Friday, October 22nd, 2021
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Please consider purchasing 2021 Reading Fire Department Toy Drive apparel to help us get toys for local kids in need this Christmas. We appreciate you helping us in this great cause! Link posted below...
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Hired on February 1st of 1995, Judd Weber began his firefighting career on the C-Platoon where he was assigned as a jumper after graduating the fire academy. Firefighter Weber remained a jumper on C-s...
Friday, July 23rd, 2021
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Congratulations to the 2021 recruit class on their graduation of the fire academy. The recruit class has finished 6 months of strenuous training led by Lieutenant Batz and now will be assigned to stre...
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Congratulations to Firefighter Donny Marks on his retirement after 36 years of service to the City of Reading. Donny started as a volunteer firefighter in Reading on March 3rd of 1985, and was hired b...

 

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Friday, October 22nd, 2021
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22:46 Hours/ 560 Pike Street/ Box 0703/ A Platoon-The box was transmitted for smoke coming from a window frame. Engine 7 arrived on scene to find smoke showing from the 2nd floor window. Crews found fire had extended from the 2nd floor window frame up to the bay window roof and 3rd floor.
Friday, October 15th, 2021
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12:13 Hours/ 145 N 6th Street/ Box 0103/ C Platoon-Engine 3 crew was in front of 145 N 6th Street when they noticed smoke pushing out of basement vent. Engine 3 notified Car 1 they were investigating a smoke condition at the Haven Behavior building.
Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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1355 Hours/ 1300 Block of Orchard Rd/ C Platoon-The rescue assignment was sent to the 1300 block of Orchard Rd for a male impaled on a fence. Medic 3 was in the area and quickly arrived on scene, confirmed the report, and started ALS treatment of the patient.
Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
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11:05 Hours/ 407 Elm Street/ Box 301/ A PlatoonThe box was transmitted for reports of black smoke coming from a residence. Ladder 1 arrived on scene with smoke showing, reported 2 people were trapped on the 3rd floor, and requested a second medic truck be dispatched.

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