Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
157
 Feb
0
 Mar
0
 Apr
0
 May
0
 Jun
0
 Jul
0
 Aug
0
 Sep
0
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
157

Calls By Year
2017
1,807
2016
1,771
2015
1,770
2014
1,636
2013
1,283
2012
1,318
2011
1,292
2010
977
2009
898

Upcoming Events
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Gas Leak, Berkshire Mall, Wyomissing

 
Sun, Feb 18th, 2018 10:35:00 pm - As companies were just preparing to depart from a 2nd alarm fire in the Borough Sunday night, County Communications dispatched Wyo FD Tower 79, TSFRS Engine 85, Kenhorst Engine 69 and West Reading Engine 64 to a reported odor of gas and hissing at a meter on the exterior of a retail store at the Mall. The incident was reported by UGI who was also ...Continued

2nd Alarm Structure Fire, Old Mill Rd, Wyomissing
Sun, Feb 18th, 2018 6:24:00 pm - A 2-alarm structure fire in a garden apartment building on Old Mill Rd in Wyomissing occurred early in the evening of Sunday February 17. Initial reports were for smoke coming from an apartment with alarms sounding and resulted in the dispatch of Wyo FD Tower 79, TSFRS Engine 85 along with West Reading Ladder 64, Mohnton Engine 57, Shillington Engine 36, Kenhorst Engine 69, Temple ...Continued

 

Prevent Dryer Fires

 
Sun, Feb 11th, 2018 12:33:00 pm - From www.NFPA.org In 2010-2014, U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year. These fires resulted in annual losses estimated at 13 civilian deaths, 440 civilian injuries, and $238 million in direct property damage. Facts and figuresClothes dryers accounted for 92% of the fires; washing machines 4%, and washer and dryer combinations accounted for 5%. ...Continued

CO Condition, Berkshire Mall, Wyomissing
Wed, Feb 7th, 2018 11:39:00 am - Wyo FD and TSFRS along with West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Greenfields Engine 55, Reading Ladder 1, Temple Rescue 11 RIT, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to a restaurant in the Berkshire Mall for a structure fire. On response BCCC advised the site reported a CO alarm activation with 161 ppm reading. Tower 79 under Captain Holmes arrived and reported ...Continued

 

Residential Structure Fire, Oley St, Wyomissing Boro

 
Tue, Feb 6th, 2018 8:41:00 pm - On Tuesday night February 6 ,Wyo FD and TSFRS along with our mutual aid partners from West Reading (Engine 64), Kenhorst (Engine 69), Greenfields (Engine 55), Reading (Ladder 1), Temple (Rescue 11--RIT), and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the 400 block of Oley Street in the Berkshire Heights section of Wyomissing Boro for a structure fire, reported to be in the kitchen. Muhlenberg EMS ...Continued

Natural Gas Odor, 8th and Franklin, Wyomissing Boro
Thu, Feb 1st, 2018 7:51:00 pm - Wyo FD, along with TSFRS Rescue Engine 85, Kenhorst Engine 69, and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of 8th and Franklin St.  on Thursday night February 1.  Tower 79 under Captain Holmes responded and on arrival confirmed both an odor of gas and readings on the air meter.  He also established Command and requested an Ops channel.  Rescue Engine 85 under Captain ...Continued

 

Kitchen Fire Safety Tips

 
Thu, Feb 1st, 2018 9:06:00 am - U.S Fire Administration Safety Game Plan Score more points this year by putting kitchen fire safety in your line up Whether you cheer for the Patriots or the Eagles or maybe just watch for the half time show and commercials, the Super Bowl has become an American holiday. Share the information below to keep your communities safe. Super Bowl Sunday is the USA's second biggest ...Continued

Vehicle Accident, State Hill and Van Reed, Spring Township
Tue, Jan 30th, 2018 8:12:00 pm - Early in the evening of Tuesday January 30, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6511 were dispatched to the intersection of State Hill and Van Reed for a motor vehicle crash reported with injuries.  Rescue Engine 85 under Capt Neubert was already on the street and responded.  RE85 and M6511 arrived on location to find two vehicles in the intersection.  M6511 evaluated and transported one driver ...Continued

 

Vehicle Crash, Rte 422 EB at Crossing Drive, Wyomissing Boro

 
Wed, Jan 24th, 2018 5:41:00 pm - On Wednesday night January 24, Wyo FD, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to Rte 422 Eastbound in the vicinity of the Berkshire Mall for a car crash with unknown injuries. Engine 79 under Capt Nester responded and was provided with additional information from County Communications to the effect that one vehicle was rolled over near the Crossing Drive exit. E79 arrived on scene ...Continued

