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, December 7th, 2010
At 10:51hrs. while still on scene of the CO investigation an MVA came in on 309 south in the area of country tile. Chief 771 went en route and upon arrival found to tractor trailers involved in a rear end collision.
Tuesday, December 7th, 2010
At 10:38hrs. Station 4&2 were dispatched to 122 Center St. to assist Chief 772 on a carbon monoxide investigation. Engine 784 and Squad 783 responded and used there gas monitors to determine that there was CO.
Sunday, December 5th, 2010
At 14:00hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to assist Chief 772 on a smoke investigation. Chief 772 was on scene across from the Tamaqua Auto Parts with a fire left unattended. Brush 787-2 was requested to extinguish the fire.
Friday, December 3rd, 2010
At 22:52hrs. the TFD was dispatched to two incoming box alarms that came in at the same time. Chief 774 went to the box at Broad and Columbia. While Engine 776 and Chief 773 went to Arlington and Patterson for that.
Friday, December 3rd, 2010
At 20:15hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 105 W. Broad St. for an Automatic Alarm. Chief 772 arrived to find burnt cookies. All units were placed in service before responding.
Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
At 11:30hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 419 E. Union St. for the report of a Garage fire. Chief 772 arrived to find the fire knocked down and held the response to only the first engine to go responding. All units were placed available..
Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
At 05:32hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 310 E. Broad St. for the report of smoke in a structure. Units responded to find thick black smoke filling the house. Engine 784 held the hydrant until some ventilation and further investigation found no fire.
Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
At 16:51hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 118 Pitt St. for a carbon monoxide investigation. Ambulance crews already on scene with two patients that were presenting signs of CO inhalation and requested fire.
Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
At 08:49hrs the TFD was dispatched to 500 Arlington St. for a lift assist. Personnel were canceled due to the medic truck arriving to assist before fire personnel...
Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
At 04:17hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 537 Arlington St for a lift assist.
Saturday, November 27th, 2010
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At 01:38hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 525 E. Broad St. for a structure fire. When unit went en route they were advised that Police on scene were reporting the fire out. When Chief 774&772 arrived they discovered that the fire had extended into the walls and made it to the attic.
Friday, November 26th, 2010
At 15:52 hrs. Station 4&2 were dispatched to the high school to setup a landing zone for an incoming Pennstar Helicopter. Units responded setup the lz and assisted with patient handling. Units were on scene for half an hour.....
Thursday, November 18th, 2010
At 15:44 hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to the intersection of Center & E. Broad Streets for an MVA. Units were canceled before going en route....
Thursday, November 18th, 2010
At 06:52 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 74 Water St., New Philadelphia for a RIT Team response on a working fire. Squad 783 responded with members of the department Rit Team. They were on scene for close to four hours.......
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
Today the TFD was dispatched to the Elementary school for an incoming box alarm. Furthet details as I get them.
Monday, November 15th, 2010
At 14:09hrs. Stations 4&2 were dispatched to 398 Stadium Hill Rd. for a brush fire. Units responded to find the fire halfway up the mountain. After making there way up the mountain discovered that it was a group of young males trying to burn the insulation off of copper wire.
Saturday, November 13th, 2010
At 23:30hrs Station 4 was dispatched to Pine St. in New Philadelphia for a brush fire. Units were on scene for one hour...
Thursday, November 11th, 2010
At 03:09hrs Stations 4&2 were dispatched to Hunter St. & Mahanoy St. for a Vehicle leaking fluids. Eng 784 went en route and was advised that it was a Jeep leaking gas. Chief 772 was first on scene and canceled Eng 782 for he only needed one engine.
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
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At 22:15hrs. Stations 4&2 along with the Tamaqua Rescue and Ambulance were dispatched to Rt. 309 & Owl Creek Rd. for an MVA. When units went en route they were advised that the occupant was partially ejected and pinned by the car.
Wednesday, November 10th, 2010
At 2:35hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 45 Catawissa Rd. Tuscarora for a brush fire. Tuscarora units arrived on scene to find small shack on fire and canceled our brush units before we went en route......

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