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Mon. Jun 19th 2017
Centennial Celebration Planned

In February 1920 concerned residents of the Village of Rheems met and formed the Rheems Fire and Improvement Association...

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Sat. Mar 4th 2017
Annual Awards Banquet Held

Members and guest of the Department attended the Annual Awards Banquet at the Sheraton Harrisburg. Numerous life memberships ...

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Fri. May 29th 2015

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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The Rheems Fire "Company" was founded. In just 2 years, the Rheems Fire Department will be celebrating 100 years of service to our community. Are you a past volunteer? Do you know someone who was? We are looking for any information, photos, memorabilia to add to our celebration we are planning for 2020. Please e-mail us with any information that you may be willing to share!

Recent Calls
Thu. Jan 11th 2018
Units from Station 70 were dispatched for a reported gas grill fire. Chief 70 arrived and found a well involved gas grill with the propane cylinder venting towards the dwelling. Due to the damage already sustained and the free burning fire, Chief 70 upgraded the incident to a dwelling fire. E701 lai...
Mon. Apr 10th 2017
Tanker 70 was dispatched on mutual aid for a reported commercial building fire in East Donegal Township. Tanker 70 arrived and positioned to supply E79-2. Incident was a boiler malfunction. Boiler room was secure and Command 79 down graded the incident. Tanker 70 remained on scene until 1051 hours.
Sun. Apr 9th 2017
Station 70 was dispatched at 2123 hours for a vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Chief 701 arrived on the scene with a three vehicle collision. Initial assessment indicated one operator required EMS attention. E702 made the response via Sheaffer Road and controlled hazards and provided initiate...
Sat. Apr 8th 2017
Units were dispatched at 0240 for a reported vehicle accident, vehicle over the embankment, on Route 283 West in the area of mile marker 12.8. Conflicting reports were being received on the number of vehicles involved. Chief 70 arrived with one pick up truck into the guard rail, no injuries. E702 cr...
Thu. Mar 23rd 2017
At approximately 1740 hours Station 70 and E752 were dispatched to Route 283 at Cloverleaf Road for a vehicle accident with reported entrapment. Chief 70 arrived on scene with the actual location being on Cloverleaf Road. One occupant was reportedly trapped but self extricated prior to arrival of Re...
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Rheems Fire Department
350 Anchor Road
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
Non-Emergency: 717-367-1569
Emergency: 911
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