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Tue. Oct 13th 2020
The two new Emergency One pumpers ordered by the department are nearing completion. The new units will be inspected at the end of the month and should be delivered in early in November.
Sat. Oct 3rd 2020
Our condolences to the Mogel family on the passing of Retired Fire Chief Russell Mogel. Russ served as the city's 12th Fire Chief from February 20th, 1971 until June 6th of 1983. The family will r...
Thu. Oct 1st 2020
ORDER#NameCurrent PositionNew PositionEffective Date2020-25David RottmannJumper "A" platoonEngine 1 Driver "A" platoon9.7.20202020-27Bradley ShanamanEngine 5 Driver "D" p...
Wed. Sep 30th 2020
For the past 90 days several members of the department have been competing in a weight loss contest affectionately named ShredFest. The goal of the contest was to challenge firefighters to lose weight...
Thu. Sep 24th 2020
The Masano Auto Group recently purchased former Engine 14 from a private sale to be displayed in their massive showroom. The 1984 International/Kovatch served from it’s former quarters on Park A...
Steven Johnson
Tue. Sep 1st 2020

Congratulations to Firefighter Steven Johnson on his retirement after 40 years of service to the City of Reading. 

Following in his father's footsteps a young Steven Johnson joined Explorer Post 290 in 1980. Steven then joined the Junior Fire Company #2 and the Liberty's Scuba Team as a volunteer member in 1984. Steve was then hired in April of 1994. After completing the fire academy FF Johnson was assigned to the A platoon. On March 22nd of 1995, Steve was assigned to Engine 14 on the C platoon. Steve worked engine 14 for the next 15 years before taking an assignment to Ladder 3's tillerman in March of 2010. While working Ladder 3, Johnson was involved in several successful rescues at structural fires. 

We wish him the best of luck!

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