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, November 29th, 2015
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.
Saturday, November 28th, 2015
At 20:51 hrs. Stations 1,3,4 were dispatched to 309 and Taggertsville Rd. for a brush fire. After further investigation it was discovered to be a campfire and was extinguished by crews.
Friday, November 20th, 2015
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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.
Sunday, November 15th, 2015
At 01:35 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 222 E. Broad St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded pov.
Monday, November 2nd, 2015
At 15:37 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 258 Brown St. for an odor investigation.
Friday, October 30th, 2015
At 21:29 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 30 S. Railroad St. for a trash fire. Units were held by PD asking for only a chief due to the fire being out.
Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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.
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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.
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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.
Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
At 20:00 hrs Station 4 was dispatched to assist District 27 with a brush fire.
Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
At 16:39 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 255 W. Broad St. for an activated smoke detector.
Sunday, October 18th, 2015
At 04:31 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 114 Orwigsburg St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Friday, October 16th, 2015
At 22:19 hrs. Stations 4 & 2 were dispatched to 207 W. Rowe St. for a transformer fire.
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
At 19:44 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 109 E. Broad St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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.
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
At 21:56 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 238 E. Broad St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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.
Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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.
Sunday, August 30th, 2015
At 14:13 hrs the TFD was dispatched to 407 W. Broad St. for a medical assist. Personnel responded by POV.
Saturday, August 15th, 2015
At 09:11 hrs. the TFD was dispatched to 398 Stadium Hill Rd. assisting police with a search.

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