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Bruce Dickinson

Thu, Sep 10th, 2020 10:06:00 am - The TSFRS is sad to announce the passing of Fire Police Officer, Bruce Dickinson. Our thoughts go out to Bruce's family and friends during this difficult time. ...Continued

State Hill and Van Reed Rds, Spring Twp, Vehicle Crash
Tue, Sep 1st, 2020 12:40:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to the intersection of State Hill and Van Reed Roads in the Township on Tuesday September 1 for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries, reported to be two vehicles in the intersection. Engine 85 and personnel were already on the street and responded in place of the Rescue. While enroute, Communications advised all units that they were now getting reports ...Continued


Wyoming Drive, Spring Twp, Structure Fire

Tue, Jul 28th, 2020 2:36:00 pm - On Tuesday afternoon July 28, TSFRS Engine 85, Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57, Kenhorst Engine 69, Western Berks FD Engine 18-2 and Ladder 18, Wyo FD Ladder 79, West Reading Rescue 64 (RIT) and Western Berks EMS Medic 651-1 were dispatched to the 2600 block of Wyoming Drive South in the Berkshire Hills development of Spring Township for a structure fire, reported as smoke ...Continued

Vehicle Crash with Entrapment, Rte 222, Spring Twp
Sat, Jul 18th, 2020 10:29:00 am - On Saturday morning July 18, TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Ladder 79 and Western Berks EMS Medic 651-1 were dispatched to Rt 222 Northbound south of the Broadcasting Rd exit in northern Spring Twp for an accident with entrapment. R85 under Capt McCardell arrived on location to find a three car MVA and confirmed entrapment. A Hamburg EMS medic unit was already on scene and ...Continued


Foam Trailer Drill

Mon, Jun 29th, 2020 7:00:00 pm - TSFRS personnel got practice time with the Department's foam trailer at the Monday evening drill on June 29. The trailer has a fixed master stream, two hand lines, a portable master stream and various hose appliances. It is equipped with over 600 gallons of 1%-3% Alcohol Resistant Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AR-AFFF) concentrate. The trailer is provided by the Sunoco Logistics tank farm in Spring ...Continued

Smoke Investigation, Reading Ave, Spring Twp
Fri, Jun 26th, 2020 5:52:00 pm - On Friday afternoon June 26, a full structure fire assignment was dispatched to an apartment building on Reading Ave in the West Wyomissing section of Spring Township. TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Tower 79, along with Western Berks FD Ladder 18, Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57, Kenhorst E69 and West Reading Rescue 64 responded. E85 under Capt Neubert arrived and reported nothing evident from ...Continued


Vehicle Fire, Lancaster Pike, Cumru Twp

Wed, Jun 24th, 2020 2:52:00 pm - A vehicle accident with fire resulted in TSFRS Engine 85 being dispatched to Lancaster Pike near the Auto Zone in Cumru Twp on a mutual aid assignment to the Cumru FD. E85 under Capt McCardell arrived on location along with Shillington Engine 36 with a fully involved car fire. E36 deployed a hand line equipped with a navy nozzle while E85 assisted with a booster ...Continued

Vehicle Fire, Penn Ave, Sinking Spring
Tue, Jun 16th, 2020 6:52:00 pm - TSFRS Engine 85, Western Berks FD Engine 18-2 and Wyo FD Engine 79 were dispatched to the 3400 block of Penn Ave for a vehicle fire near the Spring Twp / Sinking Spring Boro line. While the companies were enroute Deputy 18-1 arrived on scene and reported a well involved vehicle on Penn Ave in Sinking Spring borough. E85 under Capt Conner arrived on scene ...Continued


Stove Fire, Reading Ave, Spring Twp

Tue, Jun 16th, 2020 7:06:00 am - TSFRS and Wyo FD, along with our mutual aid partners were dispatched to an apartment complex on Reading Avenue in the West Wyomissing area of Spring Twp for a structure fire on Tuesday morning June 16. The call was for smoke in the building with alarms activated. TSFRS Engine 85 under Captain Conner arrived and reported a three-story multi-unit apartment building with a smoke condition ...Continued

Smoke Investigation, W Wyomissing Ct, Spring Twp
Mon, Jun 15th, 2020 8:20:00 pm - A structural investigation assignment was dispatched to an apartment building in the 1400 block of West Wyomissing Court in the Lincoln Park section of Spring Twp on Monday evening June 15. TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Tower 79, along with Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57 and Western Berks FD Ladder 18 responded. Additional information from County Communications reported that the caller reported an ...Continued


