Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
132
 Feb
108
 Mar
119
 Apr
115
 May
115
 Jun
0
 Jul
0
 Aug
0
 Sep
0
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
589

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





Mission BBQ Continues to Support the TSFRS/WFD Smoke Detector Program

 
Thu, Jul 21st, 2016 7:25:00 pm - On Thursday July 21, 2016 Mission BBQ of Wyomissing, PA presented a check in the amount of $3,065.00 to the TSFRS/WFD Smoke Detector Program. For the second year Mission BBQ of Wyomissing, PA has donated to support our program to ensure all residence of Spring Township and Wyomissing Borough have working smoke detectors.  Residents needing smoke detectors installed can contact the Township of Spring Fire ...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

 

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

 

Mutual Aid Structure Fire, Denver Boro Lancaster County

 
Fri, Aug 12th, 2016 1:38:00 pm - On Thursday morning August 12, TSFRS was dispatched to Main Street in Denver Boro with Lancaster County Station 13 for a working structure fire as part of the 2nd alarm assignment (the fire eventually went to a 3rd alarm for additional personnel).  Rescue Engine 85 responded under Captain Neubert. RE85 arrived on location and went to the interior to assist with overhaul.  The crew overhauled ...Continued

Penn Ave at WAWA, Motor Vehicle Crash
Thu, Aug 11th, 2016 9:41:00 pm - Rescue 85 under Captain Conner was dispatched to the above location Thursday evening August 11 for a MVA with injuries, reported as a vehicle versus a motorcycle. Arriving on location the crew found a motorcyclist down on the road with EMS tending to the patient. Personnel assisted with immobilizing patient and preparing for transport. Once on board the medic unit, Rescue 85 staff also assisted ...Continued

 

Book Reading At The Spring Township Library

 
Tue, Aug 9th, 2016 7:00:00 pm - Every night is a great night to read. Township of Spring and Wyomissing Fire Depts had a great time at Spring Township Library reading and showing the little ones our fIretrucks. Hope to see you at the next library visit! ...Continued

Broadcasting and Rte 222, MVA
Tue, Aug 9th, 2016 4:05:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 and Wyo FD Engine 79, along with Western Berks EMS Medic 6531 were dispatched on Monday afternoon Aug 8 to Route 222 South at the ramp to Broadcasting Rd for a motor vehicle collision with injuries. Rescue 85 under Captain Neubert responded along with Engine 79 under Captain Nester.  Engine 79 arrived and reported the corrected location to be on Broadcasting Rd at ...Continued

 

Vehicle & Machinery Level 1 Certification

 
Tue, Aug 9th, 2016 10:21:00 am - Personnel from the TSFRS and Wyomissing FD went to V & M Towing for the practical portion of our Vehicle and Machinery Level 1 Certification course. This 32 hour course was instructed by John Sileski through the Bucks County Community College. Thank you to V & M Towing for providing the vehicles for this course. ...Continued

Ground Ladder Drill
Mon, Aug 8th, 2016 8:41:00 pm - The weekly department training for Monday August 8 was ground ladders, held at the structural simulator to the rear of Station 79.  Personnel removed, carried, extended and climbed ground ladders from both Tower 79 and Rescue Engine 85.  Much discuss was held covering ladder testing, proper carrying technique and placement. ...Continued

 

National Night Out 2016

 
Tue, Aug 2nd, 2016 7:39:00 pm - The TSFRS was privileged to participate in the annual National Night Out sponsored by the Spring Township Police Dept. on Tuesday evening August 2.  Several members, led by Fire Prevention Captain Stoudt and Fire Prevention Lt. Gibbs, spent the evening staffing our fire prevention tent and mingling with the crowds.  Members handed out Frisbees, rulers, pens, sticky notes and fire prevention literature.  All materials were ...Continued

Foam Operations Drill, Pyramid Petroleum
Mon, Aug 1st, 2016 5:00:00 pm - Monday's training was geared towards both the engineers aspect of flowing AFFF 3% from concentrate to finished foam as well as application of finished foam by the crews from 85 and 79. Engineers learned how far a booster tank of water would last while making a finished foam product, which is critical to know when operating on a highway with no fixed water supply.  The ...Continued

