Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
160
 Feb
132
 Mar
153
 Apr
135
 May
165
 Jun
137
 Jul
146
 Aug
145
 Sep
115
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
1288

Calls By Year
2015
1,770
2014
1,636
2013
1,283
2012
1,318
2011
1,292
2010
977
2009
898

Upcoming Events
Keystone Firefighter Conference July 15,16,17---Check Training Tab for details

Rail Transport of Flammable Liquids---November 5

Step Up Your Teams Seminar---December 3

Officer Meeting Wed 6/22 at 1900 Hours

Monthly FF Inc and VFRA meetings, 4th Monday, May 23





COATS FOR KIDS!

 
Thu, Sep 15th, 2016 2:40:00 pm - The Township of Spring Fire Rescue and Wyomissing Fire Department are seeking new or gently used winter coats as a donation to distribute to children in need this winter. If you would like to donate, please see the flyer below for drop off locations and other donation information. Thank you! ...Continued

Spring Township Emergency Services Trick or Treat Night
Fri, Sep 9th, 2016 6:57:00 pm - On Monday October 31st from 6:00pm - 8:00pm the Township of Spring Fire Rescue Services and the Township of Spring Police Department will be participating in the Spring Township Emergency Services Trick or Treat Night! Be sure to stop by both stations for a treat! ...Continued

 

RIP Greenfields Fire Company Deputy Chief (RET) Philip Haupt

 
Sun, Sep 25th, 2016 11:50:00 am - The Township of Spring Fire Rescue expresses our sincere condolences to the members of the Greenfields Fire Company on the passing of Deputy Chief (Ret.) Philip Haupt. Please keep Philip's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ...Continued

Vehicle Fire , Chapel Hill and Wheatfield.
Wed, Sep 21st, 2016 8:53:00 am - On Wednesday September 21 TSFRS and Wyo FD, along with Engine 11-1 (Adamstown) and Tanker 17-1 (Smokestown) from Lancaster County were dispatched to a reported vehicle fire located at the intersection of Chapel Hill Rd and Wheatfield Rd  in the rural southern half of Spring Township.  Both Engine 85 from TSFRS and Tower 79 from Wyo FD were already committed to an automatic fire alarm ...Continued

 

Department Drill, Hose Line Mgt

 
Mon, Sep 19th, 2016 7:00:00 pm - The Monday night drill for September 19 covered hose line management.  The drill focused on use of the leader line and hose packs in a three floor stretch in the rear of Station 79.  A scenario was prepared by the crew on Tower 79 that had the tower arriving first at a simulated fire alarm and encountering fire during their investigation. Engine 85 then advanced ...Continued

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Township of Spring Code Enforcement Officer
Thu, Sep 15th, 2016 9:08:00 pm - ...Continued

 

Department Drill Patient Packaging

 
Mon, Sep 12th, 2016 7:15:00 pm - The Monday night drill on September 12 featured patient packaging techniques.  Focus was primarily on the short torso immobilization using the KED and LSP harnesses. ...Continued

TSFRS and Wyo FD Remember 9/11
Sun, Sep 11th, 2016 11:00:00 am - It's been 15 years since the United States was attacked by terrorists in what became the worst attack on the US in history.  TSFRS wishes to acknowledge the loss of approximately 3000 innocent lives at the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia, and a vacant field in Pennsylvania.  The toll includes 343 firefighters and EMS personnel from the FDNY. In addition ...Continued

 

Tanker 85 Arrives

 
Fri, Sep 9th, 2016 1:34:00 pm - TSFRS is welcoming the latest addition to its fleet.  The new Tanker 85 has arrived and personnel are getting their training before putting it in service. At the same time, we bid farewell to the original Tanker 85, which entered service as Tanker 71 with the former Vinemont Fire Company.  Tanker 85 Senior experienced a major pump breakdown during required annual testing earlier this year.  ...Continued

Diesel Fuel Spill, Rte 222, Wyomissing
Fri, Sep 9th, 2016 12:53:00 pm - In the afternoon of Tuesday September 6, TSFRS along with Wyo FD, Mohnton FC and Adamstown FC was dispatched for a hazmat response involving a tractor trailer leaking diesel fuel on Route 222 northbound in the area of the Mohns Hill Road exit in Spring Township. Accordingly, Rescue 85 under Captain Bingaman and Engine 79 under Captain Holmes responded along with Mohnton's Ladder 57 and ...Continued

