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Fri. May 12th 2017
Reading man gives back after firefighters save his life

On Valentine's Day of this year Medic & Engine 1 were dispatched to North 10th Street for man with chest pain. When t...

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Fri. May 12th 2017
Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy raises over $5100

The Reading Firefighters held their Spring Boot Drive on Friday May 12th at the intersection of 11th & Rockland Streets. ...

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Sun. May 7th 2017
Firefighters raise nearly $400 during MDA Ride for Life

Reading Firefighters raised nearly $400 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's during the 30th annual Ride For Life hel...

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Wed. May 10th 2017
1756 hours / 1218 Chestnut Streets / Box 0602 / D platoon Companies dispatched for a garage fire. Chief Moyer (C8) arrived with smoke showing from a row of garages. Firefighters stretched several lines into the congested area. The fire was placed under control at 1827 with crews working to dig ...
Fri. Apr 28th 2017
1914 hrs / Kenhorst Boulevard & Liggett Avenue / C PlatoonThe rescue assignment was dispatched to the intersection noted for a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries and fire.  Medic 2 arrived on scene quickly and confirmed a working vehicle fire with negative entrapment and one vict...
Tue. Apr 25th 2017
1430 hours / 208 South 3rd Street / Box 0301 / A platoonEngine 3 arriving with a 3 story MOR with smoke showing from the rear. Crews stretched a line and found fire in the cockloft of a second floor rear apartment. Second line stretched into the adjoining apartment. All searches clear with fire knoc...
Thu. Apr 20th 2017
1953 hours / 400 Orrton Avenue, IFS Industries / Box 0402 / C platoonCompanies dispatched for a water flow fire alarm. Engine 5 arrived at large warehouse with smoke showing, requesting Box Alarm. Warehouse staff advised they had a dumpster fire inside the building. Firefighters stretched a line int...
Wed. Apr 19th 2017
1355 hours / 1045 Oley Street / Box 0903 / C platoonCompanies dispatched for a kitchen fire. Engine 1 arrived at a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing from the front. As firefighters were stretching a line, occupants appeared from the dwelling removing a handicapped person. Crews found a well inv...
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