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On Monday, October 25th, members from Local 1803 visited the offices of Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks. Local 1803 raised money this year through the sale of Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts....
Friday, October 22nd, 2021
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Please consider purchasing 2021 Reading Fire Department Toy Drive apparel to help us get toys for local kids in need this Christmas. We appreciate you helping us in this great cause! Link posted below...
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Hired on February 1st of 1995, Judd Weber began his firefighting career on the C-Platoon where he was assigned as a jumper after graduating the fire academy. Firefighter Weber remained a jumper on C-s...
Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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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...
Call history
Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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0119 hours / 308 Hollenbach Street / Box 0704/ D platoonCompanies dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 300 block of Hollenbach Street. Medic 2 returning from St Joe’s hospital arrived at a 3 story MOR with fire showing in the rear.
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0938 hours / 18 North 4th Street, Bloom Apartments / Box 0301 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a building fire. Engine arrived at a 6 story apartment building with smoke showing at the fourth 4th floor.
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0002 hrs / 433 Elm Street / Box 03-01 / C PlatoonCompanies were dispatched for a report of a house on fire in the area of 435 Elm Street. Car 6 (J. Stoudt) arrived on scene with Engine 3 and Ladder 1 to find a working fire in a 3-story, MOR multiple dwelling at 433 Elm.
Friday, December 1st, 2017
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2119 hrs / 1136 Robeson Street / Box 09-02 / C PlatoonCompanies were dispatched to the address noted for a report of smoke on the third floor. Engine 9 and Ladder 3 arrived with nothing showing from a 3-story MOR.
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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1256 hours / 614 North 9th Street / Box 0903 / C platoonFire Department dispatched for smoke on the 3rd floor. Engine 9 arrived at a 3 story MOR with smoke showing from the upper floors of a multiple dwelling.
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
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0320 hours / 928 Perry Street / Box 0902 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for a dwelling fire. Engine 9 arrived at a 3 story MOR with fire showing from the second & third floors. Crews began a hose stretch into the dwelling to stop the spread of fire which was rapidly moving into an exposure.
Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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1453 hours / Mount Penn Mountain / D platoonCompanies were dispatched to the area of 14th & Walnut Streets after several calls reported smoke from the mountain. With companies responding, Chief Mogel (C2) reported a good column of smoke was visible and began requesting additional resources.
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2307 hrs / 100 N. Grace Street (D.S. Smith/formerly Interstate Container / Box 0402 / D Platoon/C PlatoonThe box was transmitted for the address noted with employees reporting smoke in the sprawling complex and a fire on the roof.
Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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0011 hours / 138 South 12th Street / Box 0102 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a fire in the 100 block of South 12th Street. Chief Moyer (C8) arrived at a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing from the upper floors.
Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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0612 hours / 3615 Patton Street, Saint Lawrence Borough / B platoonEngine 1 requested for a standby as rapid intervention. Exeter Fire on scene with smoke showing from a single story rancher. A second alarm was requested for additional help adding Ladder 2 to the response.
Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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0439 hours / 1813 Olive Street / Box 0902 / B platoonEngine 9 / Ladder 3 dispatched for a smoke investigation in the area of Bern and Olive Streets. Units arrived at 1813 Olive Street with smoke showing from a 1½ story garage.
Friday, November 10th, 2017
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1645 hours / 600 Schuylkill Avenue / Box 0704 / A platoon Companies dispatched for a garage fire in the area Miltimore and West Greenwich. Chief Kemery arrived at a 3 story EOR with smoke showing from the roof in the back of 600 Schuylkill Avenue.
Monday, November 6th, 2017
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1736 hours / 746 North 9th Street / Box 0903 / B platoonMultiple calls received reporting a fire. Chief Moyer (Car 8) on scene reporting 3 story MOR with heavy fire in the rear extending into 748. Companies stretching 2½" lines to attack the fire.
Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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1713 hours / 1040 North 5th Street / Box 0703 / C platoonBox alarm transmitted for an attic fire. Engine 7 arrived with a 3 story MOR smoke showing from the front. Firefighters began a hose stretch into the dwelling.
Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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16:54 hrs / 1500 Blk Mill Street / Box 0902 / C PlatoonThe local alarm sent Engine 9, Ladder 3, and Car 9 (T. Rehr) to the area of N. 9th & Amity Sts for a report of a vehicle fire. Shortly after units went responding, the box was transmitted as calls were being received that the fire had exten...
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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2223 hours / 537 Bingaman Street / Box 0502 / B platoonCompanies dispatched for a sofa on fire. Chief Banks(C5) arrived at a 3 story MOR with fire showing from the second floor. Firefighters stretched a line into the structure and began a search for occupants.
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21:24 hrs / 828 Gordon Street / Box 0704 / C PlatoonEngine 7 and Ladder 1 were initially dispatched to an automatic fire alarm (smoke detector activation) at the address noted. Before the dispatch was completed, the box was transmitted as multiple calls were being received reporting the rear of the...
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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19:53 hrs / 1947 Bernville Road, Bern Township / Mutual Aid / C PlatoonShortly after clearing from the fire on Rose Street, RFD Engine 7 was dispatched along with Car 6 (J. Stoudt) at 19:53 hrs to assist Bern Township crews along with multiple mutual aid companies at a commercial fire at 1947 Bernvi...
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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18:19 hrs / 1745 Rose Street / Box 0703 / C PlatoonCompanies were dispatched to the address noted for a report of a structure fire with multiple calls having been received. Engine 7 and Car 6 (J. Stoudt) arrived with smoke showing from a 3-story, middle-of-the-row occupied multiple dwelling.
Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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1846 hrs / 537 North 8th Street / Box 0903 / C PlatoonEngine 9, Ladder 3, and Car 8 (L. Moyer) were originally dispatched to the area of N. 8th & Green Sts for a report of a transformer on fire. Shortly after arriving in the area, companies were alerted to a fire at 537 N.

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