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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.