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
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.
Saturday, December 18th, 2010
At 23:52hrs. the TFD was dispatched to the intersection of Lombard and Vine Streets for an incoming box alarm. Engine 784 went en route and was advised that a call was coming in that there was a basement fire at 513 Lombard St..
Friday, December 17th, 2010
At 15:30hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to E. Broad and Center for a motor vehicle accident. Units were canceled shortly after dispatch.......
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
At 08:04hrs the TFD was dispatched to 115 W. Holland St., Summit Hill for a RIT Team response. Units were canceled shortly after dispatch.
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
At 00:58hrs. the TFD was dispatched for Ladder 770 to respond to 105 Dorset Rd. in West Penn Twsp. for a working Structure Fire. The ladder responded assisted by the first out company Station 2. Units were on scene for several hours.
Monday, December 13th, 2010
At 12:52hrs Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 118 Clay St. for a carbon monoxide investigation. Engine 784 and Squad 783 responded and through the use of meters determined there to be an extremely high amount of CO.
Saturday, December 11th, 2010
At 11:03hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to W. Broad St. and Lehigh St. for a two car MVA. Engines 784 and 782 went en route and were advised of no injuries with fluids down. Upon arrival Engine 784 discovered that one of the patients needed an ambulance.
Saturday, December 11th, 2010
At 07:58hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 28 Clay St. for an Odor Investigation. Engine 784 and Squad 783(Sta.2) responded and investigated to find an outlet shorted out in the wall. Personnel used TIC's to make sure everything was OK in the walls and cleared the scene within a half an hour.
Friday, December 10th, 2010
At 13:16hrs. the TFD was dispatched for the RIT Team. To respond to 315 E. Fell St. for the report of a house fire. Summit hill units arrived on scene and found nothing showing and held units to station and then shortly after canceled all units.
Thursday, December 9th, 2010
At 21:00hrs. the Chiefs were requested to 301 W. Broad St. for a Utilities investigation. Upon arrival Chief 774 requested Engine 784 for our TIC to assist on the investigation. After investigating it was discovered to be problem with the ppl power grid.
Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
At 11:20hrs.the TFD was dispatched to 22 Edgemont Rd., Lansford for a structure fire. The RIT team responded and assisted on scene for about half an hour.

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