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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
Monday, January 18th, 2010
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2337 hours / 8th & Bingaman Streets, Auto Beauty Service Garage / Box 28 / A Platoon Dispatch alerting 1 & 1 for smoke investigation / PD in area requesting fire for house fire / upgraded to box alarm 2 minutes later / Companies began interior attack, then pulled put shortly a...
Sunday, January 10th, 2010
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1153 hrs / 400 Block of North 5th Street / B Platoon Dispatch reporting vehicle flipped over with entrapment / Medic 1 o/s with 1 victim / Rescue company stabilized vehicle & removed windshield & roof / Tower 1 was requested after they were in the area returning from another al...
Monday, January 4th, 2010
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2302 hrs / 227 Rose Street / Box 34 / B Platoon Dispatch reporting portable heater on fire with extension into walls / Engine 3 o/s with working fire / Fire located in between chimmney and decorating facade.
Monday, January 4th, 2010
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0846 hrs / Washington Towers, 50 North 4th Street / Phantom Box 1617 / C Platoon Companies dispatched for AFA / Car 22 reporting smoke showing from north-east / Box transmitted with companies to report with high-rise equipment / Crews from Engines 3, 1 & Ladder 1 stretched from 11t...
Monday, December 28th, 2009
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2032 hrs / 100 Block of Buttonwood Street / Box 76 / C Platoon Companies O/S with 3 story MOR / Ladder 1 main placed to the roof / Fire above the 3rd floor ceiling. Multiple crews coordinated attack and opening of the roof to extinguish the fire, which was located between the ceiling and multiple ...
Friday, December 25th, 2009
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0612 hrs / 163 Douglass Street / Box 812 / A Platoon Companies O/S with 3 story OMD / Fire showing 3rd floor with rapid progression / Woman burned critically requiring flight to Lehigh Valley Burn Center / Fire reported under control at 0701 / Fire Marshal's office investigatin.
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009
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0029 Hrs / 238 North 11th Street / Box Alarm / B Platoon Dispatch receiving calls for a fully involved dwelling in the 200 blk of 11th street / Companies O/S with working fire involving exterior of dwelling / Fire the was cut off before entering the dwelling / Fire marshals office is invest...
Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
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2232 hrs / MacArthur Street, Behind Bear Alignment / B Platoon Engine 14 originally dispatched for a fire alarm / dispatch reporting county chief 69 o/s of working vehicle fire within city limits / Engine redirected with county Engine 69 also responding / Both engines arrived to initia...
Thursday, December 17th, 2009
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0843 hrs / 4th & Court Streets / B platoon Dispatch reporting vehicle accident with rollover / Engine 3 o/s with heavily damaged vehicle & entrapment / Additional engine & truck requested for manpower / Extrication time 10 minutes / Victims transported to RHMC trauma cent...
Monday, December 14th, 2009
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2200 hrs / 231 South 4th Street / Box 124 / A Platoon 2nd floor rear kitchen / Extension into roof / 1 line stretched with some roof work above Engines - 5, 3, 1, 14 Ladders - Tower, 1 Rescue 1, Medic 4, Car's 2 & 9 Information from 2nd Deputy Chief Stoudt
Sunday, December 13th, 2009
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0915 hrs / 303 Upland Avenue / D Platoon / "Icy with Freezing Rain" With units busy on the west-shore bypass, a single engine was dispatched for a vehicle accident into a building / Engine 5 o/s with an injured female driver / During extrication & treatment of the patient,...
Sunday, December 13th, 2009
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0842 hrs / West Shore Bypass West Bound / D platoon "Icy with freezing rain" Multiple vehicle accident with confinement / Rescue company had extrication at 0911 & 0915 for 2 victims.
Sunday, December 13th, 2009
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0407 hrs / 1007 Washington Street / Box 42 / A Platoon Companies O/S with fire from multiple windows / Fire under control in 40 minutes / Fire Marshals office is investigating. Engines - 1,13,3,9 Ladders - Tower, 1 Rescue 1, Medic 4, Car's 2,9 & 24
Thursday, December 10th, 2009
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09:01 hrs / 315 North 4th Street / C Platoon With companies engaged in the NFPA 1006 certification a 1 & 1 assignment was sent to check out a situation at an Auto Parts Store on 4th St / Companies entered the basement finding a significant smoke condition caused by burning class "A...
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
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1145 hrs / 600 Block Walnut Street / C Platoon Officer Fizz of RPD was traveling on Walnut St when he a group of people evacuating a building at 627 Walnut / Moments later a manhole cover flew into the air / A rescue assignment was dispatched with companies blocking the area off and evacu...
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
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13:56 hrs / 430 Kenhurst Blvd / Box 169 / C Platoon Dispatch reporting smoke within building / Fire located in ceiling fan inside a first floor bathroom / Damage to surrounding ceilings & in attic area / Companies available after Attic & Bathroom overhauled.
Friday, December 4th, 2009
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1530 hrs / 5th & Pike Streets / B Platoon 2 vehicle accident / Passenger entrapped / After size-up Car 7 requested Engine 9 & Ladder 3 / Extrication time at 12 minutes / Both victims taken to RHMC Trauma center / Street shut down for an extended period for accident investiga...
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
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0037 Hrs / 441 Blair Ave / Box 716 / A Platoon Dispatch reporting a garage fire / Companies o/s an outdoor storage facility with vehicle fire extending into a garage / Crews were on scene for approx 2 hours / FM's office is investigating
Tuesday, December 1st, 2009
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1358 Hrs / 112 Peach Street / Box 241 / D Platoon Dispatch receiving calls a garage fire / Car 22 confirming 3 blocks out, with smoke showing / a 30' x 100' auto repair facility with involvement in the rear / Initial companies stretched a 2.5" handline and attempted an interior ...
Saturday, November 28th, 2009
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10:04 / 119 Walnut Street / Box Alarm / C Platoon Dispatch reporting sofa fire within dwelling / Engine 3 o/s with light smoke showing / Companies found a burnt sofa & rug / Wire spliced to extend space heater / Occupants burned from an attempt to extinguish the fire.

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