Drills Resume

Mon, Jun 15th, 2020 7:00:00 pm - With the transition to Yellow Status within the Pennsylvania state COVID-19 protocols, Monday night drills resumed with a rope rigging and rescue drill at Station 79.  Capt Nester organized the drill which included establishment of Z Rigs and use of the new MGD rigging mechanism. ...Continued

Mutual Aid 3rd alarm Brush Fire, South Heidelberg Twp
Sun, Jun 14th, 2020 7:43:00 pm - TSFRS Engine 85 was dispatched to Texter Mountain Rd in South Heidelberg Twp on Sunday afternoon June 14 to assist Company 18 on a 3rd alarm brush fire. In short order, Tanker 85 was then dispatched as part of the Zone 4 Tanker Task Force. The fire was reported to be a pile of tires on fire extending into the woods. E85 under Capt. Bingaman ...Continued


Beverly Ave, Cumru Twp MVA

Thu, Jun 11th, 2020 1:47:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to the 100 block of Beverly Ave in Cumru Twp to assist Cumru Twp FD Company 42 on a vehicle crash with entrapment. The crash was reported to be a vehicle on its side with the patient still inside, unhurt but unable to get out. R85 under Capt Bingaman responded, arrived on location, and confirmed the report. Capt. 85 established ...Continued

Structure Fire, Penn Ave West Reading Borough
Wed, Jun 10th, 2020 6:44:00 pm - TSFRS and Wyo FD were dispatched on a mutual aid assignment for a building fire on Penn Avenue in West Reading Borough on Saturday June 7. Wyo FD Tower 79 and TSFRS Engine 85 responded and monitored West Reading Assistant 64 report fire from a doorway, making it a working fire incident. TW79 under Capt Nester arrived at a 3-story middle-of-the-row business with possible apartments ...Continued


TSFRS and WFD Storm Responses

Wed, Jun 10th, 2020 12:38:00 pm - TSFRS and Wyo FD members were busy all day on Wednesday June 4 as a pair of severe thunderstorms pummeled the Township and Boro along with other areas of Berks County, one in the morning and another in the afternoon. Between the two stations, 39 calls were handled in the 24-hour period of June 4, with over 30 directly attributed to the storms. Calls mainly ...Continued

Restaurant Fire, Pottsville Pike, Ontelaunee Twp
Fri, May 29th, 2020 10:21:00 pm - On Wednesday afternoon May 20, TSFRS was dispatched as the Rapid Intervention Team for a possible structure fire, assisting Leesport Company 37. Initially reported as mulch on fire up against the building, Asst Chief 37 arrived, reported fire through the roof and requested a 2nd alarm. Rescue 85 under Capt Bingaman responded and after arriving on location, assembled RIT equipment, and reported to the A/D ...Continued


Aspen Ave, South Heidelberg Twp, Structure Fire

Wed, May 27th, 2020 11:50:00 am - Late in the morning of Wednesday May 20, TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Tower 79 was dispatched to Aspen Ave in South Heidelberg Twp assisting Western Berks FD on a residential structure fire, reported to be a house on fire with heavy smoke showing. Additional info was given that the police were on location confirming a working fire.E85 under Capt Bingaman arrived on location ...Continued

Memorial Day Rememberance
Sun, May 24th, 2020 9:22:00 pm - On this Memorial Day Holiday, the members of the Township of Spring Fire Rescue Service and Wyomissing Borough Fire Department would like to recognize all past and present members of our nation's armed services and the military families who wait and hope and pray. We especially honor those who suffered wounds, visible and invisible, and most of all--those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you ...Continued


Mutual Aid Building Fire, Penn Avenue, Sinking Spring Boro

Wed, May 20th, 2020 9:03:00 pm - TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Tower 79 were both dispatched to the 4000 block of Penn Avenue in Sinking Spring Borough to assist our neighboring Western Berks FD with a structure fire with possible entrapment. TSFRS E85 under Capt. McCardell arrived on location and located behind WBFD E18-1. E85 laid a 5" supply line from the corner of Hull St and Penn Ave and ...Continued

Food Bank Support
Tue, May 19th, 2020 11:16:00 am - May 1 Not all emergencies require red lights and sirens, and the ongoing pandemic offers many examples of this. On Friday April 17 and again on Friday May 1, TSFRS Fire Police provided traffic assistance to Helping Harvest and the Wilson Area Food Bank distribution at the West Lawn United Methodist Church in the West Lawn section of Spring Twp. The Fire Police set up ...Continued