News Headlines
Fri. May 29th 2015
FIRE DEPARTMENT AWARDED EQUIPMENT GRANT

Rheems Fire Department is happy to announce that we have been awarded a FEMA Fire ACT Grant in the amount of $133,510 for the...

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Tue. Mar 17th 2015
Rheems Fire Department Receives Grant

The Hershey Company recently made a $10,000 donation to the Rheems Fire Department on behalf of employee Wendy Faust. Wendy&r...

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Mon. Dec 8th 2014
ISO Improvements Achieved for Townships

Rheems Fire Department, along with other mutual aid departments were recently reviewed by the Insurance Services Organization...

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Recent Calls
Sat. Feb 6th 2016
January has been a very busy month for the volunteers that provide service to the area. Not only did we respond on 42 calls for service, but the members also provided vital stand by services during the snow storm, and spent a considerable amount of time clearing hydrants in the aftermath.
Mon. Jun 15th 2015
At 1855 hours E701 and Tanker 70 were dispatched on automatic mutual aid for a reported Barn Fire at 1980 Turnpike Road in West Donegal Township.E74-2 (Myers) arrived with a working fire in a one story outbuilding with exposures. Tanker 70 entered the lane and provided water to E74-2. E701 staged on...
Sun. May 31st 2015
SMOKE DETECTORS SAVE LIVES...All Fire Departments know it. All Fire Departments promote their use and proper maintenence. All too often we read the headlines of lives lost because there were no working smoke detectors in the house. The headlines today are nonexistent because a local family understoo...
Fri. Jan 30th 2015
The day started off quickly as E701 and Truck 74 were dispatched for an automatic alarm on South Market Street. After a perimeter check and visual inspection from the exterior, the Truck was placed available and crews awaited a key holder. Upon entry, a light smoke condition was discovered in an enc...
Wed. Jan 28th 2015
At 1134 hours E701 and Tanker 70 were dispatched to assist Company 26 on a working fire in a metal shop. Originally directed to stage at LCBC, E701 was later redirected and assigned as the Rapid Intervention Team. While in that capacity, they assisted an injured firefighter. Upon arrival of another ...
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2016 Call Volume
 Fire
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Feb31
Mar24
Apr25
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Contact Information
Rheems Fire Department
350 Anchor Road
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Non-Emergency: 717-367-1569
Emergency: 911
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