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Tue. Jan 6th 2015
Donations are coming in for the new station

We love the support from the community. The Neal and Linda Rhoads Charitable Fund of the Foundation for Enhancing Communities...

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Sun. Mar 9th 2014
Did You Change Your Batteries?

The HVFD reminds you that the best time to change your smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries is when you change your cloc...

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Thu. Nov 21st 2013
Operation Save A Life

The Hershey Volunteer Fire Department in cooperation with WHTM 27 is offering free smoke detectors to the community. If ...

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Apparatus
Air 48
1999 International 4900 / New Lexington
Air 48 is a 1999 International 4900/New Lexington Air unit. It has a 33 CFM Eagle air compressor with a three vessel 6000 psi air cascade system. A 300 foot high/low pressure air hose reel is in an exterior compartment for remote filling. Lighting is provided by two extending pole mount 500 watt flood lights on the front of the unit and two removable extending tri pods mounted on the rear. Also six built in scene lights around the vehicle. This unit also carries a 20 KW generator.
Attack 48
1998 Freightliner / S&S
Attack 48, is a Four Wheel Drive 1998 Freightliner/S&S. It has a 750 gpm. Waterous pump, a 550 gal. booster tank, and a 20 gal. Class A Foam tank. There is a 95 gpm. bumper mounted remote control (from the drivers seat) Foam nozzle. There are 2 two 1 3/4" cross lays. Drivers side reel of 11/2 inch hard hose and an officers side reel with 11/2 flat forestry hose. The hose bed holds 800 feet of four inch hose. Attack 48 is equipped with an Automatic External Defibrillator.
Chief 48
2008 GMC Yukon
Chief 48 drives a 2008 GMC Yukon. This unit carries a dry chemical and pressurized water extinguishers. It has a Motorola portable/mobile radio mounted in the rear of the vehicle aside of a command post control board and an MSA air pack.
Deputy Chief 48
2004 GMC Yukon
The Deputy Chief drives a 2004 GMC Yukon. This unit carries a dry chemical and pressurized water extinguishers. It has a Motorola portable/mobile radio mounted in the rear of the vehicle aside of a command post control board and an MSA air pack.
Duty Officer 48
2011 GMC Yukon
The duty officer drives a 2011 GMC Yukon. It carries a dry chemical extinguisher. It also has an MSA air pack mounted in the rear of the vehicle. There is a toolbox with various hand tools. First aid box. Set of Irons. Rope bag and Boost pack.
Engine 48
2011 Pierce
Engine 48 is a 2011 Pierce Arrow XT 2000 gpm. Waterous pump, 750 gallon tank, 25 gallon Class A foam tank, and 20 gallon Class B foam tank with a compressed air foam system. There are four crosslays, and the hose bed contains both 3 and 5 inch hose. A 2000 gpm. Stang deluge gun is mounted behind the cab.
Engine 48-1
2006 Seagrave
Engine 48-1 ia a 2006 Seagrave 2000 gpm. pump, 750 gallon tank, 30 gallon Class A foam tank, 30 gallon Class B foam tank. Crosslays consist of two 1 3/4 inch, one 2 inch, and one 2 1/2 inch attack lines. The hose bed contains both 3 and 5 inch hose. A 1250 gpm. Akron remote-control deluge gun is mounted behind the cab. An additional portable deluge set is also carried.
Fire Prevention Unit
2003 Scotty RV Fire Prevention Trailer
The Fire Safety Trailer is a 2003 ScottyRV Fire Prevention Trailer. The trailer comes to us as part of our 2002 FEMA grant. The trailer joins Cubby the Bear and Patches the Fire Dog in our arsenal of fire prevention tools. It is equipped with a full sized smoke house (including alarms, strobes, fire hazards, and even a heated door), a live fire sprinkler demonstration room, and a tornado preparedness program. The trailer also has monitors on the exterior so folks not participating may see the action in the trailer. Participants may also practice their skills of dialing 911 for help. The trailer is ADA compliant and is available for programs by emailing the Fire Prevention Officer.
Rescue 48
2011 Pierce
Rescue 48 is a 2011 Pierce Velocity heavy rescue vehicle with seating for ten personnel. Rescue gear consists of two Hurst spreaders, two Hurst 150 O-cutters, Hurst rams (multi sizes), various size air bags and a variety of air operated tools. A high pressure 200 foot hose reel with an Atlas Copco compressor is included. There are side and rear view cameras. Lighting is provided by cab and body-mounted flood lights and a 9000-watt Will-Burt light tower, powered by a 35 KW Onan generator. There is a 9000 lb. portable winch. An air actuated oil dry hopper is mounted in a body compartment.
Traffic 48
1994 Ford F350
Traffic 48 is a 1994 Ford F350 crew cab pick-up with four wheel drive capability. It has a front mounted winch. It carries some basic firefighting equipment. This is the primary tower of the Fire Police trailer.
Traffic 48
2005 Car-Mate
Traffic 48 is a 2005 Car-Mate Trailer and carries equipment for controlling traffic around emergency incidents.
Truck 48
2007 Pierce
Truck 48 was a 1994 Duplex/Saulsbury/Baker, it was completely refurbised in 2007 by Pierce. It has a 95' Aerialscope telescoping platform. It has a Harrison 15 KW generator with floodlights mounted on the body. A total of 158 feet of ground ladders is carried on this unit. There is a full line of truck equipment including a Hurst tool. Truck 48 is equipped with an Automatic External Defibrillator.
Utility 48
2004 GMC Sierra
Utility 48 is a 2004 GMC Sierra crew cab pick-up with a Stahl body. With four wheel drive capability. It carries some basic firefighting & Emergency medical equipment and also carries aan Automatic External Defibulator.. This is the primary tower of the Fire Safety House.
2015 Call Volume
 Fire
Jan65
Feb76
Mar70
Apr68
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Jul 
Aug 
Sep 
Oct 
Nov 
Dec 
Total279

Call Volume History

Contact Information
Hershey Volunteer Fire Department
21 West Caracas Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033
Non-Emergency: 717-533-2953
Emergency: 911
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