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On Monday, October 25th, members from Local 1803 visited the offices of Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks. Local 1803 raised money this year through the sale of Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts....
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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Wednesday, August 31st, 2022
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20:10 hrs / 420 N 5th St / Box 303 / A PlatoonThe box was transmitted for reports of trees on fire close to a structure to the rear of 420 N 5th St. As several other calls came in reporting a garage on fire Car 8(DC Rehr) arrived to find a working brush fire involving a fence and extending into a ga...
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01:22 hrs / 430 S. 7th Avenue, West Reading Borough / C PlatoonLadder 1 and Car 5 (DC Glore) were dispatched to assist the West Reading Fire Department at the scene of a vehicle fire inside the Tower Health/Reading Hospital 5th Avenue parking deck.
18:44 hrs / 1039 Oley Street / Box 0903 / C PlatoonThe box was transmitted for a report of smoke and flames in the home with one occupant trapped on the 2nd floor. Car 5 (Glore) arrived at a 2 1/2-story end-of-the-row dwelling with smoke showing and declared a working fire.
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12:37 hrs / 1011 Douglass Street / Box 0902 / C PlatoonThe box was transmitted for a report of fire in the walls at the location noted. Ladder 3 arrived quickly with smoke showing and declared a working fire.

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