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 10:43 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 128 Penn St. for a structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that the house was filling with smoke. Engine 784 and Chief 771 arrived at the same time reporting nothing showing.
At 15:32 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 218 Bowe St. for a carbon monoxide investigation. Units arrived to find high levels of CO in the house. After further investigation the residence had to be condemned by code enforcement.
At 22:12 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 201 E. Broad St. for an AFA. Engine 784 and Chief 772 were first to arrive with nothing showing. After investigating personnel found it to be a malfunctioning alarm.
At 15:32 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 100 Orwigsburg St. for a structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that there was a large amount of black smoke coming from a house in the one hundred block of orwigsburg.
At 17:25 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 11 Mountain Rd. in Walker Twsp. for a brush fire. Units 787-1 and 787-2 responded and assisted with re-enforcing the line around the fire. Units were on scene for one hour.
At 15:27 hrs Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 44 W. Broad St. for a carbon monoxide investigation. Units arrived to find high levels of CO in the building occupants are displaced until the problem can be repaired.
At 09:57 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 332 W. Broad St. for a carbon monoxide investigation. Upon arrival units found high levels of CO in the building and all occupants were displaced until the problem is address by the owner.
At 22:50 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 103 Washington St. for an MVA. Units went en route and were advised that the vehicle was over an embankment. Units arrived to find that the occupants had fled the scene.
At 23:18 hrs. Stations 4 & 1 were dispatched to 357 Owl Creek Rd. for wires down. units arrived to find a tree down on wires holding the wires down. Personnel taped off the area and cleared Chief 773 had command.