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
Thursday, May 9th, 2013
At 15:25 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone setup. Engines 784 and 782 responded. Chief 773 had command.
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
At 14:16 hrs. Stations 4 & 3 were dispatched to 40 E. Ridge St. in Coaldale for a stove fire. Chief 40 was first to arrive and found the fire to be out and held the call to Engine 4017 and Engine 778.
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
At 12:10 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to the intersection of Spruce and Hunter St. for a motorcycle fire. Police arrived and knocked down the fire with an extinguisher. Engine 782 arrived put down oil dry and waited for towing.
Sunday, April 28th, 2013
At 20:52 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 37 W. Broad St. for an AFA. Engines 784 & 782 arrived to find nothing showing. Crews searched all floors for reasons of activation and found nothing.
Friday, April 26th, 2013
At 07:51 Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 234 High St. for an AFA. Units were canceled before going en route.
Sunday, April 21st, 2013
At 22:51 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 502 Penn St. for an AFA. Units responded to find a malfunctioning pull station. Chief 772 had command.
Saturday, April 20th, 2013
At 16:24 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 37 Lafayatte St. for a reported house fire. Chief 771 was first to arrive to find a malfunctioning oil burner. Chief 771 canceled all units.
Friday, April 19th, 2013
At 03:15 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 201 E. Broad St. for a medical assist with lifting. Personnel responded by POV.
Thursday, April 18th, 2013
At 20:10 hrs the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 40 Spring Garden St. in Lansford for a reported house fire. Units canceled before going en route.
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
At 14:47 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 502 Penn St. for an AFA. it was found to be a faulty pull station.
Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
At 02:28 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 406 N. Lehigh St. for a pole fire. Units arrived to find nothing showing but a resident who witnessed the arching. A repair request was sent to PPL and units cleared.
Sunday, April 14th, 2013
At 18:36 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 315 Schuylkill Ave. for a reported house fire. Units were canceled by Chief 771 before going en route.
Saturday, April 13th, 2013
At 15:03 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 30 Center St. for an MVA. Engine 782 was first to arrive reporting cars off the roadway no fluids down. Engine 784 was put in service upon arrival.
Thursday, April 11th, 2013
At 20:21 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to the Five Points intersection for an MVA. Chief 773 and Eng. 784 were first to arrive and with no injuries and no fluids down held the incident to just those units.
Sunday, April 7th, 2013
At 15:31 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 57 Catawissa Rd. in Schuylkill Twsp. for a brush fire. Upon arrival we were advised by 27-06 that it was large piles of mulch on fire. Crews assisted with wetting down the piles as a loader broke up the piles.
Friday, April 5th, 2013
At 15:46 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 398 Stadium Hill Rd. for a brush fire. Brush 787-1 and the new Kubota responded and found a small fire that the school maintaince crew extinguished. Crews made sure the fire was out and thoroughly wet.
Thursday, April 4th, 2013
At 18:51 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 200 W. Spruce St. for a reported structure fire. Units went en route and were advised of multiple calls on the incident. Engine 784 was first to arrive and pulled a hand line and made a quick knock down.
Sunday, March 31st, 2013
At 19:25 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 27 Cemetery Rd. in Schuylkill Twsp. for a reported brush fire. Brush 787-1 stood by in station until 2703 arrived and released the standby.
Monday, March 25th, 2013
At 21:45 hrs. Stations 4 and 2 were dispatched to 11 Cherry St. for an odor investigation. Before going en route the call was upgrade to a possible house fire after a second call reported a smoke condition in the adjoining house.
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
At 12:55 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 339 Old Rt. 209 highway in Schuylkill Twsp. for a brush fire. Brush 787-1 and 787-2 responded to assist the schuylkill twsp. fire dept.. Chief 2703 had command.

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