For Banquet

01-27-18. Today Rescue 40 and Engine 36-1 West Hanover provided stand-by coverage for Hampden Township Fire Department while members attended their annual banquet night. Rescue 40 staff with a crew of 4. While on stand-by crews handled 2 calls for service an assist EMS and a fire alarm.

Company Paying Respect to US. Deputy Marshal Hill

01-25-18 Today members took Engine 40 to pay our final respect to US. Deputy Marshal Hill. Members of Paxtang and other fire departments, EMS and Law Enforcement paid their final respect. Members attended the services for Hill. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hill family and our Brother’s and Sister in BLUE. God Speed. Watch over your family and fellow officers. We would like to thank the Liberty Fire Company #4 of Schuylkill Haven for providing and Engine and crew so we can attend the services.

WSF Box 32-6 Progress

01-24-18 At 0207 hrs box 32-6 was struck for a structure fire. DO-32 enroute advised by Dauphin County 911 of a fire on the 1st floor of a townhome in the middle of a row. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 4. DO-32 arrived with a working fire in the middle of the row and requested the working fire box. Rescue crew arrived and was given the RIT assignment. RIT crew assisted EMS with a firefighter down in the front yard due to an injury. Crew staged as RIT till released by fire command. Time out was 1 hr 30 mins.

WSF Box 35-3 Lingelstown

01-13-18 At 0614 hrs box 35-3 was struck for a structure fire. Chief 35 enroute was advised of multiple calls. The box was upgraded to a working structure fire. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 2. Crew arrived and assisted with fire attack and overhaul. Time out was 1 hr 53 mins.

2018 Executive Officer and Line Officers Take Oath

01-09-18 At the January regular company meeting, the executive and line officers took the oath of officer by senior trustee Travis Frankenfield.

2018 Executive Officers
President: John Rowe
Vice-President: Open
Secretary: Rachael Wentzel
Membership Secretary: Cheryl Zwigart
Treasure: Rebecca Frankenfield
Senior Trustee: Travis Frankenfield
2nd Year Trustee: Austin Schrader
3rd Year Trustee: Matt Lemmon

2018 Line Officers
Chief: Todd Zwigart (Boro Appointment)
Deputy Chief: John Tinari (Boro Appointment)
Captain 40: Tim Bloss
Lieutenant 40: Adam Sikorski

Box 40-2 Gas Leak

01-04-18 At 0851 hrs box 40-2 was struck for a gas leak inside a building. DC. Tinari enroute was advised by Dauphin County 911 that UGI is on the scene with a gas leak inside of the Visiting Nurses. Also advised there are 7 employees at the diner across the street not feeling well. Command had EMS dispatched to check out the employees. Per UGI they had 60 PPM of CO inside. Engine 40 crew arrived and staged in the parking lot across the street and sent their manpower in to investigate. Engine crew had reading of 35 PPM of CO. Command had truck 32 to side D of the structure and set up ventilation and assisted with metering the building. Engine 91-1 staged at the hydrant in front of station 40. Crew found an issue with one of the roof top heater and secured the gas to all roof top units. Once the gas was secured the building and levels were re-checked crews had zero readings. UGI advised building maintenance of the issue found and that the gas could not be turned back on till issues is fixed. Time out was 50 mins.