October 22, 2009- For the remaining apparatus that weren’t on scene at the previous Medical Assist: Engine 733 and Squad 739 were sent to the Grace Evangelical Church at 9 Earl Stoyer Drive, Schuylkill Haven, to set up a landing zone for incoming Medevac 7. Firefighters assisted EMS with transporting the patient to the “chopper” and cleared the scene soon after take off…..
October 22, 2009- Landing Zone
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.