February 18, 2012 – SHFD Responds To Multiple Incidents

The first call for the night was at approximately 23:36, Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to 406 Washington Street, Auburn Borough for a structure fire. As all units were responding SCCC advised of the fire being knocked down and of Auburn Command Requested all incoming Haven units to recall. All units were then placed available.

Shortly after, at 00:41 Stations 1 & 4 were dispatched to the area of 1820 Long Run Road, North Manheim Township for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries. E-737 was the first to arrive on scene and advised of a single car accident (vehicle on it’s side) and a sheared utility pole. Crews assisted 1 patient with minor injuries and applied floor dry to leaking fluids from the vehicle. All SHFD units were on scene for approximately 1 hour until the tow company arrived.

Finally, at 02:19 Stations 1 & 2 were dispatched to the area of 258 West Adamsdale Road for a vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Crews arrived on scene and found a single car accident (roll-over) with no injuries. Fire personnel secured the vehicle and remained on scene until the tow company arrived. Chief 722 (Donatti) had command.

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.