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1ST Responder Newspaper - PA

December, 2017



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Chief 28 of Dingmans Ferry uses this Ford as a command vehicle.



Firefighters arrived at 1040 North 5th Street to find fire showing from the rear of this 3-story dwelling in Reading.

Top Floor House Fire in Reading Reading, PA - Early on Sunday evening, November 5th, the Berks County Department of Emergency Services received a call from 1040 North 5th Street reporting a fire in the attic. With Box-0703 transmitted, additional calls rang into the call center reporting a working fire in the 1000 block of North 5th. Engine 7 arrived at a threestory MOR with smoke showing from the second-floor. Chief Stoudt (Car 6) arrived seconds later and reported fire blowing from the third-floor out of the rear, and that all occupants had safely evacuated. Firefighters started a hose stretch

JUMP TO FILE #110517105 into the dwelling, working their way to the upper floor. Crews reported water on the fire within minutes, making good progress. The Rescue company reported the primary search all clear. The fire was placed under control at 5:49 P.M., with no injuries reported. The Fire Marshal's Office is investigating. - JASON BATZ


Pottstown Fire Chief Michael Lessar operates this 2017 Ford Explorer as a command vehicle.

The Western Salisbury VFC uses this 2012 Ford Expedition as a command vehicle.


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1st Responder News PA December Edition  

1st Responder News PA December Edition