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Sun. Jun 25th 2017
Firefighter Matthew Schneck

Please join us in mourning the loss of Firefighter Matthew Schneck from B platoon Engine 5. Details on arrangements will be p...

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Wed. Jun 14th 2017
Personnel Assignments

The following assignments are per personnel directive 2017-16:John Seyfert - Ladder 3 Driver "A" platoon, effective...

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Sat. Jun 3rd 2017
Firefighters throw special birthday party

Reading Firefighters threw a special birthday party for Landon Putt of Exeter Township. Landon's grandfather Rodney won t...

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Recent Calls
Sun. Jun 25th 2017
1200 hours / 1157 North 5th Street / Box 0703 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for smoke in an apartment. Acting Chief Rehr(C8) arrived at a 3 story MOR with smoke showing in the rear. Firefighters stretched a line into the building and found a kitchen fire on the second floor. Crews located and remo...
Sat. Jun 24th 2017
2152 hours / 600 South 9th Street / Box 0602 / C platoon  Companies dispatched for smoke and flames from the rear of Lincoln Chemical. Engine 5 arrived at a vacant warehouse adjacent to Lincoln with a large pile of debris on fire extending into the building. Crews worked the fire for ...
Sat. Jun 24th 2017
1853 hours / 203 West Windsor Street / Box 0704 / C platoonCompanies dispatched for a bedroom fire. Engine 7 arrived at a 3 story MOR with nothing showing. Firefighters located a fire on the second floor. 1 line stretched with the fire knocked down quickly, all searches clear. Chief Stoudt (C6) had ...
Fri. Jun 23rd 2017
0357 / 310 West Windsor Street / Box 0704 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for a vehicle fire close to a garage. Engine 7 arriving with a well-involved vehicle close to a garage. Fire knocked down quickly with the remainder of the assignment returned. No extension into the garage or injuries reported...
Thu. Jun 22nd 2017
2030 hours / 119 North Furnace Street, Birdsboro / A platoonCompanies on scene with working fire damaging 4 buildings. Reading Firefighters assisted for over an hour. 
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