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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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Fri. Aug 28th 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...
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...
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 ...
Sat. Aug 15th 2015
1259 hours / 533 South 6th Street / Box 5-03 / D platoonCar 2 on scene with a 3 story MOR with smoke showing. Crews stretched a line into the third floor and located a fire in a bedroom. All searches clear, with no injuries reported. The fire was placed under control at 1320. Engines ...
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