Call history
Ladder and Rescue respond on structure fire in Williamsport
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Just after 2pm on 5/23/2017 Ladder 5 was requested to 818 Elmira St. in Williamsport for a reported basement fire. Ladder 5 arrived on scene and assisted with laddering the structure, overhaul and ventilation. Rescue 5 responded as the first due RIT. Pictures are courtesy of the Williamsport Sungazette

Ladder and Rescue respond on structure fire in Williamsport
FF Merwin pulling a 2nd line
Ladder and Rescue respond on structure fire in Williamsport
Chief Lowmiller deploying a ground ladder
Ladder and Rescue respond on structure fire in Williamsport
Ladder and Rescue respond on structure fire in Williamsport
Ladder and Rescue respond on structure fire in Williamsport
Ladder and Rescue respond on structure fire in Williamsport
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15 entries in the Call history
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
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Last Night Station 5 assisted numerous stations from the area in escorting the Hepburnville Little League Team from Montgomery to Old Lycoming to the ball field in Hepburnville. Congratulations to the team on coming in 4th in the state!!!⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️⚾️
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
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This afternoon Engine 5 and Ladder 5 (currently being used by Williamsport Bureau of Fire) responded to an audible alarm in the borough. Upon arrival, crews found it to be a smoke detector malfunction. While wrapping up on scene, Station 5 was dispatched and responded to a lift assist.
Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Engine 5 handled a car fire on Route 15 this morning.
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This evening Rescue 5 responded to this 3rd alarm fire in Williamsport.
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At 00:24 hours Engine 5 was dispatched to assist Station 15 on a house fire. The Engine responded with a crew of 6 and assisted with overhaul operations.
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This evening the Rescue responded on this 2nd alarm fire in Williamsport.
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Just after 2pm on 5/23/2017 Ladder 5 was requested to 818 Elmira St. in Williamsport for a reported basement fire. Ladder 5 arrived on scene and assisted with laddering the structure, overhaul and ventilation.
Monday, May 22nd, 2017
5/15#149 - 545 Sylvan Ave. - Gas Leak Outside#150 - 1615 Riverside Dr. - Lift Assist#151 - 218 South Market St. - Vehicle Fire next to a structure#152 - 1615 Riverside Dr. - Lift Assist5/16#153 - 1223 West Southern Ave.
Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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On 5/16/17 Stations 5 and 8 were dispatched to the 400 block of Old Montgomery Pike Rd. in Armstrong Township for a reported garage fire. Units arrived on scene and to find an large dilapidated garage with a fire on the inside that quickly spread to the rest of the structure.
Monday, May 15th, 2017
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On 5/15/2017 at 14:12 SWFD was dispatched to 218 South Market St. for a reported vehicle fire next to the structure. Chief West (1-5) was on scene within 2 minutes and found a small sedan next to a large commercial structure with the engine compartment fully involved.
Friday, May 5th, 2017
On 5/5/2017 at 17:04 the South Williamsport Fire Department was dispatched to 1308 West Southern Ave. for a reported oven fire. Within minutes the Engine and Ladder had responded. Prior to our arrival Kristie Holmes, who lives next door and is the wife of SWFD member Scott Holmes, grabbed a fire ext...
Monday, February 20th, 2017
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On February 20, 2017 at 15:13 South Williamsport Fire Department was dispatched to 315 Tallman Ave for a reported Structure Fire. Chief 5 (Lowmiller) and Engine 5 arrived on scene at 15:18 with fire showing from 2 windows on the A/B corner of the structure.
Monday, January 30th, 2017
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On 1/30/17 at 0445 SWFD was dispatched to the 30 block of E. Southern Ave. for a reported trailer fire. The Engine, Ladder and Chief responded with a total of 11 personnel. Chief Lowmiller arrived on scene to find a 20 foot trailer with active fire.
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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On January 18, 2017 at 14:53, SWFD and MICU 1-91 were dispatched to 750 Grandview Place for reported microwave fire. Chief 2-5 (Barrett) arrived on scene and confirmed the fire was out with a light smoke condition in the structure.
Saturday, November 19th, 2016
At 18:55 South Williamsport Fire Department and mutual aid units were dispatched to 534 Childs Dr. for reported heater fire in the basement. Engine 10 arrived on scene to find smoke showing and stretched a handline to the basement.
15 entries in the Call history

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