Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
157
 Feb
150
 Mar
119
 Apr
145
 May
173
 Jun
143
 Jul
0
 Aug
0
 Sep
0
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
887

Calls By Year
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
Haz Mat Ops Refreshers 2/18 and 3/5, or 3/3

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Captain Promotion

 
Wed, Jul 11th, 2018 1:13:00 pm - On Monday July 9, the Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the promotion of Firefighter Branden Sisca to the rank of Captain. Branden Sisca started his career with the Township in April of 2015 and was assigned as Firefighter on the B – Platoon. Branden will start as Captain July 22, on the C – Platoon. Congratulations on the promotion! ...Continued

Mission BBQ Donation
Wed, Jul 11th, 2018 1:08:00 pm - On Wednesday July 11, Jenny Winchester, Community Ambassador for Mission BBQ Wyomissing stopped by the fire station to provide lunch to the on duty crews. Jenny also presented a check from the Hometown Hero Cup Campaign in the amount of $3,288.00 to the Township of Spring and Wyomissing Smoke Detector Program. The Township of Spring and Wyomissing Smoke Detector Program is founded solely through donations. ...Continued

 

Vehicle Crash with Entrapment

 
Tue, Jul 10th, 2018 6:51:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6531 were dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries on Tuesday morning July 10.  The incident was reported to be on Van Reed Road between Prendergast Rd. and Village Drive in northern Spring Township.  Even before the apparatus responded, County Communications upgraded the response to entrapment based on additional information received, and dispatched Wyo FD ...Continued

Wyomissing 4th of July Parade
Wed, Jul 4th, 2018 10:13:00 am - TSFRS was privileged to join with the Wyomissing FD in the 2018 Wyomissing 4th of July Parade.  The parade which is one of the best attended and most popular in the area is held annually.  This year the high temps and high humidifies that plagued the region weren't enough to discourage the throngs who turned out. Wyo FD Engine 79 led the fire service contingent ...Continued

 

Full Time Career Firefighter/EMT Announcement
Sun, Jul 1st, 2018 12:59:00 pm - Firefighter/EMT- Recruitment 85-2018 Township of Spring – Fire Rescue Service Berks County, Pennsylvania The Township of Spring is seeking applicants for the position of full-time Firefighter/EMT. 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 ...Continued

MVA Broadcasting Square
Wed, Jun 27th, 2018 5:53:00 pm - Late Wednesday afternoon, June 27, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Broadcasting Rd. & N. Meridian Blvd. for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries.   Information received from Berks Communications reported the incident to be one vehicle on its side with all occupants out of the vehicle.  Rescue 85 under Captain Neubert responded along with Medic 6511. On arrival, the accident ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Crash, Paper Mill and Spring Ridge, SpringTownship

 
Sun, Jun 24th, 2018 9:28:00 am - On Sunday morning June 24, TSFRS was dispatched to the intersection of Paper Mill Rd and Spring Ridge Drive in northern Spring Twp for a reported motor vehicle accident with injuries.  Rescue Engine 85 under Capt. Bingaman were working a medical assist call elsewhere in the Twp and was released by EMS to respond immediately. RE85 arrived on location and Captain 85 reported 2-vehicles in ...Continued

3rd Alarm, Douglass St, Reading
Sat, Jun 23rd, 2018 4:54:00 pm - TSFRS was dispatched for Rapid Intervention Team service to the city of Reading for a working fire on West Douglass St, as part of a second alarm assignment early Tuesday evening June 19. Rescue Engine 85 responded under Captain Neubert responded directly from a smoke detector detail on Daisy Court in Spring Township. RE85 arrived on location and reported to command on Side A. City ...Continued

 

West Lawn Library Book Reading

 
Tue, Jun 19th, 2018 6:30:00 pm - On Tuesday morning, personnel made a visit to the West Lawn Library for a book reading. After the book reading was completed, the crew took the children outside for a tour of Rescue Engine 85 and Tanker 85. The West Lawn Library had a great turnout for the event with a total of 60 children and 20 adults.  ...Continued

Truck Fire, 222 NB at Mohnton Exit, Cumru Twp
Mon, Jun 18th, 2018 10:18:00 am - TSFRS was dispatched to the Mohn's Hill Road exit of 222 for a truck fire on Monday morning June 18.  However, while enroute, Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Conner discovered the actual location was closer to the Mohnton exit of 222 northbound in Cumru Township and notified Communications accordingly.  Due to fire involvement of the cab with impingement on the trailer, and location remote from ...Continued

 

