These fires occurred in Reading over the past few days:
----111102: At 2058 hours box 354, 5th & Woodward streets,AOF 400 Woodward street @ Woodword Cafe. 3 story brick mixed-occupancy (apts. above commercial),fire in 1st floor kitchen of bar with extension to basement. Under control time was 2132 hours. Companies assigned: E3,1,11,L1,Sn1,R1,M-3,C-3 7 6,E9(safety Co.).
----111502: At 0142 hours box 544, Kutztown Road & Rockland street,AOF 2040-a Kutztown Road. E9 reported heavy smoke showing from their quarters a mile away and arrived to find a 3 story occupied M.O.R. dwelling with heavy fire 1st & 2nd floors extending to similar attached exposures and occupants trapped on a 2nd floor rear balcony. Second alarm transmitted at 0148, with 3 people removed via ground ladders and evaluated by Medics. Fire brought under control at 0236 hours. One firefighter treated at scene for minor laceration. Companies assigned: 1st alarm: E9,11,1,L3,R1,M-3,C-4,E3(safety Co.) 2nd alarm: E13,5,Sn1,M-1,C-1,2,9,& 600(EMS chief).
----111602: At 1237 hours box 212, 11th & Cotton streets, AOF rear of 517 S. 11th street. Two(2)-1 story garages fully involved with extension to exposure 3,a 2&1/2 story dwelling. Fire brought under control at 1302 hours with 1 firefighter transported for minor burn injury. Companies assigned: E13,5,1,L1,L3,R1,M-3,C-6 & 7,E9(safety Co.)*----Some companies are not normally assigned on this box but were so due to companies unavailable from 3 other box alarms transmitted in the preceding 15 minutes. (2 were burnt food,the other was false).