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
Saturday, August 10th, 2013
At 22:46 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 230 W. Front St. in Lansford for a reported house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Saturday, August 10th, 2013
At 13:07 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 401 W. Broad St. for an MVA. Engines 784 & 782 responded to find a two MVA with no fluid or injuries. Fire police controlled traffic until the scene was cleared.
Saturday, August 10th, 2013
At 07:47 hrs Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone setup. Engines 784 & 782 responded and setup a landing zone for Penn Star 5.
Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
At 20:01 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 498 Pitt St. for a vehicle fire. Units responded to find a van with smoke coming out of the from underneath. Eng 782 stretched a hand line and extinguished the source.
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
At 14:00 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 22 Lafayatte St. for an AFA. Engine 782 was first to arrive finding nothing showing. Captain Hartz held all other units to station.
Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
At 16:43 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 400 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone set-up.
Sunday, June 30th, 2013
At 22:25 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 300 Race St. for an odor investigation. Squads 786 and 783 responded and were advised that it was an odor of gasoline. Crews investigated and found the source and mitigated the situation.
Friday, June 28th, 2013
At 18:29 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 1473 Valley Rd. in Walker Twsp. for an MVA. Engine 784 responded to find one car on it side through a telephone pole. The driver was self extricated and being tended to by Tamaqua EMS.
Thursday, June 27th, 2013
At 15:00 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 228 W. Cottage Ave. for an electrical fire. All Units were held in station withe the exception of 782 by Captain 782 who was in command.
Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
At 18:32 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 398 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone. Units responded setup the landing zone for Penn Star 5.
Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
At 00:23 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 29 S. Kennedy Dr. for a working structure fire with entrapment. Squad 786 and Engine 776 responded with fourteen and stood-by for one hour. Chief 773 had RIT command.
Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
At 22:30 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 233 Orwigsburg St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Monday, June 3rd, 2013
At 09:32 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone setup.
Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
At 06:48 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 11 Cherry St. for smoke in a structure. Units responded to find nothing showing. Upon further investigation no fire was found and units were placed available.
Sunday, May 26th, 2013
At 16:11 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone. Engines 784 & 782 responded and set up a landing zone for incoming Penn Star 5 helicopter. Chief 771 had command.
Monday, May 20th, 2013
At 20:53 hrs. Station 4 & 2 were dispatched to 7 Cherry St. for an odor investigation. Units responded and were unable tto find anything hazardous in the area.
Sunday, May 19th, 2013
At 22:08 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 117 E. Patterson St. in Lansford for a house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Friday, May 17th, 2013
At 11:57 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 29 E. Mauch Chunk St. for an apartment fire. Lieutenant 780 was first on scene and advised that it was a trash can on fire that was out. Units were held to the first two responding units E-782 and E-776 all other units were canceled.
Sunday, May 12th, 2013
At 20:31 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 200 Riverside Dr. in New Philadelphia for a brush fire. The station was canceled before going en route.
Friday, May 10th, 2013
At 13:12 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 627 E. Patterson St. in Lansford for a reported house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.

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