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.

Working Vehicle Fire Box 40-1

05-03-18 At 1700 hrs box 40-1 was struck for a vehicle fire at 29th St and Apple St. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 2. Engine arrived with a working vehicle fire. Engine 44 and Rescue 50 were added to the call. Crews were on scene for about 1 hr 30 mins.

April 2018 Stats

05-01-18 Here are Aprils stats.

Calls: 20 YTD: 96
Boro: 1 YTD: 14
Jobs: 1 YTD: 5
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Total Manpower: 66
Avg Crew: 3
Hrs In Service: 19hrs 10 mins
Engine Calls: 11
Rescue Calls: 12
Utility Calls: 1
OIC Calls: 0
Busiest Day: Tuesday with 5
Busiest Time: Tied 0800-1600 and 1600-2400 with 8
Busiest Box: Steelton (50) with 6

Top 5 Responders
FF. Lemmon with 13
Chief Zwigart with 11
DC. Tinari with 10
FF. Schrader with 8
FF. Nickle with 6

Odor Investigation Box 40-2

04-28-18 At 1055 hrs box 40-2 was struck for a reported structure fire. Chief 40-1 went enroute and was advised by county of an odor of something burning in the basement. Truck 32 took side A. Crews from truck 32 and Rescue 40 investigated and found a trip breaker in the basement. Basement was checked with a TIC and found no hot spots or odors. Homeowner was advised to contact an electrician and have his fuse box checked before turning on the breaker. Crew also installed a smoke detector in the basement for the homeowner. Time out was 23 mins.

WSF Box 50-1

04-11-18 At 1953 hrs box 50-1 was struck for a reported structure fire. Chief 50 enroute was advised of a working fire and the box was upgraded to a 2nd alarm. Rescue 40 responded with a crew of 4. Crew arrived and was split into 2 crews. A crew went into the exposure building and a crew into the fire building. Crews assisted with fire attack and overhaul. Time out was 2hrs 23mins.

Here are March Stats

04-02-18 Here are March Stats

Calls: 20 YTD: 76
Boro: 2 YTD: 13
Jobs: 1 YTD: 4
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Manpower: 56
Avg Crew: 3
Hrs In Service: 8hrs 22 mins
Engine Calls: 9
Rescue Calls: 13
Utility Calls: 0
OIC: 0
Busiest Day: Tied Thursday and Saturday with 4
Busiest Time: 0800-1600 with 10
Busiest Box: 32 Progress with 4

Top 5 Responders
Chief Zwigart with 11
DC. Tinari with 11
FF. Lemmon with 7
FF. Schmolitz with 6
FF. Frankenfield with 5

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.