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Wed. Aug 26th 2015
Personnel Assignments

The following personnel assignments are effective per personnel directives 24 & 25 of 2015Brian Sayers - Tower 1 driver &...

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Fri. Aug 21st 2015
Personnel Assignment

The following assignment is effective Thursday August 27th, 2015 per Personnel Directive 2015-22Ronald Banks - Ladder 1 drive...

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Fri. Aug 21st 2015
Reading Fire Museum looking for help

The Reading Area Firefighters Museum has been storing a vintage 1923 American LaFrance pumping apparatus for many years. The ...

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Wed. Sep 2nd 2015
1629 hours / 800 Court Street, Providence House Apartments / Box 0103 / A platoonCompanies initially dispatched for a stove on fire in the area of 4th & Walnut Streets, and then were quickly redirected to 800 Court Street , Apartment 423.  Once firefighters reached the 4th floor they f...
Thu. Aug 27th 2015
0751 hours / 1643 Cotton Street / Box#0602 / C platoonCompanies arrived with a 2½ story MOR. Firefighters found fire in a rear window sill and wall. 1 line stretched and operating. Fire knocked quickly, with units available at 0825. The Fire Marshal's Office is investigating. Engines...
Thu. Aug 27th 2015
thanks to Deputy Chief James Stoudt Jr for the information. 2358 hours / 547 Tulpehocken Street / Box 07-04 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for a vacant dwelling in the 500 block of Tulpehocken Street. Engine 7 o/s with a 3 story EOR with fire showing on 3 floors. Firefighters began a...
Sat. Aug 22nd 2015
thanks to Firefighter Erik Hirner, Donny Marks & Andrew getka for the information0358 Hours / 102 Neversink Street / Box 06-02 / C platoon**Note the box alarm was originally dispatched as Box 01-02Multiple calls being received for an apartment building with fire through the roof n...
Sat. Aug 15th 2015
1937 hours / 800 South Street / Box 05-02 / B platoonCompanies dispatched for a conveyor belt on fire. With a large column of smoke visible throughout the city, Engine 5 arrived with heavy fire from multiple conveyor belts & hoppers. Companies deployed a 2.5" line several stories ...
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