Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
157
 Feb
150
 Mar
119
 Apr
145
 May
173
 Jun
143
 Jul
182
 Aug
261
 Sep
135
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
1,465

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
Haz Mat Ops Refreshers 2/18 and 3/5, or 3/3

DRIVE TO SURVIVE 1/8





2018 Coats For Kids Drive

 
Mon, Sep 24th, 2018 2:36:00 pm - It's that time of year again and the cold weather will be here soon enough.... The TSFRS annual Coats For Kids collection is underway! ...Continued

Vehicle Crash, Penn Av, Spring Twp
Sat, Oct 6th, 2018 4:53:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 along with Western Berks EMS was dispatched to the intersection of Morwood Ave and Penn Ave in the West Lawn section of Spring Twp on Saturday evening, Oct. 6, for a vehicle crash with reported injuries. R85 under Capt. Bingaman responded and arrived to find a 2-vehicle accident, with one vehicle in the intersection and one in the lot at the Sunoco ...Continued

 

Fire Prevention Open House

 
Sat, Oct 6th, 2018 3:27:00 pm - The department held its annual open house today in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. Well over 300 people attended and toured our station, inspected our apparatus and took home some fire prevention materials. Children also participated in our 7 stage Jr Firefighter Obstacle Course. Thanks for your support. ...Continued

Stove Fire, Girard Av, Spring Twp
Sat, Oct 6th, 2018 7:00:00 am - On Saturday morning Oct. 6, TSFRS Engine 85, Shillington Engine 36, Mohnton Engine 57, Kenhorst Engine E69, Western Berks FD Ladder 18, Wyo FD Tower 79, West Reading Rescue 64, Western Berks EMS Medics 6511 and 6531 were dispatched to the Presidential Arms Townhouses in Spring Township  for a reported oven fire.  As companies were responding M6531 arrived and reported nothing showing from the exterior. ...Continued

 

Spring Township Library October Book Reading

 
Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018 12:59:00 pm - This morning, personnel went to the Spring Township Library for our monthly book reading. We were very excited as the library staff, families and children helped us celebrate National Fire Prevention Week which starts October 7th. We were treated to a large cake and banner thanking us for helping our community. Firefighters read a fire related book to children and parents the first Wednesday of ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Accident with Entrapment, Spring and Crossing Dr, Wyomissing
Tue, Sep 25th, 2018 11:33:00 am - On Tuesday morning September 25, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Rescue 85, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6512 were dispatched to the intersection of Crossing Drive and Spring St in the Berkshire Hgts section of the Borough for an accident with entrapment. E79 under Captain Yeager arrived and reported negative entrapment. R85 and E79 crews then stabilized one vehicle and assisted EMS with patient removal. ...Continued

 

Electrical System Malfunction, Woodland Rd, Wyomissing Boro

 
Sat, Sep 22nd, 2018 7:30:00 am - On Saturday morning Sept 22, Wyo FD Tower 79, TSFRS Engine 85 along with West Reading Engine 64, Shillington Engine 36, Kenhorst Engine 69, Western Berks FD Ladder 18, Temple Rescue 11, and Western Berks EMS responded to the Old Navy store on Woodland Rd for an odor of electrical smoke in the building. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 and Air 85 responded extra. TW79 under ...Continued

PSU Berks Bon Fire
Fri, Sep 21st, 2018 9:39:00 pm - TSFRS provided support to the faculty and student body at Penn State Berks for their annual pep rally bon fire, held on Friday night September 21.  The bon fire construction by the facility was initially difficult to ignite.  However, TSFRS personnel provided their intimate knowledge of the combustion process and successfully lit the pile ...Continued

 

Oven Fire, Montieth Blvd, Spring Twp

 
Mon, Sep 17th, 2018 8:29:00 pm - On Sunday afternoon September 2, TSFRS and Wyo FD were dispatched along with Western Berks FD Ladder 18 and Engine 18-1, Shillington Engine 36, West Reading Rescue 64, Mohnton Engine 57 and Denver(LanCo) Rescue 13 for a reported oven fire in a home on Montieth Blvd in the Midvale Manor section of Spring Twp.  TSFRS Engine 85 under Capt. Conner arrived with nothing evident and ...Continued

TSFRS/ Wyo FD Flood Response
Thu, Sep 13th, 2018 9:30:00 pm - On Friday afternoon August 31, Mother Nature seemed to wreak special havoc on the 422 corridor from Wyomissing to Sinking Spring where over 5" of rain fell in spots. This onslaught, coupled with the unusually heavy rains and flooding over the previous several weeks, resulted in severe flooding of streets, cars, homes and businesses. While too many to mention individually, suffice it to say that ...Continued

 

