June 8, 2011 -At 14:23 The Schuylkill Haven Fire Department Rapid Intervention Team was dispatched to 10 West Centre Street, Mahanoy City for a working fire in a high-rise. Fire personnel arrived on scene and were split into two teams. The first team assisted at the fire scene and staged on the 8th floor, while the second team and Chief 722 were sent to stand by in the borough. While on stand-by in the borough, E-732 and Squad 739 were dispatched to the area of 72 South 2nd Street for wires down. Crews arrived on scene and removed a low hanging wire. All units reported back to the Station and resumed stand-by.
June 8, 2011 – WSF Mahanoy City High Rise (RIT Assignment)
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.