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Sat. Oct 7th 2017
Firefighter's recognized during awards ceremony

The Reading Fire Department held its annual awards ceremony on Saturday October 7th at the Reading Hospital School of Health ...

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Wed. Oct 4th 2017
Ladder 1 nearing completion

The fire department will soon be taking delivery of a 2017 Seagrave tractor-drawn ladder truck. The new ladder truck will be ...

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Mon. Sep 25th 2017
Firefighter promoted

Congratulations to Firefighter Michael Brunner on his promotion to Rescue 1 LieutenantFirefighter Brunner was hired on J...

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Congratulations to FF Lucas Baker on the birth of his daughter Inara this morning!  
Recent Calls
Sat. Oct 14th 2017
1846 hrs / 537 North 8th Street / Box 0903 / C PlatoonEngine 9, Ladder 3, and Car 8 (L. Moyer) were originally dispatched to the area of N. 8th & Green Sts for a report of a transformer on fire.  Shortly after arriving in the area, companies were alerted to a fire at 537 N. 8th St...
Fri. Oct 13th 2017
0015 hours / 1201 Weiser Street, Car-Tech building 150 / Box 07-03 / A platoonCar-tech fire brigade on scene with smoke showing from an industrial building. Engine 7 arrived and worked to assist Car-tech engine 74 with advancing a 2½” into the structure. Using thermal imaging cameras th...
Fri. Oct 6th 2017
2154 hrs / Centre Avenue & Bern Street / C Platoon     The rescue assignment was dispatched to the intersection noted for a report of a motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and the operator still inside.  Engine 7 arrived and confirmed a two-vehicle ac...
Mon. Oct 2nd 2017
0158 hours / 1035 Greenwich Street / Box 0903 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a fire in a dwelling. Engine 9 arrived at a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing. Firefighters stretched a line into the structure and located a fire in a second floor bedroom. The fire was knocked down within 10 min...
Sat. Sep 30th 2017
Reading Firefighters were stretched to the limit when box alarms were struck 3 minutes apart. At 7:18 PM a caller from the boarding house at 125 South 4th Street requested the fire department for smoke in the building. Chief Moyer (C8) arrived at the 3 story multi-occupancy structure with occup...
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