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Fri, Jan 10th, 2020 2:45:00 pm - 2019 was the busiest year on record for the TSFR responding to 2,210 incidents. Career & Volunteer personnel responded to numerous motor vehicle accidents, residential structure fires, medical assists, and various public assists. In addition, Company 85 assisted surrounding departments with mutual aid calls and completed numerous trainings throughout the year. The video below is a look back at some of the incidents from 2019. ...Continued

Santa's Special Response
Mon, Dec 23rd, 2019 10:03:00 pm - Two days before Christmas, TSFRS along with Spring Twp PD, Western Berks EMS and the faculty from Wilson's Shiloh Hills Elementary accompanied Santa Claus on an early visit to a family on North Cacoosing Drive in Spring Township. The family is facing some serious medical issues this Holiday season, and the big guy in the red suit asked the rest of us to help out. ...Continued


House Fire, South Mountain Drive, Spring Twp

Sat, Dec 14th, 2019 5:43:00 pm - In the early evening hours of Saturday December 14, TSFRS was alerted for a structure fire on South Mountain Drive in Spring Twp, reported as fire coming from the back of the house. TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Tower 79, along with Shillington Engine 36, Western Berks FD Engine 18-2, Cumru Twp Engine 42-1, Mohnton Ladder 57, West Reading Rescue 64, Western Berks EMS Medic ...Continued

Vehicle Crash, Reedy Road, Spring Twp
Sun, Dec 8th, 2019 2:21:00 am - Early Sunday evening December 8, TSFRS was dispatched to Reedy Road for a vehicle crash with negative injuries, but with a reported fire in the engine compartment. Both TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Engine 79 were dispatched. However E79 was already committed to another incident and Western Berks FD Engine 18-2 was sent in their place. E85 under Capt. Bingaman responded. While enroute and ...Continued


Westwood Drive, Spring Twp, Oil Burner Malfunction

Thu, Nov 28th, 2019 6:20:00 am - TSFRS along with Wyo FD and our mutual aid partners were dispatched to a home on Westwood Drive in the Colony Park section of Spring Twp early in the morning of Thursday November 28 for a possible structure fire. Wyo FD Tower 79 under acting Captain Sites and TSFRS Deputy 85 (Schartel) arrived on location first with a single-family dwelling with nothing showing. Command was ...Continued

Vehicle Crash, Cambridge Ave, Spring Twp
Mon, Nov 25th, 2019 5:30:00 pm - Late in the afternoon of Monday November 25 TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, and Western Berks EMS Medic 652-1 were dispatched to Cambridge Ave in the Lincoln Park section of the Township for a vehicle accident with entrapment. R85 under Capt. McCardell arrived to find one car overturned in the roadway, with both occupants having self-extricated. Engine 79 under Capt. Holmes arrived and ...Continued


Mission BBQ Donation

Wed, Nov 20th, 2019 4:40:00 pm - On Wednesday November 20, 2019, Jenny Winchester, Community Ambassador for Mission BBQ Wyomissing, stopped by the Station to provide lunch for the on duty crews. Jenny also presented a check from the Red Cup Charity in the amount of $1,298 for the Township of Spring and Wyomissing Smoke Detector Program The Township of Spring and Wyomissing Smoke Detector Program is funded solely through donations. This ...Continued

Vehicle Rescue Assist to Shillington
Thu, Nov 14th, 2019 4:11:00 pm - Late in the afternoon of November 14, TSFRS Rescue 85 was dispatched to the intersection of Wheatland Rd and Pennsylvania Ave in Shillington Borough to assist Shillington Company 36 on a vehicle crash with possible entrapment. R85 under Captain Bingaman responded and copied Southern Berks EMS Chief 680 who reported heavy entrapment. R85 requested Wyo FD Engine 79 be added to the assignment and E79 ...Continued


Structure Fire, Redwood Drive, Spring Twp

Sat, Nov 9th, 2019 5:17:00 am - An anonymous Good Samaritan stopped to report a fire in the bushes of a home on Redwood Drive in the Drexelwood section of Spring Twp before dawn on Saturday Nov. 9. As the family investigated smoke was noticed in the home which prompted a call to 911. TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Tower79 were dispatched along with Western Berks FD Ladder 18 and Engine ...Continued

Vehicle Fire, 2100 Block Van Reed Road, Spring Twp
Thu, Nov 7th, 2019 7:28:00 pm - On Thursday evening Nov. 7, TSFRS Engine 85 and Wyo FD Engine 79 were dispatched to a commercial plaza in the 2100 block of Van Reed Road in Spring Twp for a vehicle fire. The fire was reported to be adjacent to one of the stores.  E85 under Captain Neubert and E79 under Captain Yeager responded.  Communications advised responding companies that a police unit was ...Continued


