Thursday Nov. 16th, the officers and members prepared retired engine 784 to leave South Ward. She was purchased by a private individual in Virginia. Retired engine 784 served us and the borough of Tam...
The South Ward Fire Co is proud to announce the arrival of our new 2017 Pierce Saber. New 784(in 2018 changed to unit #6514) has a 1500 GPM pump, 750 gallon tank and a 30 gallon foam tank. We would li...
The South Ward Fire Co. is proud to announce that we have been awarded a FEMA grant for over $400,000 for the purchase of new apparatus. We would also like to congratulate the East End, Citizens, and ...
At 21:47 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 20 Center St. for a possible commercial fire. Chief 772 and Engine 782 were first to arrive with nothing showing. Engine 784 staged at the hydrant. Chief 772 held all other units in station until the crews could investigate further.
At 13:24 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 32 W. Broad St. for a structure fire. Units went en route and were advised of an address change to 132 E. Broad St. The fire was quickly knocked down. Units cleared within one hour.
At 14:43 hrs. Station 4 & 1 were dispatched to 237 W. Howard Ave. in Coaldale for a structure fire. Engine 784 and Engine 776 responded and provided manpower. Units were on scene for one and a half hours.
At 19:24 hrs. Station 4 and the Tamaqua Rescue were dispatched to 1144 Catawissa Rd. in Walker Twsp.. Engine 784 and 992-1 responded to find a vehicle on its side, all occupants were self extricated. Engine 784 shut down the road while 992 lighted the area.
At 16:56 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to Hauto Hwy and Lake Dr. in Hometown for a brush fire. Brush 787-1, 787-2 and Utility 788 responded to assist with two fires along the railroad bed in a hard to get to area.
At 04:46 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 118 Main St. in Mount Carbon for a structure fire. Squad 786 and Engine 776 responded and stood-by. The fire claimed a double block home and the Mount Carbon fire company.
At 16:40 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 20 Center St. for an MVA. Engine 784 responded to find a car and a motorcycle in a minor MVA. The crew assisted with traffic until the vehicles cleared the scene.
At 18:31 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 206 Pitt St. for fluids down. Engine 784 and Squad 783 responded to find a vehicle leaking fluid. Units controlled the leaking fluids until the vehicle was removed.
At 04:52 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 115 Coal St. for a structure fire. Engine 784 and Chief 773 were first to arrive with heavy smoke pushing and fire. Chief 773 reported working fire and requested a second alarm.