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Wed. Jun 22nd 2016
Crossfit workout named for actions of Firefighter

Corps Fitness in Wyomissing sponsors a "Hero" week every June in honor local people in the community. Lt. Robert St...

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Sun. May 22nd 2016
Paramedic Nik Knauer

Best of luck to Paramedic Nik Knauer after retiring from the Reading Fire Department. Nik was hired in January of 2001 when E...

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Fri. May 20th 2016
Readingpafire donates to Terry Farrell foundation

A few Reading Firefighters took part in the Art of Firemanship Training Conference in Harrisburg. The 3 day program feat...

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Recent Calls
Thu. Jun 30th 2016
1605 hours / 243 Washington Street / Box 0302 / D platoonEngine 3 o/s at a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing from the 2nd floor. Firefighters stretched a line and found multiple fires set within the dwelling. A 2nd line was stretched for backup. The bulk of the fire was knocked down at 1616 wit...
Wed. Jun 22nd 2016
23:55 / 993 River Rd / Box 0703 / B platoonCompanies dispatched for a fire near the Schuylkill Avenue Bridge. Engine 7 arrived with a 2½ story vacant warehouse with smoke showing from a window. Firefighters attempted to stretch a line through the first floor which was stopped by a deteriorate...
Thu. Jun 16th 2016
1924 hours / 516 - 518 North 10th Street / Box 0105 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a shed burning to the rear of 518 North 10th. Chief Moyer(C9) arrived with a shed burning next to a garage. Firefighters stretched a hose line to burning garage and knocked the fire down in 10 minutes. The fire h...
Mon. Jun 13th 2016
2218 hrs / 112 N. 11th St. / Box 06-01 / C PlatoonCompanies were dispatched to the address noted for a report of smoke coming from the roof.  Car 7 (J. Stoudt) arrived to confirm smoke pushing from the 2nd floor rear porch area of the 3-story occupied multiple dwelling. ...
Mon. Jun 13th 2016
05:38 / Route 422 Westbound / C PlatoonCompanies were dispatched for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries involving passenger vehicles as well as a construction vehicle on Rt. 422 westbound just east of the Lancaster Avenue exit.  Units arrived to find the same with fluids down and mi...
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