3-22-17 Dive Team requested to assist berks county (Keystone Water Rescue) with a search at Blue Marsh Lake. The team utilized its side scan sonar and divers to assist in checking an area of interest with all searches coming up negative.
Engine 63-12 with a crew of 6 along with Pottsville Rescue-Engine 62 are currently staffing a stand by assignment in Paxtang (Dauphin county) to help cover a portion of the county while companies mourn the loss and celebrate the life of Harrisburg Lieutenant Dennis DeVoe today
Today’s blizzard kept everyone busy shoveling including the members who were out clearing fire hydrants in the first due area
The members and officers of the Schuylkill Hose Company send their condolences to the Devoe family and the Harrisburg Bureau of Fire.
3-8-17 SHFD dispatched to Tennis Ave. and West Main Street for a report of a house fire. Engine 63-12 and Tower 63-22 arrived to find smoke showing from the first floor, crews from the tower forced entry with a primary attack line being deployed from 63-12. Both the tower and ladder 63-25 placed their ariels in service to the roof as well as Engines 63-17 and 63-13 securing water supplies to the scene. Engine 41-17(cressona) and Pottsville R.I.T. were also dispatched to the scene. All searches proved negative and the fire was held to the room of origin.
3-6-17 Station 2 was requested to stand by in Berks county station 61 (Hamburg) while they operated at a 2 alarm fire. Tower 63-22 and Engine/Rescue 63-13 responded and covered until units from Berks returned in service.
3-4-17 Members of the Dive Team assisted with the 7th annual Deer Lake polar plunge held by the Mad Batters softball team. The team helps at several charity plunges during the winter months and always looks forward to helping at these events. (Pictures by T.James)