• MAYOR PAPENFUSE TO SWEAR IN NEW FIREFIGHTERS IN CEREMONIES ON TUESDAY

      May 26, 2017 Harrisburg, PA — Mayor Eric Papenfuse will swear in 11 new fire recruits during ceremonies at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fire Station No. 2, 140 N 16th St. The new recruits, which includes a female firefighter, will bring to 82 the number of firefighters in the Harrisburg Fire Department. “I congratulate the recruitsRead more

  • Fire Bureau Statement on Barley Lane Fire

    The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire reports that a victim from the fire on Barley Lane that occurred on November 9, 2016 has died. Shanice Johnson, 15, died on Sunday, November 13, 2016 as a result of the injuries she received during the fire. This is the first fire death in the City of Harrisburg sinceRead more

  • 2016 Fire Safety Tips

    January 19, 2016 Harrisburg, PA –The Harrisburg Bureau of Fire announced today fire safety tips that residents of Central PA can follow to keep themselves safe during frigid winter temperatures and the impending snow fall. “The Bureau of Fire is committed to keeping the residents of Harrisburg and the entire Harrisburg region safe from fire andRead more

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER TO BEGIN ANNUAL FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING AND INSPECTION

    HARRISBURG (April 29, 2015): Beginning Monday, May 4th Capital Region Water will begin its annual fire hydrant flushing and inspection program. It is expected to take 6-8 weeks to reach all 1,600 fire hydrants in Capital Region Water’s service area. Why is this needed? Fire hydrant flushing is a vital annual program to maintain highRead more

  • Texas Roadhouse Sponsors Fundraising Day for Fire Water Rescue – 3- 10 p.m. FEB. 11!

    Texas Roadhouse Sponsors Fundraising Day for Fire Water Rescue – 3- 10 p.m. FEB. 11!

    Support the Harrisburg Fire Water Rescue Division fundraiser from 3-10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. Texas Roadhouse will donate 10 percent of food purchases to the Fire Water Rescue Division. Enjoy great food and support our Fire Water Rescue heroes! HBG_Fire_Mission_Statement HBG_Water_Group_Fundraiser  Read more

  • NEW POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WILL BE SWORN IN DURING CEREMONIES THURSDAY

    June 25,  2014 HARRISBURG, Pa. – Mayor Eric Papenfuse has announced that Harrisburg Police will swear in nine new police officers and the Fire Department will swear in 13 new firefighters in separate ceremonies Thursday. “These new police officers promotions and newly graduated firefighters are the clearest sign yet of our commitment to improving publicRead more

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE WILL HELP FIRE FIGHTERS KICK OFF “FILL THE BOOT” DRIVE TO HELP MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION

    Media Alert! For Immediate Release Contact: Joyce M. Davis 717 255 3015 April 14, 2014 HARRISBURG – Mayor Eric Papenfuse will join Harrisburg fire fighters for a press conference at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fire Station No. 2 located at 16th and State Street in Harrisburg to announce the “Fill the Boot” campaign to raise moneyRead more

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