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Fire Prevention Open House

Sat, Oct 14th, 2017 9:37:00 am - The Township of Spring Fire Rescue Service held an Open House at station 85 on Saturday October 14. We were joined by Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks EMS, and the Spring Twp Police. A constantly flowing crowd estimated at approximately 200 children and adults visited the station between 9AM and 1PM. Visitors were able to tour the station, view all the firefighting equipment, practice ...Continued

Structure Fire, Berkshire Mall, Wyomissing Borough
Fri, Oct 13th, 2017 9:18:00 pm - Completing a very busy October 10 morning, Wyo FD Engine 79 under Captain Holmes and TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Neubert were alerted for a second structure fire in less than an hour in Wyomissing Borough. This was reported to be at the Bon Ton in the Berkshire Mall, for a fire in a 2nd floor storage area. Also dispatched were Western Berks Fire ...Continued


Smoke Condition on Lawndale Rd

Fri, Oct 13th, 2017 8:11:00 pm - In the middle of the morning of October 10, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Rescue Engine 85, Western Berks Ladder 18, West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Shillington Engine 36, Reading Ladder 1, Temple Rescue 11, and Western Berks Medic 6513 were dispatched to a reported structure fire on Lawndale Rd in Wyomissing Borough. Deputy 85 (Schartel) arrived and reported smoke showing from the ...Continued

Fire Prevention at Lakeside Preschool
Wed, Oct 11th, 2017 9:31:00 am - The 33 kids at the Lakeside Preschool, located at Glad Tidings Church in the North Whitfield section of the Township, were treated to a visit by TSFRS Fire Prevention and on duty personnel on Wednesday October 11.  The visit, which is one of many conducted not only during Fire Prevention Week but also throughout the year, featured visits with the firefighters and demonstration of fire ...Continued


Vehicle Rescue, Jefferson Blvd. Spring Township.

Tue, Oct 10th, 2017 6:33:00 pm - ON the morning of October 10, TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks FD Engine 18-2, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 were dispatched to the 2300 block of Jefferson Blvd in the West Wyomissing section of Spring Township for a vehicle crash, reported to be with entrapment and fire.  One vehicle was reported into a parked car and smoking. R85 under Captain ...Continued

Limerick Prep Drill
Sat, Oct 7th, 2017 10:38:00 pm - The regular Monday night drill for October 1 centered on the part that TSFRS and Wyo FD personnel will play in the unlikely event of an evacuation of the area around the Limerick Generating Station in nearby Montgomery County. Should this become a necessity, Wilson and Wyomissing High Schools may be called upon to provide shelter for evacuees. As such TSFRS and Wyo FD staff ...Continued


Vehicle Crash, US 422 at North Wyomissing Blvd, Wyomissing

Thu, Oct 5th, 2017 1:25:00 pm - On Saturday Sept. 30, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Rescue 85, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6521 were dispatched to the West Shore Bypass in the area of North Wyomissing Blvd for an vehicle crash with reported entrapment. E79 under Captain Yeager responded and was provided with additional information that the incident involved a tractor trailer and a green vehicle, which rolled three or four ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Crash, State Hill Rd, Wyomissing
Tue, Oct 3rd, 2017 4:08:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 were dispatched to the above intersection for a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Friday morning September 29. Deputy 85 (Schartel) arrived and reported a 3-vehicle chain reaction crash with fluids and debris down and one patient for an evaluation. R85 under Captain Nuebert arrived on location and applied oil dry to the roadway, secured the ...Continued


Vertical Ventilation Drill

Mon, Oct 2nd, 2017 10:21:00 am - The regular Monday night drill on September 18 was held at Station 79 and focused on vertical ventilation skills. Using the two-story simulator in the rear of the station, training evolutions included laddering the building and the roof, advancing power tools and cutting roof holes. ...Continued

1st Annual Philadelphia 9/11 Stair Climb
Tue, Sep 26th, 2017 8:40:00 pm - The Philadelphia Fire Department sponsored its 1st Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Saturday September 23 at Lincoln Financial Field, the home of the Philadelphia Eagles. As with other Memorial Stair Climbs, firefighters climbed the equivalent of 110 stories, each bearing the picture of one or more firefighters and police officers who perished at the World Trade Center on 9/11. TSFRS was represented by Lt. ...Continued


