Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
176
 Feb
157
 Mar
171
 Apr
183
 May
0
 Jun
0
 Jul
0
 Aug
0
 Sep
0
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
687

Calls By Year
2018
1,930
2017
1,807
2016
1,771
2015
1,770
2014
1,636
2013
1,283
2012
1,318
2011
1,292
2010
977
2009
898

Upcoming Events
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Now Hiring Part Time Fire Safety Inspectors

 
Mon, May 13th, 2019 3:57:00 pm - The Township of Spring is seeking applicants for the position of part-time Fire Safety Inspector. TSFRS is a progressive and professional combination career-volunteer system providing skilled EMS, Fire Suppression, Haz-mat Response, Technical Rescue, Fire Code Enforcement, Fire Investigation and Public Education/info services. TSFRS promotes the values of compassion, integrity, respect, and service in everything we do. As a part-time Township of Spring employee, you will ...Continued

Rescue, EMS, Patient Recovery Drill
Fri, May 24th, 2019 1:45:00 pm - On Wednesday morning May 15, TSFRS, Wyo FD, Western Berks Ambulance, Muhlenberg Ambulance, Southern Berks Ambulance and Tower Health Reading Hospital Trauma Center conducted a drill at the Spring Township Wastewater Treatment Plant on Reedy Road. All radio transmissions were clear that this was a drill and a formal communications plan had been created in advance so as not to confuse other responders and overload ...Continued

 

Structure Fire, Penn Avenue, Wyomissing

 
Sat, May 11th, 2019 9:46:00 pm - On Friday night, May 10, Wyo FD along with TSFRS Engine 85, Shillington Engine 36, Kenhorst Engine 69, Mohnton Engine 57, West Reading Ladder 64, Mt. Penn Rescue 1 for RIT, and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the 1600 block of Penn Ave. in Wyomissing for a possible structure fire. The fire was reported to be the side of a dwelling on fire. Tower ...Continued

Vehicle Crash, State Hill Rd. and Cheltenham Dr., Spring Township
Wed, May 8th, 2019 3:38:00 pm - TSFRS and Wyo FD, along with Western Berks EMS Medic 652-1 were dispatched to the intersection of State Hill Road and Cheltenham Drive for a reported vehicle crash with fire on Wednesday evening May 8.  Engine 79 under Capt Yeager  arrived and confirmed no fire or entrapment, and one patient for EMS. Rescue 85 under Acting Capt. Rissel arrived and provided blocking on the scene ...Continued

 

First Responder Appreciation Day, Glad Tidings Assembly of God

 
Sun, May 5th, 2019 9:56:00 am - On Sunday May 5, the congregation of Glad Tidings Assembly of God, in cooperation with Thunder Outreach, held its annual First Responder Appreciation Day at the church, located in the Whitfield section of the Township. The sponsors provided a hot breakfast for all responders courtesy of the Penn Grillle in West Lawn and featured the emergency services in their 9 and 11 AM services.TSFRS and ...Continued

Vehicle Rescue, Penn Ave, Sinking Spring Borough
Wed, May 1st, 2019 9:33:00 am - TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to the intersection of Penn Avenue and Park Avenue in Sinking Spring on Wednesday morning April 27 to assist Western Berks FD Co 18 with a car accident with entrapment. R85 under Capt. McCardell arrived on location and was advised by FC18 (Renshaw) that there was one person trapped in one vehicle and another injured party in a second car. ...Continued

 

Vehicle Accident with Rescue, 5th and Chesnut Sts, West Reading Boro

 
Wed, May 1st, 2019 5:30:00 am - Just before dawn on Saturday April 27, TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to the intersection of 5th and Chesnut Sts in West Reading to assist West Reading Company 64 on a vehicle accident with entrapment. Capt 64 arrived and reported four vehicles involved, with multiple injuries and one person entrapped. Capt 64 requested that R85 prepare for a roof removal on arrival. R85 under Capt ...Continued

Duckling Rescue, Broadcasting Rd, Spring Twp
Tue, Apr 30th, 2019 9:12:00 pm - TSFRS was dispatched on Tuesday night April 30, for ducklings reported by Spring Twp PD to be trapped in a storm drain on Broadcasting Road near the intersection with Paper Mill Rd in Spring Twp. Rescue Engine 85 under Capt. Conner reported non-emergency and arrived to find 6 ducklings in the drain. Personnel removed grate, removed the ducklings with a net and placed them safely ...Continued

 

First Burn Drill of 2019

 
Wed, Apr 24th, 2019 10:17:00 pm - TSFRS conducted its first burn drill at the Berks County Fire Training Site on Saturday April 6. TSFRS was joined by Western Berks FD members in conducting 5 live fire evolutions that were designed to provide practice in deploying our hose packs in high rise standpipe evolutions. TSFRS and Wyo FD members must participate in one live fire burn session each year to maintain interior ...Continued

Kitchen Fire, Berks Place, Spring Twp
Wed, Apr 17th, 2019 10:44:00 pm - On Wednesday afternoon April 17, a structure fire assignment consisting of TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Engine 79, along with Shillington Engine 36, Kenhorst Engine 69, Western Berks FD Ladder 18 and Engine 18-1, Mohnton L57, Temple Rescue 11 and Western Berks EMS was dispatched for a residential structure fire on Berks Place in the Whitfield section of Spring Twp. The fire was reported ...Continued