Fire Prevention 2019

Thu, Nov 7th, 2019 4:51:00 pm - The Fire Prevention Division has completed a very successful fire prevention program during the past two (2) months. Starting in late August, numerous schools and pre-schools called to schedule programs for their students. Beginning in early September, the 2nd grade students of Wilson School District were bused to the fire station to receive fire prevention information on home fire safety by utilizing our fire safety ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Crash, Van Reed and Paper Mill Rds, Spring Twp
Thu, Nov 7th, 2019 10:50:00 am - On Thursday morning Nov. 7, TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Van Reed Rd and Paper Mill Rd for a motor vehicle accident reported to be with injuries. TSFRS Rescue 85 under Capt Neubert and WBEMS Medic 651-2 responded. R85 arrived on location and discovered two vehicles in the intersection with one person possibly injured. R85 personnel initiated patient evaluation ...Continued


Oil Burner Malfunction, Woodside Ave, Spring Twp

Wed, Nov 6th, 2019 3:57:00 pm - On Wednesday afternoon Nov. 6, TSFRS and our mutual aid partners were dispatched to the 200 block of Woodside Ave in the West Lawn section of Spring Twp for a possible structure fire, reported to be heavy smoke from a chimney. Chief 85 arrived and found a two story semidetached dwelling, with normal conditions and established Woodside Command. TSFRS Engine 85 under Capt Bingaman responded ...Continued

Rte 222 Northbound, Cumru Twp, Tractor Trailer Fire
Thu, Oct 24th, 2019 12:34:00 am - In the early morning hours of Thursday Oct.24, TSFRS was dispatched to assist our neighbors in Cumru Twp for a fire involving a tractor trailer, reported to be on Rte 222, northbound at the Gouglersville exit. Engine 85 under Captain Connor responded and while enroute was provided with additional information that several calls had been received reporting a fully involved vehicle. When E85 arrived, they ...Continued


Vehicle Accident with Extrication, Van Reed Rd. and Berks Place, Spring Twp.

Tue, Oct 22nd, 2019 7:17:00 pm - Early Tuesday morning October 22, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS responded to the intersection of Van Reed Road and Berks Place in the Whitfield section of Spring Twp., for a vehicle crash reported to be with injuries. R85 under Capt. Bingaman responded and on arrival found two vehicles head-on into construction barriers along the road. On further investigation, Capt. 85 found the driver's ...Continued

Halloween Parade Grand Marshal Ron Stoudt
Fri, Oct 18th, 2019 6:58:00 pm - Congratulations to Ron Stoudt on being named the Grand Marshal for the 2019 Spring Township Halloween Parade! Ron was chosen to be this years Grand Marshal by the Spring Township Lions Club for his years of dedication as a volunteer firefighter to the local communities. Ron has been a volunteer firefighter for 56 years. He first joined the West Lawn Fire Company in 1963 and ...Continued


Vehicle Crash with Injuries, Old Fritztown and Grings Hill Rds, Spring Twp.

Thu, Oct 17th, 2019 1:45:00 pm - Early in the afternoon of Thursday Oct. 17, TSFRS Rescue 85 and Western Berks EMS were sent to the intersection of Old Fritztown and Grings Hill Rd for a vehicle crash with injuries; reported as two vehicles in the roadway. R85 under Capt. Bingaman responded and was advised by Fire Police LT 85 (Sikierka) that one patient was confined in one of the vehicles. R85 ...Continued

2019 Fire Prevention Open House
Sat, Oct 12th, 2019 1:32:00 am - The Twp of Spring Fire Rescue Service held its annual Fire Prevention Week Open House at Station 85 at West Wyomissing Blvd and Monroe Ave on Saturday October 12.  130 visitors were provided with fire apparatus displays, fire fighting games, handout materials, fire station tours and free hot dogs and drinks.  In addition, the Spring Twp Police Department provided childrens ID cards.  TSFRS career and ...Continued


Home Fire Detection System Prevents Major Loss

Wed, Oct 9th, 2019 10:01:00 pm - On Sunday afternoon October 6, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Engine 85, along with West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, and RFD Ladder 1 were dispatched to a home on Grandview Blvd, in the Wyomissing Hills section of Wyomissing Borough for a residential fire alarm. E79 and E85 were released from a previous incident and responded immediately. Captain 79 (Holmes) advised BCCC to have ...Continued

Vehicle Crash with Injuries, 222 NB at Crossing Drive, Wyomissing Boro
Wed, Oct 9th, 2019 11:54:00 am - On Saturday afternoon October 5, Wyo FD Engine 79, TSFRS Rescue 85, and Western Berks EMS Medic 6521 were dispatched to Rte. 222 NB near Crossing Drive in Wyomissing Boro for vehicle crash with injuries. E79 under Capt. Yeager responded and was given additional details of possibly six vehicles involved. Based on this report Western Berks EMS had a second unit dispatched to assist. E79 ...Continued