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
Thu. Feb 16th 2017
At 1653 hours E701 and Tanker 70 were dispatched on automatic mutual aid for a barn fire in the FDMJ first due. Tanker 70 arrived shortly after E75-1 and supplied their LDH until E701 established a draft from the pond at the end of e Lane. E701 crew then proceeded to the fire ground to assist and Ta...
Sun. Feb 12th 2017
Shortly after 2200 hours, units from RFD and surrounding Departments were dispatched for a reported dwelling fire on Covington Court. Deputy 70 (Kretzing) arrived with a multiple family row home with the callers reporting the smell of smoke throughout the unit. The odor was believed to be coming fro...
Sat. Feb 11th 2017
E701 and T70 were dispatched at 1928 hours for a reported dwelling fire in the 74 first due. Additional reports from LCWC indicated police were advising of a fully involved dwelling. Chief 74 arrived on scene with a large shed to the rear of the dwelling well involved. E701 arrived and staged at a h...
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...
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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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