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Fri. Oct 2nd 2015
Personnel assignments

The following personnel assignments are effective per personnel directive 2015-32Andrew Getka - Engine 3 firefighter &qu...

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Mon. Sep 28th 2015
Firefighter saves life at his own wedding

On August 29th Reading Firefighter Steven Ginder was waiting for his wedding ceremony to begin. Moments later he would b...

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Mon. Sep 28th 2015
Off duty firefighter handles fire while on vacation

Reading Firefighter Mark George was recognized in the Reading Eagle newspaper for his actions during a fire in Ocean City Mar...

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Tue. Oct 6th 2015
1931 hours / 326 North 5th Street / Box 03-01 / A platoonCall received for a the back of a house on fire. Engine 3 o/s with a 3 story MOR, heavy fire in the rear. Companies stretching 2 lines into 326 north 5th street. A third line would be stretched into 324 to stop the fire extension. All sea...
Mon. Oct 5th 2015
1616 hours / 124 South 5th Street / Box 03-02 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for flames seen from a window. Ambulance 6 o/s with 4 story apartment building smoke showing from the rear. Companies advised by an occupant there was a fire on the 2nd floor, and there was a child unaccounted for. Firefig...
Wed. Sep 30th 2015
2214 hours / 828 Lincoln St / Box 07-04 / C platoonCompanies dispatched to West Douglass & Lincoln Streets for smoke from a house. Engine 3 arrived in the block with smoke showing from a 2 story middle of the row. Fire located in the second floor rear and quickly contained. 2 lines stretched &am...
Mon. Sep 28th 2015
2340 hours / 1036 Buttonwood Street / Box 01-02 / A platoonMultiple calls received for a fire at 1036 Buttonwood Street. Chief Lessar(C6) on scene with a 2½ story MOR with fire showing on the 2nd floor. Crews stretched into the fire building in attempt to stop the fire on the 2nd floor f...
Fri. Sep 25th 2015
2130 hours / 540 Weiser Street / Box 0704 / B platoonCompanies dispatched for flames from a house. Car 9 arrived with a 3 story middle of the row with fire showing from the 2nd floor. Fire also out the 1st floor rear. Multiple lines stretched & operated. The fire was placed under contr...
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