 

Ventilation Drill

 
Mon, Aug 29th, 2016 8:46:00 pm - The weekly drill for August 29 was a ventilation exercise in the Education Building of the West Lawn United Methodist Church campus.  The area chosen for ventilation was a dead air space in a storage area in the basement.  Members used power ventilation in several configurations to establish air flow from the area.  Air flow was observed by streamers made of bathroom tissue at the ...Continued

Structural Burn Drill
Sun, Aug 28th, 2016 8:00:00 am - The third of four planned structural burn drills was conducted by TSFRS and Wyo FD personnel on Sunday August 28 at the Berks County Fire Training Site.  The drill consisted of four live fire exercises in thecommercial side of the training building.  Each exercise focused on hose management skills. communications and teamwork.  Each evolution used three teams:  one as first due engine, one as second due engine ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries, Penn Ave. and Dwight St., Spring Twp.

 
Sat, Aug 27th, 2016 4:00:00 pm - TSFRS for Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS for Medic 6511 were dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with injuries on Penn Avenue in the area of Dwight Street on Saturday afternoon, August 27. Prior to the units' responding, Lieutenant 85 (Ahrens) arrived on scene and reported multiple vehicles involved with multiple injuries and possibly needing a door removed. R85 under Captain Nuebert and M6511 ...Continued

2nd Alarm Penn Ave , West Reading Boro
Sat, Aug 27th, 2016 1:23:00 pm - A fire occurred on a rear deck attached to a building on Penn Ave in West Reading on Saturday afternoon August 27.  Both TSFRS for Engine 85 and WFD for Tower 79 were dispatched, but were in the process of responding to a CO alarm with possible victims in Wyomissing Boro.  Rescue Engine 85 arrived on location of the CO alarm and quickly determined that ...Continued

 

Mutual Aid Structure Fire, Penn Ave, Sinking Spring

 
Mon, Aug 22nd, 2016 3:31:00 am - Early Monday morning August 22, TSFRS and WFD resources were dispatched to a structure fire on Penn Avenue in neighboring Sinking Spring Borough.  The fire would prove to be tragic as one young woman died and another has suffered extremely traumatic injuries.  The thoughts and best wishes of both TSFRS and WFD go to the families of the stricken and those displaced by this terrible ...Continued

Paper Mill and Van Reed, Spring Twp, Vehicle Accident
Sun, Aug 21st, 2016 12:30:00 pm - TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Paper Mill Road and Van Reed Road Sunday afternoon August 21 for a reported vehicle crash with Injuries. Rescue 85 responded under Captain Rhoads and received additional information from County Communications that two vehicles were reported to be in the intersection with one patient. Rescue 85 arrived to find the two vehicles in the ...Continued

 

School Bus Safety

 
Sat, Aug 20th, 2016 10:23:00 am - Within the next few weeks, children in your communities will be returning to school. We want to remind everyone to use extreme caution in school zones and bus stop locations. Never pass a stopped school bus with flashing red lights on a non divided highway. ...Continued

Route 222 SB at 422 W Penn Ave, Wyomissing, Motor Vehicle Accident
Fri, Aug 19th, 2016 10:55:00 pm - WFD Engine 79 and WBEMS Medic 6521 were dispatched to a vehicle accident reported with injuries on Friday night August 19. E79 responded and requested Company 85 be added to the assignment.  E79 arrived on location and command was established by Captain 79.  E79 crew split and checked for injuries in both involved vehicles. Medic 6521 arrived on location and began patient care assisted by ...Continued

 

Penn and Stevens, MVA

 
Tue, Aug 16th, 2016 3:33:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to the intersection of Penn and Stevens Avenues in Spring Township on Tuesday afternoon August 16, for a 3-vehicle motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries. R85 responded under Captain Neubert and arrived on location as Medic 6512 reported negative injuries. However, there was still work to do and the crew applied oil dry to fluids, ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Accident, Route 422 at Route 222
Sun, Aug 14th, 2016 3:28:00 pm - Early in the morning of Sunday August 14, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Rescue 85, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to Route 422 in the vicinity of the Route 222 North exit in Wyomissing for a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries and a vehicle smoking.  E79 responded under Captain Nester and arrived on location confirming a single vehicle overturned with the ...Continued