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Sun. Aug 21st 2016
"Cold One For A Cure" raises $1,900 for MDA

The Reading Firefighters raised $1,914 during their first annual "Cold Ones For A Cure" at Trooper Thorns pub ...

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Sat. Aug 13th 2016
The passing of Retired FF Edward Ott

We express our condolences on the passing of Retired Firefighter Edward P. Ott. Ed passed away in his Lewes Deleware home on ...

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Tue. Aug 9th 2016
Personnel Assignments

The following assignments are per Personnel Directive 2016-26Ryan Kery - C platoon Jumper effective immediatelyThomas En...

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Recent Calls
Mon. Aug 22nd 2016
1456 hours / Angelica Street & Park Avenue / C PlatoonAs Engine 5 was en-route to a smoke detector installation in their district with Rescue 1, they found smoke coming from a window in a commercial building under demolition.  Engine 5 made the report and immediately stretched a line t...
Mon. Aug 22nd 2016
1331 hours / Lancaster Avenue Exit from Route 422 Eastbound / C PlatoonA civilian stopped at the Southwest Fire Station to report a vehicle accident with unknown injuries at the Lancaster Ave off ramp from Route 422.  As Engine 5 reported the same to the Berks County Communications Center, the ...
Tue. Aug 2nd 2016
While responding to another emergency call, Deputy Chief Gary Mogel was struck at 3rd & Walnut Streets. All occupants were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. WFMZ 69 News Story
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...
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