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.

WELCOME TO THE NEW PAXTANGFIRE.COM

The Paxtang Fire Company would like to welcome you to our new website.  The site was created by AJSWEB.  More changes and updated will occur over the next few weeks.

ENGINE 40 WORKS IN FAIRVIEW TWP.

462860_thumbFriday, January 17, 2014 – Engine 40 was requested to transfer to Fairview Township, due to a working structure fire in their district.  While the engine was crossing the South Bridge, we were requested to respond the the scene.  Once the engine arrived, the crew was sent straight to work.  The engine crew assisted with overhaul and putting out “hot spots”.

LT Tinari  Chief Zwigart  FF Moyer  JF Schrader  LT Bloss

BABY BOY FOR COMPANY 40

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 – The Paxtang Fire Company would like to congratulate Scott and Jamie Sheriff on the birth of their son, Wyatt David.  We are happy to hear that Wyatt is healthy and doing well with his family.

ACCIDENT WITH ENTRAPMENT IN THE 2 BOX

Saturday, August 31, 2013  – At 2236 hours, Company 40 was dispatched to an accident with injuries, in front of the Tops Restaurant on Derry Street.  One minute later, information was received that there was entrapment, and Rescue 44 was added to the box.  The rescue and engine both arrived at 2241 hours, and crews went to work.  A single patient was extricated from one of the involved vehicles at 2255 hours.  Fire personnel remained on scene to assist the Dauphin County Accident Reconstruction Team until 0153 hours.

ENGINE WINS TWICE

Saturday, August 24, 2013 – Schuylkill County….More details to come!

HAZMAT DECON TRAINING

Thursday, August 8, 2013 441605_thumb– Fire Company members spent time tonight refreshing our skills with the Dauphin County HAZMAT Team.  Members practiced setting up a decon station.  Thanks to everyone that attended the training.  Thanks again to the HAZMAT Team for providing us with the training.

SUMMER SCHOOL FIRE PREVENTION

Monday, July 29, 2013 441611_thumb– The summer school program at Paxtang Elementary School requested Company 40 provide students with a fire prevention presentation.  Members answered the request and provided students with fire safety knowledge.  Thanks to the members who assisted with the presentation.

ENGINE 40 GOES TO WORK IN THE CITY

433429_thumb.pjpegMonday, July 8, 2013 – Early this morning at 00:27 hours, Engine 40 was dispatched to transfer to Harrisburg City Station 2.  A crew of 6 completed the transfer.  A short time later at 00:53 hours, the Engine was requested to the scene of 2042 Susquehanna Street to assist.  Once the Engine arrived, the crew was divided into 3 teams of 2 and sent to work.  Company 40 assisted with both interior and exterior operations.  Engine 40 was placed back in service at 04:16 hours.

Thanks to Engine 1-1 (Palmyra) for standing by at Station 40.  Thanks also to Firefighter Rowe and Junior Firefighter Lemmon for standing by at the station.

Congrats to Firefighter Heicklen on his first fire and earning his black front!

Picture (DC Turner – FF Robinson – FF Heicklen – CH Zwigart – LT Tinari – LT Bloss)

NEW LIEUTENANT

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 – Tonight at the monthly company meeting, President Bloss appointed Adam Sikorski to Lieutenant.  Adam has been assigned to the duties covering the Lieutenant 402 position.  Congrats Adam!

GIRLS SOFTBALL CHAMPS

429165_thumb.pjpegTuesday, June 4, 2013 – On Tuesday night, Company 40 provided our local girls softball team with a victory lap around the borough.  The softball team won the championship, which was comprised of players from the Paxtang & Wilhelm area.  Congrats to the team!