August 4, 2010- At 08:44 stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to the intersection of West Columbia and Railroad streets for a transformer fire. Duty Chief 722 (Sattizahn) arrived on scene to fine a transformer that was “tripped” but with no visible fire. Apparatus remained on scene for about 5 minutes until the Schuylkill Haven “Line Crew” arrived on scene.
August 4, 2010- Transformer fire in the borough
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.