 

Two Vehicle Accidents in Spring Twp

 
Wed, Apr 17th, 2019 8:34:00 am - The morning of Wednesday April 17 saw TSFRS and Western Berks EMS resources operating at two separate vehicle accidents in the Township. The first occurred on Belmont Ave near Laird St in the Springmont section of the Township. Rescue 85 and Medic 6511 responded and were advised by Communications that there were two vehicles involved, with one turned over. M6511 arrived and corrected the report ...Continued

Electrical Malfunction, Park Place, Spring Twp
Tue, Apr 9th, 2019 4:34:00 pm - On Tuesday afternoon April 9, TSFRS was alerted for a possible structure fire on Park Place in Spring Township. TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Engine 79 were joined by Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Ladder 57, West Reading Engine 64, Western Berks FD Engine 18-1 and Ladder 18, Station 11 for RIT and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511. Additional information supplied by Communications reported smoke coming ...Continued

 

Gas Line Struck, Reedy Road, Spring Twp

 
Tue, Apr 2nd, 2019 2:32:00 pm - On Tuesday afternoon April 2, TSFRS along with Wyo FD and Western Berks FD were dispatched to the Township Sewer Plant on Reedy Road, near State Hill, for a hazmat situation which was reported to be a gas line struck. TSFRS Engine 85 under Capt. Conner and WFD Tower 79 under Capt. Yeager responded along with WBFD Engine 18-2. When the units arrived, they discovered ...Continued

Mutual Aid 2nd Alarm, Wernersville Blvd, Wernersville
Sat, Mar 30th, 2019 7:09:00 pm - TSFRS and Wyo FD were summoned to Wernersville Blvd in Wernersville Boro early Saturday evening March 30, as mutual aid to the Western Berks FD for a structure fire involving a porch. TSFRS Engine 85 under Capt. McCardell and Wyo FD Tower 79 under Capt Yeager responded, augmented by Utility 79. On arrival, TW79 set up on the A side behind L18 and performed a ...Continued

 

Smoke in the Building, Windmill Rd, Spring Twp

 
Sat, Mar 23rd, 2019 8:33:00 pm - An automatic fire alarm report on Saturday night March 23 resulted in the dispatch of TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Engine 79 and Western Berks FD Ladder 18 to an extended care facility on Windmill Rd in Spring Twp. While initially reported as a manual pull station activation, additional information received by Communications reported smoke in a patient room with an evacuation in progress. Capt. ...Continued

Vehicle Crash with Injuries, Paper Mill Rd, Spring Twp
Sat, Mar 23rd, 2019 2:48:00 pm - On Saturday afternoon March 23, a two-car crash on Paper Mill Rd at Colony Drive saw TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 along with two Western Berks EMS ambulances responding. TSFRS Deputy 85 (Schartel) arrived and confirmed two vehicles in the intersections. RE85 under Capt. Bingaman arrived and the crew went to work evaluating patients, covering fluids and securing debris. Patient care was transferred to EMS for ...Continued

 

Possible Structure Fire, Heating System Malfunction, Penn Ave. Spring Twp

 
Tue, Mar 19th, 2019 2:08:00 pm - Early Tuesday afternoon March 19, TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, along with our mutual aid partners from Shillington (Eng 36), West Reading (Eng 64), Western Berks FD (Eng 18-1 and Lad 18), Mohnton (Lad 57) , Temple (RIT) and Western Berks Medic 6511 were dispatched for a reported structure fire in the 2700 block of Penn Avenue in Spring Township. Additional information from ...Continued

Vehicle Crash with Entrapment, Penn and Evans, Wyomissing Boro
Wed, Mar 13th, 2019 9:13:00 pm - On Wednesday night March 13, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks EMS Ambulance 6522, and Medic 6521 were dispatched to the intersection of Penn Ave and Evans Ave, in Wyomissing Borough for a vehicle crash with injuries. E79 under Capt Holmes was provided additional information from Communications that reported one injured occupant. When the unit arrived they discovered two vehicles in the intersection and requested ...Continued

 

Vehicle Accident with Entrapment, Penn and Hillside, Wyomissing

 
Sun, Feb 17th, 2019 7:15:00 pm - On Sunday night February 17, Wyo FD Engine 79 and WBEMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to Penn Ave at Hillside Rd in Wyomissing Borough for a vehicle crash with injuries. However additional information indicated that there was entrapment and fire. Accordingly, the assignment was upgraded to include TSFRS Rescue 85 and Shillington Rescue Engine 36. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 also responded. E79 under Captain Holmes ...Continued

Vehicle Crash with Entrapment, Penn Ave., Sinking Spring Borough
Sat, Feb 16th, 2019 7:22:00 am - TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to the intersection of Penn Avenue and Wynnewood Ave in Sinking Spring. on Saturday morning February 16 to assist the Western Berks FD with a vehicle accident reported to be with injuries and entrapment. Prior to R85's arrival, Western Berks FD Lt. 18-1 (Klahr) reported heavy entrapment in one vehicle, and assumed Command. Wyo FD Engine 79 was also special ...Continued