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Fire destroys garage in South Streator

STREATOR- A garage was destroyed Tuesday afternoon in South Streator.  Around 1 PM the Reading Fire Department was called to 1700 South Hawthorne Road where they found a detached garage fully engulfed.   Reading, along with Cornell and Long Point Fire Departments had the blaze under control in ...Read more

Streator fire adds new airpacks

STREATOR – The Streator Fire Department added 20 new airpacks to replace 15 older style units.   The SCBA airpacks, bottles, and masks were purchased through a FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant.  The new airpacks are manufactured by 3M/Scott and feature several new safety features,  ...Read more