News Headlines
Tue. May 19th 2015
Paramedic Brenda Bauer awarded for EMS excellence from SJMC

During the first of several special events this week recognizing EMS providers nationwide, The Saint Josephs Hospital sponsor...

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Tue. May 19th 2015
Former firefighter running for Mayor of Reading

Former Firefighter Jeff Nein stopped in at Engine 9 & Ladder 3's quarters to check on the election. Nein last wo...

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Mon. May 11th 2015
Newly promoted officers sworn-in

On Monday evening May 11th, the following officers were sworn in during city council meeting.Sean Hart - 1st Deputy ChiefJame...

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Recent Calls
Tue. May 26th 2015
1637 hours / 722 Locust Street / Box 09-03 / B platoonEngine 9 & Ladder 3 o/s with a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing. Crews made entry with a hose line and knocked down a bedroom fire with extension into the hallway. All searches were clear, no injuries were reported. The fire was placed ...
Tue. May 5th 2015
thanks to Lieutenant James Stoudt Jr & Andrew Getka 0727 hours / 941 East Laurel Street / Box 06-02 / B & A platoons (shift change box)Companies dispatched for a house fire with someone trapped. Chief Born(C7) o/s with a large column of smoke. With reports of a child on the 2n...
Sat. May 2nd 2015
2148 hours / 732 Locust Street / Box 09-03 / C platoonCompanies o/s with a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing from the first floor. Firefighters from Engine 9 stretched into the dwelling along with the exposure at 730 Locust. With fire continuing to spread, Chief Serba(C3) requested a 2nd a...
Wed. Apr 29th 2015
2135 hours / 1009 Franklin Street / Box 01-03 / A platoonCompanies o/s with light smoke showing from the second floor of a 3 story multiple dwelling. Firefighters were unable to find anything after checking a vacant 2nd floor apartment. Crews eventually found a fire burning between siding and a load...
Wed. Apr 22nd 2015
information from Lieutenant James Stoudt Jr. 2013 hours / 1012 Meade Street / Box 04-01 / A platoonMedic 1 on scene with working fire at 2½ story twin. 1 line stretched into the kitchen with heat and smoke damage throughout. All searches clear. The fire was placed under control 2028...
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