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 Reported Structure Fire

12-25-17. At 1704 hrs box 40-1 was struck for a reported structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 3 and Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 2. Engine 40 arrived took side A with Tower 1. Engine 40 and Tower 1 crew investigated to find a furnace malfunction. Box was held to Company 40 and Tower 1. Crew meter the home finding no readings. Crews secured the power and fuel to the furnace. Time out was 1 hr 42 mins.

Box 40-1 Structure Fire

12-10-17. At 2122 hrs box 40-1 was struck for a reported structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 5. Engine arrived on the scene and laid in to rear of the structure. Crews investigated to find a dryer fire to the rear of the home. The box was held to Engine 40 and Tower 1. Crews checked for extension finding none. Crews disconnected power and gas to the dryer. Time out was 31 mins.

WSF Box 32-1 Progress

12-7-17. At 1903 hrs box 32-1 was struck for a structure fire with possible entrapment. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 3. Minutes after dispatch, command 32 upgraded the box to a 2nd alarm. Rescue crew arrived and assisted with overhaul of exposure building. Time out was 2 hrs 17 mins.

transfer to York County Sta 68-1 Fairview TWP

12-5-17 At 2231 hrs Engine 40 was transferred to York County Sta 68-1 Fairview Twp while crews from 68 and mutual-aid companies were on a WSF. Engine transferred with a crew of 4. While on stand-by crew handled 2 calls for service. First one being a smoke detector activation which crew found the smoke detector sounding in the back yard of a home. Then 2nd was a medical assist to assist EMS with an overdose. Time out was 2 hrs 47 mins.

November Stats

12-4-17 Here are November Stats

Calls: 27 YTD: 310
Boro: 1 YTD: 47
Jobs: 1 YTD: 24
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Manpower: 98
Avg Crew: 4
Hrs In Service: 7 hrs 20 mins
Engine Calls: 2
Rescue Calls: 26
Utility Calls: 2
OIC Calls: 0
Busiest Day: Tied Wednesday and Thursday with 6
Busiest Time: 1600-2400 with 16
Busiest Box: Steelton (50) with 10

Top 5 Responders
FF. Lemmon with 18
FF. Schrader with 15
DC. Tinari with 12
FF. Sikorski with 12
FF. Frankenfield with 12

WSF Box 55-2 Highspire

11-7-17 At 1943 hrs box 55-2 was struck for a structure fire. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 5. Crew arrived and was given primary search of the 3rd floor. Crews found a wheelchair bound resident and moved them to a safe location and stayed with resident till control was marked. Time out was 56 mins.

MVA box 40-2

11-4-17 At 0012 hrs box 40-2 was struck for an auto accident with injuries at Derry and Swan St. Capt 40 Bloss arrived on the scene with a single vehicle into a utility pole after striking a fire hydrant. Rescue and Engine responded with a total crew of 9. Crews assisted with fluid and debris clean up. Crews were on scene for 49 mins.

October 2017 Stats

11-01-17 Here are October’s Stats

Calls: 26 YTD: 282
Boro Calls: 4 YTD: 46
Jobs: 2 YTD: 23
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Manpower: 107
Avg Crew: 4
Hrs In Service: 13 hrs 38 mins
Engine Calls: 9
Rescue Calls: 19
Utility Calls: 2
OIC Calls: 0
Busiest Day: Sunday with 8
Busiest Time: Tied 0800-1600 & 1600-2400 with 10
Busiest Box: Steelton (50) with 8

Top 5 Responders

FF. Lemmon with 23
DC. Tinari with 20
FF. Moyer with 10
Capt. Bloss with 8
FF. Frankenfield with 8

MVA box 40-2

10-25-17 At 1432 hrs box 40-2 was struck for an auto accident with injuries at Derry St and Paxtang Ave. Updated information was 3 vehicle and a motorcycle involved. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 3. Rescue arrived and assisted with pt care till EMS arrived and assisted with getting pt ready for transport. There were no other injuries reported. Crew then assisted with debris and fluid clean up. Time out was 1 hr 4 mins.

MVA Box 40-2

10-20-17. At 1800 hrs box 40-2 was struck for an auto accident. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 3. Capt Bloss on the scene with a 2 vehicle motor vehicle accident off the side of the road. Crew arrived on the scene and assisted with pt care till EMS arrival. Crew remained on the scene till released by fire command. Time out was 21 mins.