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
Monday, October 10th, 2016
At 17:29 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 320 E. Broad St. for smoke in a structure. Units responded to find a light smoke condition.
Monday, October 10th, 2016
At 00:23 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to Lafayette and Gay Streets for an incoming box alarm. Units were canceled before going en route by Chief 772 stated false alarm.
Sunday, October 9th, 2016
At 18:06 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 300 Lincoln St. for a tree down. Engine 782 and brush 787-1 responded to find a tree across the road and used saws to remove the tree.
Sunday, October 9th, 2016
At 14:55 hrs. Station 4 and Ladder 770 were dispatched to 134 Archery Club Rd. in West Penn Twsp.. Units were canceled en route.
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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.
Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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.
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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.
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
At 14:53 hrs. Station 4 & 2 were dispatched to 406 Pitt St. for an AFA. Engine 784 with Chief 773 went en route and was advised that residents had called and said they could smell something burning.
Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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...
Sunday, September 25th, 2016
At 11:38 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 601 E. Broad St. for a structure fire. Chief 773 and engine 784 went en route and were advised that it was reported to be an oven on fire and was contained to the oven at the time of the call.
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
At 11:24 hrs the TFD was dispatched to 325 Center St. for a structure fire. Units responded to find a small electrical fire in an office. Fire was quickly extinguished. Captain 780 had command.
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
At 20:54 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 100 N. Lehigh St. for an unknown type fire. Units arrived to find a controlled burn.
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
At 22:34 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to stand-bye in station for a possible response to hunter and spruce st. to assist chief 773 on a smoke investigation. Units were placed available after 773 found the source to be a controlled burn.
Monday, August 22nd, 2016
At 15:36 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 307 Center St. for a vehicle fire. Engine 784 went en route and was advised that EMS was on scene reporting a fully involved suv on fire just past the speedway.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
At 12:12 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to E. Broad St. for a medical assist with lifting. Personnel responded by pov.
Friday, August 5th, 2016
At 03:57 hrs the TFD was dispatched to 305 W. Broad St. for a structure fire. Engine 784 was first to arrive with 776 following close behind. Crews found a couch smoldering in a apartment. The couch was removed and extinguished fully.
Saturday, July 30th, 2016
At 16:18 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 418 Pine St. for smoke in a structure. Chief 771 was first to arrive to find a malfunctioning oil burner and cleared all units.
Saturday, July 16th, 2016
At 15:04 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 397 Stadium Hill Rd. for a landing zone. Engine 784 and 782 responded and landed penn star 5.
Friday, July 15th, 2016
At 02:23 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to the intersection of Mahanoy and Swatara Sts. for an incoming box alarm. Units responded with nothing to be found units were cleared.

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