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December 24, 2008- Business Structure Fire at Redner’s

December 24, 2008- While station 2 was tied up in Pine Grove Boro, the remaining Haven stations along with District 56 (Orwigsburg) who filled in for the Schuylkill Hose, were dispatched to 191 Manheim Rd, North Manheim Twp. for a "business structure fire".  As units went responding, a call back came in that said it was believed to be a grease fire.  Chief 720 (Peel) who was shopping at the time, advised county of a grease fire located in the deli department of the store, and that the fire was out, and all incoming units could reduce their rate.  The crew from Engine 737 did an investigation using a gas sniffer as well as the thermal imager and found no problems.  Crews shut off the gas to the fryer and were placed available in 20 minutes.

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.