2018 Fire Prevention Open House

 
Tue, Sep 11th, 2018 9:41:00 pm - The Township of Spring Fire Rescue annual Fire Prevention Open House will be held on Saturday, October 6th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Stop by and tour the station, see fire trucks, ambulances and police cars up close, meet with our firefighters and visit the Fire Safety House. Kids will also have the opportunity to use a real fire hose on a simulated fire. There will ...Continued

Technician Promotion
Tue, Sep 11th, 2018 2:30:00 pm - On Monday September 10th, the Township of Spring Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the promotion of Firefighter Kenneth McCardell to the rank of Technician.Kenny started his career with the Township of Spring Fire Rescue in April of 2015 and was assigned as Firefighter on the A – Platoon. Kenny will start as Technician on September 18th, on the D – Platoon. Congratulations on the promotion! ...Continued

 

Dryer Fire, Whitfield Blvd, Spring Twp

 
Sat, Sep 8th, 2018 9:33:00 pm - A smoking dryer resulted in a structure fire response to the 1200 block of Whitfield Blvd in the North Whitfield section of Spring Township in the evening of Tuesday August 28.  TSFRS Engine 85 and Rescue Engine 85, Wyo FD Tower 79, Shillington Engine 36, West Reading Engine 64, Western Berks FD Engine 18-1 and Ladder 18, Temple Rescue 11 and Western Berks EMS Medic ...Continued

Electrical Fire, Woodland Rd, Wyomissing
Sun, Aug 26th, 2018 10:17:00 am - On Sunday morning August 26, Wyo FD Tower 79 and TSFRS Engine 85, along with our mutual aid partners from West Reading (Engine 64), Kenhorst (Engine 69), Greenfields (Engine 55), Reading (Ladder 1), Temple (Rescue 11), and Western Berks EMS (Medic 6521) were dispatched to the Days Inn on Crossing Drive in Wyomissing for a commercial structure fire. The fire was reported to be in ...Continued

 

Smoke in the Dwelling, West Wyo. Blvd, Spring Twp

 
Tue, Aug 21st, 2018 2:45:00 pm - As companies were handling a fire alarm at Penn State Berks on Tuesday afternoon August 21, a structure fire assignment was transmitted for a home in the 400 block of West Wyomissing Blvd in Spring Township, with a report of a smoke odor and visible haze in the residence. The residence was across the street from the station in which Lt 85-1 (Christian) was standing ...Continued

Motorcycle vs Car, Spohn Rd, Spring Twp
Sat, Aug 18th, 2018 1:23:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS Medic 6513 were dispatched to the intersection of Spohn Rd and Shillington Road on Saturday afternoon August 18 for a vehicle accident with injuries, reported to involve a motorcycle and car. R85 under Capt. Neubert arrived on location with M6513 and the crew assisted with evaluation of the patient and checked for fluids leaking from the vehicles. The ...Continued

 

Vehicle Crash, Penn Avenue, Spring Twp

 
Sat, Aug 18th, 2018 2:18:00 am - Early in the morning of Saturday August 18, TSFRS was dispatched to the 2100 Block of Penn Ave in the West Lawn section of Spring Twp., for a vehicle crash with reported entrapment. Additional details reported the incident to involve 2 vehicles with one overturned. When Rescue 85 under Capt. Conner arrived, they found one vehicle into a parked car with the striking vehicle on ...Continued

Gas Leak, Penn Ave., Spring Twp
Mon, Aug 13th, 2018 12:36:00 pm - TSFRS Engine 85, Western Berks FD Engine 18-2 and Wyo FD Tower 79 were dispatched for a hazmat in the 2800 block of Penn Avenue in Spring Township on Monday afternoon August 13.  Companies went responding and were provided additional information from Communications that UGI had received a call reporting a struck gas line and had a crew enroute.  E85 under Captain Connor arrived to ...Continued

 

Asphalt Spill, Rte 222 and Spring Ridge Dr, Spring Twp

 
Thu, Aug 9th, 2018 2:47:00 pm - TSFRS was dispatched to Spring Ridge Drive at Ramp D to Rt 222 N on Thursday August 9 for fluids and debris on the roadway as a result of a vehicle accident.  As Rescue85 under Capt. Conner reported as responding, County Communications provided additional information that this was a trailer on its side leaking tar or driveway sealant.  With this information, R85 requested that Wyo ...Continued

Penn and Woodside Vehicle Accident with Entrapment, Spring Township
Thu, Aug 2nd, 2018 10:06:00 am - TSFRS Rescue 85, along with Western Berks EMS, was dispatched to the intersection of Penn Ave. and Woodside Ave. in the West Lawn section of Spring Twp on Thursday August 2 for a Motor Vehicle Accident with unknown injuries. However, immediately after dispatch, Communications advised that the assignment was upgraded to entrapment which resulted in the addition of Wyo FD Engine 79 to the assignment. ...Continued