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Smoke in the Building, Keiser Blvd, Spring Twp

Tue, Mar 13th, 2018 2:54:00 pm - On Tuesday afternoon, March 13, a report of smoke on the first floor of an occupied health care office building on Keiser Blvd in Spring Township resulted in the dispatch of a structure fire assignment consisting of TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Engine 79-1, Reading Fire Ladder 1, Western Berks Fire Ladder 18, West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Greenfields Engine 55, Temple Rescue ...Continued

Vehicle Accident, West Lancaster Ave, Shillington
Sat, Mar 10th, 2018 10:10:00 am - Vehicle Accident w/ Confinement, West Lancaster Ave, Shillington TSFRS was dispatched for Rescue 85 on Saturday morning March 10 in the 400 block of West Lancaster Ave in Shillington to assist Shillington Fire with a vehicle accident with reported entrapment. R85 under Captain Rhoads responded and found a driver confined in her vehicle. Vehicle was placed in park and turned off and then stabilized. The ...Continued


Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

Sat, Mar 10th, 2018 6:57:00 am - Tomorrow is the start of daylight savings. Remember to change your clocks ahead one hour when you go to bed tonight. Today is also a perfect time for you to check your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. Check to make sure they're working and change the batteries if they have replaceable batteries. Your life depends on it! ...Continued

Trash can fire, Mull Ave, Sinking Spring
Fri, Mar 9th, 2018 3:38:00 am - TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Tower 79 responded to assist Western Berks Fire with a possible structure fire involving a car on fire inside a carport on Mull Ave in Sinking Spring Boro on Friday afternoon, March 9.  As it happened, E85 under Capt. Bingaman was already in the Boro, operating at a tree on wires call on Shillington Rd. when the assignment was ...Continued


Clear Your Neighborhood Fire Hydrants

Wed, Mar 7th, 2018 9:46:00 am - A significant snow storm is expected to hit our area on Wednsday March 7th. Please help us keep you, and your family, safe by clearing your neighborhood's fire hydrant of snow & ice. ...Continued

Clear Your Home Exhaust Vents
Wed, Mar 7th, 2018 9:35:00 am - Due to the expected large snowfall amounts in our area, we would like to urge everyone to keep your heater vents, dryer vents, natural gas meters and hot water vents clear from snow. If these vents become blocked or obscured by snow, it could lead to hazardous gasses backing up into your home due to them not being vented properly to the outside. PREVENT CARBON ...Continued


Generator Safety

Mon, Mar 5th, 2018 1:20:00 pm - During power outages, use caution while using generators. Below is a list of safety tips from NFPA. ...Continued

Vehicle Fire, Rt 22 SB near Penn Ave.
Wed, Feb 28th, 2018 4:16:00 pm - On the afternoon of Wednesday February 28, TSFRS and Wyo FD were dispatched for a reported vehicle fire on southbound Rte 222 in the vicinity of Penn Avenue.  Wyo FD Engine 79 under Capt. Holmes responded as did TSFRS Tanker 85.  TSFRS Engine 85 under Captain Bingaman was just freeing up from a medical QRS call and responded directly. E79 and TN 85 arrived to ...Continued


Vehicle Crash, Broadcasting and Paper Mill Rds, Spring Twp

Tue, Feb 20th, 2018 2:08:00 pm - On Tuesday afternoon February 20, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6531 were dispatched to the intersection of Broadcasting and Paper Mill Roads for a report of a vehicle crash with unknown injuries. R85 responded and while en route was advised by communications that there were indeed injuries. The unit arrived to find 2 vehicles in the intersection. Personnel assessed the scene and ...Continued

The New Engine 85 is In The House and In Service
Tue, Feb 20th, 2018 1:44:00 pm - Our new Engine 85 has arrived and is now fully in service.  Engine 85 is on an E-One Typhoon Chassis with seating for 6 personnel. The pumper is equipped with a 1500 GPM pump and 530 gallon water tank, and features a low hose bed and crosslays and a remote controlled deck gun. It carries a 400' rear pre-connected 2" line, a 300' rear pre-connected ...Continued


Gas Leak, Berkshire Mall, Wyomissing

Sun, Feb 18th, 2018 10:35:00 pm - As companies were just preparing to depart from a 2nd alarm fire in the Borough Sunday night, County Communications dispatched Wyo FD Tower 79, TSFRS Engine 85, Kenhorst Engine 69 and West Reading Engine 64 to a reported odor of gas and hissing at a meter on the exterior of a retail store at the Mall. The incident was reported by UGI who was also ...Continued