Electrical Odor Investigation, Old Mill Rd, Wyomissing
Tue, Jan 23rd, 2018 5:05:00 pm - Late Tuesday afternoon on January 23, Wyo FD, TSFRS and Kenhorst Fire were dispatched on a structure investigation call for an electrical odor involving a microwave oven in an apartment on Old Mill Rd in Wyomissing Boro.  Wyo FD Tower 79 under Captain Holmes responded, along with TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Conner and Kenhorst Engine 69. On arrival Capt 79 reported nothing showing, requested ...Continued

 

Vehicle into the Creek, Tulpehocken Rd, Lower Heidelberg Twp

 
Sun, Jan 21st, 2018 1:28:00 pm - On Sunday afternoon January 21, TSFRS was alerted along with Wyo FD, Western Berks FD and Western Berks EMS for a vehicle accident at Tulpehocken and Papermill Rds with a car into the Tulpehocken Creek. Rescue 85 under Captain Conner, Air 85 under Lt Ahrens, Tower 79 under Captain Nester responded. Western Berks Fire also responded with Utility and Marine 18 and Engine 18-2. While ...Continued

Drive to Survive
Mon, Jan 8th, 2018 2:35:00 pm - TSFRS hosted the Drive to Survive program at our station on Monday night January 8.  Approximately 25 TSFRS and Wyo FD members were joined by fellow firefighters from Western Berks, Shillington, Cumru Twp, Exeter Twp, and Alsace Manor Fire Departments.  Instructor Chris Daly from the West Chester Police Department has developed this program geared toward emergency services drivers from his years of experienxce as a ...Continued

 

Our Condolences

 
Sat, Jan 6th, 2018 2:38:00 pm - We are saddened by the news of a fatal fire and LODD in the City of Philadelphia this morning. The TSFRS sends our deepest condolences to the family of Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau and the Philadelphia Fire Department.. Lieutenant LeTourneau was an 11 year veteran of the Department. We also send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the civilian lost in during this ...Continued

New Engine 85 is Almost Here !!
Fri, Jan 5th, 2018 11:28:00 am - Personnel from TSFRS were at the Emergency One factory in Ocala Florida from January 3 through 5, completing the final inspection of Engine 85. Engine 85 is on an E-One Typhoon Chassis with seating for 6 personnel. The pumper is equipped with a 1500 GPM pump and 530 gallon water tank, and features a low hose bed and crosslays. Engine 85 will carry a 400' ...Continued

 

Winter Fire Safety Tips

 
Wed, Jan 3rd, 2018 1:43:00 pm - ***** WINTER FIRE SAFETY TIPS ***** 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 to heat our homes.It is important to keep fire safety in mind when you are heating your home. If you are using a portable heater:- Make sure the heater has an automatic ...Continued

Vehicle Fire, Spring Ridge Drive, Spring Twp
Fri, Dec 29th, 2017 10:45:00 am - A vehicle fire was reported in the cul-de-sac near 200 Spring Ridge Drive in the northern section of the Township on Friday morning December 29. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 and Tanker 85, along with Wyo FD Engine 79 responded. Chief 85 arrived first and reported a vehicle well involved and established command. E79 under Acting Capt. Miller arrived, stretched their 1 ¾" bumper line and ...Continued

 

Happy Holidays!

 
Sat, Dec 23rd, 2017 10:32:00 pm - The TSFRS would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Holidays!  ...Continued

AFA with Fire, Van Reed Rd Spring Twp
Fri, Dec 22nd, 2017 3:09:00 pm - On Saturday afternoon December 16, TSFRS along with Wyo FD for Tower 79 and Western Berks FD for Engine 18-2 were alerted for an automatic fire alarm at a larger supermarket on Van Reed Rd in Spring Twp. As Rescue Engine 85 was already committed to a medical call, Engine 36 from Shillington was added. Deputy 85 (Schartel) arrived and reported nothing evident from A ...Continued

 

Vehicle Into a Structure, Harvard Blvd, Spring Twp

 
Thu, Dec 21st, 2017 2:57:00 pm - While most of Company 85 was working a structure fire in Vinemont, Rescue 85 along with Western Berks EMS was dispatched to the 200 block of Harvard Blvd in the Lincoln Park section of the Township for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries.  R85 under Acting Captain DeMarte and Deputy 85 (Schartel) responded from station where they were on standby duty for the fire.  ...Continued

Happy Holidays from Wilson Southern
Thu, Dec 21st, 2017 2:45:00 pm - On Thursday December 21, 2017 personnel from the TSFRS were invited to the Wilson Southern Junior High School where the Student Council presented our personnelwith gift cards for the Holiday Season.  We would like to thank the Wilson Southern Junior High School Student Council for the generous gift and the kind thoughts behind  it. ...Continued