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Fri. Dec 1st 2017
Paramedic appointed to Administrative Officer

Congratulations to Paramedic Josh Schmeck on his appointment to Fire Department Administrative Officer.  Josh was h...

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Sat. Nov 25th 2017
Reading beats Allentown at charity hockey game

On Saturday November 25th the Fire & Police hockey team travelled to the PPL center in Allentown for their very firs...

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Sun. Nov 19th 2017
Firefighters auction birthday party for muscular dystrophy

The 15th annual MDA Black and Blue Ball was held at Classic Harley Davidson on Friday November 19th. The Reading Fire Departm...

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Recent Calls
Sun. Dec 3rd 2017
0938 hours / 18 North 4th Street, Bloom Apartments / Box 0301 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a building fire. Engine arrived at a 6 story apartment building with smoke showing at the fourth 4th floor. Firefighters prepared their equipment for an ascent to the apartment. Ladder 2 raised the...
Sat. Dec 2nd 2017
0002 hrs / 433 Elm Street / Box 03-01 / C PlatoonCompanies were dispatched for a report of a house on fire in the area of 435 Elm Street.  Car 6 (J. Stoudt) arrived on scene with Engine 3 and Ladder 1 to find a working fire in a 3-story, MOR multiple dwelling at 433 Elm.  A 1 3/4"...
Fri. Dec 1st 2017
2119 hrs / 1136 Robeson Street / Box 09-02 / C PlatoonCompanies were dispatched to the address noted for a report of smoke on the third floor.  Engine 9 and Ladder 3 arrived with nothing showing from a 3-story MOR.  Upon investigation, crews found high heat and smoke on the 3rd floor. ...
Wed. Nov 29th 2017
1256 hours / 614 North 9th Street / Box 0903 / C platoonFire Department dispatched for smoke on the 3rd floor. Engine 9 arrived at a 3 story MOR with smoke showing from the upper floors of a multiple dwelling. Firefighters stretched a line into the structure and located a kitchen fire on the second ...
Wed. Nov 29th 2017
0320 hours / 928 Perry Street / Box 0902 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for a dwelling fire. Engine 9 arrived at a 3 story MOR with fire showing from the second & third floors. Crews began a hose stretch into the dwelling to stop the spread of fire which was rapidly moving into an exposure.&nbs...
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