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    Post Reading,Pa. late Sept.,Oct. work

    These incidents occurred in Reading over the past weeks:

    ----092104: At 1644 hours box 62, 8th & Greenwich streets, AOF 515 N.8th street. 3 story occupied duplex multiple dwelling, heavy fire 3rd floor. Under control time was 1715. Companies assigned: E9,1,12,L3,T1,R1,M3,C-1,4 & 9,E3(safety Co.)
    ----093004: ***MVA PIN JOB***. At 0421 hours, rescue assignment dispatched to the 800 block of Schuykill Ave. for a MVA. Companies arrived to find 1 car into a telephone pole with the driver pinned. Victim extricated with hurst tools at 0447 hours and helo'd to a trauma center in serious condition. Companies assigned: E11,R1,M2,C-9. Special call ME4.
    ----100304: At 0251 hours box 641, 11th & Spring streets, AOF 1024 N.12th street. 3 story occupied MOR dwelling,fire in the kitchen. Under control time was 0302 hours. Companies assigned: E9,11,1,L3,R1,M2,C-5 & 6,E13(safety Co.)
    ----100504: At 0037 hours box 428, 9th & Elm streets, AOF 333 Moss street. 2&1/2 story vacant MOR dwelling, heavy fire 1st floor. Under control time was 0129 hours. Companies assigned: E1,3,12,T1,L3,R1,M1,C-2 & 8,E13(safety Co.)
    ----100804: At 1711 still alarm dispatched to the 400 block of S.7th street for a smoke condtion. Companies arrived to find smoke showing from the attic of a 2&1/2 story vacant MOR dwelling at 442 S.7th street. Box 134, 7th & Laurel streets transmitted at 1712 with the fire placed under control at 1728. Companies assigned: Still alarm: E5,T1,C-8. Box 134: E1,3,L1,R1,M2,C-5,E13(safety Co.)
    ---SAME DATE: At 1836 a still response dispatched for an alarm system activation at Saint Joseph's Medical Center @ 215 N.12th street. Companies arrived to find a medium smoke condition in the building. Box 1312 transmitted at 1839. Companies located a fire in a 3rd floor mechanical room. Fire placed under control at 1905 hours. Companies remained on scene venting smoke for an additional hour. Companies assigned: Still alarm: E1,L3,C-6. Box 1312: E13,9,3,L1,R1,M1 & 2,C-3 & 5.
    ----101104: ***TRAIN ACCIDENT***** At 0456 hours, a rescue assignment dispatched to 11th & Rockland streets for a MVA involving a freight train. Companies arrived to find a trash truck that had struck a moving train, temporarily pinning a flagman between a boxcar & the truck. Victim was able to self-extricate by climbing through the cab of the truck. He was transported to a local medical center with minor injuries. Units also mitigated a fuel spill from the trucks saddle tank. Companies assigned: E9,L3,R1,M1,C-9. Special call: E11.
    ----101204: At 1637 hours box 28, 8th & Muhlenberg streets, AOF 739 Neversink Alley. 2&1/2 story vacant EOR dwelling, fire on the 1st floor. Under control time was 1658 hours. Companies assigned: E1,5,3,T1,L1,R1,M2,C-3 & 6,E14(safety Co.)
    ----SAME DATE: At 1801 hours box 15, 5th & Bingaman streets, AOF rear of 512 Bingaman street. 1 story garage fully involved with extension to exposures 2 & 4 (similar type attached). Fire placed under control at 1834 hours. Companies assigned: E5,3,1,T1,L1,R1,M6,C-5 & 8,E14(safety Co.)
    ----101304: At 1929 hours box 18, 7th & Chestnut streets, AOF 739 Neversink Alley. 2&1/2 story vacant EOR dwelling, fire on the 1st floor. Under control time was 1947. Companies assigned: E1,3,13,T1,L3,M3,C-6,E14(safety Co.)
    ----102004: At 2227 hours box 318, Reed & Elm streets, AOF 614 Elm street. 3 story vacant MOR dwelling, fire 1st & 2nd floors. Under control time was 2246. Companies assigned: E1,3,5,T1,L1,R1,M1,C-6,E11(safety Co.)
    ----102104: At 2044 hours box 67, 12th & Marion streets, AOF 1125 Marion street. 3 story occupied MOR dwelling, heavy fire 2nd floor. Under control time was 2129 hours. Companies assigned: E12,11,1,Sn1,R1,M3,C-1,2 & 9,E13(safety Co.).
    ----102304: At 1720 hours box 232, 17th & Cotton streets, AOF 522 S.17th & 1/2 street. 2&1/2 story vacant MOR dwelling, fire 1st floor. Under control time was 1737. Companies assigned: E13,5,1,T1,R1,M1,C-4 & 8,E3(safety Co.)
    ---- SAME DATE: At 2225 hours box 621, 9th & Oley streets, AOF 620 N.9th street. 3 story occupied MOR multiple dwelling, fire @ 3rd floor rear porch. Under control time was 2240. Companies assigned: E9,1,11,Sn1,T1,R1,M1,C-4 & 9,E13(safety Co.)
    ----102504: At 0022 hours box 1513,Jamestown Village Apartments,building 6, @ 300 Lackawanna street. 3 story occupied garden apartment, fire in a 3rd floor apt. Under control time was 0037 hours. Companies assigned: E11,3,9,1,Sn1,L1,R1,M1,C-5 & 6.
    ----SAME DATE: At 0652 hours Box 354, 5th & Woodward streets, AOF rear of 411 N.5th street. 1 story garage with auto inside, with extension to exposures 1,2 & 4 (garages & a dwelling). Under control time was 0720 hours. Companies assigned: E3,1,11,L1,T1,R1,M1,C-5 & 6,E9(Safety Co.)
    ---102804: At 0628 hours box 354, 5th & Woodward streets, AOF 511 N.4th street. 3 story occupied MOR multiple dwelling, fire on rear porch with extension inside. Under control time was 0656. Companies assigned: E3,12,11,L1,T1,R1,M1,C-2 & 8,E9(Safety Co.).

    To check out pictures of these and other Reading incidents, click on : www.readingpafire.com

    **As of this writing, Reading City council is advocating closing E13's quarters @ 10th & Spruce streets due to budgetary reasons. Preliminary reports are the company will be relocated to E1's quarters @ 8th & Court streets. More to come.....
    Last edited by RdgFire; 11-02-2004 at 02:21 PM.

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