Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
157
 Feb
150
 Mar
119
 Apr
145
 May
173
 Jun
143
 Jul
182
 Aug
0
 Sep
0
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
1,069

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
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Asphalt Spill, Rte 222 and Spring Ridge Dr, Spring Twp

 
Thu, Aug 9th, 2018 2:47:00 pm - TSFRS was dispatched to Spring Ridge Drive at Ramp D to Rt 222 N on Thursday August 9 for fluids and debris on the roadway as a result of a vehicle accident.  As Rescue85 under Capt. Conner reported as responding, County Communications provided additional information that this was a trailer on its side leaking tar or driveway sealant.  With this information, R85 requested that Wyo ...Continued

Penn and Woodside Vehicle Accident with Entrapment, Spring Township
Thu, Aug 2nd, 2018 10:06:00 am - TSFRS Rescue 85, along with Western Berks EMS, was dispatched to the intersection of Penn Ave. and Woodside Ave. in the West Lawn section of Spring Twp on Thursday August 2 for a Motor Vehicle Accident with unknown injuries. However, immediately after dispatch, Communications advised that the assignment was upgraded to entrapment which resulted in the addition of Wyo FD Engine 79 to the assignment. ...Continued

 

Tree into Home, Oley St, Wyomissing

 
Sat, Jul 28th, 2018 6:16:00 pm - In the midst of a thunderstorm and downpour Friday night July 28, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Engine 85, West Reading Engine 64, and Western Berks FD Ladder 18 were dispatched to 6th and Oley Sts in the Berkshire Hgts section of Wyomissing Borough for a structure investigation, reported as a tree into a home with damage to the porch and second floor. The dispatch ...Continued

Car Accident with Entrapment, Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing
Fri, Jul 27th, 2018 2:33:00 pm - On Friday afternoon July 27, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6521 were dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment in front of 1105 Berkshire Boulevard in Wyomissing Borough. As units reported their response, Communications reported a two-vehicle accident, with one vehicle on its roof with entrapment. On the strength of this information, M6521 requested an additional medic ...Continued

 

Mother Nature Showing Off

 
Thu, Jul 26th, 2018 11:31:00 am - In the emergency services, it's hard to see beauty and grace presented in the environments in which we operate.  However, Mother Nature took care of that in a grand way last week at a car fire in the parking lot of a local shopping center.  A shower had just passed thru the area, followed by the emergence of the sun as Wyo FD 's Engine ...Continued

Restaurant Fire, Hill Ave, Wyomissing Borough
Mon, Jul 23rd, 2018 3:07:00 pm - Wyo FD Station 79, TSFRS Engine 85, Kenhorst Engine 69, Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57, Reading Ladder 1, West Reading Ladder 64, Temple Rescue 11, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6521 were dispatched for a reported commercial structure fire in a restaurant on Hill Avenue, in Wyomissing Borough on Monday July 23. County Communications provided additional information that employees reported a vat on fire ...Continued

 

Vehicle Accident, Octagon Ave, Spring Twp

 
Sun, Jul 22nd, 2018 1:25:00 pm - On Saturday afternoon July 22, TSFRS and Western Berks Fire, along with Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the 2600 block of Octagon Ave in the Wilshire section of the Township for a vehicle accident with possible injuries. Rescue 85 was already committed to another MVA elsewhere and as such Capt Bingaman requested that BCCC send next due rescue to this incident. E18-2 was on ...Continued

222 NB , Spring Twp, MVA with injuries
Sat, Jul 21st, 2018 1:24:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 and Wyo FD Engine 79 along with Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 were dispatched to Route 222 NB between Penn Avenue and the Jefferson St overpass for vehicle crash with injuries Saturday afternoon July 21. R85 under Capt Bingaman responded arrived on location simultaneously with M6511 to find an SUV on top of and resting against the center median. EMS personnel tended ...Continued

 

Working Structure Fire, Museum Rd, Wyomissing Boro

 
Wed, Jul 18th, 2018 11:46:00 pm - Wyo FD and TSFRS were dispatched to a home on Museum Rd late in the evening of Wednesday July 18. In addition to Wyo FD Engine 79 and TSFRS Engine 85, Reading Ladder 1, West Reading Ladder 64, Shillington Engine 36, Kenhorst Engine 69, Mohnton Engine 57, Temple Rescue 11 and Mt. Penn Rescue 1 were due. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 and Air 85, Shillington ...Continued

Vehicle Accident, Rt 222 NB, Wyomissing Borough
Tue, Jul 17th, 2018 2:22:00 pm - On Tuesday afternoon July 17, Wyo FD Engine 79 and TSFRS Rescue 85 were dispatched to Rt 422 for vehicle crash reported to be a vehicle down an embankment with the driver confined.  Coincidentally, R85 under Capt. Neubert was in the area and arrived on location shortly after being dispatched. R85 confirmed a vehicle off the roadway and about 20' down an embankment on Route ...Continued

 

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