Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
157
 Feb
150
 Mar
119
 Apr
145
 May
173
 Jun
143
 Jul
182
 Aug
261
 Sep
135
 Oct
140
 Nov
153
 Dec
172
 Total
1,930

Calls By Year
2018
1,930
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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Vehicle Accident with Wires Down, West Reading

 
Wed, Jan 9th, 2019 3:00:00 pm - On Thursday January 9, TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to the 500 Block of Reading Avenue to assist West Reading Company 64 on a vehicle crash involving a box truck which was leaning against a structure and caught up in overhead wires. While there were fortunately no injuries, R85 was special called to assist in stabilizing the vehicle. RE85 under Capt. Bingaman responded and arrived ...Continued

Smoke Condition, Peters Way, Wyomissing
Sun, Jan 6th, 2019 10:09:00 pm - Wyo FD Tower 79 and TSFRS Engine 85 were dispatched to the 500 block of Peters Way in Wyomissing Borough on Sunday evening January 6 for a possible structure fire with smoke in the apartment. Also summoned were West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Reading FD Ladder 1 and Engine 3, Temple Rescue 11, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6521. TW79 under Captain Holmes ...Continued

 

Vehicle Crash with Entrapment, Madison St, Cumru Twp.

 
Fri, Jan 4th, 2019 1:33:00 pm - Just after midnight on Saturday December 22, TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to assist the Cumru Twp FD with a vehicle crash with entrapment on Madison Ave in Cumru. R85 under Captain Bingaman responded and arrived on location just after Cumru Deputy 42-2. Members found a vehicle down a steep hill, laying on its side in the yard of a residence. Personnel from R85 stabilized ...Continued

Oil Burner Malfunction, Woodside Ave, Spring Twp
Mon, Dec 31st, 2018 10:25:00 am - After just clearing a vehicle accident with fire in Wyomissing in the evening of December 18, TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Engine 79, along with Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57, West Reading Engine 64, Reading FD Ladder 1, Western Berks FD Ladder 18 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6521 were dispatched to Woodside Avenue in the West Lawn section of Spring Twp for ...Continued

 

Vehicle Crash with Fire, Rte. 222 SB, Wyomissing

 
Sun, Dec 30th, 2018 3:29:00 pm - Early in the evening of December 18, Wyo FD, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to Rte 222 Southbound near the Penn Avenue exit for vehicle crash, reported to be with entrapment and fire. One car was reported to be overturned and another on fire. Engine 79 under Captain Yeager responded and reported two vehicles over the embankment with one burning. Capt 79 transferred ...Continued

Smoke Condition, N Park Rd, Wyomissing Borough
Thu, Dec 27th, 2018 1:52:00 pm - Wyo FD and TSFRS along with our mutual aid partners from Kenhorst (Engine 69) and West Reading (Ladder 64) were alerted for a commercial fire alarm at a business on N. Park Road in Wyomissing Borough on Wednesday morning December 19. Additional information from Communications was that this was for a smoke detector at the top of a pipe chase. Engine 79 under Capt. Holmes ...Continued

 

Vehicle Fire, Wellington Blvd, Wyomissing

 
Thu, Dec 27th, 2018 12:20:00 pm - Late in the afternoon of Saturday December 8, Wyo FD and TSFRS were dispatched to the intersection of Wellington Blvd and Cheltenham Drive in the Wyomissing Hills section of the Boro for a vehicle fire. Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Neubert responded while en-route to pick a member who had driven a medic unit from a previous QRS call. Engine 79 under Acting Capt Canto ...Continued

Garage Fire, State Hill Rd, Spring Twp
Mon, Dec 17th, 2018 2:07:00 pm - On Friday evening December 7, a fire was reported in a garage across from the Giant on State Hill Rd in Spring Twp.  TSFRS Engine 85 and Rescue Engine 85, along with Wyo FD Tower 79, Western Berks FD Ladder 18 and Engine 18-2, West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Denver Rescue 11 and Western Berks EMS responded.  Lt 85 (Ahrens) arrived on location ...Continued

 

Meat Market FIre, Penn Ave. Wyomissing

 
Wed, Dec 12th, 2018 4:05:00 pm - A report of a fire in a commercial meat market on Penn Avenue in Wyomissing on Friday afternoon, December 7, resulted in the dispatch of a structure fire assignment by Berks County Communications.  Wyo FD Tower 79 and TSFRS Engine 85 were sent along with Kenhorst Engine 69, Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57, West Reading Ladder 64, Temple Rescue 11, and Western Berks EMS ...Continued

