March 5, 2012 – R.I.T. To Pottsville For Working Structure Fire

March 5, 2012 -At 03:30 the SHFD Rapid Intervention Team was dispatched to 46 E. Market Street, Pottsville city, for a working structure fire. E-732 and Squad 739 arrived on scene and staged on side “B” of the structure as crews from the city went to work. All SHFD units were on scene for approximately 2.5 hours until being released by Pottsville Command. Chief 730 (Reed) had command. Photos coming soon.

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.