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
Friday, January 28th, 2011
At 19:29hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 235 E. Ridge St. in Lansford for a house fire. Units were canceled before going en route...
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
At 17:29hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 2 E. Abbott St. in Lansford for a reported structure fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
At 16:44hrs. Sta. 4 & 2 were dispatched to 127 Penn St. for an odor investigation. Squad 786 and Eng. 782(Sta. 2) went responding and were advised that it was the smell of sulfur in the residence. After further investigation crews discovered that a pipe had broken in the house next door.
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
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At 10:36hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 308 N. Railroad St. in the borough for the report of smoke in a structure. Units responded to discover that a gentleman using a torch had caught some insulation behind the siding on fire.
Monday, January 17th, 2011
At 14:31 the TFD was dispatched to 127 Market St. to assist the ambulance. Personnel responded in pov.
Monday, January 17th, 2011
At 14:28hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 135 E. Ruddle St., Coaldale for smoke in a structure. Units were canceled before responding..
Sunday, January 16th, 2011
At 17:39hrs the TFD was dispatched to the intersection of Spruce and Center St. for an incoming box alarm. Units responded to find nothing in the area. Chief 771(Hartz) cleared all units in about fifteen mins..
Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
At 18:35 hrs the TFD was dispatched to 42 W. Howard Ave. in Coaldale for a reported house fire. Units were canceled while en route..
Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
At 17:42hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 21 Clay St. for a lift assist. Personnel responded by pov to assist.
Monday, January 10th, 2011
At 09:26hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 229 Cemetery Rd. in Brockton for a shed fire. The initial dispatch brought the first out of town engine and the ladder. Units were canceled before going en route...
Thursday, January 6th, 2011
At 03:39hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 429 W. Fairview St., Pottsville. Squad 786 and Engine 778 went en route and was advised that the city had a three alarm structure fire. When units arrived they were sent to the Humane station for staging.
Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
At 21:34hrs Stations 4&2 were dispatched to the intersection of Orwigsburg and Bowe for a vehicle leaking fluid. Engine 784 and Squad 783 responded to find PD on scene with a pickup leaking transmission fluid.
Monday, January 3rd, 2011
At 06:40hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 247 Vangelder St. for an odor investigation. Units went en route and were advised that there was a strong smell of rotten eggs. Upon further investigation they found the source to be the neighbors malfunctioning coal furnace.
Saturday, January 1st, 2011
At 00:46hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to the high school for a landing zone setup. Engine 784 and Squad 786 went en route to be advised that the chopper had a seven minute arrival time. Units were on scene for half an hour.
Monday, December 27th, 2010
At 17:45hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 23 Center St. for the report of a structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that it was called in as smoke from a window. Engine 782 and Chief 772 were first on scene and reported nothing showing.
Monday, December 27th, 2010
At 08:04hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 308 E. Broad St. for a medical assist on a cardiac arrest. Personnel responded pov.
Thursday, December 23rd, 2010
At 21:28hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 215 Hunter St. for an odor investigation. Engine 784 & Squad 783 went en route and were advised that it was an smell of something burning. Upon arrival crews went to work trying to find the source with thermal cameras in 215 and gained access to ...
Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
At 09:52hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to the intersections of N. Lehigh & Lafayette Sts. for an MVA. Eng. 784 went en route and was advised that there was a two car accident with fluids down.
Monday, December 20th, 2010
At 17:55hrs. the TFD RIT Team was dispatched to 315 E. Fell St., Summit Hill for a possible dwelling fire. Units were canceled before going en route.
Sunday, December 19th, 2010
At 05:58hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 201 E. Broad St. the Majestic House Apts. for an automatic fire alarm. When units went en route they were advised that police were on scene with a fire that was out but a heavy smoke condition in the building.

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