Laundromat Fire, Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing
Mon, Dec 10th, 2018 10:51:00 pm - Wyo FD Tower 79, TSFRS Engine 85, and the remainder of our mutual aid partners including West Reading Engine 64, Greenfields Engine 55, Kenhorst Engine 69, Reading Fire Ladder 1, and Western Berks EMS were sent to a reported fire in a commercial laundromat on Tuesday evening December 4. The fire was located in the Berkshire Square Shopping Center at Berkshire Blvd and State Hill ...Continued

 

TSFRS Salutes the Bulldogs

 
Mon, Dec 10th, 2018 10:56:00 am - When our local Wilson High School soccer team won the PIAA State Soccer Championship, TSFRS joined with Western Berks FD in forming a red light and siren welcome home for the team bus when it arrived. Congrats to the Bulldogs and their families and fans! ...Continued

Dryer Fire, Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing Borough
Fri, Dec 7th, 2018 11:35:00 pm - In the early evening of November 29, Wyo FD Tower 79 along with TSFRS Engine 85, West Reading Engine 64, Greenfields Engine 55, Kenhorst Engine 69, Reading FD Ladder1, Temple Rescue 11 and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to a public laundromat on Berkshire Blvd for a structure fire. Additional information reported a dryer fire, with a civilian applying a fire extinguisher. TW79 under Capt. ...Continued

 

Tractor Trailer Rollover, Rte 222, Wyomissing Borough

 
Fri, Dec 7th, 2018 11:15:00 am - Late Monday night November 26, Wyo FD, TSFRS, and Western Berks EMS were alerted for vehicle accident with injuries unknown on Rt 222 southbound near the Rte 12 merge. This information was upgraded to include that an injured party was possibly trapped in the cab of a tractor trailer that had rolled over. Upon arrival, E79 under Capt. Nester began to set up for the ...Continued

Vehicle Rescue, Spring Ridge and Paper Mill Rd, Spring Twp
Thu, Dec 6th, 2018 3:35:00 pm - Early Sunday evening November 25, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS was dispatched to the intersection of Paper Mill Road and Spring Ridge Drive in the northern section of the Township for a vehicle crash. Originally reported as being with injuries unknown, subsequent information relayed by County Communications reported one possible injury.When Rescue 85 under Capt. Conner arrived, they observed a two-vehicle accident, with one occupant ...Continued

 

Child Rescue, Berkshire Blvd., Wyomissing Borough

 
Mon, Dec 3rd, 2018 10:19:00 pm - Wyo FD, TSFRS, and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to a commercial occupancy on Woodland Rd. in Wyomissing on November 23 for a child with his arm stuck in a vending machine. Additional information supplied by Berks County Communications indicated that the child was four years old and his arm was wedged in a "gumball" type machine that dispensed small rubber balls. Tower 79 under ...Continued

Vehicle Fire, Rt 222 SB, Wyomissing
Sun, Dec 2nd, 2018 12:09:00 pm - LATE ENTRY A vehicle fire on the State Hill Road ramp to southbound US Rt 222 in Wyomissing resulted in the dispatch of Wyo FD Engine 79 along with TSFRS Engine 85 and Tanker 85 on Tuesday November 13. Additional information from Communications reported a vehicle with fire in the engine compartment, and that Wyo PD was on the scene, reporting a fully involved vehicle. ...Continued

 

Building Fire, Meadow Ct. Spring Twp.

 
Fri, Nov 30th, 2018 9:31:00 pm - LATE ENTRY:    A report of fire and smoke in an apartment on Meadow Court in Spring Twp on Saturday morning November 10 resulted in a full structure assignment being sent. This included TSFRS Engine 85 (with Rescue Engine 85 and Air 85 extra), Wyo FD Tower 79, Western Berks FD Ladder 18, Kenhorst Engine 69, Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57, West Reading Rescue ...Continued

Christmas Tree Safety Tips & Video
Mon, Nov 26th, 2018 10:29:00 am - 1. When choosing a tree, look for one that is fresh and has green needles that don't fall out. Brownish needles mean the tree is dried out and more prone to catch fire. 2. Water your tree daily to prevent it from drying out. 3. Check the manufacturer's labels to ensure you use only lights and decorations that are flame-retardant. 4. Check lights for frayed ...Continued

 

Dangers of Turkey Fryers
Tue, Nov 20th, 2018 10:36:00 am - Thanksgiving Day Fires by the Numbers • Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by the day before Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. and Christmas Eve. • In 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,760 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving, the peak day for such fires.Unattended cooking was by far the leading contributing factor in cooking fires and fire deaths. • ...Continued

Coats for Kids Deliveries
Tue, Nov 13th, 2018 9:57:00 am - On November 13th, personnel began delivery of the coats collected through the annual coats for kids campaign. Over 300 Coats were collected, washed, sanitized, organized and divided between 3 nonprofit organizations who serve the Berks County area. The coats were delivered to Penn State Health St. Joseph campus and the Salvation Army. These organizations will then turn around and donate them to people in the ...Continued