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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.