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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...
Call history
11:13 Hours / 824 Lincoln Street / Box 821 / "C" Platoon Communications advising multiple calls recieved about a woman being burned / Companies arriving confirming 1 burn victim & smoke showing from a 2 story dwelling / Lines stretched with fire located and contained to basement ...
Monday, June 15th, 2009
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15:27 hours / 939 Union St / Box 53 Dispatch reporting multiple calls / Companies arrived with a 3 story MOR fire out the rear / Exposures damaged in 937 & 941 / 2 cats removed from 937 / Fire under control in 20 minutes / Fire Marshall's office investigating Engines - 9, 11, 1,...
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1455 hrs / 143 South 6th Street / Box 123 Dispatch reporting smoke from building / Car 6 o/s with smoke from eaves of 3 story vacant, corner of 6th & Chestnut / Companies stretched lines through back fire escape up to 3rd floor / Snorkel to roof for vertical vent / Fire under control in 30 ...
Thursday, June 11th, 2009
6/11/09 / 1519 Hours / 428 Pine Street / Box 15 / "A" Platoon Engine 5 arriving smoke showing 3 story MOR / Fire located in kitchen cabinets & ceiling / Fire quickly contained with ladder crews opening up walls for overhaul / resident treated for smoke inhalation / FM's ...
Sunday, June 7th, 2009
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6/7/09 / 1540 hours / 1600 Block Bernville Rd, Bern Township, in proximity of WW-II show at Reading Airport County units o/s with 2 vehicle accident with heavily damaged cars / Chief 55 special request Rescue from city / Several appratus were in the northwest for a previous fumes assignment...
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009
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1630 hrs 25 South 2nd Street Engine 3 & Car 6 Info and photos by Paramedic Matt Small
Monday, June 1st, 2009
0200 hrs / 1022 Elm Street / Box 45 / "B" Platoon 2nd floor bedroom, with fire showing upper windows / companies stretched a line, and had the fire knocked quickly / FM's office is investigating Engines - 1, 13, 9, 3 Ladders - Snorkel (Tower), 3 Rescue 1, Medic 1, Car's 5...
Saturday, May 30th, 2009
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5/30/09 / 2315 hrs / 4th & Greenwich Streets / Box 56 / "D" Platoon Car 4 arrived with fire from 2 units in middle of a 12 unit row / Lines stretched from Engine 11, while companies opened up exposures on either side / Ladder crews opened roof / Fire contained quickly / FM's of...
Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
1005 hrs / 671 Clinton Street / Box 724 / B Platoon Engine 9 arriving first due smoke issuing from front of building / Basement Fire / fire contained quickly with single line / dwelling required extensive ventilation / crews on scene for 1hr + / Fm's office investigating Engines -...
0400 hrs / 837 Schuykill Ave / 1 & 1 upgraded to a Box Alarm 75 1 & 1 sent for smoke investigation in the 700 block of Schuykill Ave / Car 9 located persons at 837 Schuykill reporting their garage was on fire to the rear of the property / Box upgraded / Crews stretched a 2 1/2 line ...
A platoon / 2115 Hrs / Muhlenberg Township, Montrose Avenue Exide Battery Corp / Ladder 3 requested to assist county company 10 / Multiple county units were either on scene or transfered to surrounding stations / 1 FF sustained minor injuries / Fire was reported to be in a 125' x 40 stack of sk...
Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
5/20/2009 / 1400 hours / 4th & Washington Streets / Phantom Box 1617 1 & 1 sent to investigate fire alarm / Companies encountered smoke on 10th floor while attempting to make the 12th floor / Fire located in Elevator Equipment Room /During incident a maintenance worker was confi...
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5/20/2009 / 6:45 hrs / 11th & Muhlenburg Streets Dispatch reporting multiple calls for a vehicle fully involved / Companies arrived with occupant inside / Second engine requested. FM & RPD investigating.
Thursday, May 14th, 2009
5/14/09 / 0440 hrs / 1319 Brooke Blvd , Kenhorst Borough 2nd Alarm fire for Company 69 / Cumru Twp Police Officers removed 66 year old woman / Kitchen fire to rear of dwelling / City units requested for RIT, companies cleared an hour later.
Tuesday, May 12th, 2009
1439 hrs / 166 Greenwich Street / Box 353 2 1/2 story EOR / Smoke showing from top floor / Engine 11 with quick knock / FM's office investigating. Engines - 11, 3, 1, 13 Ladders - 1, Snorkel Rescue, Medic 2, Car's 1,4,8,22, &23 Info from Firefighter Mike Glore
Thursday, April 30th, 2009
1723 hrs / 211 West Douglass Street / Grammery Court Apartments / Box #1541 1 & 1 sent for fire alarm / incident upgraded to box alarm after stove fire discovered in Apt 1-K with extension into the cabinets / fire under control 1750 hrs Engines - 11, 3, 9, 1 Ladders - 1, 3 Rescue 1, Me...
Thursday, April 16th, 2009
1333 Hrs / 824 Nicholls Street / Box #5 Ladder 3 O/S with smoke showing from 2nd floor windows / Crew located seat of fire in basement / Fire U/C at 1350 hrs / FM's office investigating Engines 9, 11, 1, 3 Ladders 3, Tower Rescue 1, Medic 2, Car's 4 & 8 Information from firefighter Tom ...
Sunday, April 12th, 2009
0700 hrs / Centre Ave @ Riverside Elementery / "D" Platoon Engine 11 on scene with vehicle on roof, utility pole sheared / 2 other chain reaction accidents / All victims transported to RHMC trauma center / Units clear at 0800 hrs.
Thursday, April 9th, 2009
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1415 hrs / 42 North 10th Street / Box #41 Fire reported on second floor / Car 1 with smoke showing after leaving city hall / fire placed under control within 15 minutes / fire marshal's office investigating Engines - 1, 13, 5, 9 Ladders - Tower, 1 Rescue 1, Medic 3, Car's 1, 7, 23 & 24
2130 hrs / Front & Walnut Streets 2 vehicle accident with confinement / Car 5 reporting "T-Bone" type hit on passenegr side / crews removed door flap removal (10 min) / pt transported to RHMC trauma center Engine 3, Rescue 1, Medic 2, Car 5 Information by Firefighter James &qu...

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