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
Sunday, June 20th, 2010
At 19:33 hrs. the Tamaqua fire chiefs were dispatched to 398 Stadium Hill Road for a smoke investigation. Chief 771 arrived on scene to find a dark column of smoke coming from the woods. Upon further investigation by members of Sta.4 on quads found an ATV on fire with a small brush fire and extingui...
Sunday, June 13th, 2010
At 21:30 hrs Station 4 & 1 were dispatched to 1 Owl Creek road for a tree down partially blocking the roadway. Brush 787-1 went in route with 3 and arrived to find a rotted tree laying about three foot in the road.
Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
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At 21:14 hrs the Tamaqua fire dept. was dispatched to 446 Arlington St. in the borough. As units went en-route they were advised of the report of smoke and heat in the attic. It was discovered to be a wicker trash can on fire.
Monday, June 7th, 2010
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At 14:16 hrs. Station 4 and Station 2 were dispatched to Route 309 south in West Penn township. to assist on a serious MVA. Engine 784 went en-route with 5 and was advised that they were going to be command on an LZ for three incoming helicopters.
Sunday, June 6th, 2010
At 11:53 hours Station 4 was dispatched for a brush fire at 799 old 209 road to assist Schuylkill Township. Upon arrival, brush 787 stood by with Schuylkill Township units awaiting PP&L, for downed wires.
Saturday, June 5th, 2010
At 07:33 hrs. Box 39 was struck for an AFA at 222 E. Broad St.(Tamaqua High Rise). All units were cancelled before going en-route by Cheif 773. Cheif 773 found the cause to be faulty alarm.
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
At 17:12 hrs. the RIT TEAM was dispatched to 300 Ridge Terrace, Coaldale for the report of a structure fire. All units were cancelled before going en-route by Cheif 40.....
Monday, May 31st, 2010
At 01:19 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 333 Penn St. for the report of an odor of smoke in a residence. Upon arrival on scene Eng. 784 personnel notice the odor of smoke in the entire block. No source was found.
Saturday, May 29th, 2010
At 00:19 hrs the RIT Team was dispatched to 200 W. Water St. Lansford for the report of a structure fire. Units were cancelled before response.
Monday, May 24th, 2010
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At 17:54 hrs. Box 16 was struck for the report of a house fire at 205 N. Lehigh St. in the borough.. Eng. 784 went quickly en-route. Upon arrival Eng. 784 laid a supply line to supply Eng. 782. The crew of 4 went to assist with what was found to be a moderate kitchen fire.
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
At 14:19 hours the Tamaqua Fire Dept. RIT Team was dispatched to 101 Lansford Court, Lansford for the report of a house fire. All units were cancelled as they went in route.
Monday, May 10th, 2010
At 21:41 hrs Station 4 and Station 2 were dispatched to the area of Bowe ans Race streets for the report of a car fire. Upon arrival found that police had extinguished the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher.

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