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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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Jack & Gene at Hershey Chocolate
Jack Silar & Gene Sajeski (background) addresses the press following the Ammonia Leak at the Hershey Chocolate Factory.
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Hershey Fire Department Bricks Form
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Hershey Fire Department Bricks Form
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Engine 48 at Crash
Fire Prevention at Station
Thanks to Jason Coleman-Cobb for taking some amazing phots. Please visit and support his website, www.capitalcityfirephotos.com, for other action shots.
Trail Road Barn Fires - Nov. 2011
Thanks to Jason Coleman-Cobb for taking some amazing phots. Please visit and support his website, www.capitalcityfirephotos.com, for other action shots.
2011 Pierce Rescue Prior To Leaving Factory
Rep. John Payne presented a $5,000 mock check to Scott Stein, President/Lieutenant of the Hershey Volunteer Fire Company. The funds awarded through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development were used to purchase cribbing.
Rep. John Payne presented a $5,000 mock check to Scott Stein, President/Lieutenant of the Hershey Volunteer Fire Company. The funds awarded through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development were used to purchase cribbing.
Tropical Storm Lee - Sept 7, 2011
Tropical Storm Lee - Sept 7, 2011
Tropical Storm Lee - Sept 7, 2011
2011 Pierce Pumper Prior To Leaving Factory
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.
1994 Duplex / Saulsbury / Baker
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.
Engine 48-2 is a 1993 Spartan/Darley. It has a 2000 gpm Darley pump and a 750 gal. booster tank. There are two cross lays and two hose reels of 1 3/4 hose. There is a 10 KW Harrison generator. A 1000 gpm. stang deluge gun is mounted on top of the apparatus. The main hose bed carries 5 and 3 hose.  Removed from active service in 2006 and used as a reserve engine until 2011.
1993 Spartan / Darley Pumper
Engine 48-2 is a 1993 Spartan/Darley. It has a 2000 gpm Darley pump and a 750 gal. booster tank. There are two cross lays and two hose reels of 1 3/4" hose. There is a 10 KW Harrison generator. A 1000 gpm. stang deluge gun is mounted on top of the apparatus. The main hose bed carries 5" and 3" hose. Removed from active service in 2006 and used as a reserve engine until 2011.
Rescue 48 is a 1991 Spartan/SWAB heavy rescue vehicle. Rescue gear includes 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 manifold is included. Lighting includes cab and body-mounted flood lights and a rear mounted light tower. Power is provided by a 30 KW Harrison generator. There is a winch mounted at the rear of the vehicle. The back interior of the rescue is a command post area with various radios, phones, computer and resource & technical information.  Removed from active service in 2011.
1991 Spartan / SWAB Rescue
Rescue 48 is a 1991 Spartan/SWAB heavy rescue vehicle. Rescue gear includes 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 manifold is included. Lighting includes cab and body-mounted flood lights and a rear mounted light tower. Power is provided by a 30 KW Harrison generator. There is a winch mounted at the rear of the vehicle. The back interior of the rescue is a command post area with various radios, phones, computer and resource & technical information. Removed from active service in 2011.
Engine 48 is a 1999 Spartan/Interstate Pumper with an '86 Pierce 2000 gpm. Waterous pump and a 1000 gal. booster tank 40 gal. Class A foam tank 40 gal. Class B foam tank. Mounted on top of the vehicle is a 2000 gpm stang deck gun. The seven cross lays have five 1 3/4 hose lines and two 3 lines. The main hose bed carries 1800 feet of five inch hose.  Removed from active service in 2011.
1986 Spartan / Interstate Pumper
Engine 48 is a 1999 Spartan/Interstate Pumper with an '86 Pierce 2000 gpm. Waterous pump and a 1000 gal. booster tank 40 gal. Class A foam tank 40 gal. Class B foam tank. Mounted on top of the vehicle is a 2000 gpm stang deck gun. The seven cross lays have five 1 3/4" hose lines and two 3" lines. The main hose bed carries 1800 feet of five inch hose. Removed from active service in 2011.
SADD mock accident at Hershey High School
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SADD mock accident at Hershey High School
Rosie's East End Restaurant Explosion - May 21, 2008
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2015 Call Volume
 Fire
Jan65
Feb76
Mar70
Apr68
May94
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Total373

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