News Headlines
Tue. Jul 21st 2015
Deputy Chief receives award from National Guard

1st Deputy Chief Sean Hart of the C platoon was recognized as a Patriotic Employer by the United States Department of Defense...

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Fri. Jul 17th 2015
Firefighter Kerry Miller

Congratulations to firefighter Kerry Miller on his retirement after 35 years of service to the City of Reading. Ker...

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Thu. Jul 16th 2015
Personnel Assignments

The following assignment is effective July 24th at 800 hours per directive 2015-17Robert Schmale, Ladder 1 Tiller - &nbs...

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Recent Calls
Wed. Jul 29th 2015
0102 hrs / Rear 1318 Kenny Street / Box 06-02 / C PlatoonThe box was transmitted for a report of flames in the alley to the rear of the homes in the 1300 block of Fairview Street.  Engine 1 arrived to find a frame garage well-involved to the rear of 1318 Kenny Street.  A 1.75" ha...
Thu. Jul 23rd 2015
0438 hours / 11th & Cotton Streets / B platoonCompanies operated for almost an hour handling this car fire with slight extension to an adjacent vehicle. Engine 1, Tower 1, Car 7(Born)
Sun. Jul 19th 2015
1646 hours / 3455 Stoner Avenue, Saint Lawrence Borough / C platoonCounty units dispatched for a garage fire. Engine 1 was requested on the second alarm at 1652 hours, and later cleared at 1725. Engine 1 & Car 5(Hart)
Thu. Jul 16th 2015
1759 hours / 2515 Girard Avenue, Spring Township / D platoonCounty units on scene with working house fire. Ladder 1 requested on second alarm at 1807 hours, and later cleared at 1935. Ladder 1 & Car 4(Kemery)
Mon. Jul 13th 2015
1307 hours / 4320 12th Avenue, Muhlenberg Township / B platoonThe Reading Fire Marshal's office was requested to assist with the investigation of a 3 alarm house fire. Engine 3 was earlier requested to standby in the township for additional alarms. Car 10(Moyer), 23(Searfoss) & 24(Zulic...
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Berks County Fire Training
Fire Officer 2
July 29-30, August 3-5
Keystone Firefighters Conference
August 7,8,9 - Oaks PA
Step Up & Lead Seminar
August 30th, Colonial Park
Billy-G Seminar
September 19th, Hamburg
Sprinkler Plans Review
September 22,23,24
Step Up & Lead Seminar
November 15, Spring Township
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