Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
135
 Feb
0
 Mar
0
 Apr
0
 May
0
 Jun
0
 Jul
0
 Aug
0
 Sep
0
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
135

Calls By Year
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 Refresher 2/13,20 or 2/25

January Training Dates Posted

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

OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION AWARD
Thu, Feb 16th, 2017 6:27:00 pm - The Spring Township Library has been partnered with the Township of Spring Fire Rescue over the past two years. Each month, the fire department comes to the library where a firefighter reads a story to the children about fire safety and fire prevention. After the book reading, the children can see one of the fire trucks, all the equipment, and have a photo taken inside ...Continued

 

Cleveland Ave Chimney Fire

 
Tue, Feb 14th, 2017 8:55:00 pm - Wyo FD with Tower 79 and TSFRS with Engine 85 were summoned to a structure fire on Cleveland Avenue in Wyomissing Boro in the evening of Tuesday February 14.  In addition, West Reading Ladder 64,Kenhorst Engine 69,Mohnton Engine 57,Shillington Rescue Engine 36, Temple Rescue 11 as RIT and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the fire. Shillington Engine 36 also responded. TW79 under Captain Yeager ...Continued

B Shift Receives Unit Citation From Keystone Fire Department #1
Mon, Feb 13th, 2017 9:16:00 pm - On March 3, 2016 TSFRS and WFD B-Shift were dispatched to the 100 block of Second St. in Shillington Borough for a reported structure fire with several people trapped. Personnel from both Station assisted with extinguishing the fire and supporting the rescue of a male from a second-story window. This evening Chief Dave Bentz and several other members of the Keystone Fire Company No. 1 ...Continued

 

Vehicle Accident, Broadcasting Road at Rte 222, Spring Twp.

 
Tue, Jan 31st, 2017 9:24:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 were dispatched to the intersection of Broadcasting Rd & Route 222 SB ramp for a motor vehicle crash with injuries and fire Tuesday evening January 31. E79 under Captain Holmes and Deputy 85 (Schartel) arrived simultaneously and found one car resting on top of another with apparently steam issuing from one.  E79's crew ...Continued

Possible Structure Fire, Dorchester Drive, Wyomissing
Sun, Jan 29th, 2017 6:43:00 am - Around daybreak on Sunday January 29, Wyo FD and TSFRS were alerted along with our mutual aid partners for a possible fire in an attached garage in the Wellington Downs section of Wyomissing Borough.  Tower 79 under Captain Holmes, Engine 85 under Captain Bingaman, along with West Reading E64, Reading Ladder 1, Temple Rescue 11, Shillington Engine 36 and Kenhorst Engine 69 responded. Deputy 85 ...Continued

 

Vehicle Crash, Penn Avenue, Wyomissing Borough

 
Wed, Jan 25th, 2017 9:42:00 am - On Wednesday morning January 25, Wyo FD Engine 79-1, TSFRS Rescue 85 and City of Reading Medic 1 were dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment in the 1100 block of Penn Avenue in Wyomissing Borough.  As the units responded, additional information from Communications was a two vehicle crash, one (1) vehicle on its side with an occupant trapped.  Western Berks EMS Medic 6513 ...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