Friday, November 17th, 2017
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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...
Monday, November 13th, 2017
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The officers and members would like to congratulate the West Penn Fire Co on the arrival of their new KME!!!!
Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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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...
Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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 ...
Call history
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
At 19:22 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 430 E. Bertsch St. in Lansford for a house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Thursday, December 12th, 2013
@ 22:30 hours ..TFD was dispatched to Pitt Street for Smoke in the structure.. Units arrived on scene and determined a culinary incident. Units cleared after a few minutes.
Thursday, December 12th, 2013
At 21:52 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 222 E. Broad St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Thursday, December 12th, 2013
At 16:56 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 962 Owl Creek Rd. for the Kubota Utv to assist EMS extrication of a patient from the woods.
Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
At 13:04 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to Biddle and Greenwood Sts. for an incoming box alarm. Units responded to find utility crews working on the pole witch accidently set off the alarm.
Sunday, December 8th, 2013
At 07:41 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 249 W. Rowe St. for a kerosene heater that wouldn't go out. Upon arrival Engines 784 and 782 found fire in the back bedroom. Chief 772 assumed command and upgraded the call to a full box alarm, bringing Stations 1 & 3 and the rescue.
Sunday, December 8th, 2013
At 00:06 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 210 Winfield Dr. in Blythe Twp. for Ladder 770. Ladder 770 and Engine 782 responded to assist on a working structure fire.
Thursday, December 5th, 2013
At 08:30 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 201 E. Broad St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Saturday, November 30th, 2013
At 19:44 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to Owl Creek Rd. and Route 309 South for an MVA. Units were canceled before going en route.
Friday, November 29th, 2013
At 19:41 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 117 W. Broad St. for smoke in a structure. Units responded to find a malfunctioning oil burner. Chief 771 had command and put all units except E-782 already on scene back in service.
Friday, November 29th, 2013
At 12:22 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 109 E. Broad St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Thursday, November 28th, 2013
At 15:04 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to W. Broad St. and Nescopec St. for fluids down from a minor MVA. Units responded and controlled fluids until the tow company arrived.
Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
At 01:15 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 317 Glenwood Ave. for a structure fire. Engine 776 was first to arrive making an initial attack. Chief 771 had command. All other units provided manpower.
Monday, November 18th, 2013
At 09:49hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 253 W. Broad St. for an MVA. Units were canceled by PD before going en route.
Monday, November 11th, 2013
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.
Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
At 19:13 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone setup. Engine 784 and 782 responded. Units were on scene for 20 mins.
Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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.
Friday, October 25th, 2013
At 09:23 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 225 Laffayatte St. for an odor investigation. Engine 784 and Squad 783 responded.
Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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.
Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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.

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