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
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.
Monday, July 30th, 2012
At 17:09 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 124 Pitt St. for an MVA with injuries. Units were canceled by PD before arriving.
Friday, July 27th, 2012
At 09:00 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 65 Biddle St. to assist the police with a special assignment. Personnel were on scene for an hour and a half.
Thursday, July 26th, 2012
At 17:42 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to several locations in the west side of the borough for several trees down as a result of a strong line of thunderstorms. Units were on the road for about an hour.
Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
At 09:58 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 502 Penn St. for an AFA. Units responded to find a malfunctioning alarm. units were clear in 30 Min's.
Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
At 14:08 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 143 N. Railroad St. for a structure fire in a business. Chief 771 was first to go en route and was advised that the Domino's pizza called and said that the air conditioner of the liquor store was on fire.
Thursday, July 19th, 2012
At 21:29 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 500 W. Bertsch St. in Lansford for an odor investigation in a commercial structure. Units were canceled before going en route.
Thursday, July 19th, 2012
At 17:46 hrs. the TFD Ladder was requested to 345 All Kings Dr. in West Penn Twnsp. for a possible house fire. Ladder 770 and the first out of town engine 776 went en route but were canceled shortly after.
Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
At 16:11 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 30 W. White St. in Summit Hill for a reported house fire. Units went responding and were canceled shortly there after by Summit Hill Command.
Saturday, July 7th, 2012
At 17:56 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 328 Mahanoy St. for a tree down. Units responded to find a tree down across the road but laying on wires and on a house across the street. Chief 773 had command and closed the road and called for PPL to take care of the tree due to the power lines....
Monday, June 25th, 2012
At 14:02 the TFD was dispatched to 521 Schuylkill Ave. for a possible structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that the occupants said that there was a heavy odor of something burning in the building.

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