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.

July Stats

08/01/18 Here are July’s Stats.

Calls: 44 YTD: 182
Boro Calls: 11 YTD: 29
Jobs: 0 YTD: 6
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Manpower: 191
Avg Crew: 4
Hrs In Service: 12 hrs 20 mins
Engine Calls: 26
Rescue Calls: 22
Utility Calls: 1
OIC: 1
Busiest Day: Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday with 9
Busiest Time: 16-24 with 23
Busiest Box: Paxtang (40) with 11

Electrical Fire Box 40-1

07/28/18 At 1843 hrs box 40-1 was struck for a reported commercial structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 4 Rescue with 2. Engine 40 and city tower 1 arrived at the same time. There was no conditions from side A. Engine crew and tower 1 crew investigated and found the wires in a cooler were smoking and arching. Power was secured to the unit. Box was turned over to facility. Time out was 19 mins.

Water Rescues Due to Storms

07/24/18 During the over night hours with all the heavy rain. Company 40 was busy with several water rescues in the first due and assisted mutual aid departments. Crews assisted on 3 different water rescues with getting drivers out of their vehicles that drove through standing water and people from their homes due to the high level of water in their homes. Crews spent about 3 hrs assisting with water rescues.

Reported Structure Fire Box 40-1

07/08/18 At 1817 hrs box 40-1 was struck for a reported structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 4. Engine arrived and picked up the hydrant in front of the home. Nothing showing on arrival. Crews investigated and found the heating element on the stove hot and sparking. Crews secured the power to the stove. There was no extension beyond the stove. Time out was 12 mins.

WSF Box 45 Swatara Twp.

07/08/18 At 1140 hrs box 45-2 was struck for a structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 5. Engine arrived and picked up the 2nd due hydrant and laid into Engine 91-5. Crew assisted with lighting and PPV. Time out was 29 mins.

June Stats

07/01/18 Here are June’s Stats

Calls: 20 YTD: 138
Boro: 3 YTD: 18
Jobs: 1 YTD: 6
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Total Manpower: 94
Avg Crew: 5
Hrs In Service: 12 hrs 10 mins
Engine Calls: 6
Rescue Calls: 16
Busiest Day: Saturday with 7
Busiest Time: 08-16 with 12
Busiest Box: Steelton (50) with 8

Top 5 Responders
Chief Zwigart with 17
DC Tinari with 16
Lt. Lemmon with 13
FF. Frankenfield with 9
Lt. Nickle with 8

WSF Box 50-1 Steelton

06/25/18 At 1524 hrs box 50-1 was struck for a structure fire. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 2. Crew arrived on the scene and assisted with over-haul of the fire building. Time out was 1 hr 19 mins.

Transfer Assignment to City Sta 2

06/16/18 At 0810 hrs engine 40 was dispatched into city station 2 while city units worked a 1st alarm structure fire. Engine 40 transferred with a crew of 5. While on stand-by the engine crew was dispatched for an auto accident in the city in the 1-5 box. Upon arrival PD put fire in service no need for fire department. Total time out was 2 hrs.

Transfer Assignment To Cumberland County

06/07/18 At 1230 hrs rescue 40 was dispatched on transfer assignment to Cumberland County Hampden Twp sta 2-30 while company 30 and mutual-aid companies had a working fire at the fuel tank storage farm. Rescue responded with a crew of 3. Crew stood-by till released by command. Time out was 4 hrs 3 min.

May 2018 Stats

06-14-18 Here are May 2018 stats.

Calls: 22 YTD: 118
Boro: 1 YTD: 15
Jobs: 0 YTD: 5
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Manpower: 88
Avg Crew: 4
Hrs In Service: 8hrs 30mins
Engine Calls: 5
Rescue Calls: 19
Utility Calls: 0
OIC Calls: 0
Busiest Day: Tuesday with 6
Busiest Time: 1600-2400 with 14
Busiest Box: Steelton (50) with 7

Top 5 Responders
Chief Zwigart with 16
FF. Schrader with 13
FF. Lemmon with 12
DC. Tinari with 11
FF. Moyer with 8