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Fri. Jul 8th 2016
Department awarded grant for SCBA

The Reading Fire Department has been awarded an assistance to firefighter grant for $373,882 to purchase new self contained b...

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Wed. Jun 22nd 2016
Crossfit workout named for actions of Firefighter

Corps Fitness in Wyomissing sponsors a "Hero" week every June in honor local people in the community. Lt. Robert St...

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Sun. May 22nd 2016
Paramedic Nik Knauer

Best of luck to Paramedic Nik Knauer after retiring from the Reading Fire Department. Nik was hired in January of 2001 when E...

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2015 Annual Fire Department Report
courtesy of Fire Chief William Stoudt
Recent Calls
Sat. Jul 23rd 2016
1606 Hours / 1001 North 9th Street, McDonalds / Box 09-02 / B platoonCompanies dispatched for smoke inside the building. Engine 9 o/s with 100' x 300' fast food structure with smoke showing. Firefighters stretched a line into the building while attempting to find the exact origin of the smok...
Sat. Jul 23rd 2016
1514 hours / 5th & Greenwich Streets / B platoonCompanies dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Engine 7 arrived with a multiple vehicle accident with several people injured. Firefighters tended to one person who was ejected from a vehicle, while other controlled hazards around t...
Sun. Jul 10th 2016
1934 hours / 941 Perry Street / Box 09-02 / D platoonCompanies dispatched for a house fire with entrapment. Engine 9 o/s at a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing from the 2nd floor. Neighbors advised there was a child still in the dwelling. Crews stretched a line into the building and located a f...
Mon. Jul 4th 2016
1043 hrs / 613 Eisenbrown Street / Box 0704 / C PlatoonThe box was transmitted for reports of smoke from the windows of the residence.  Engine 7 arrived on scene with smoke showing from the 2nd and 3rd floors of the 3-story middle-of-the-row dwelling on a very narrow Eisenbrown St.  Crews ...
Thu. Jun 30th 2016
1605 hours / 243 Washington Street / Box 0302 / D platoonEngine 3 o/s at a 2½ story MOR with smoke showing from the 2nd floor. Firefighters stretched a line and found multiple fires set within the dwelling. A 2nd line was stretched for backup. The bulk of the fire was knocked down at 1616 wit...
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