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 20:10hrs. the TFD Chiefs were dispatched to Race & Green St. for wires down. Chief 774 arrived and found metal roofing entangled in the power lines. Chief 774 then requested the fire police to the scene and crews from Stations 4&2 to standby.
At 18:19hrs. Stations 4&1, the Ladder, and Rescue were dispatched to the intersection of Swamp Rd. and Valley Rd. for a reported structure fire. Units went en route and were placed available by Chief 32 reporting a controlled burn.
At 15:26hrs. Station 4&2 were dispatched to the intersection of W. Broad and N. Lehigh St. for an MVA. Units arrived and controlled traffic till the vehicles cleared the intersection. There was no injuries.
At 00:43hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 1453 Valley Rd. Walker Twsp. for an MVA. Units went en route and were advised that it was an SUV verses pole. When units arrived the patient was self extricated.
At 20:54hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 44 W. Broad St. for a odor investigation. Units went en route and were advised that it was an odor of kerosene. After further investigation it was discovered that the store front below the complainant's apartment had a kerosene heater running.
At 02:39hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to Center St. and Owl Creek Road for an MVA. Units went en route and were advised that it was a car rolled over just south of the Owl Creek arch with unknown on entrapment and injuries.
At 21:05hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 338 W. Kline Ave. for a structure fire. Squad 786 and Engine 776 went en route and were advised to stage at the Boyer's in Lansford. Units staged for about 15 mins.
At 23:32hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 309 Race St. for an odor investigation. Squads 786 & 783 responded to find the odor of fuel oil in the house. Upon further investigation the cause was discovered to be from the neighbors furnace.
At 15:50hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to the intersections of E. Blaine and N. Kennedy Dr. in Mcadoo for a working fire. Squad 786 and Engine 776(Sta.1) responded and provided RIT for a about one hour.
At 22:02hrs. Station 4 and Ladder 770 were dispatched to 9 Lincoln Dr., Hometown for a commercial fire. Units went responding and were canceled shortly after. Then the ladder was re-dispatched to provide access to the roof of the building.