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Thu. Apr 28th 2016
Fire safety education at 13th & Union School

Firefighters from Engine 9 and Ladder 3 participated in a program with 3rd grade students at the 13th & Union Elementary ...

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Fri. Apr 22nd 2016
Personnel Assignments

The following assignment is per personnel directive 2016-19George Mortimer - Engine 3 driver - B platoon effective 5.3.2...

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Sun. Apr 10th 2016
Hockey teams win DC burn foundation tournament

The Reading Fire & Police department hockey teams joined together this past weekend to compete in the DC Firefighter...

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Mon. Apr 25th 2016
0748 hours / 634 ½ Moss Street / Box 0903 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for a house fire with reports of people trapped. Chief Thorpe (C8) arrived at a 2½ MOR with smoke showing from the front and rear. Firefighters quickly pulled an unresponsive dog from the first floor, w...
Fri. Apr 22nd 2016
14:34 hrs / 600 Arlington Street / Box 04-02 / A PlatoonFirst alarm companies were dispatched for a report of a furnace on fire.  Car 6 and Engine 5 arrived with fire showing from the roof.  The 2nd and 3rd alarms were struck as the large, single-story commercial building became heavily in...
Tue. Apr 19th 2016
0147 hours / 518 Cedar Street / Box 01-05 / B PlatoonCompanies dispatched for a report of smoke from the rear of the house. Engine 1 o/s with light smoke in the block. Engine 1 and Ladder 3 were unable to gain access to the block due to illegally parked cars. Engine 1 reporting heavy fire from the f...
Tue. Apr 5th 2016
2158 hours / 319 Constitution Way / Box 05-01 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for smoke in a dwelling. Engine 3 o/s with a 2 story duplex apartment with smoke showing. Crews stretched a line to a second floor apartment and quickly knocked down a fire in the kitchen. All searches were clear, with no ...
Mon. Apr 4th 2016
1319 hours / 1601 North 11th Street / Box 09-02 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a stove on fire. Units reported a large volume of smoke coming from a 2½ story semi. Crews stretched a line through the side of the house and knocked the fire down quickly. All searches were clear, with no inj...
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