March 7, 2012 – Fluids Down On The Roadway (Route 61 North Manheim)

March 7, 2012 – At 16:29 the SHFD was dispatched to the intersection of Route 61 South and Pottsville Street (Connor’s Crossing) for fluids on the roadway. Chief 730 arrived on scene and advised all responding units of a large amount of oil in the sound bound lanes stretching from the Cressona Mall to the area of the Manheim Diner. Fire personnel used approximately 25 bags of floor dry to cover and soak up the oil. All units were on scene for 45 minutes.

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.