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, May 28th, 2019
At 11:30 pm..Tamaqua RIT was dispatched to Rush Tsp for a reported structure for..Squad 65-64 and engine 65-13 were recalled enroute.
Saturday, May 25th, 2019
At 2:59 pm..Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to owl creek road and 309 for a reported tree down
Sunday, May 19th, 2019
At 9:40 pm..TFD was dispatched to the laurel run commons to assist with lifting..
Sunday, May 19th, 2019
At 6:40 pm....Tamaqua fire department was dispatched to the 200 block of Washington Street for reported smoke in the structure. Units arrived on scene to find a row home, with heavy smoke coming from one of the units.
Sunday, May 19th, 2019
At 6:35pm...station brush 6544 was requested by capt 65-3 for a tree on wires on Spruce street.
Sunday, May 12th, 2019
At 9:53 am..TFD was dispatched to the 100 block of West broad street for a reported building fire.
Sunday, May 12th, 2019
At 7:31 am..TFD was dispatched to the 400 block of Arlington street for an EMS assist.
Sunday, April 14th, 2019
At 11:14 am...stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to the area of Lafayette street for an automatic fire alarm.
Friday, April 12th, 2019
At 7:39 am...TFD was dispatched to the area of Columbia street for a medical assist.
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
At 15:21..stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to four 309 in the area of Shellhammer road fOr a mva. Engine 6514 arrived on location, ems already handling patient care. District 37 dispatched to the area of Leibys restaurant for a landing zone.
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
At 1:13 am stations 4&2 were dispatched to the Tamaqua middle school parking lot to set up a landing zone for incoming aero medical.
Sunday, April 7th, 2019
At 8:50 am..THE Tamaqua fire dept was dispatched to the area of pine street to assist ems with a cardiac arrest
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
@ 8:28pm..Tamaqua fire department was dispatched to the area of N Greenwood street for a reported house fire. All 4 stations went responding. Station 1 arrived on scene and advised units to come in under caution.
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
@ 5;14pm..TFD was dispatched to the area of Lafayette street to assist EMS.
Saturday, March 16th, 2019
@ 2:52am..Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to the area of the Tamaqua Middle school to set up a landing zone for incoming aeromedical.
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
@3:35pm..Tamaqua Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Spruce street for a reported electrical fire. Cause of the smoke was located. after approx 20-30 minutes, all units except 6514 which remained on scene to investigate and await PPL.
Monday, March 4th, 2019
@ 3:04pm..Stations 4 & 2 dispatched to the area of hunter and broad street for a reported MVA.
Thursday, February 28th, 2019
@ 7:12am..Station 4 for engine 6514 was dispatched to walker twsp for mutual aid and an MVA on route 443. Engine 6514 responeded to the mva, no injuries and released upon PSP arrival,.
Thursday, February 21st, 2019
@ 7:27am...Station 4 for engine 6514 was dispatched to Rush twsp. for a reported house fire. units recalled.
Sunday, February 17th, 2019
@ 8:56pm Tamaqua Fire Department was dispatched to the area for a reported Structure fire. First units on scene reported smoke showing.

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