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Tue. Jan 5th 2021
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It is with great sadness and regret we report the passing of Firefighter Mark "Dewey" Kulp. Dewey was hospitalized after contracting Covid-19 on the job, and after multiple days in the hospi...
Sun. Dec 20th 2020
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Our condolences to the family of Retired Firefighter Paul "Gumshoe" LerchFirefighter Lerch was hired in October of 1967 as a driver for the Hampden Fire Company. Lerch, who gained the nickna...
Fri. Dec 18th 2020
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Reading Firefighters once again came to help our neighbors during our annual charity toy-drive campaign. With the pandemic of 2020 causing great difficulties for families across the country, many aspe...
Tue. Dec 1st 2020
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ORDER#NameCurrent PositionNew PositionEffective Date2020-41Michael SninskyMedic 4 "A" PlatoonActing EMS Deputy Chief11.23.20202020-42Jason Batz Ladder 3 Tiller "D" PlatoonTraining ...
Fri. Nov 27th 2020
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Congratulations to Firefighter Jason "Spike" Batz on his promotion to Training LieutenantJason was hired by the city on June 18th of 2001. After completing fire training, Batz was assigned a...
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Firefighter Promoted to Training Lieutenant
Fri. Nov 27th 2020

Congratulations to Firefighter Jason "Spike" Batz on his promotion to Training Lieutenant

Jason was hired by the city on June 18th of 2001. After completing fire training, Batz was assigned as a jumper firefighter on the B platoon. Batz would transfer to the "A" in April of 2011 after working on the "B" for several years. In September of 2014, Spike moved to Engine 9 on the D platoon and worked both positions for more than 5 years. In September of 2019, Batz moved across the floor to Ladder 3. Lieutenant Batz's promotion will take effect on December 1st. 

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