Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
135
 Feb
146
 Mar
145
 Apr
117
 May
127
 Jun
142
 Jul
155
 Aug
173
 Sep
159
 Oct
159
 Nov
168
 Dec
180
 Total
1,807

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

DRIVE TO SURVIVE 1/8





Winter Fire Safety Tips

 
Wed, Jan 3rd, 2018 1:43:00 pm - ***** WINTER FIRE SAFETY TIPS ***** More fires happen in the winter months than any other time of the year. During the cold months, we spend more time indoors and use different methods to heat our homes.It is important to keep fire safety in mind when you are heating your home. If you are using a portable heater:- Make sure the heater has an automatic ...Continued

Drive to Survive
Mon, Jan 8th, 2018 2:35:00 pm - TSFRS hosted the Drive to Survive program at our station on Monday night January 8.  Approximately 25 TSFRS and Wyo FD members were joined by fellow firefighters from Western Berks, Shillington, Cumru Twp, Exeter Twp, and Alsace Manor Fire Departments.  Instructor Chris Daly from the West Chester Police Department has developed this program geared toward emergency services drivers from his years of experienxce as a ...Continued

 

Our Condolences

 
Sat, Jan 6th, 2018 2:38:00 pm - We are saddened by the news of a fatal fire and LODD in the City of Philadelphia this morning. The TSFRS sends our deepest condolences to the family of Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau and the Philadelphia Fire Department.. Lieutenant LeTourneau was an 11 year veteran of the Department. We also send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the civilian lost in during this ...Continued

New Engine 85 is Almost Here !!
Fri, Jan 5th, 2018 11:28:00 am - Personnel from TSFRS were at the Emergency One factory in Ocala Florida from January 3 through 5, completing the final inspection of Engine 85. 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. Engine 85 will carry a 400' ...Continued

 

Vehicle Fire, Spring Ridge Drive, Spring Twp

 
Fri, Dec 29th, 2017 10:45:00 am - A vehicle fire was reported in the cul-de-sac near 200 Spring Ridge Drive in the northern section of the Township on Friday morning December 29. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 and Tanker 85, along with Wyo FD Engine 79 responded. Chief 85 arrived first and reported a vehicle well involved and established command. E79 under Acting Capt. Miller arrived, stretched their 1 ¾" bumper line and ...Continued

Happy Holidays!
Sat, Dec 23rd, 2017 10:32:00 pm - The TSFRS would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Holidays!  ...Continued

 

AFA with Fire, Van Reed Rd Spring Twp

 
Fri, Dec 22nd, 2017 3:09:00 pm - On Saturday afternoon December 16, TSFRS along with Wyo FD for Tower 79 and Western Berks FD for Engine 18-2 were alerted for an automatic fire alarm at a larger supermarket on Van Reed Rd in Spring Twp. As Rescue Engine 85 was already committed to a medical call, Engine 36 from Shillington was added. Deputy 85 (Schartel) arrived and reported nothing evident from A ...Continued

Vehicle Into a Structure, Harvard Blvd, Spring Twp
Thu, Dec 21st, 2017 2:57:00 pm - While most of Company 85 was working a structure fire in Vinemont, Rescue 85 along with Western Berks EMS was dispatched to the 200 block of Harvard Blvd in the Lincoln Park section of the Township for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries.  R85 under Acting Captain DeMarte and Deputy 85 (Schartel) responded from station where they were on standby duty for the fire.  ...Continued

 

Happy Holidays from Wilson Southern

 
Thu, Dec 21st, 2017 2:45:00 pm - On Thursday December 21, 2017 personnel from the TSFRS were invited to the Wilson Southern Junior High School where the Student Council presented our personnelwith gift cards for the Holiday Season.  We would like to thank the Wilson Southern Junior High School Student Council for the generous gift and the kind thoughts behind  it. ...Continued

Structure Fire Vinemont Road Spring Twp
Wed, Dec 20th, 2017 12:34:00 pm - During a snowstorm on Friday afternoon December 15, TSFRS, Wyo FD and mutual aid partners from Cumru, Adamstown, Shillington, Brecknock, Mohnton and Denver were dispatched to a residence on Vinemont Road, in southern Spring Township for a structure fire. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Rhoads and Wyo FD Engine 79 under Captain Yeager responded along with Chief 85 (Hackman) and were provided with additional ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Crash Into a Pond, Gelsinger Rd, Spring Twp----Part 2

