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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.