These fires occurred in Reading during the month of June. With the exception of a few, almost all were arson.
----060304: At 2147 hours box 428, 9th & Elm streets, AOF 835 Elm street. 3 story vacant MOR dwelling, fire showing 1st floor. Under control time was 2202 hours. Companies assigned: E12,3,9,T1,L3,R1,M-2,C-7 & 9,E13(safety Co.)
----060804: At 0110 hours box 42, 10th & Walnut streets, AOF 119 Mulberry street. 2&1/2 story vacant EOR dwelling heavily involved with extension to exposure 2 (a similar type attached). 2nd alarm struck at 0122 hours with the fire placed under control at 0256 hours. Companies assigned: 1st alarm: E1,13,3,T1,L1,R1,M-2,C-2 & 8,E8(safety Co.). 2nd alarm: E5,11,L3,M-4,C-1,7, & 600.
----Same Date: At 0147 hours, box 47, 10th & Green streets, AOF rear of 542 Mulberry street. Fully involved auto inside a 1 story garage. Under control time was 0159 hours. Companies assigned: E12,14,Sn1,M-1, & C-7. Also at 0155 hours on a direct from M-1, a fully involved auto inside a 1 story garage to the rear of 1132 Green street. Due to all companies working at the 2nd & other job, that call was handled by E14,M-1, & C-1 who were re-directed.
----061104: At 2021 hours box 143, McClellan & Scott streets, AOF 403 McClellan street. 2 story MOR project home, fire 1st floor. Under control time was 2040 hours. Companies assigned: E14,5,3,L1,R1,M-4,C-9,E1(safety Co.)
----061804: At 0256 hours box 65, 11th & Oley streets, AOF 632 Mulberry street. 2&1/2 story vacant MOR dwelling heavily involved. 2nd alarm struck at 0311 hours after 1st due engine lost water and were unreachable via radio. Safety company put to work & located the nozzle crew. Fire placed under control at 0357 hours with 2 firefighters treated for minor burns. Companies asigned: 1st alarm: E9,13,11,L3,T1,R1,M-1,E3(safety Co.). 2nd alarm: E1,5,L1,M-6,C-1,4 & 9. Special call: M-2
----Same Date: At 0400 hours box 6, 12th & Greenwich streets, AOF 645 Locust street. 2&1/2 story vacant MOR dwelling, heavy fire basement & 1st floor. Under control time was 0432 hours. Companies assigned: E12,14,8,County Tk64,M1,C-1 & 4. Special call: E5,R1,& M6.
----Same Date: At 1829 hours box 78, Schuylkill Ave. & W.Buttonwood St., AOF 441 Gordon street. 3 story occupied MOR dwelling, fire 1st floor kitchen. Under control time was 1842 hours. Companies assigned: E3,1,5,L1,T1,R1,M-1,C-8,E9(Safety Co.)
----062104: At 2325 hours box 428, 9th & Elm streets, AOF rear of 315 Moss street. Large pile of rubbish & tires with extension to 2-1 story garages. Under control time was 2341 hours. Companies assigned: E1,3,9,T1,L3,R1,M-2,C-3 & 6,E13(safety Co.)
----062504: At 1034 hours, box 616, Rockland St.& Alsace Rd., AOF 1928 Lorrane Rd. 2 story occupied garden apartment building 40x100, fire showing from a 1st floor apartment. Under control time was 1051 hours. Companies assigned: E9,11,1,L3,R1,M-1,C-1,2, & 8,E13(safety Co.)
----Same Date: At 1321 hours box 254, 9th & Penn streets, AOF 35A N.9th street. 3 story vacant MOR mixed occupancy (apts. above a store), heavy fire 1st floor with extension to the 2nd & 3rd floors. 2nd alarm struck at 1346 hours with the fire placed under control at 1445 hours. Companies assigned: 1st alarm: E1,13,3,T1,L1,R1,M-1,C-2 & 8,E5(safety Co.). 2nd alarm: E9,11,L3,M-4,C-1,9 & 600.
----062604: At 2234 hours box 428, 9th & Elm streets, AOF 315 Moss street. 2&1/2 story vacant EOR dwelling, fire 2nd floor. Under control time was 2245 hours. Companies assigned: E1,3,9,T1,L3,R1,M-1,C-5 & 7,E13(safety Co.)
----062704: At 1543 hours box 2194, Baldwin Hardware Co. @ 841 E.Wyomissing Blvd. Large industrial building with fire in skids of polishing material, held by sprinkler system & extinguished with a foam line. Fire placed under control at 1607 hours. Companies assigned: E14,5,3,1,L1,T1,R1,M-2,C-3 & 6.
----Same Date: At 2349 hours box 45, 11th & Elm streets, AOF rear of 315 Moss street. 2 story 20x50 attached garage, fire 1st floor. Under control time was 2356 hours. Companies assigned: E1,13,9,T1,L3,R1,M-1,C-5 & 7,E3(safety Co.)
----062904: At 0903 hours, still alarm dispatched for an AFA at 414 Blair Avenue. Companies arrived to find heavy smoke inside a 1 story 100x50 commercial building. Box 716, Schuylkill & Blair Avenues transmitted at 0904 hours with the fire contained to 1 office. Fire placed under control at 0916 hours. Companies assigned: Still alarm: E11,Sn1 & C-4. Box 716: E9,1,R1,M-4,E5(safety Co.)
----Same Date: At 2327 hours box 28, 8th & Muhlenberg streets, AOF 727 McIlvan street. 3 story vacant MOR dwelling, heavy fire 1st floor with extension to exposures 2 & 4 (similar type attached) and numerous autos. 2nd alarm struck at 2344 hours with the fire placed under control at 0032 hours. Companies assigned: 1st alarm: E1,5,13,T1,L1,R1,M-4,C-2 & 8,E3(safety Co.). 2nd alarm: E14,9,Sn1,C-1 & 4.
----063004: At 0056 hours box 75, Schuylkill Ave. & W.Windsor street, AOF 819 Schuylkill Avenue. 3 story vacant MOR dwelling, fire showing 1st floor rear. Under control time was 0118 hours. Companies assigned: E11,8,12,Sn1,M-1,C-1 & 4,E9(safety Co.)

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