 
Fri, Dec 15th, 2017 3:15:00 pm - A vehicle crashed into a pond during a heavy snowstorm on Saturday December 9.  On Monday December 11, TSFRS returned to the scene to assist Spring Twp PD and other agencies in removal of the vehicle.  Rescue Engine 85, Rescue 85, Chief 85, EMC 43 and Medic 6512 reported to stand by while the Reading FD Scuba Team assisted Spring PD and V & M ...Continued

Structure Fire, Main Street, Mohnton Boro
Wed, Dec 13th, 2017 8:18:00 pm - On Sunday night December 10, TSFRS for Engine 85 and Wyo FD for Tower 79 were dispatched to Main Street in Mohnton as part of a Station 57 structure assignment for a house fire. As the units were responding Chief 57 reported a working fire in a single home. Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Bingaman, responded in place of Engine 85 and was directed to ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Crash into Pond, Gelsinger Rd, Spring Twp.---Part 1

 
Wed, Dec 13th, 2017 11:06:00 am - In the teeth of the first snow of the season on Saturday afternoon December 9, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to Gelsinger Road in the southern end of the Township at normal flow of traffic for fluids and debris down after a single vehicle crash. R85 under Captain Neubert and Deputy 85-1 (Strause) arrived to find a vehicle fully ...Continued

Vehicle Accident, North Meridian and Broadcasting Rd, Spring Twp
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 8:08:00 pm - Late in the afternoon of Wednesday December 6, TSFRS Rescue 85, Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 and Medic 6513 were dispatched to the intersection of North Meridian and Broadcasting in the vicinity of Broadcasting Square for a vehicle accident with unknown injuries. R85 under Captain Neubert responded and was advised of a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle possibly in a field. R85 arrived on location ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Crash, Iroquois Ave, Spring Twp

 
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 11:48:00 am - On Monday afternoon December 4, TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks Fire Engine 18-2 and Western Berk EMS Medic 6512 dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment at Shillington Road and Iroquois Avenue, Spring Township, with a report of a vehicle into a tree and a person still inside. Rescue Engine 85 under Acting Captain Riegel and Chief 85 (Hackman) arrived ...Continued

Tractor Trailer Rollover, US 222 NB, Wyomissing
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 11:26:00 am - On Saturday morning December 2, Wyo FD Engine 79, along with Rescue 85 from TSFRS and Western Berks EMS, was dispatched to Rte 222 northbound near the Inn at Reading for an accident with unknown injuries. E79 responded under Acting Captain Canto and while enroute, Berks Communications advised that this accident involved an overturned tractor trailer, possibly hanging off the bridge. E79 arrived on location ...Continued

 

Co's 79 and 85 Escort Santa

 
Fri, Dec 8th, 2017 5:24:00 pm - A standing holiday tradition in Wyomissing Boro is the annual Lighting of the Greens.  This year's celebration was held on Saturday afternoon December 2.  Escorting Santa to the party fell to U79 driven by FF Brandon Epting, accompanied by members of both Co's 79 and 85 manning Engine 79 and Rescue Engine 85. ...Continued

Freckles Visits the Angel Tree party at WLUMC
Fri, Dec 8th, 2017 5:17:00 pm - Freckles the Fire Prevention Fire Dog paid a visit to the West Lawn United Methodist's Angel Tree party on Saturday December 2.  The Angel Tree program is a venture between WLUMC and the Berks County Prison Ministry, during which Church members select names of children with one or more incarcerated parents, from an "Angel Tree" and purchase toys, clothing items and other gifts.  The gifts ...Continued

 

Brush Fire, Van Reed Road, Spring Twp

 
Sun, Dec 3rd, 2017 11:58:00 am - On Wednesday afternoon, November 22, TSFRS was dispatched for a report of a brush fire along Van Reed Road, in the vicinity of Prendergast Road. Accordingly, Rescue Engine 85 responded under Captain Conner. Deputy 85 arrived to find an area approximately 8' long burning up the bank on the east side of Van Reed. Chief 69 was also on location and provided additional information. DC85 ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Crash, Hill and Park, Wyomissing Borough
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017 9:18:00 pm - In the early afternoon of Wednesday November 22, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks EMS Medic 6521, and TSFRS Rescue 85 were dispatched to the intersection of N. Park Rd. and Hill Ave for a vehicle crash with persons reported to be trapped.  E79 under Captain Holmes responded and was advised by County Communications that the incident was a two car crash with possibly one ...Continued