These incidents occurred in Reading over the past few weeks:
----070301: 1840 hours, Box 45,11th and Elm streets, AOF 248 N. 11th street. Two suspicious fires in the rear of a 3 story M.O.R. apartment building. Under control time was 1852. Companies assigned: E1,13,3,Sn1,L3,R1,M-3, C-9, E5(safety company)
----070401: ****MVA pin-job**** 0644 hours, 1300 block Spruce street, car vs 4 parked vehicles, 1 victim pinned. Extricated at 0658 hours. Companies assigned: E13,R1,M-2,C-9
----071501: 0304 hours, box 132, 3rd and Penn streets, AOF 40 N. 3rd street (across from quarters of E3/L1). 3 Story M.O.R. vacant apartment building,fire on the 1st floor. Under control at 0323 hours. Companies assigned: E3,1,5,L1,Sn1,R1,M-1,C-5, E11(safety company)
----same date: ****MVA pin-job/fatality*** 0325 hours, RT 422 WB at Lancaster avenue exit. High speed police chase through 2 counties ended with chased vehicle crashing into 3 other cars-2 victims trapped, 1 DOA at scene. Serious victim extricated at 0339 hours,2 minor injuries treated at scene. Companies assigned: E14,L3,M-2,M-3,C-5. Special call: R1 (from box 132).
----071601: 0751 hours, box 74, Schuylkill avenue and W. Greenwich street, AOF 231 W. Greenwich street. 3 story M.O.R. apartment building, heavy fire 3rd floor with extension to exposures 2 & 4 (similar attached buildings). 2nd alarm struck at 0803 hours, fire under control at 0901 hours. Eight occupants left homeless. Companies assigned: 1st alarm: E3,1,9,L1,Sn1,R1,M-3, C-4, E5(safety company). 2nd alarm: E11,13,L3,C-1 & 2
----same date: 1152 hours Box 2122, American Chain & cable complex @ 476 Tulpehocken street. Fire in acid tank being dismantled inside of large,vacant, previously burned industrial building. Under control at 1203 hours. Companies assigned: E3,11,1,5,L1,Sn1,R1,M-2, C-1,4, & 7
------071701: 0441 hours, box 2192, Interstate Container company @ 118 N. Grace street. Fire in ductwork and roof of large industrial building, under control at 0603 hours. Companies assigned: E14,5,3,1,L1,Sn1,R1,M-1, C-2
----same date: 1602 hours, box 428, 9th and Elm streets, AOF rear of the 200 block of Cedar street. Fully involved automobile against a 3 story warehouse with minor extension. Under control at 1613 hours. Companies assigned: E1,3,9,Sn1,L3,R1,M-3,C-1, E13(safety company)