News Headlines
Fri. Jul 23rd 2021
Congratulations to the 2021 recruit class on their graduation of the fire academy. The recruit class has finished 6 months of strenuous training led by Lieutenant Batz and now will be assigned to stre...
Mon. Jul 19th 2021
Congratulations to Firefighter Donny Marks on his retirement after 36 years of service to the City of Reading. Donny started as a volunteer firefighter in Reading on March 3rd of 1985, and was hired b...
Mon. Jun 7th 2021
Congratulations to FF/EMT Brad Shanaman for being crowned ShredFest Champion 2021. Brad lost 28.2 pounds/10.2% of his starting body over the course of 60 days. Our Local 1803 Health and Wellness Commi...
Thu. Apr 22nd 2021
When our well used GMI (gas measurement instrument) started to give us problems, we reached out to UGI to learn about purchasing a new one through them. UGI bought a brand new one and then generously ...
Tue. Jan 5th 2021
It is with great sadness and regret we report the passing of Firefighter Mark "Dewey" Kulp. Dewey was hospitalized after contracting Covid-19 on the job, and after multiple days in the hospi...
Local 1803


International Association
of Firefighters

Local 1803 Executive Board


PresidentJeremy Grove
Vice PresidentRichard Gould
SecretaryKen Brooke
TreasurerCorbin Keiser
TrusteeAndrew Getka
TrusteeRichard Kuhn
TrusteeMike Quintinsky

Reading Firefighters Local 1803

1301 Butler Street
Reading, PA 19601

610-376-2221 - Office Line


Contact Union Officials


Our first attempt at unifying fire drivers within the city

© 2021