MVA, Bern Rd, Bern Township

 
Tue, Jun 12th, 2018 1:29:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 responded on mutual aid to assist Greenfields Co 55 and Western Berks EMS with a motor vehicle crash with entrapment on Bernville Road in the Greenfields section of Bern Twp.  Engine 55 arrived on location and reported two vehicles in the intersection with heavy debris and fluids down.  E55 then reported one occupant trapped in a vehicle, pinned under the dash, however, ...Continued

Smoke in the Building, Berkshire Blvd. ,Wyomissing Boro
Tue, Jun 12th, 2018 10:48:00 am - On Tuesday morning June 12, a structure fire assignment consisting of Wyo FD Tower 79, TSFRS Rescue Engine E85, West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Greenfields Engine E55, Reading FD Ladder 1, Temple Rescue 11 as RIT and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 was dispatched to an office building on Berkshire Boulevard in Wyomissing Boro. Tanker 85 and Air 85 also responded. Communications reported ...Continued

 

Oven Fire, Clark Ave, Spring Twp

 
Sun, Jun 10th, 2018 12:13:00 am - A smoky oven fire on Clark Ave in the Midvale Manor section of Spring Twp just after midnight on June 10 resulted in TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Tower 79 being dispatched.  Shillington Engine 36, Kenhorst Engine 69, Mohnton Engine 57, Western Berks FD Ladder 18, West Reading Rescue 64 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were also sent. Spring Twp PD arrived and ...Continued

Structure Fire, Hill Ave, Wyomissing
Sat, Jun 9th, 2018 10:23:00 pm - Wyo FD Tower 79 and TSFRS Engine 85, along with Kenhorst Engine 69, Reading FD Engine 3 and Ladder 1, Shillington Engine 36, Greenfields Engine 55, West Reading Ladder 64, Temple Rescue 11 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were sent to a reported structure fire at the former Vanity Fair complex on Hill Avenue in Wyomissing Boro. Further information from dispatch was a burning ...Continued

 

Gasoline Leak, Elwyn Ave, Sinking Spring

 
Sat, Jun 9th, 2018 11:56:00 am - Late in the morning of Saturday June 9, TSFRS was dispatched to Elwyn Ave in Sinking Spring Boro to assist Western Berks Fire on a haz mat response for a vehicle leaking gasoline in a garage. Rescue 85 under Capt Bingaman responded, arrived and staged remote from the site, while personnel carried equipment to the scene. Personnel found a vehicle's gasoline tank leaking in a ...Continued

Weekly Drill---Saw Use
Sat, Jun 9th, 2018 11:37:00 am - The weekly training for Monday June 4 was on the use of power saws to cut thru steel bars and concrete.  The topic was presented by Wyo FD Capt Holmes and his shift and was carried out on the simulator to the rear of the Wyomissing fire station on Penn Avenue ...Continued

 

Herbicide Leak, Brevity Lane, Spring Township

 
Mon, Jun 4th, 2018 8:30:00 am - A leak from a truck-mounted tank of herbicide resulted in a haz mat dispatch to the corner of Brevity Lane and Van Reed Road in the Wilshire section of Spring Twp on Monday morning June 4.  Rescue 85 under Captain Bingaman arrived, established Van Rd Road Command and assisted the driver with stopping the leak from a plastic tank on the back of a stake ...Continued

Vehicle Crash, West Wyomissing Blvd, Spring Twp
Mon, Jun 4th, 2018 7:10:00 am - On Monday morning June 4, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Jefferson Ave and W.Wyomissing Blvd. in the West Wyomissing section of Spring Twp, for a vehicle accident with injuries.  Rescue 85 responded under Captain Bingaman and found a two vehicle crash on arrival, with one car in the grass and the other in the intersection. Personnel found one patient ...Continued

 

Erik Hirner Memorial

 
Sun, Jun 3rd, 2018 9:42:00 am - We are deeply saddened by the passing of Firefighter/EMT Erik Hirner of the Reading Fire Department. We send our condolences to Erik's family, friends, and the brothers and sisters of the RFD. * Announcement from The Reading Fire Fighters iAFF Local 1803 It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Reading Fire Fighter, Erik Hirner. Erik was critically injured ...Continued

Vehicle Accident with Injuries, Penn Ave, Spring Twp
Mon, May 28th, 2018 6:45:00 pm - Early Sunday evening May 27, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the 2300 block of Penn Avenue in the West Lawn section of Spring Township for a vehicle accident with injuries. Rescue 85 under Captain Bingaman responded and arrived to find one vehicle into one parked car with another one struck as well. Members surveyed the scene and found a single patient in ...Continued