On The Job - Pennsylvania

Thomas Rehr reports on a rash of multiple alarm fires that damaged or destroyed numerous buildings, injured firefighters and civilians, and left dozens of people homeless.


City of Reading Department of Fire & Rescue Services Chief William H. Rehr III Personnel: 153 career firefighters Apparatus: Seven engines, three aerials, one heavy rescue Population: 80,000 Area: 9.9 square miles While many departments entered October 1997 with Fire Prevention...


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Thomas Rehr is a member of the City of Reading, PA, Department of Fire & Rescue Services, assigned as a firefighter on Engine 3/Platoon B. He also is a part-time dispatcher for the Berks County Communications Center.