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, October 16th, 2012
At 22:11 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 336 W. Patterson St. in Lansford for a house fire. Units went en route and were advised of a working fire, but a couple of minutes later the fire was reported out and units were placed available by carbon county.
Monday, October 15th, 2012
At 10:56 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 546 Center St. for an mva with rollover and injuries. Units arrived to find the patient out of the vehicle, so crews went to work controlling fluids. Units were on scene for half an hour.
Friday, October 5th, 2012
At 14:34 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 18 E. Mauch Chunk St. for a medical assist.
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
At 09:06hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 201 E. Broad St. the Majestic House Apts. for an AFA. Units were canceled before going en route.
Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
At 21:52 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 367 W. Water St. in Lansford for a reported house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
At 22:08 hrs Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched 103 N. Lehigh St. for a vehicle leaking fluid. Upon arrival found a strong odor coming from a vehicle but no fluids. Units cleared within 15 mins.
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
At 16:32 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 233 Catawissa St. for a tree down. B-787-1, U-788, and S- 783 responded and were on scene for half an hour.
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
At 05:59 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to Rt. 309 and Owl Creek Rd. for a transformer fire. Chief 771 was first in the area and had nothing showing. He held all units in station until he could investigate.
Monday, September 17th, 2012
At 16:12 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 14 W. Broad St. for a structure fire in an apartment building. Units arrived to find food burning on the and quickly extinguished the fire. After checking for extension and finding none units were placed available.
Thursday, September 13th, 2012
At 04:55 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to W. Broad and Lehigh St. for a reported structure fire. Engine 784 and Chief 772 were first to go responding and were advised that the caller had reported a large amount of smoke coming from the houses in that area.
Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
At 16:33 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 255 W. Rowe St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Saturday, September 8th, 2012
At 14:30 hrs. Station 4&2 were dispatched to 307 Center St. for a reported pole fire. Chief 772 was first to arrive and found nothing showing and held all units in station while he investigated. After checking the area and find nothing he released all units.
Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
At 10:58 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to W. Holland and S. Chestnut Sts. in Summit Hill for a house fire. Squads 786 and 779 went en route and were advised of a working fire. Personnel provided RIT services for approx.
Monday, September 3rd, 2012
At 19:30 hrs. the TFD was dispatched for the ladder and one engine to Archery Club Rd. and Rt. 895 in West Penn Twsp. for a shed fire. Engine 778, Ladder 770, and Chief 774 went en route but were canceled before arriving on scene.
Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
At 20:28 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 125 Pitt St. for a smoke in a structure. Units arrived a and after investigating found it to be a malfunctioning oil burner. All units with the exception of Eng. 776 and Eng. 782 were placed available. Chief 773 had command.
Monday, August 27th, 2012
At 12:33 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 401 Hazle St. for a medical assist.
Friday, August 17th, 2012
At 19:59 hrs. Stations 2 & 4 were dispatched to 265 Rowe St. for carbon monoxide detector activation. Units arrived and investigated with monitors and found the problem to be a faulty detector. Units were on scene for half an hour...
Thursday, August 16th, 2012
At 0:56 hrs. Station 4 & 2 were dispatched to the intersection of 309 and Owl Creek Rd. for a tree down. Chief 771 was first to arrive and held the call to Squad 783 who was first to go responding.
Monday, August 13th, 2012
At 21:35 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 169 W. Ridge St. in Lansford for smoke in a structure. Units were canceled before going en route.
Friday, August 3rd, 2012
At 14:12 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 300 W. Broad St. for a bus fire. Engine 784 was first en route and were advised that it was an STS bus on fire. Engine 782 also responded. Units were on scene for one hour.

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