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February 26, 2012 – MVA w/Entrapment (Cressona Mall)

February 26, 2012 – Just as units began to clear the scene of the previous landing zone and MVA, at 14:04 the SHFD was dispatched to 1540 Route 61 (Cressona Mall intersection) for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Chief 724 arrived on scene and confirmed a two vehicle accident with  3 injuries and 1 patient confined. Fire Personnel gained access to the confined patient and assisted EMS with transport and packaging of all 3 patients. Crews applied floor absorbent to the area around the vehicles and cleared debris from the roadway. All SHFD units were on scene for approximately 45 minutes until PSP and the tow company arrived. Chief 724 (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.