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, December 4th, 2011
At 01:52 hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 23 Stoney Lonesome Rd. in Summit Hill for a reported house fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Sunday, November 27th, 2011
At 02:20hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 1478 Route 61 South in North Manheim Twp. for a working structure fire. Units were on scene till 06:30hrs.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
At 08:20hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 517 E. Elm St. for smoke in a structure. Units went en route and were advised that the caller could hear an alarm coming from the lower apartment and could smell smoke.
Monday, November 21st, 2011
At 12:16hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to the intersections of W. Broad St. and Hunter St. for an MVA. Engine 784 responded to find a car that had jumped a parking block and struck a building. The crew handled some small fluids and waited for a tow company.
Sunday, November 20th, 2011
At 23:10hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 104 Schuylkill Ave. for smoke in a structure. Units arrived to find nothing showing. Upon further investigating there was nothing to be found in the building. Units were clear in about one half hour.
Sunday, November 20th, 2011
At 19:57hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 205 Center St. for a pole down. When units went responding they were advised that a tractor trailer had hit a pole at the intersections of Spruce and Center Sts.
Friday, November 18th, 2011
At 11:40hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 500 W. Bertsch St. in Lansford for a commercial structure fire. Do to the quick actions of the employees of the food market the fire was extinguished before units arrived.
Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
At 10:47hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 12 E. Abbott St. for a reported structure fire. Units were placed available within ten minutes of arrival.
Monday, November 14th, 2011
At 14:01hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 101 N. Greenwood St. for church fire. First arriving units found a small amount of smoke in the building. After further investigation they found it to be a ballast in a light fixture.
Saturday, November 12th, 2011
At 19:06hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone set up for an incoming helicopter. Units were on scene for half an hour.
Saturday, November 12th, 2011
At 15:06hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 154 E. Walters St. in Summit Hill for a reported structure fire. Units were canceled shortly after going en route.
Thursday, November 10th, 2011
At 22:31hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 240 E. Birsch St. in Lansford for a house fire. Units responded to find a small kitchen fire that was quickly extinguished by first arriving units. The Rit Team staged at the scene until command was positive of no extension.
Thursday, November 10th, 2011
At 14:03hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to Hunter and Spruce Sts. for fluids down. Units were canceled before going en route.
Thursday, November 10th, 2011
At 01:57hrs. Station 4&2 were dispatched to 150 W. Rowe St. for an odor investigation. Units went responded and were advised that the caller smelled gas in the area. Crews checked the area and the residence and found nothing.
Friday, November 4th, 2011
At 18:12hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 17 W. Broad St. for a tree down. Engine 782 and Brush 787-1 found a tree down to the rear of the address. Units cut up and removed the tree and cleared within half an hour.
Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
At 18:08hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 222 E. Broad St. for smoke in a structure. Units were canceled by PD before going en route.
Sunday, October 30th, 2011
At 20:50hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 310 W. Abbot St. in Lansford for a structure fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Saturday, October 29th, 2011
At 21:28 hrs. Stations 1&4 were dispatched to 200 Owl Creek Rd. for a tree down. Duty Chief 773 arrived to find a tree down also with two high tension lines down and power out in the area. Chief held units to stop traffic until fire police arrived.
Saturday, October 29th, 2011
At 14:11hrs Station 4 was dispatched to the intersections of South & Oak Sts. for a tree down. Utility 788 went arrived to find a tree down on a garage and blocking a roadway. The officer in charge determined that they could not do anything without doing more damage the owners property.
Saturday, October 29th, 2011
At 4:06 hrs Stations 1,3,& 4 were dispatched to 1300 block of E. Broad St. for a tree down. On the initial dispatch only Stations 1&3 were dispatched. Duty Chief 773 arrived on scene to find a large tree down blocking the road.

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