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
Monday, September 5th, 2011
At 15:52hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 212 Center St. to assist EMS lifting a patient.
Friday, September 2nd, 2011
At 18:27hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 401 W. Broad St. for an MVA. Chief 773 arrived and held the call to one engine to control fluids. Engine 782 was first to mark up and handled the call. Engine 784 went available.
Thursday, September 1st, 2011
At 09:40hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone. Units were canceled before going en route do to a change of landing zone.
Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
At 13:58hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 2 W. Broad St. for an MVA. Engine 784 went en route and was advised that there was a change in the location. The actual location was 309 South in the area of Hess gas station.
Sunday, August 28th, 2011
Stations 2 and 4 were dispatched to 500 Anderson St, Tamaqua for a tree down. E-784 along with B-787 responded with personnel for the call. Engine 782 responded with a crew as well. Upon arrival crews found no trees down.
Friday, August 26th, 2011
At 23:58hrs. Station 4 was requested to 207 South St. assisting Chief 772 already on a smoke investigation. Brush 787-1 went en route to extinguish a burning landscaping log found in a neighboring yard.
Thursday, August 25th, 2011
At 11:51hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 417 Pine St. for a reported structure fire. Upon going en route units were advised that it was a fire in an oven. Engine 776(Sta 1) were first to arrive and quickly extinguished the fire and canceled all responding units.
Thursday, August 25th, 2011
At 10:37hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 304 E. Kline Ave. in Lansford for a reported house fire. Units were canceled while en route.
Friday, August 12th, 2011
At 00:04hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 254 W. Cottage Ave. assisting the ambulance with lifting. Personel responded by POV.
Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
At 10:57hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 402 Arlington St. for smoke in a structure. Units were canceled five mins later.
Monday, August 8th, 2011
At 19:29hrs the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 406 W. Ludlow St. in Summit Hill for a reported house fire. Engine 782 and Squad 783 went en route quickly after dispatch, and then where canceled while en route.
Sunday, August 7th, 2011
At 1:52am Stations 2 and 4 were dispatched to W. Broad St for a vehicle leaking fluids. Station 2 was on scene and Station 4 held in station per chiefs request due to there not being a need for further response.
Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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At 4:30pm the South Ward Brush Crew was called into action to respond to 60 Catawissa St in Schuylkill Township for a brush fire. The crew quickly responded with 11 firefighters. Crews on scene made quick work of containing the fire and breaking up hot spots.
Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
At 11:12hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 200 W. Ludlow St. in Summit Hill for a structure fire. Squad 783 and 776 responded to assist.
Sunday, July 24th, 2011
At 14:11hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 90 High St. for a pedestrian struck. Units were canceled before going en route.
Sunday, July 24th, 2011
At 08:52hrs Station 4 for was requested for Brush 787-1 to assist Chiefs 771 & 773 on scene of a pile of debris burning on Jerome St.. Units were on scene for half an hour.
Thursday, July 21st, 2011
At 22:33hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 170 W. Spruce St. for a pole fire. Chief 771 and Engine 784 arrived and found a tree on wires arcing and power out to four neighborhood streets. Engine 782 was held to Bowe and Spruce to stop traffic and Utility 788 was sent to shutdown at Spruce and ...
Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
At 08:41hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 406 Pitt St. to assist the ambulance with lifting. Personnel responded by POV.
Monday, July 18th, 2011
At 19:51hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 172 W. Spruce St. for a pole fire. Engine 782 and Squads 783 & 786 arrived to find pieces of a tree caught in wires burning. The fell with no one losing power.
Sunday, July 17th, 2011
At 20:45hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 400 Jerome St. for a brush fire. Engine 782 and Brush 787-1 went responding and were advised that it was a small brush fire in the area of the St. Jerome's cemetery.

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