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Fri. Nov 20th 2015
Firefighters attend annual Black & Blue Ball for MDA

On Friday evening November 20th, several Reading Firefighters attended the annual Black and Blue Ball for Muscular Dystrophy ...

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Mon. Nov 16th 2015
Firefighters Promoted

Congratulations on the following promotions per personnel directive 2015-34 effective November 16th, 20152nd Deputy...

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Wed. Nov 11th 2015
1st Deputy Chief Frank Nefos Jr.

Congratulations to 1st Deputy Chief Frank Nefos Jr. on his retirement after 27+ years of service to the City of Reading. ...

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Sun. Nov 22nd 2015
2030 hours / 50 North 4th Street, Washington Towers / Box 0302 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a fire alarm. Engine 3 o/s with a vehicle burning in a parking garage beneath the building, requesting box alarm. Firefighters began a hose stretch from Court Street to the rear of the garage. Firefigh...
Mon. Nov 16th 2015
2232 hours / 1033 North 11th Street / Box 0902 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for a house fire. Engine 9 o/s with a 3 story MOR, smoke showing. Firefighters stretched a line and quickly knocked down a porch fire. The fire was placed under control at 2325. Engines - 9, 7, 1, 3Ladders - 3, Tower...
Fri. Oct 30th 2015
1955 hours / 429 North 10th Street / Box 01-05 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for smoke in an apartment. Engine 1 o/s with a 3 story apartment building, smoke showing from the 2nd floor. Firefighters quickly placed a hose line in service, with the fire located in the rear of the apartment. All sear...
Sun. Oct 25th 2015
1532 hours / 2443 Leisczs Bridge Road, Bern Township / B platoonEngine 7 dispatched along with county units for a reported barn fire. Companies on scene with a garage fire, with the fire being placed under control 30 minutes later. Engine 7, Car 3(Nefos)Photo Gallery 
Thu. Oct 22nd 2015
0318 hours / 645 North 9th Street / Box 0903 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a fire in the area of 9th & Oley Streets. Engine 9 o/s with a 3 story MOR, fire showing from the rear. 2 Firefighters began a 2½ stretch down an alley behind the dwellings, a portable master stream was used i...
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