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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Congratulations to FF/EMT Brad Shanaman for being crowned ShredFest Champion 2021. Brad lost 28.2 pounds/10.2% of his starting body over the course of 60 days. Our Local 1803 Health and Wellness Commi...
Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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When our well used GMI (gas measurement instrument) started to give us problems, we reached out to UGI to learn about purchasing a new one through them. UGI bought a brand new one and then generously ...

 

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Monday, September 20th, 2021
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16:50 hrs/ S. 10th & Penn St. / C PlatoonThe assignment was dispatched to the intersection noted for a reported motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries with one of the vehicles possibly on fire.
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2354 hours/ 1200 Block of Cotton Street/ Box 0602/ C Platoon-Multiple calls came in reporting fire showing from a home with people entrapped on the second floor. Engine 1 arrived on scene with heavy fire showing from multiple windows on the second floor.
Tuesday, August 31st, 2021
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1440 Hours/ 225 N 10th Street/ Box 0102/ D Platoon-The box was dispatched for multiple calls reporting a building fire with people hurt after a possible gas explosion. Dispatch also advised units they had a column of heavy smoke visible from the court house cameras.
Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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09:40 hrs / 936 Muhlenberg Street / Box 01-01 / B PlatoonThe box was transmitted for the address noted with multiple calls reporting a house on fire with several children trapped in the home. Berks County Department of Emergency Services reported they could see heavy smoke in the area from the Cour...

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