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Christmas Tree Safety Tips & Video

Mon, Nov 27th, 2017 9:15:00 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

Motor Vehicle Crash Into a Pond, Gelsinger Rd, Spring Twp----Part 2
Fri, Dec 15th, 2017 3:15:00 pm - A vehicle crashed into a pond during a heavy snowstorm on Saturday December 9.  On Monday December 11, TSFRS returned to the scene to assist Spring Twp PD and other agencies in removal of the vehicle.  Rescue Engine 85, Rescue 85, Chief 85, EMC 43 and Medic 6512 reported to stand by while the Reading FD Scuba Team assisted Spring PD and V & M ...Continued


Structure Fire, Main Street, Mohnton Boro

Wed, Dec 13th, 2017 8:18:00 pm - On Sunday night December 10, TSFRS for Engine 85 and Wyo FD for Tower 79 were dispatched to Main Street in Mohnton as part of a Station 57 structure assignment for a house fire. As the units were responding Chief 57 reported a working fire in a single home. Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Bingaman, responded in place of Engine 85 and was directed to ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Crash into Pond, Gelsinger Rd, Spring Twp.---Part 1
Wed, Dec 13th, 2017 11:06:00 am - In the teeth of the first snow of the season on Saturday afternoon December 9, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to Gelsinger Road in the southern end of the Township at normal flow of traffic for fluids and debris down after a single vehicle crash. R85 under Captain Neubert and Deputy 85-1 (Strause) arrived to find a vehicle fully ...Continued


Vehicle Accident, North Meridian and Broadcasting Rd, Spring Twp

Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 8:08:00 pm - Late in the afternoon of Wednesday December 6, TSFRS Rescue 85, Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 and Medic 6513 were dispatched to the intersection of North Meridian and Broadcasting in the vicinity of Broadcasting Square for a vehicle accident with unknown injuries. R85 under Captain Neubert responded and was advised of a two-vehicle accident with one vehicle possibly in a field. R85 arrived on location ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Crash, Iroquois Ave, Spring Twp
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 11:48:00 am - On Monday afternoon December 4, TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks Fire Engine 18-2 and Western Berk EMS Medic 6512 dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment at Shillington Road and Iroquois Avenue, Spring Township, with a report of a vehicle into a tree and a person still inside. Rescue Engine 85 under Acting Captain Riegel and Chief 85 (Hackman) arrived ...Continued


Tractor Trailer Rollover, US 222 NB, Wyomissing

Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 11:26:00 am - On Saturday morning December 2, Wyo FD Engine 79, along with Rescue 85 from TSFRS and Western Berks EMS, was dispatched to Rte 222 northbound near the Inn at Reading for an accident with unknown injuries. E79 responded under Acting Captain Canto and while enroute, Berks Communications advised that this accident involved an overturned tractor trailer, possibly hanging off the bridge. E79 arrived on location ...Continued

Co's 79 and 85 Escort Santa
Fri, Dec 8th, 2017 5:24:00 pm - A standing holiday tradition in Wyomissing Boro is the annual Lighting of the Greens.  This year's celebration was held on Saturday afternoon December 2.  Escorting Santa to the party fell to U79 driven by FF Brandon Epting, accompanied by members of both Co's 79 and 85 manning Engine 79 and Rescue Engine 85. ...Continued


Freckles Visits the Angel Tree party at WLUMC

Fri, Dec 8th, 2017 5:17:00 pm - Freckles the Fire Prevention Fire Dog paid a visit to the West Lawn United Methodist's Angel Tree party on Saturday December 2.  The Angel Tree program is a venture between WLUMC and the Berks County Prison Ministry, during which Church members select names of children with one or more incarcerated parents, from an "Angel Tree" and purchase toys, clothing items and other gifts.  The gifts ...Continued

Brush Fire, Van Reed Road, Spring Twp
Sun, Dec 3rd, 2017 11:58:00 am - On Wednesday afternoon, November 22, TSFRS was dispatched for a report of a brush fire along Van Reed Road, in the vicinity of Prendergast Road. Accordingly, Rescue Engine 85 responded under Captain Conner. Deputy 85 arrived to find an area approximately 8' long burning up the bank on the east side of Van Reed. Chief 69 was also on location and provided additional information. DC85 ...Continued


