Engine 103 Continues to Serve in Rural Pennsylvania
By NEJFD Executive Director Steven C. Small
March 22, 2022

Pursuant to a public referendum held on December 14, 2021, the North East Joint Fire District has sold it’s 2007 SMEAL engine-pumper. The 2007 SMEAL, known as Engine 103, came into District service in late 2007. It served proudly as a front-line engine for many years running a vast majority of the calls. In November of 2012, Engine 103 and a crew of Webster Volunteer Firefighters, responded to Nassau County to assist with recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. In June, Engine 103 will be replaced with a new Pierce Class A engine-pumper which is currently being manufactured.

The agency that purchased E103 is the Scalp Level & Paint Volunteer Fire Company. Scalp Level is a small rural volunteer fire department located in the Town of Windber Pennsylvania. Windber is a small community between Pittsburg and Harrisburg. It is actually very close to Shanksville Pennsylvania which is where Flight 93 went down on September 11, 2001.

You can view the Scalp Level & Paint Volunteer Fire Company Facebook page here:


GODSPEED Engine 103!

Hyperlinks: Scalp Level & Paint Volunteer Fire Department