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IN HONOR OF THE CHARLESTON 9--A Study of Change Following Tragedy with Dr. David Griffin, Sat. March 4 2017

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Sat, Jan 14th, 2017 7:00:00 am - Winter fire safety tips We've also pulled together some tips you can share in your emails, tweets, posts, and on your websites and blogs. Please use the information below to teach your public about heating their homes safely. 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 ...Continued

Dumpster Fire, Fritztown Rd
Sun, Jan 22nd, 2017 8:56:00 pm - TSFRS was dispatched to an industrial occupancy along Fritztown Road around 8 AM on Wednesday January 18 for a dumpster fire reported to be in the rear of the building. Chief 85 (Hackman) arrived to find a burn receptacle with fire showing but not threatening any structures. Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Conner arrived on scene and crew stretched their 1 3/4" bumper line to ...Continued


Structure Fire, James St, Sinking Spring

Thu, Jan 19th, 2017 10:02:00 pm - TSFRS and Wyo FD were dispatched to the Madison Apts on James Street in Sinking Spring Borough on Wednesday afternoon January 18, to assist the Western Berks Fire Department on a structure fire assignment. Engine 85 under Captain Conner and Tower 79 under Captain Yeager responded. E85 arrived on location just after WBFD Ladder 18 to find a two story middle of the row apartment ...Continued

Home Depot Smoke Detector Donation
Tue, Jan 17th, 2017 9:04:00 am - On Saturday, January 14th the Home Depot of Wyomissing donated 130 smoke detectors to the WFD / TSFR joint smoke and carbon monoxide detector program. These detectors were donated by the store and its customers and will be installed in the homes of those residents in Wyomissing and Spring Township who do not have a working smoke or CO detector free of charge. We would ...Continued


2nd Alarm, Birch St, Reading PA

Sun, Jan 15th, 2017 12:43:00 pm - TSFRS was dispatched for a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) assignment on a 2nd alarm fire on Birch Street in Reading. The fire involved two row homes with fire in the upper floors. Rescue 85 under Acting Captain Wertz responded, and staged at 12th & Oley. R85's crew went to the fire on Birch and staged by Ladder 3 as RIT. Two crew members did a ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Crash, Spohn Rd, Spring Twp
Fri, Jan 6th, 2017 7:06:00 pm - Motor Vehicle Crash, Spohn and Beacon, Spring Twp Early in the evening of Friday January 6 a vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Spohn Rd and Beacon Drive in the Cornwall Terrace area of Spring Township.  Accordingly,  TSFRS for Rescue 85, Wyo FD for Engine 79 and Western Berks FD for Engine 18-2, along with Western Berks EMS were dispatched   with the information that ...Continued


Kitchen Fire, Cumru Twp

Fri, Dec 30th, 2016 8:11:00 pm - LATE ENTRY In the evening of Monday December 19, TSFRS was dispatched to assist Cumru Twp FD with a reported structure fire on Matthew Drive. Also responding was Cumru Engine 42-1 and Mohnton Ladder 57. Further information as the companies responded indicated that the fire was a possible grease fire on the stove with possible entrapment.Chief 85 (Hackman) arrived on location with smoke showing from ...Continued

Truck Fire, N. Wyo Blvd and Spring St., Wyomissing
Wed, Dec 21st, 2016 3:31:00 pm - LATE ENTRY    Early in a very cold morning of Friday December 16, Wyo FD Engine 79 and TSFRS Engine 85 were dispatched to the area of N. Wyomissing Blvd & Spring St., Wyomissing Borough for a Vehicle Fire. As the units responded, they were given additional information from County Communications that a semi tractor cab was on fire in the old COTT beverage parking lot ...Continued


Car Fire, Colony Drive Spring Twp

Wed, Dec 21st, 2016 9:25:00 am - TSFRS Rescue Engine 85, Wyomissing Engine 79 and Western Berks Fire Engine 18-2 were dispatched for a vehicle fire at Colony Drive and State Hill Road, Spring Township on Wednesday morning December 21. Engine 85 responded in place of RE85 from another incident. As the companies responded, County Communications reported a fire police officer on scene reporting a working fire. E85 arrived on scene to ...Continued

