July 22, 2008- This morning at 10:38, the Rainbow and Schuylkill Hose were dispatched to 110 Route 61 South, North Manheim Twp. (The White Church) to set up a landing zone for incoming air medical. Chief 722 (Sattizahn), Rescue 727, and Engine 732 were dispatched to assist Medic 63-01 at the landing zone for a trauma patient from the boro. Crews assiste with patient handling and were cleared from the scene in about 25 minutes…….
July 22, 2008- 1&2 Land”The Bird”
Welcome to the Schuylkill Haven Fire Department
Schuylkill Haven is located in the southern tier of Schuylkill County. As a department Schuylkill Haven Fire covers an area of roughly twenty-five square miles and a population of around 6,200 residents. The Schuylkill Haven Fire Department is composed of three companies; Rainbow Hose Station 1, Schuylkill Hose Station 2, Liberty Fire Station 4. SHFD currently has three borough chiefs, each representing their respective companies; Borough Chief-Glenn Sattizahn, First Assistant-Mike Donatti, Second Assistant-Andy Motko. At this time as a department we run 4 Engines, 1 Ladder, 1 Light Rescue, 1 Utility Squad, 1 Tanker, 2 Squads, and 3 Inflatable Water Rescue Boats and 1 Aluminum Flat-bottom boat with side scan sonar.