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
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.
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.

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