MVA 2800 Block Penn Ave, Spring Twp
Mon, Dec 19th, 2016 9:15:00 am - TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS dispatched to an MVC with unknown injuries on Penn Avenue near Cecil on Monday morning December 19. Rescue 85 under Captain Bingaman responded and arrived to find one vehicle sitting in the roadway and a second vehicle resting vertically in a recessed driveway on a property on Penn Ave with all occupants out of the vehicles. EMS tended ...Continued


Possible Structure Fire at PSU Berks, Spring Twp

Sat, Dec 17th, 2016 4:08:00 pm - A structure fire assignment was dispatched to Penn State Berks, Woods Hall for smoke in the building and alarms sounding late Saturday afternoon December 17. TSFRS Engine 85, West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Reading Engine 5, Greenfields Engine 55, Reading Ladder 1, Western Berks Fire Ladder 18, Goodwill Muhlenberg Ladder 10, Temple Rescue 11 and Western Berks EMS responded. While responding, Deputy 85 ...Continued

Gasoline Spill, Museum Rd Wyomissing plus Structure Fire Museum Rd Shillington
Sat, Dec 17th, 2016 2:31:00 pm - TSFRS and Wyo FD units had a "double header "on Saturday afternoon December 17, on the border between Wyomissing and Shillington Boroughs. Initially, TSFRS and Wyo FD along with Shillington Co. 36 were dispatched to a convenience store on Museum Rd in Wyomissing for gasoline leaking from a pump.  Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Conner and Tower 79 under Acting Captain Martin responded along with ...Continued


Motor Vehicle Crash, Fritztown Rd, Spring Twp

Fri, Dec 16th, 2016 7:32:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 was returning from a previous medical assist call on Friday night December 16, when Western Berks Fire Department Engine 18-2 reported to County Communications that they were on location of what appeared to be a vehicle versus a deer on Fritztown Road in the area of Baker Road in southern Spring Township with unknown injuries.  RE85 under Captain Rhoads responded immediately. ...Continued

Winter Holiday Safety Tips
Thu, Dec 15th, 2016 1:36:00 pm - Take a minute to review these Winter Holiday Safety tips to ensure you and your family enjoy a happy and safe holiday season. ...Continued


Motor Vehicle Crash, Broadcasting Road, Spring Twp

Sat, Dec 10th, 2016 7:58:00 pm - TSFRS and Wyo FD, along with Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the area of the Coastal Grille in the Broadcasting Square Shopping Center Saturday night December 10, for a vehicle crash with entrapment. Wyo FD Engine 79 under Captain Holmes and TSFRS Rescue 85 under Captain Bingaman responded and were advised by County Communications that all occupants were now out of the vehicles.  All ...Continued

Successful Coats For Kids Drive!
Wed, Dec 7th, 2016 3:40:00 pm - As the temperature drops, the need for warm coats for the young children in the Spring Township area rises. That need was answered by the Township of Spring Fire Rescue Service. The TSFRS Coats for Kids Campaign once again embarked on a journey to collect as many warm coats as possible to donate to local organizations. These local organizations then place them on the backs ...Continued


Highlands Fire Safety Training

Tue, Dec 6th, 2016 1:41:00 pm - The Township of Spring Fire Rescue and Wyomissing Fire Department conducted fire safety for approximately 300 employees of the Highlands of Wyomissing, 2000 Cambridge Avenue, Wyomissing, on December 5th and 6th. The training was conducted by our Fire Prevention staff as part of their annual employee safety training. Approximately 50 employees took the additional opportunity to use our digital fire extinguisher trainer as shown in ...Continued

Step Up Your Teamwork Seminar
Sat, Dec 3rd, 2016 9:00:00 am - On Saturday December 3, TSFRS hosted Deputy Chief Frank Viscuso from the Kearny (NJ) FD who presented his Step Up Your Teamwork seminar.  Chief Viscuso is a best selling author of several books on fire service leadership and at least two novels.  The seminar is based on his book by the same title. The program lasted from 0900 to 1430 and was attended by approximately 50 ...Continued


MVA, Van Reed Road Spring Twp

Fri, Dec 2nd, 2016 8:46:00 pm - On Friday evening December 2, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 were dispatched to Van Reed Rd. in front of Willow Hill Apartments for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. R85 responded under Captain Neubert with a crew of five. Crews arrived on location with a 2 vehicle accident in traffic with the driver of one vehicle complaining of leg pain. Medic ...Continued

Christmas Tree Safety Tips & Video
Fri, Dec 2nd, 2016 3:20:00 pm - 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 holiday lights for ...Continued