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
Sunday, February 12th, 2012
At 07:09hrs Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 225 W. Rowe St. for a carbon monoxide detector activation. Chief 772 went en route and held all units in station. Once on scene Chief 772 determined it to be a dead battery and put all units available.
Thursday, February 9th, 2012
At 11:09 hrs. Station 4 and Ladder 770 were requested to assist West Penn Twp. the intersections of Summer Valley and Dorset Rds for a working structure fire. Engine 784 and Ladder 770 responded and upon arrival were instructed to park and bring the crew to help with the fire.
Thursday, February 9th, 2012
At 10:04hrs. Station 4&1 were dispatched to 21 W. Howard Ave. in Coaldale for a structure fire. Engines 784 and 776 responded and assisted with overhaul. Units were on scene for half an hour.
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
At 11:27 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to Walker Twp. on Valley Rd. in the area of the low road for an MVA. Engine 784 responded only to be returned upon arrival by Chief 3202.
Friday, January 27th, 2012
At 16:52hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 10 W. Spruce St. for fluids on the road. Units arrived to find a five gallon oil container laying in the road leaking. Units controlled the leak and released within a half hour.
Monday, January 23rd, 2012
At 13:46hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 36 Market for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
At 19:47 hrs. Stations 4&3 were dispatched to 147 Archery Club Rd. for a working structure. Engine 778 was first to respond and was assigned to set-up a fill site at Clamtown Rd. and Atlas Rd.. While engine 784 was requested directly to the scene to assist with manpower.
Friday, January 20th, 2012
At 20:49 hrs Stations 4&3 were dispatched to 409 E. Ridge St. in Coaldale for smoke in a apartment. Engines 784 & 778 responded and were staged at First and Ridge Sts. until units from Coaldale investigated.
Thursday, January 19th, 2012
At 22:07 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 601 E. Elm St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Saturday, January 14th, 2012
At 16:28 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 139 W. Broad St. for a possible structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that the caller wasn't sure if it was west or east Broad St. After splitting up to investigate it was determined to be unfounded.
Saturday, January 14th, 2012
At 11:11 hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 234 High St. for an AFA. Engine 784 responded to find a maintenance worker cutting a hole in concrete had set of the alarm from the dust. Units were on scene for fifteen minutes.
Thursday, January 12th, 2012
At 10:15 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 205 S. Chestnut St. in Summit Hill for a reported structure fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Monday, January 9th, 2012
At 10:07 hrs the TFD was dispatched to 126 Schuylkill Ave. for a medical assist. Units were canceled a few minutes later.
Thursday, December 29th, 2011
At 12:00 hrs the TFD was dispatched to 36 Market St for a medical assist. Personnel responded by pov to assist.
Wednesday, December 21st, 2011
At 15:00 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 146 E. White St. in Summit Hill for a reported house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Sunday, December 18th, 2011
At 05:53 hrs. the TFD RIT TEAM was dispatched to 358 W. Ridge St. for a possible house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
At 08:54 hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to the intersections of Swatara and Lafayatte for a pole fire. Units responded gave pole numbers and waited for PPL to arrive.
Sunday, December 11th, 2011
At 03:13hrs the TFD was dispatched to 201 E. Broad St. the Majestic House Apts. for smoke in an apartment. Units went en route and were advised of heavy smoke in the apartment and on the floor. Chief 771 arrived and assumed command.
Friday, December 9th, 2011
At 16:46hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 109 Center St. for an MVA with no injuries and fluids down. Engine 784 went en route and were advised that the vehicles were of the roadway in the burger king lot.
Thursday, December 8th, 2011
At 00:36hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 415 Willing to assist the ambulance with lifting. About seven personnel responded to assist.

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