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Reading Area Firefighters Museum

2 days 1 hour ago

Our Friends from Womelsdorf Fire Co are looking for help preserving there engine. They would like to see someone take the truck and restore.

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

1 week 4 days ago

Today the 1931 Buffalo fire engine from the Liberty Fire Co No 5 returned to quarters.

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

1 week 6 days ago

Remember Grand Reopening Day is just around the corner

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

1 week 6 days ago

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: After 55 years from being away from home the Liberty Fire Co 1931 Buffalo engine will be returning to the Liberty Station. This Saturday (July 17) at approx 11:30 Am you can witness the return of the Buffalo. The Liberty Fire Co has acquired the truck and is

Reading Area Firefighters Museum updated their cover photo.

1 week 6 days ago

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

1 month 1 week ago

The Board of Directors are pleased to announce that the Reading Area Firefighters Museum will be reopening to the general public on Saturday August 7, 2021 10 am to 2 pm. Please like, share and follow us on facebook for further announcements as we are proud to announce that during

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

1 month 3 weeks ago

We would like to thank Womelsdorf Fire Co for placing this beautiful all original 1812 Pat Lyons fire engine in our care. Also a shout out to V&M Towing for providing safe transportation to its new home. Our nation was only 36 years old when this fire engine was made

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

1 month 3 weeks ago

We’re on the way

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

1 month 3 weeks ago

If anyone is available tommorow Friday June 4 we could use some extra help rolling a 209 year old hand pulled fire engine into our display area. The engine should arrive around 10:30 am

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

2 months 1 day ago

It’s been a busy week at the fire museum, volunteers have been hard at work on various projects. The Pirsch had its bumper removed and sent out to body shop, running board wood rot was repaired, boot/ coat rails reinstalled and the running board trim was sanded down removing years

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

2 months 1 week ago

Thanks to Orth Towing for moving the 1895 Wernersville Fire Co Hose Cart back to the museum from storage.

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

2 months 1 week ago

Reading Area Firefighters Museum updated their cover photo.

2 months 1 week ago

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

2 months 2 weeks ago

Here is a the only known photo of the Liberty Fire Co. No 5 hand engine, manufactured in Philadelphia by John Agnew at the cost of $2,510 in 1854 almost $80,000 in todays dollar. The engine was a 8 1/2" chamber suction engine with a 9 inch stroke, suction on

Reading Area Firefighters Museum

2 months 3 weeks ago

Great Progress this week, The garage door curtain has been installed and display cases had the shelves installed. Artifacts starting to be placed this week