picture
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
picture
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...
picture
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
picture
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
picture
0333 hours / 610 Schuylkill Ave / Box #74 C platoon Companies on scene with a 3 story MOR, fire showing on 1st and 2nd floors. Two occupants were assisted out of the building as firefighters were making entry.
Friday, March 30th, 2012
picture
01:00 / 1248 North North 9th Street (rear) / C platoon Engine 9 & Ladder 3 found this box truck burning on 9th street this morning. Companies were on scene for over an hour and a half. Engine 9, Ladder 3, Car 6 (Nefos) Share
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
picture
Some recent shots from a fire at 747 North 12th Street around 1630 today. More Pictures
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
picture
information by Lt. James Stoudt 0339 hours / 307 Locust Street / Box #45 / A platoon Car 8 o/s with smoke in block, working porch fire declared at 307 Locust with extension into 305. Companies had difficulty in entering the tight street due to parked cars and large trees.
Friday, March 23rd, 2012
picture
0906 Hours/Rt. 422 Eastbound/D Platoon The rescue assignment was dispatched for a vehicle accident on the West Shore Bypass outer loop between Lancaster Ave. and Penn St. Engine 5 arrived with a motorcycle accident in the area in which nightly road construction had begun.
picture
These photos were sent in after a single vehicle accident sent a driver off the bypass causing the car to roll 4 times before stopping on Brentwood Industries property. The driver was taken to RHMC Trauma Center.
Monday, March 5th, 2012
picture
1044 hours / 300 South 4th Street, Kennedy Towers / Box#1615 / B platoon Companies dispatched for fire alarm. Engine 3 reporting smoke condition on 3rd floor, Chief Serba requesting phantom box. Engine 3 reporting fire in Apartment 307.
picture
information from Lt. Jim Stoudt 0134 hours / 700 block Neversink Alley / Box#134 / A platoon Engine 5 reporting free-standing row home fully involved. The company led off with a heavy water line. At 0146 hours, the building suffered a catastrophic collapse.
Sunday, March 4th, 2012
picture
1817 Hours / 1315 & 1317 Mulberry Street / Box #523 / A platoon County Communications Center reporting single phone call from 1300 block of North 11th Street reporting fire showing from a dwelling.
Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
picture
1437 Hours / Mount Penn Mountain / D Platoon Dispatch reporting a brush fire behind Reading High School. Units from Lower Alsace reporting fire below Drenkel Field. Car 9 reporting over an acre involved.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
picture
information from Platoon Chief Tom Kemery 2330 hours / 1100 Block North 9th Street / D Platoon Companies dispatched for multiple vehicle accident. Engine 9 o/s with multiple injured persons from a possible police incident.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
picture
1408 Hours / 147 Mulberry Street / Box #426 / A Platoon As the crew from Engine 1 was preparing to leave 1040 Walnut Street from a lift assist, an excited male ran up to crew and advised he was having trouble with his heater.
Friday, February 17th, 2012
picture
0141 Hours / 520 North Front Street / Box #353 / A Platoon Companies dispatched to 518 North Front for a report of smoke in the basement. Units o/s with a 3 story MOR with nothing showing. Engine 6 reporting smoke in the basement with no fire.
picture
1028 hours / 415 Green Terrace / Box#354 / D Platoon Companies dispatched for an electrical fire. Units on scene with a smoke showing from a 3 story row home. The fire was placed under control at 1058.
Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
picture
04:01 hrs / Berks Packing, 319 Bingaman Street / Phantom Box #2325 / D Platoon Phantom Box 2325 was transmitted for Berks Packing for a reported ice machine on fire. Engine 5 arrived with employees of the facility on point in the rear off Carpenter St.
Monday, January 30th, 2012
picture
information from Lt. James Stoudt 1021 hours / 807 Greenwich St / Box #62 / A platoon Communications center receiving calls for smoke pouring from the front and rear of a dwelling. Rescue 1 reporting smoke showing from 8th & Oley Streets.
Sunday, January 29th, 2012
picture
2324 hours / 315 Pear Street / Box#723 / D Platoon Box 723 was struck at 2324 hrs for a reported house fire at 315 Pear St. Communications center reported multiple calls were being received for that location with reports of possible entrapment.
picture
information from firefighter Ron Frey 0737 hours / 1339 North 9th Street / D Platoon Medic 2 requesting Engine 9 & Rescue 1 for removal of an extremely obese patient. Crews utilized a special litter along with ropes to remove the individual.
Thursday, January 26th, 2012
picture
1345 hours / 719 North 10th Street / Box#63 / B Platoon Companies dispatched for kitchen fire. Engine 6 o/s with smoke showing from the first floor. Crews requested EMS to the front of the dwelling for a burn victim.
Monday, January 23rd, 2012
picture
1535 hours / 100 North Front Street, Reading Elderly Housing / Phantom Box#1622 / C Platoon Engine 3 & Ladder 1 sent to high-rise for alarm system. Engine 3 reporting smoke on the 14th floor, Chief Nefos requesting box alarm filled out.

© 2022 ReadingPaFire.com