 

Oven Fire, Saddle Court, Spring Township

 
Wed, Jul 27th, 2016 7:07:00 pm - TSFRS Engine 85, Western Berks FD Engine 18-2, Cumru FD Fire Engine 42-1, Shillington FC Rescue Engine 36, Wyo FD Tower 79, Mohnton FC Ladder 57, West Reading FC Company 64 (RIT), Denver FC Lanc Co Company 13 (RIT) and Western Berks EMS Medic 6531 were dispatched early Wednesday evening July 27 to a structure fire, which was reported to be an oven fire.  Engine ...Continued

Vehicle Fire, Paper Mill Rd., Wyomissing
Tue, Jul 26th, 2016 7:59:00 am - Not all fires are raging infernos, but each requires a diligent response with attention to details.  Such was the case on Tuesday morning July 26 as Wyo Fire Engine 79 and TSFRS Engine 85 were dispatched to the parking lot of a restaurant on Paper Mill Road for a possible vehicle fire. While enroute, County Communications advised the companies that the police were on location ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Crash, Gelsinger Rd. Spring Twp

 
Sat, Jul 23rd, 2016 11:20:00 pm - TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were alerted for a reported motor vehicle crash on Gelsinger Road in the southern end of the township on late Saturday night July 23.  Wyo FD's Engine 79 was dispatched at the request of Captain 85 due to Engine 85 being committed on another incident.  E79 under Captain Holmes responded along with TSFRS Deputy 85-1 (Strause). Deputy 85-1 and E79 ...Continued

Smoke in the Building, PSU Berks, Spring Township
Fri, Jul 22nd, 2016 10:15:00 pm - LATE ENTRY  Early in the morning of Tuesday July 19, Company 85, Wyo Fire for Tower 79, Western Berks Ladder 18, Reading Ladder 1, Greenfields Engine 55, West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Reading Engine 5, Temple Rescue 11 RIT and Medic 6511 were dispatched to Penn State Berks - Laurel Hall, for a reported structure fire. Engine 85 under Captain Rhoads responded and ...Continued

 

Granite Point and State Hill, Motor Vehicle Crash, Wyomissing Borough

 
Fri, Jul 22nd, 2016 6:30:00 pm - LATE ENTRY Early Monday evening July 18, Wyo FD for Engine 79, TSFRS for Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Granite Point Drive and State Hill Road in Wyomissing for motor vehicle crash with entrapment.  Two vehicles were reported as involved with one overturned. E79 under Captain Nester responded and were advised by County Communications that occupants were reported ...Continued

West Wyomissing Chapel Community Carnival
Thu, Jul 21st, 2016 8:03:00 pm - The Kids Safety Trailer made an appearance at the West Wyomissing Chapel's Community Carnival on  Saturday July 16.  The Trailer, manned by FP Capt Ron Stoudt, FP Lt Steve Gibbs and FF Dave Adams manned the site all day and made contact with 63 children and 22 adults, either through the Trailer or just to stop by the booth for some fire prevention information. This brings ...Continued

 

CO Condition, Acorn Drive

 
Tue, Jul 19th, 2016 6:36:00 pm - A homeowner's CO detector prevented a potentially dangerous condition at a home on Acorn Drive in the southern end of the township on Tuesday afternoon July 19.  TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 along with Wyo FD Engine 79 and Mohnton Ladder 57 were dispatched to investigate a CO alarm.  County Communications advised responding units that the homeowner arrived home to find her CO alarm sounding. RE85 ...Continued

Drafting and Tanker Operations Drill
Mon, Jul 18th, 2016 7:00:00 pm - The weekly drill topic for July 18 was Tanker (or Tender for you West Coasties) Operations and Drafting, conducted on the the north VF lot in Wyomissing.  The drill consisted of setting up a portable pond and filling from a Western Berks Fire Tanker 18 for the first evolution.  Then, we drafted from the pond with Wyo FD Engine 79.  Subsequent refills were accomplished directly from a hydrant. Additional drafting ...Continued