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 11:41 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 299 High St. for an odor investigation. Units went en route and were advised of the odor of gasoline through out the residence. Upon further investigation it was found to be a small amount of gas spill in an adjoining basement.
At 20:43 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 125 Orwigsburg St. for a structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that police on scene reporting working fire and were advising a second alarm. Chief 773 was first to arrive and confirmed the need for the second alarm.
At 19:13 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 213 E. Broad St. for a reported house fire. Units arrived to find a malfunctioning light on an exterior back porch. All units not on scene were placed available and after securing power to the light fixture all on scene units were released.
While on scene of the CO investigation Chief 771 was advised by county that there was another call coming in for fluids down at 63 Nescopec St.. Chief 771 assigned 784 to the call and upon arrival found a tri-axle leaking fuel from the cap of the tank.
At 16:21 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 175 Orwigsburg St. for a CO investigation. Upon arrival Engine 784 crew was advised that EMS and Police had the occupants out of the structure and that there was a generator running in the basement and immediately went to shut it off.
At 23:56 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 210 Washington St. for a reported structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that it was a working fire from PD who were a few blocks out. Units arrived to find a well involved double block home that was converted into apartments.
At 22:53 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 114 Pitt St. for a CO alarm. Engine 782 & 784 arrived to find high levels of CO in the residence upon further investigation it was found to be the heating system to be at fault and it was shutdown and the house was aired out.
At 15:44 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 132 Spruce St. for a possible structure fire. Units went en route and were advised that a passerby observed black smoke coming from the house. Chief 773 was first to arrive and reported nothing showing.