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When our well used GMI (gas measurement instrument) started to give us problems, we reached out to UGI to learn about purchasing a new one through them. UGI bought a brand new one and then generously ...
Tue. Jan 5th 2021
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It is with great sadness and regret we report the passing of Firefighter Mark "Dewey" Kulp. Dewey was hospitalized after contracting Covid-19 on the job, and after multiple days in the hospi...
Sun. Dec 20th 2020
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Our condolences to the family of Retired Firefighter Paul "Gumshoe" LerchFirefighter Lerch was hired in October of 1967 as a driver for the Hampden Fire Company. Lerch, who gained the nickna...
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Reading Firefighters once again came to help our neighbors during our annual charity toy-drive campaign. With the pandemic of 2020 causing great difficulties for families across the country, many aspe...
Tue. Dec 1st 2020
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ORDER#NameCurrent PositionNew PositionEffective Date2020-41Michael SninskyMedic 4 "A" PlatoonActing EMS Deputy Chief11.23.20202020-42Jason Batz Ladder 3 Tiller "D" PlatoonTraining ...
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Firefighters participate in weight loss contest
Wed. Sep 30th 2020

For the past 90 days several members of the department have been competing in a weight loss contest affectionately named ShredFest. The goal of the contest was to challenge firefighters to lose weight through exercise and healthy nutrition habits. 46 members entered to lose a total of 158.1 lbs collectively. We hope to continue the contest next year to keep our members healthy. 

Top 5 Shredders

FF Thomas English - 36.8 lbs

FF Jesiah Newsome - 25 lbs

FF Kenneth Brooke - 20.6 lbs

Deputy Chief Ron Banks - 16.8 lbs

Deputy Chief Larry Moyer - 12.8 lbs

 

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