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Firefighters raise over $4500 for Reading Salvation Army
The Reading Firefighters completed their 2016 8th Annual Toy Drive on Friday morning at Trooper Thorns Irish Pub. The firefig...
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|Fri. Dec 9th 2016|
Fire Marshal spreads fire safety message to area Seniors.
|Sat. Nov 19th 2016|
Firefighters raise $725 during MDA Black & Blue Ball
On Friday November 18th, several firefighters attended the Greater Lehigh Valley MDA Black & Blue Ball. One of the nights...
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0854 hours / 1035 North 10th Street / Box# 521/ C Platoon
Companies arrived with a 3 story MOR with Fire showing from the 2nd floor. Firefighters located & removed an unresponsive fire victim via aerial ladder from 3rd floor. 2 lines in service working the fire. Car 6 reporting bulk of the fire on the 2nd floor knocked down at 0912. Car 7 requesting 2nd alarm for additional manpower. The Fire was placed under control at 0947. The Fire Marshal's Office is investigating. The victim is in critical condition, after being flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Engines - 6(9), 7, 3, 5
Ladders -3, Tower 1
Rescue 1, Medic 1, Car 7(Nefos), 10(Iaeger), 24(Lessar)
Backup Chief @ 0900 - Car 6(Stoudt)
2nd Alarm @ 0912 (the second alarm was requested, it took a substantial amount of time for the communications center to transmit it?)
Engine 1, Ladder 1, Car 2(Squibb), Car 9(Kemery)
Reserve Engine 2 was placed in service to cover the city.
Suburban Units from the county were also placed on stand-by.