February 23, 2012 – At 17:31 Station 1 was dispatched to the Hamburg Fire Station, Berks County for a stand-by assignment as Berks Station 61 units were busy with a structure fire at the Hamburg High School. Ladder 725 responded with Rescue 56 (Orwigsburg Fire). Both companies were on stand-by for approximately 3 hours.
February 23, 2012 – Stand By Assignment (Ladder 725 To Hamburg)
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.