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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
Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
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1856 hrs / 641 McKnight Street / Box 621 / D platoon With group 1 companies @ training Dispatch received a call for a fire on north 9th street / After companies went responding, Engine 3 reported a column showing from the north west / Companies were quickly diverted when more calls began ...
Monday, November 23rd, 2009
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1030 hrs / Carpenter Technologies / Front & Cathedral Street / B Platoon Carpenter Technologies Fire Response Team O/S with working fire / Request EMS for multiple victims / Tower needed to removed individual from catwalk approx 30' off the ground.
Friday, November 20th, 2009
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1607 hrs / 349 North 6th Street / Box 352 / D platoon 3rd floor fire / Fire under control in 20 minutes / Fire Marshal's office investigating. Engines - 3, 1, 13, 11 Ladders - Tower, 1 Rescue, Medic 2, Car's 1, 8 & 23 More Photos Here
Friday, November 20th, 2009
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0135 hrs / 341 Miller Street / Box 213 / A Platoon Reported Kitchen / Companies O/S with MOR dwelling smoke showing / Fire gutted kitchen and pushed smoke throughout the property / No extension into exposures / FM & PSP investigating / One victim flown to Lehigh Valley Burn ...
Saturday, November 14th, 2009
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1424 Hours / 6th & Washington Streets / A Platoon 2 vehicle accident with multiple injuries / Hydraulic tool used to displace door for backboard extrication / All patients taken to RHMC trauma center Engine 1, Rescue 1, Medic 1, 2, 3, Car 8
Sunday, November 8th, 2009
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1447 hrs / 209 S 11th St / Box 25 / D platoon Eng 1 and Tower 1 OS with odor in the street of class A materials burning / Located fire in 2nd fl apartment bathroom / Moderate damage to the bathroom / Units clear within 45 minutes.
Friday, November 6th, 2009
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2023 Hrs / 545 Moss Street / A platoon Communications receiving calls reporting a possible incendiary device thrown at garage / Engine 9 O/S with 2 burning mattress's thrown against a garage door / Fire quickly contained, with overhaul to the garage door / FM's office is investigating.
Thursday, November 5th, 2009
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1826 hrs / West Shore Bypass between Lancaster Ave & City Line / B platoon 2 vehicle mva, outer loop / 2 passengers confined / doors removed / pt packaged & tx to RHMC trauma center.
Thursday, November 5th, 2009
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0325 hrs / 14th & Pike Streets / Box 627 / B Platoon One call received regarding a loud explosion with smoke visible / Union president "Sarge" Eschleman O/S confirming vehicle on fire inside garage / 1 line stretched, fire quickly knocked / Crews were back in quarters an ...
Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
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1630 hrs / 600 Block Lancaster Ave A man was struck at a high rate of speed while attempting to cross Lancaster Ave at Noble Street. The victim was taken to RHMC trauma center. The victim was struck so hard, his shoes & pants were removed when units arrived.
Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
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1420 Hours / 905 Elm Street / Box 428 / A platoon Group 2 apparatus at training session / Mutiple calls received / Engine 1 O/S 2 story MOR fire showing out the rear / Fire quickly contained / Searches proved negative / Fire Marshals office investigating Engines - 1, 5, 9 Ladde...
Saturday, October 17th, 2009
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1742 hours / 528 S. 9th St. / Box 27 / Reported fire on the third floor / E5 O/S with smoke showing / 1 line stretched E5, 13, 1, 3(safety) / Ladder 1 / Tower 1 / Rescue / Medic 2 / Cars 5, 6, 22
Tuesday, October 6th, 2009
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2347 Box 821 W.Windsor / Weiser Dwelling Fire in the rear of 912 Weiser / intial reports of a dwelling with people trapped /E12(11) arrived and reported a 1 story garage well of with possible extension to the rear of a dwelling on W.Windsor street..1 line stretched /fire knocked down /no extensi...
Friday, September 25th, 2009
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0324 hours / 741 North 10th Street / Box #63 / C platoon Engine 9 dispatched for vehicle fire / Engine O/S with fully involved vehicle with extension into 2 story garage / Fire extended into void space through to roof / Exposure on "B" also damaged / Crews faced delays due t...
Thursday, September 24th, 2009
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0050 Hours / 923 north 11th street / Box 641 / C platoon Companies O/S with 3 story row with smoke showing from 1st floor / Initial reports of male still inside dwelling on 3rd floor / Crews located individual and led subject out through interior / Fire was contained to a kitchen quickl...
Saturday, September 19th, 2009
4th & Buttonwood Streets / A platoon Companies dispatched for 2 vehicle accident / Engine 3 O/S with driver confined / Rescue company in service with hydraulic tools / Pt extricated in 10 minutes Engine 3, Rescue 1, Medic 1, Car 2
Friday, September 18th, 2009
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0133 hours / 111 North 6th Street / Box 317 / B platoon Police O/S for burglar alarm, during search of building officers detected a strange odor & evacuated / A fumes assignement was dispatched shortly afterward / Ladder company personnel using meters found CO levels to be around 1700 ppm / Ca...
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009
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2014 hours / 411 Brookline Plaza / Box 169 / B platoon Multiple calls received for working kitchen fire / Engine 5 O/S with occupant attempting to fight fire in stove with extension into cabinets. Engines - 5, 3, 1, 13 Ladders - 1, Tower Rescue, Medic 2, Car 7
Sunday, September 13th, 2009
1600 Hours / 1030 Windsor Street / A platoon Engine 9 & Medic 2 dispatched for a serious fall / Engine O/S with 22 yom who fell through the floor of a deteriorated vacant dwelling / Rescue & Ladder 3 requested for extrication / Companies removed debris and exterior materials to get to the ...
Wednesday, September 9th, 2009
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0656 hours / 114 South 8th Street / Box 125 / A Platoon 3rd floor bedroom fire / Line stretched, fire undercontrol in 15 minutes / FM's office investigating. Engines - 1, 13, 3, 5 Ladders - Snorkel (Tower), 2 (1) Rescue 1, Medic 4, Car's 2, 9 & 10 More Photos Here ***This fire will l...

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