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
Monday, March 18th, 2013
At 18:22 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 216 N. Lehigh St. for an MVA. Engine 782 was first to arrive and found two SUV's head on with everyone out of the vehicle. Engine 784 was held to station by Capt Hartz.
Monday, March 18th, 2013
At 16:14 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 426 Pine St. for a structure fire. Units arrived to find a small fire in the basement and quickly extinguished it. Units were on scene for one hour. Chief 774 had command.
Thursday, March 14th, 2013
At 16:36 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to the Tamaqua High School for an AFA. Units were canceled before going en route.
Sunday, March 10th, 2013
At 17:54 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 717 E. Patterson St. in Lansford for a structure fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Saturday, March 9th, 2013
At 17:35 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone. Units were on scene for one hour.
Saturday, March 9th, 2013
At 05:48 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 613 N. Railroad St. for a medical assist with lifting. Personnel were canceled before arriving.
Thursday, March 7th, 2013
At 09:25 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 500 Penn St. for an AFA. This address is the Tamaqua area high school. the school called shortly after dispatch stating false activation.
Thursday, February 28th, 2013
At 22:15 hrs. while leaving the scene of the Co alarm another call for wires down came in and at the request of Chief 772 both 786 and 783 responded with him. Units arrived to find a phone wire down across the entrance of the burger king.
Thursday, February 28th, 2013
At 21:55 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 107 W. Rowe St. for a carbon monoxide alarm activation. Squads 786 and 783 responded. After investigating with a meter we found no CO but a faulty meter.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
At 18:56 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 17 Lafayatte St. for an odor investigation. Squads 786 and 783 went en route and were advised that it was an odor of sewage. Units investigated and found no harmful gases in the residence.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
At 01:07 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 413 E. Elm St. for a medical assist for lifting. Personnel responded by POV.
Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
At 04:17 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched as part of a fourth alarm assignment to 38 W. Coal St. in Shenandoah for a working dwelling fire. Engine 784 responded and was placed on stand-bye in the area of the fire scene in order to run any other incoming calls to the borough.
Thursday, February 21st, 2013
At 16:33 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 125 W. Spruce St. for a vehicle leaking fluid. Units responded and put down oil dry. Units were on scene for half an hour.
Thursday, February 21st, 2013
At 09:18 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 226 Washington St. for a possible chimney fire. Units responded and were advised of a malfunctioning oil burner. Units were held with the exception of the first two responding units.
Sunday, February 10th, 2013
At 14:18 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 68 Bowe St. for a carbon monoxide investigation. Squads 786 and 783 responded and began checking the residence with monitors. Crews found high levels and ventilated the residence.
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
At 09:40 hrs. Station 4 and the Ladder were dispatched to 14 Archery Club Rd. for a structure fire. Engine 784 and Ladder 770 responded and assisted on scene for half an hour.
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
At 08:09 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 236 E. Kline Ave. in Lansford for a house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Friday, February 1st, 2013
At 20:48 hrs. Station 4 and the borough ladder were dispatched to 749 Penn Dr. in West Penn Twsp. for a structure fire. Engine 784 and Ladder 770 went en route but were canceled while en route.
Thursday, January 31st, 2013
At 15:53 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 2 Wiggen St. in New Philadelphia for a possible house fire. Ladder 770 and Engine 778 went en route but were canceled while en route.
Thursday, January 31st, 2013
At 16:00 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 233 W. White Bear Drive in Summit Hill for a possible chimney fire. Units were canceled before going en route.

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