July 31, 2010- At 10:56 stations 1& 2 were dispatched to the intersection of Route 61 and University Drive, North Manheim Twp, for a motor vehicle accident with no injuries but with fluids down. Rescue 726 and Engine 733 arrived on scene and began to apply floor dry to the affected areas of the highway as well as removing debris from the crash. Soon after the crews were busy, Chief 722 (Sattizahn) was met with yet another crash on the southbound side of the highway. He asked to have Utility 734 and a paramedic assist him at the scene. Luckily, both crashes were minor in nature and apparatus cleared the scene in under an hour.
July 31, 2010- Double Duties on Route 61
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.