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...
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...
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 ...
At 15:34 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 220 Center St. for an odor investigation. Units went en route and were advised of an odor of fuel oil. Crews investigated and found no levels of combustibles.
At 20:34 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 243 W. Broad St. for an odor investigation. Units responded to find that the county had sent us to the wrong location and had to relocate to 423 W. Broad St..
At 15:07 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 105 W. Broad St. for an odor investigation. Units responded to find an odor of propane secured the source and contacted the service company. Chief 773 had command.
At 05:21 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 546 Center St. for an MVA. Units responded to find a tractor trailer verses building with fluids down. Crews went to work controlling fluids. Units were on scene for one hour.
At 18:33 hrs. Stations 4 & 1 and Ladder 770 were dispatched to 11 Zehners Crossing in Walker township for a chimney fire. All units responded to find nothing showing. Crews went to work investigating and found no fire and the chimney to be clear.
At 18:01 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 404 Pine St. for a structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that the furnace was on fire. Chief 773 and Engine 782 were first to arrive and found smoke on the first floor and basement.
At 15:52 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 307 Center St. for an MVA w/ injuries. Engines 784, 782 and Squads 786, 783 responded to find a two vehicle accident with fluids down and minor injuries.
At 14:54 hrs. Station 4 was dispatched to 848 West Penn Pike in West Penn Twsp. for a landing zone setup. Engine 784 and Squad 786 responded and setup a landing zone for an incoming Pennstar helicopter.
At 10:52 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 128 W. Spruce St. for a possible chimney fire. Engines 784 and 782 went en route and were advised of black smoke coming from a chimney. Upon arrival crews investigated and found a malfunctioning oil burner.
At 15:23 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 201 E. Broad St. for an AFA. Units went en route and were advised that it was coming in as a first floor hallway smoke detector. Crews investigated and found burnt food to be the source and ventilated the first floor.
At 19:58 hrs Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 228 High St. for an odor outside the residence. Units went en route and were advised that it was reported to be an odor of propane. Upon arrival crews could smell lighter fluid but were not able to find the source and at time of clearing the call th...