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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
Saturday, January 1st, 2011
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0424 Hours / 1035 Muhlenberg Street / Box # / A platoon Engine 13 o/s with 2 1/2 story EOR / Heavy fire from 2nd floor windows / 2 Exposures on "D" side suffering smoke & water damage / FM's office investigating.
Monday, December 27th, 2010
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2145 hours / 318 South 18th Street / Box#234 / D platoon Companies dispatched for smoke issuing from the 2nd floor. Arrived to find fire burning in the interior stairwell and on the 2nd floor of the 2-story MOR.
Sunday, December 26th, 2010
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2210 Hours / 102 Carroll Street / Box#157 / D platoon Companies dispatched for a reported structure fire with multiple calls. Arrived to find smoke showing from the rear of a private dwelling. Fire located in the basement.
Friday, December 24th, 2010
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0455 Hours / 300 South 7th Street / Box #18 / C platoon 4 story MD / Fire in wall / 1 line stretched / Fire declared under control 0526. Engines - 5, 12(1), 3, 13 Ladders - Tower, 1 Rescue 1, Medic 4(3), Car 11(Nefos) Share | var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickba...
Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010
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1035 hours / 855 North Park Road, Wynnewood Apartments Engine and Ladder requested to assist at multiple alarm fire at multiple building apartment complex Engine 3, Ladder 2(1), Car 7 WFMZ 69 News Story More Photos Share | var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true};
Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
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1640 Hours / 1110 North Front Street / Box#823 / D platoon Bedroom Fire / 1 line in operation Engines - 11, 3, 9, 12(1) Ladders - 3, 1 Rescue 1, Medic, Cars 1, 9 & 23 Information From Firefighter Ron Frey Share | var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true};
Saturday, December 18th, 2010
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Shortly before midnight / B Platoon / Box #627 / Fire reported in the area of 12th and Pike / E9 on scene with a well involved garage Engines - 9, 11, 1, 13, Ladder 3, Tower 1, Rescue 1, Medic 4, Cars 7 and 23 Share | var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true};
Friday, December 17th, 2010
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1400 hours / 1040 Meade Street / Box#168 / C platoon Dispatch receiving multiple calls for house fire in 1000 blk of Meade Street / Companies o/s with fire showing from the roof. Engines - 14, 5, 3, 1 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue 1, Medic 4(3), Car's 1, 11(Nefos), 22 & 23 WFMZ 69 News St...
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
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2229 Hours / 111 Newport Ave / Box#176 / D platoon Dispatch reporting a basement fire / Companies o/s with smoke showing / Fire located in dryer / Companies were o/s for approximately 40 minutes Engines - 14, 5, 3, 1 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue 1, Medic 3, Car's 4 & 8 Share | var a...
Monday, December 13th, 2010
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1247 Hours / 233 Hudson Street / Box #353 / A platoon Engine 11 o/s with smoke showing from 2nd floor / Kitchen fire controlled quickly with fire placed under control at 1301 / Companies cleared 30 minutes later Engines - 12(11), 3, 1, 13 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue 1, Medic 2, Car's 2 &am...
Friday, December 10th, 2010
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Over the past week, several fires has been set in alley's in the 500 & 600 blocks of Moss, Mulberry, 9th & 10th Streets. Companies have been finding various piles of trash, foliage & mattresses set on fire.
Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
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2148 hours / 733 North 9th Street / Box #621 / A platoon Fire dispatch reporting multiple calls received for a garage fire to the rear of 728 Moss Street / Companies o/s reporting fire on 9th street side with best access on Douglass Street / Fire was knocked down quickly with extensive overhaul / ...
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2038 Hours / 612 North Court / Box#712 / D platoon Companies o/s with clothing burning inside dryer Engine 12(11), Ladder 3, Car 4 Information from Firefighter Ron Frey Note: Trying a new format of including the first due companies and bosses.
Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
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1536 Hours / 128-130 Elm Street / Box#723 / B platoon Car 5 o/s with smoke showing from 3 story EOR / Multiple line stretched into 2nd & 3rd floors of both dwellings / Fire placed under control at 1615 / FM's office investigating Engines - 3, 8(5), 12, 13 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue 1, Medic...
Monday, November 29th, 2010
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2318 Hours / 339 South 4th Street / Box#124 / C platoon Dispatch reporting multiple calls for a house on fire / Engine 14 returning to quarters after training o/s with fire from first floor / Multiple lines stretched as fire extended into the 2nd floor / Fire placed under control 2345 hours / FM's...
Monday, November 29th, 2010
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1929 Hours / 414 Green Terrace / Box#354 / C Platoon Multiple calls for house on fire in the 400 block of Green Terrace / Engine 1 o/s with fire showing in the rear of 3 story MD / Engine 9 in large rear alley with easy access stretching line / Fire was placed under control quickly / The FM's offi...
Thursday, November 18th, 2010
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1550 Hours / 1241 Greenwich Street / Box #6 / B platoon Dispatch reporting an explosion in kitchen of dwelling / Companies o/s with propane tank fire & man severely burned / Companies experienced difficulty in reaching the burning tank while maintaining a safe distance / Victim taken to R...
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
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0755 Hours / West Shore Bypass, near Lancaster Ave / B platoon Vehicle roll-over and landed in ravine 20 feet from east bound lanes of the bypass / Companies extricated patient. Engine 14, 3, 5, Rescue 1, Medic 2, Car's 7 & 22 WFMZ 69 News Share | var addthis_config = {"data_track...
Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
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0457 Hours / 535 North 9th Street / Box #47 / A platoon Engine 1 o/s with 3 story MOR, Fire showing 3rd floor window / Fire contained with 1 line / Damage to both exposure buildings / Companies O/S for 2 hours / FM's office investigating Engines - 1, 9, 13, 3 Ladders - 3, Tower Rescue 1, M...
Sunday, November 14th, 2010
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1906 Hours / 739 Neversink Alley / Box # 27 / A Platoon Companies dispatched to 9th & Laurel Streets for a report of a house on fire. Engine 5 in area with smoke showing on Neversink Alley. Fire located in basement with extension into second floor.

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