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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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Fri. May 20th 2016
Readingpafire donates to Terry Farrell foundation

A few Reading Firefighters took part in the Art of Firemanship Training Conference in Harrisburg. The 3 day program feat...

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Fri. May 20th 2016
Personnel Assignment

The following assignment is per personnel directive 2016-22Kevin Ayers - Engine 1 driver - C platoon effective...

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Tue. May 17th 2016
08:02 hrs / 230 North 10th St. / Box 01-02 / C PlatoonThe box was transmitted for a report of smoke coming from a 2nd floor window in the rear of the home.  Companies arrived to find smoke showing from a rear window of the 2 1/2 story middle-of-the-row dwelling.  A 1 3/4&quo...
Mon. May 16th 2016
1353 hours / 149 Pear Street / Box 0302 / A platoonCompanies dispatched for fire showing from roof of a dwelling in the 100 block of Pear Street. Engine 3 o/s at a 3 story MOR with smoke showing from the rear. Crews found a fire on the roof extending into the adjacent structure. 2 lines stretch...
Sun. May 15th 2016
2032 hours / 510 Lackawanna Street, Gateway School of Business / Box 0702 / D platoonEngine 7 & Ladder 3 dispatched for an alarm activation. Engine 7 o/s with a fire inside the gym of an vacant school building. The assignment was upgraded, while firefighters stretched a line into the school and ...
Wed. May 11th 2016
2158 hours / 717 North 5th Street / Box 07-04 / C platoonCompanies dispatched for flames showing from the roof. Engine 7 o/s at a 2½ story semi with embers blowing from the chimney. Crews found a malfunctioning wood burning stove in the basement burning out of control. A dry chemical ext...
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...
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