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.

February 2019 Stats

02/28/19 Here are February Stats.

Calls: 31 YTD: 57
Boro Calls: 3 YTD: 5
Total Manpower: 107 YTD: 232
Avg Crew: 4 YTD: 5
Time In Service: 16 hrs 13 mins YTD: 27 hrs 38 mins
Engine Calls: 13 YTD: 29
Rescue Calls: 17 YTD: 29
Utility Calls: 1 YTD: 3
OIC Calls: 0 YTD: 3
Fire Police Calls: 1 YTD:
Busiest Day: Monday with 8
Busiest Time: 1600-2400 with 16
Busiest Box: 91 Swatara Twp with 10

Top 5 Responders
Chief Zwigart with 23
Lt. Lemmon with 18
DC. Tinari with 13
FF. Clark with 12
FF. Moyer with 12

Box 49-4 WSF

02/18/19 At 1623 hrs box 49-4 was struck for a working structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 3. Engine 40 took up 3rd due engine assignment and laid into the rear of the structure and sent it’s manpower forward. Crew was sent to the 2nd division to assist with opening up and overhaul. Time out was 1 hr 2 mins.

City Transfer

02/17/19 At 0128 hrs the Engine was dispatch to transfer into city station 2 while city units work a structure fire in the uptown section. Engine responded with a crew of 4. Crew stood-by till released by command. There were no calls for service while on stand-by. Time out was 4 hrs 10 mins.

Box 40-1 Smoke Investigation

02/04/19 At 2104 hrs box 40-1 was struck for an odor of smoke in a house. Engine responded with a crew of 3 and Rescue responded with a crew of 2. Engine arrived and took side A leaving room for the truck. Engine crew investigated and found no smoke in the home. The box was scaled back to just 40 units. After further investigation it was found to be a malfunction furnace. Time out was 36 mins.

Box 32-2 WSF

02/04/19 At 0414 hrs box 32-2 was struck for a working structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 3. Engine arrived on the scene and sent it’s crew to manpower. Crew staged on scene till released by command 32. Time out was 22 mins.

Jan 2019 Stats

01/31/19 Here are January Stats.

Call: 26 YTD: 26
Boro Calls: 2 YTD: 2
Manpower: 125 YTD: 125
Avg Crew: 5 YTD: 5
Time In Service: 11 hrs 25 mins YTD: 11 hrs 25 mins
Engine Calls: 16 YTD: 16
Rescue Calls: 12 YTD: 12
Utility Calls: 2 YTD: 2
OIC Calls: 3 YTD: 3
Fire Police Calls: 2 YTD: 2
Jobs: 3 YTD: 3
Pins: 0 YTD: 0
Busiest Day: Monday with 6
Busiest Time: 1600-2400 with 12
Busiest Box: 91 Swatara Twp

Top 5 responders
Lt. Lemmon with 22
Chief Zwigart with 17
FF. Moyer with 14
DC. Tinari with 12
FF. Frankenfield with 12

Box 40-1 WSF

01-30-19 At 1808 hrs box 40-1 was struck for a report chimney fire. Capt. 32 arrived on the scene and took command and updated with heavy smoke from the chimney. Engine responded with a crew of 4 and the rescue with a crew of 3. Engine 40 arrived and picked up it’s water source and laid into the structure leaving room for the truck. Engine crew made entry into the home and hand a heavy smoke condition upon entry. Crew made it’s way to the basement and found a fire in the ceiling. Mutual aid companies assisted with salvage and overhaul and ventilation. Control was marked in 32 mins. Time out was 2 hrs 4 mins. Photo credit to Dustin Weese.

Box 49-6 WSF

01/26/19 At 1859 hrs box 49-6 was struck for a structure fire. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 6. Engine arrived and took up the 2nd due engine assignment and sent it’s crew to manpower. Crew was assigned to search on the 2nd floor. After the search crews cleared all apartments, they were assigned to ventilation. Time out was 1 hr 10 mins.

Box 49-2 WSF at Marriot Hotel

01/08/19 At 1306 hrs box 49-2 was struck for a reported structure fire at the Marriot Hotel. Updated information was county was a fire in the laundry room. Engine 40 responded with a crew of 4. Engine arrived and took up the 3rd due engine assignment and sent it’s crew forward. Crew was tasked with ventilation on the main floor and metering the 1st floor. Time out was 1 hr 9 mins.

Box 40-2 OIC Call to Carbon Monoxide Call

01/05/19 At 2150 hrs Dauphin County 911 dispatched for an OIC call to have a chief respond to M&T Bank for an odor investigation. Chief 40 arrived on the scene and meet up with maintenance staff and was advised of possible CO in the building. They has a staff member go to the hospital due to feeling ill. Chief 40 had the Engine and Rescue dispatched. Crews arrived and metered the 2nd floor in the area where the worker was working and found no readings. Crews then metered the rest of the building finding no CO readings. Time out was 1 hr 16 mins.