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
Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
At 09:20hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 522 Washington St. for wires down. Engine 784 went responded and upon arrival were canceled by police.
Monday, September 26th, 2011
At 09:30hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 306 W. Abbott St. in Lansford for a reported structure fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Friday, September 23rd, 2011
At 14:25hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 217 Rowe St. for a pump detail. Upon arrival the crews found two more basements that were flooded. Crew went available after almost two hours.
Sunday, September 18th, 2011
At 10:53hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 27 Center St. for an MVA w/injuries and fluids down. Chief 771 was first to arrive and held the call to the first responding engine. Engine 784 was first to go responding upon arrival controlled the fluids and assisted with patient care.
Thursday, September 15th, 2011
At 0822 Tamaqua Fire Department was dispatched for any available personnel to respond to 429 Rolling Mil Ave to help assist EMS for a cardiac arrest. Members of the TFD responded to aid EMS in personal vehicles.
Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
At 1826hrs Stations 2 and 4 were dispatched to the 200 block of Pitt Street in Tamaqua for an odor investigation. Squads 786 and 783 responded to the address of the call. It was soon discovered the call was placed for a smell of fuel coming from up the street.
Monday, September 12th, 2011
At 13:03hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 1050 West Water St. in Coaldale for an AFA. The first out of town company Station 3 and the Ladder 770 were due to respond but were canceled before going en route by Chief 40.
Saturday, September 10th, 2011
At 11:07hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 256 Brown St. for a smoke in a structure. Engine 784 & 782 were first en route and were advised of smoke coming from a side door. Chief 773 was first on scene had units reduce to code yellow that it was the resident trying to relight a coal furnace.
Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
At 22:30hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to the borough of Pine Grove with heavy brush 787-2 to assist with the evacuation of multiple people due to flooding. Brush 787-2 and Utility 788 were on scene for 4hrs.
Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
At 20:07 hrs. Station 4&2 were dispatched to 258 Brown St. for an odor investigation. Squads 783 & 786 went en route and were advised of a gas odor outside of this residence. Upon further investigation it was found to be leaking from a trucks gas cap.
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.

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