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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
Sunday, November 14th, 2010
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1519 Hours / 1101 North 12th Street, North-East Tap Room / Box #67 / D Platoon Dispatch reporting smoke from building with possible fire in walls / Companies O/S with fire in rear walls extending into a first floor addition / Fire was placed under-control quickly at 1533 by Car 4.
Saturday, November 13th, 2010
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00:25 hrs / 417-419 Walnut St, ADAPPT / Box #35 / A platoon Fire in window frame of 4th floor rear room in 417. One line stretched up the rear fire escape and fire quickly extinguished with no extension.
Saturday, November 6th, 2010
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0800 hours / West Shore Bypass / B Platoon Companies dispatched for a vehicle flipped over on the bypass between Penn Street & Lancaster Ave / Communications advising person may be entrapped in vehicle / Engine 14 o/s with badly damaged vehicle occupant crawled out.
Monday, November 1st, 2010
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2021 hours / 842 Mulberry Street (rear) / A platoon Sofa & debris spread into makeshift structure on rear of property Engines - 9, 11, 1, 13 Ladders - 3, 2(Tower) Rescue 2(1), Medic 2, Car's 2 & 9 Information from Paramedic Josh Schmeck Share | var addthis_config = {"data_track...
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1748 hours / 954 North 11th Street / B platoon Communications reporting UGI is o/s at the residence with 900 ppm of CO / 3 persons in the dwelling not feeling well / Additional family member left also feeling ill / Companies metered the house along with adjoining properties and found el...
Saturday, October 30th, 2010
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0419 Hours / 706 Franklin Street, Terminal Hotel / Box #123 / B Platoon Rescue 2 o/s with fire showing 4th floor of a 24 unit apartment building / Crews made entry to begin searches of multiple apartment units / After Engine 1 arrived a 350' hose stretch was made from street level / Rescue ...
Thursday, October 28th, 2010
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1315 Hours / 50 North 4th Street, Washington Towers / A Platoon Companies dispatched for fire alarm in parking garage below the complex / Units o/s reporting large section of concrete collapsed into underground parking garage / No injuries reported WFMZ 69 News Story var addthis_config =...
Saturday, October 23rd, 2010
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1808 hours / 313 South 8th Street (rear) / Box #28 / C platoon Car 6 o/s with a 2 1/2 story vacant with fire showing out the roof & the rear / Companies lead off with heavy water lines / The front of the building collapsed shortly after arrival / A perimeter was established around structu...
Sunday, October 17th, 2010
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1300 Hours / 3rd & Court Streets Parking Garage / C Platoon A phone call was received at the Engine 3 & Ladder 1's quarters in regards to an injured bird on the roof of the parking garage stair-tower / The individual lived in the adjoining Washington Towers complex and could see the bird...
Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
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0828 hours / 610 River Oak Drive / B Platoon Fire Department dispatched on the request of the RPD, to stabilize a vehicle after it was struck from behind / Firefighters cribbed the vehicle and assisted with removal after recovery company arrived Ladder 1 & Car 5
Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
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1121 Hours / 207 West Green Street / Box#824 / C platoon Dispatch receiving multiple calls for a house fire on Green Street / Companies were met with flames blowing out of the front porch / Extension across porch into 205 / All searches negative / Fire placed under control in 20 minutes / F...
Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
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0955 Hours / 605 North 9th Street / Box#621 / A platoon Police o/s with smoke showing from 2nd floor / Small trash fire inside vacant / fire extinguished quickly Engines - 8(9), 1, 11, 13 Ladders - 3.
Thursday, September 30th, 2010
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2020 Hours / 500 Block South 9th Street / C Platoon Companies dispatched to Vacant building collapse due to heavy rain in the 500 block of S. 9th St. Companies confirmed building vacant. Engine 13 remained with car 6 on scene with lights.
Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
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1530 Hours / 1350 North 12th Street, The Brass Lantern / D Platoon Companies dispatched on request of UGI / Area residents reporting strong odor of gas coming from property / Upon entry meters at 100% LEL / Crew ventilated property, discovered broken gas pipe in basement.
Sunday, September 12th, 2010
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1908 hours / 911 North 3rd Street / Box #87 / B platoon Dispatch receiving calls for smoke in the area of 3rd & Spring streets / Car 5 reporting smoke column showing / Companies o/s with fire in the rear with extension into the dwelling & 909 / Fire placed under control 1929 hours / ...
Saturday, September 11th, 2010
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715-719 Weiser Street / C platoon / 1539 Hours / Box #812 Car 3 radioed that he had smoke showing from Buttonwood St. Units on scene report working garage fires. Engine 12 in service from the alley, Engine 2 from Weiser St.
Saturday, September 4th, 2010
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1929 Hours / 1049 Patton Ave / Box #143 / A platoon Engine 14 o/s with smoke showing from end unit / Fire located in kitchen / Bulk of the fire knocked down at 1942 / FM's office investigating. Engines - 14, 2(3), 13, 11 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue, Medic 1, Car 9
Saturday, September 4th, 2010
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0123 hours / 14th & Perkiomen Ave / A Platoon Police chase ending when vehicle violently flips into front porches at 1394 - 1398 Perkiomen Ave / Occupant uninjured / Companies spent 2 hours shoring the buildings after the incident.
Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
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1805 hours / 426 West Douglass Street / Box#87 / B Platoon Engine & Ladder dispatched for fire alarm / companies o/s 2 story MOR fire on 2nd floor / the fire was under control in 10 minutes / Searches proved negative.
Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
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1809 Hours / 500 North 3rd Street, MJ Earl Warehouse / Phantom Box #2136 / B platoon Multiple calls received reporting smoke showing from an abandoned warehouse / Engine 3 & Ladder 1 o/s checking to see if the fire was along the rails or the building itself / Companies confirmed fire in th...

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