Natural Gas Odor with Patients, Cheltenham Dr, Wyomissing

Mon, Sep 25th, 2017 8:14:00 pm - Wyo FD for Tower 79, TSFRS for Rescue Engine 85, West Reading Engine 64 and Western Berks EMS for Medic 6531 were dispatched for a hazardous condition on Cheltenham Drive in the Wyomissing Hills section of Wyomissing Borough on Wednesday evening September 13.  Additional information from Berks Communications reported a strong smell of natural gas inside the restaurant, and two employees experiencing headaches. TW79 under ...Continued

Fire Prevention Week October 8th - 14th
Wed, Sep 20th, 2017 2:18:00 pm - Fire Safety information from In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That's why this year's Fire Prevention Week theme: "Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!" is so important. It reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan. Here's this year's key ...Continued


Foam Trailer Drill

Wed, Sep 13th, 2017 7:18:00 pm - The regular weekly training drill for Monday Sept. 11 covered the operation of the Department's new foam trailer. The trailer was provided to TSFRS by operators of the Sunoco Logistics tank farm on Fritztown Road and will be stored at the fire station. It will be available wherever needed, and can be towed by the Department pickup truck and either of the Fire Chief or ...Continued

Lancaster 9/11 Stair Climb
Tue, Sep 12th, 2017 11:47:00 am - On Sunday September 10, the annual Lancaster 9/11 Stair Climb to honor those that gave the ultimate sacrifice that day was conducted at Clipper Magazine Stadium. The event is intended to have responders climb the stadium stairs to simulate each step required to travel 110 stories to the top of the World Trade Center. The walkers carried the names and pictures of firefighters and police ...Continued


Vehicle Crash, Reedy Road, Spring Twp

Mon, Sep 11th, 2017 8:38:00 am - On Friday afternoon September 8, TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks FD Engine 18-2 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6513 were dispatched to the intersection of Wilshire Blvd and Reedy Rd for a vehicle crash with injuries and fire. R85 under Captain Neubert responded and arrived to find a 2-vehicle accident with one patient being evaluated by EMS. Capt. 85 assumed Reedy ...Continued

Thank You Mission BBQ
Wed, Sep 6th, 2017 4:11:00 pm - On Wednesday September 6, 2017 Mission BBQ stopped by our station to present a check in the amount of $2,893.00 to the Township of Spring and Wyomissing Fire Rescue Smoke Detector Program. Mission BBQ raised the money on their Blue Hometown Heroes Cup Contest. Mission BBQ also provided the crews from both stations lunch. On behalf of the Township of Spring Fire Rescue Service and ...Continued


Rescue from Trench, Gelsinger Road Spring Twp

Tue, Sep 5th, 2017 3:40:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 under Capt. Neubert, Wyo FD Tower 79 under Capt. Yeager, Mohnton Ladder 57 were dispatched for a rescue on Gelsinger Road in southern Spring Township on Friday morning Sept 1. Additional information from BCCC was that Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 was dispatched for a BLS Trauma at 0636 hours and arrived on scene to find the male in a trench with ...Continued

Appreciation Meal From The Olive Garden
Mon, Sep 4th, 2017 5:49:00 pm - Huge thank you to the Olive Garden of Wyomissing who generously supplied members of Spring Twp. Fire Rescue and Spring Twp. Police with an outstanding lunch today! ...Continued



Fri, Sep 1st, 2017 5:58:00 pm - As everyone is aware, there is a catastrophic flooding situation in Texas as the result of Hurricane Harvey. The damage is tremendous and search and rescue operations are underway. Sadly, many firefighters and their families are among the victims who have lost their property and their possessions as a result of the storm. Just recently there was a national call for unused fire shirts for ...Continued

Tractor Trailer Rollover, Rte 222 SB, Wyomissing Boro
Sun, Aug 27th, 2017 10:24:00 am - On Sunday morning August 27, Wyomissing FD Engine 79, TSFRS, Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS were dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries on Rt 222 Southbound near the Inn at Reading and the Shoppes at Wyomissing.  E79 under Capt. Nester and R85 under Capt. Rhoads responded, along with a Western Berks medic unit. On arrival, the driver had self-extricated but was ...Continued