May 30, 2023

Shortly after 2pm on 10MAR14 firefighters from the Harrisburg Bureau of Fire and the Rescue Fire Co of Susquehanna Township and the Harrisburg River Rescue responded to a person on the ice call on the Susquehanna River in Downtown Harrisburg.

They found a woman who was suffering from mental health issues approximately 150 feet from shore on rotten ice on the river.

Squad 8 and Rescue 37 personnel utilized Fortuna boat to execute a tethered rescue.

Here are the attached articles and media coverage on the incident as well as Squad 8’s Facebook page.


Rescue 37 –

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