2nd Alarm Structure Fire, Old Mill Rd, Wyomissing
Sun, Feb 18th, 2018 6:24:00 pm -  A 2-alarm structure fire in a garden apartment building on Old Mill Rd in Wyomissing occurred early in the evening of Sunday February 17. Initial reports were for smoke coming from an apartment with alarms sounding and resulted in the dispatch of Wyo FD Tower 79, TSFRS Engine 85 along with West Reading Ladder 64, Mohnton Engine 57, Shillington Engine 36, Kenhorst Engine 69, Temple ...Continued


Prevent Dryer Fires

Sun, Feb 11th, 2018 12:33:00 pm - From In 2010-2014, U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year. These fires resulted in annual losses estimated at 13 civilian deaths, 440 civilian injuries, and $238 million in direct property damage. Facts and figuresClothes dryers accounted for 92% of the fires; washing machines 4%, and washer and dryer combinations accounted for 5%. ...Continued

CO Condition, Berkshire Mall, Wyomissing
Wed, Feb 7th, 2018 11:39:00 am - Wyo FD and TSFRS along with West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Greenfields Engine 55, Reading Ladder 1, Temple Rescue 11 RIT, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to a restaurant in the Berkshire Mall for a structure fire. On response BCCC advised the site reported a CO alarm activation with 161 ppm reading. Tower 79 under Captain Holmes arrived and reported ...Continued


Residential Structure Fire, Oley St, Wyomissing Boro

Tue, Feb 6th, 2018 8:41:00 pm - On Tuesday night February 6 ,Wyo FD and TSFRS along with our mutual aid partners from West Reading (Engine 64), Kenhorst (Engine 69), Greenfields (Engine 55), Reading (Ladder 1), Temple (Rescue 11--RIT), and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the 400 block of Oley Street in the Berkshire Heights section of Wyomissing Boro for a structure fire, reported to be in the kitchen. Muhlenberg EMS ...Continued

Natural Gas Odor, 8th and Franklin, Wyomissing Boro
Thu, Feb 1st, 2018 7:51:00 pm - Wyo FD, along with TSFRS Rescue Engine 85, Kenhorst Engine 69, and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of 8th and Franklin St.  on Thursday night February 1.  Tower 79 under Captain Holmes responded and on arrival confirmed both an odor of gas and readings on the air meter.  He also established Command and requested an Ops channel.  Rescue Engine 85 under Captain ...Continued


Kitchen Fire Safety Tips

Thu, Feb 1st, 2018 9:06:00 am - U.S Fire Administration Safety Game Plan Score more points this year by putting kitchen fire safety in your line up Whether you cheer for the Patriots or the Eagles or maybe just watch for the half time show and commercials, the Super Bowl has become an American holiday. Share the information below to keep your communities safe. Super Bowl Sunday is the USA's second biggest ...Continued

Vehicle Accident, State Hill and Van Reed, Spring Township
Tue, Jan 30th, 2018 8:12:00 pm - Early in the evening of Tuesday January 30, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 were dispatched to the intersection of State Hill and Van Reed for a motor vehicle crash reported with injuries.  Rescue Engine 85 under Capt Neubert was already on the street and responded.  RE85 and M6511 arrived on location to find two vehicles in the intersection.  M6511 evaluated and transported one driver ...Continued


Vehicle Crash, Rte 422 EB at Crossing Drive, Wyomissing Boro

Wed, Jan 24th, 2018 5:41:00 pm - On Wednesday night January 24, Wyo FD, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to Rte 422 Eastbound in the vicinity of the Berkshire Mall for a car crash with unknown injuries. Engine 79 under Capt Nester responded and was provided with additional information from County Communications to the effect that one vehicle was rolled over near the Crossing Drive exit. E79 arrived on scene ...Continued

Electrical Odor Investigation, Old Mill Rd, Wyomissing
Tue, Jan 23rd, 2018 5:05:00 pm - Late Tuesday afternoon on January 23, Wyo FD, TSFRS and Kenhorst Fire were dispatched on a structure investigation call for an electrical odor involving a microwave oven in an apartment on Old Mill Rd in Wyomissing Boro.  Wyo FD Tower 79 under Captain Holmes responded, along with TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Conner and Kenhorst Engine 69. On arrival Capt 79 reported nothing showing, requested ...Continued