Motor Vehicle Crash, Hill and Park, Wyomissing Borough

Fri, Dec 1st, 2017 9:18:00 pm - In the early afternoon of Wednesday November 22, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks EMS Medic 6521, and TSFRS Rescue 85 were dispatched to the intersection of N. Park Rd. and Hill Ave for a vehicle crash with persons reported to be trapped.  E79 under Captain Holmes responded and was advised by County Communications that the incident was a two car crash with possibly one ...Continued

MVA Penn and Dwight
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017 9:14:00 pm - TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Penn Ave and Howard St. in Spring Twp for a motor vehicle crash with injuries on Monday afternoon November 20.  Rescue 85 was already committed to a structure fire RIT assignment in Muhlenburg Twp but Rescue Engine 85 responded with personnel covering the station for the fire.   Engine 79 from Wyo FD was also ...Continued


Vehicle Crash, Iroquois Ave and Shillington Rd, Spring Twp

Thu, Nov 30th, 2017 9:08:00 pm - On Friday evening November 17, TSFRS along with Western Berks EMS was dispatched to the intersection of Shillington Road and Iroquois Avenue for a reported crash with injuries. Rescue 85 under Captain Rhoads responded and was advised by Communications that there were two vehicles in traffic reported with injuries. Rescue 85 arrived to confirm a two- vehicle crash in traffic. All occupants were out of ...Continued

Thanksgiving Cooking Safety
Fri, Nov 17th, 2017 5:28:00 pm - As you plan your Thanksgiving menu don't forget about fire safety. Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. So, let's add a pinch of fire safety to the menu. Keep these safety tips in mind as you prepare your meal. Turkey: If you are roasting your turkey, make sure you set a ...Continued



Fri, Nov 17th, 2017 4:31:00 pm - Today all the hard work and dedication over the past few weeks came to a completion as several members of TSFRS delivered this year's collection of Coats for Kids coats. Members of TSFRS B-Shift, Deputy Chief Schartel and his better half delivered over 400 new and gently used coats to 3 charities that benefit children in need in Berks county. Over the past several weeks ...Continued

Truck Fire, Grings Hill, Rd Spring Twp
Wed, Nov 15th, 2017 2:32:00 pm - On Wednesday afternoon November 15, TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Engine 79 and Shillington Engine 36 were dispatched to the area of 816 Grings Hill Rd. for a box truck on fire. Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Neubert responded and arrived to find a fully involved step van style truck with exposure to overhead PP&L power lines. The crew stretched 150' of 1 ¾ " ...Continued


Thank you Veterans

Sun, Nov 12th, 2017 7:55:00 am - Your service to our great country never goes unappreciated. Thank you for your service!  ...Continued

SCBA Challenge Drill
Mon, Nov 6th, 2017 8:06:00 pm - Regular Monday night drill for October 30 was a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus challenge course set up in the basement of Station 79.  The course was set up to follow a hose line with blacked out facepieces and while on air.  The course wound its way thru and around several obstacles including passing thru the center of a tire.  All members participated, including the old guy ...Continued


House Fire, Telford Ave, Spring Twp

Sun, Nov 5th, 2017 11:31:00 am - A structure fire assignment was dispatched for a reported dryer fire on Telford Ave in the West Lawn section of the township on Sunday morning November 5. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Rhoads and Wyo FD Engine 79 under Captain Yeager responded, along with our mutual aid partners from Western Berks Fire (Ladder 18), Reading (Ladder 1), Shillington (Engine 36), West Reading (Engine 64), ...Continued

Mission BBQ Donation
Fri, Nov 3rd, 2017 4:18:00 pm - On Thursday November 2, personnel from TSFRS and WFD were invited to lunch at Mission BBQ in Wyomissing.  After crews finished with a wonderful lunch, Jenny Winchester Mission BBQ's Community Ambassador presented a check in the amount of $2,769.50 to the TSFRS-WFD Smoke Detector Fund.  Mission BBQ raised the money on their Red Cup Program.  The TSFRS-WFD Smoke Detector Program is funded solely through donations. ...Continued