These incidents occurred in Reading over the past few weeks...
----110601: 1426 hours Box 45, 11th & Elm streets, AOF 338 N. 10th street. 3 story M.O.R., multiple fires set on 2nd floor. Under control time was 1442. Companies assigned: E1,13,12,Sn1,L3,R1,M-4,C-2 & 9, E3(safety company)
----110901: ***MVA pin job***** 2315 hours a rescue assignment dispatched to 5th & Perry streets. Companies arrived to find a 2 vehicle accident with 2 victims pinned in 1 vehicle. Additional Medic unit special called at 2322. Companies used Hurst tool & moedel O cutters to remove the 1st victim at 2328 and the 2nd victim at 2331 hours. Both transported and treated for injuries. Companies assigned: E11,R1,M3, C-7. Special call: M2
----111001: ****Brush Fire***** 2032 hours brush assignment dispatched to Mt.Penn mountain in the area of Skyline Dr. Companies arrived to find a working fire in an undetermined area of brush. Additional brush unit special called at 2039 hours with the fire under control at 2050. Comapnies assigned: E12,B1,C-7. Special call: B3 (Note: The city has recently taken delivery of a new brush unit. Due to the arrival of this unit the following designation changes and location of brush units are as follows: Brush 1 now located and cross manned by E-5,Brush 2 now located and cross manned by E-13, Brush 3 (formerly designated E-7) located and cross manned by L-1)
----111201: 0647 hours box 1731 ,the Electronic Connectors building @ 125 S. 5th street. 4 story 40x200 commercial building with fire in the basement contained by sprinkler system. Fire under control at 0704 hours with fire determined to be arson. Companies assigned: E3,5,1,13,Sn1,L1,R1,M-4, C-5 & 7
----111901: 1315 hours box 75, Schuylkill Ave. & W. Windsor st, AOF 417 W. Windsor street. 3 story M.O.R. with heavy fire on the 1st floor with extension to the 2nd floor. Fire under control at 1344 with 1 firefighter treated for minor injury and 3 occupants left homeless. Companies assigned: E11,3,12,L3,R1,M-4, C-1 & 7, E1(safety company)