Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
135
 Feb
146
 Mar
145
 Apr
117
 May
127
 Jun
142
 Jul
155
 Aug
173
 Sep
159
 Oct
159
 Nov
168
 Dec
0
 Total
1,626

Calls By Year
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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Christmas Tree Safety Tips & Video

 
Mon, Nov 27th, 2017 9:15:00 am - 1. When choosing a tree, look for one that is fresh and has green needles that don't fall out. Brownish needles mean the tree is dried out and more prone to catch fire. 2. Water your tree daily to prevent it from drying out. 3. Check the manufacturer's labels to ensure you use only lights and decorations that are flame-retardant. 4. Check lights for frayed ...Continued

Motor Vehicle Crash, Iroquois Ave, Spring Twp
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 11:48:00 am - On Monday afternoon December 4, TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks Fire Engine 18-2 and Western Berk EMS Medic 6512 dispatched for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment at Shillington Road and Iroquois Avenue, Spring Township, with a report of a vehicle into a tree and a person still inside. Rescue Engine 85 under Acting Captain Riegel and Chief 85 (Hackman) arrived ...Continued

 

Tractor Trailer Rollover, US 222 NB, Wyomissing

 
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017 11:26:00 am - On Saturday morning December 2, Wyo FD Engine 79, along with Rescue 85 from TSFRS and Western Berks EMS, was dispatched to Rte 222 northbound near the Inn at Reading for an accident with unknown injuries. E79 responded under Acting Captain Canto and while enroute, Berks Communications advised that this accident involved an overturned tractor trailer, possibly hanging off the bridge. E79 arrived on location ...Continued

Co's 79 and 85 Escort Santa
Fri, Dec 8th, 2017 5:24:00 pm - A standing holiday tradition in Wyomissing Boro is the annual Lighting of the Greens.  This year's celebration was held on Saturday afternoon December 2.  Escorting Santa to the party fell to U79 driven by FF Brandon Epting, accompanied by members of both Co's 79 and 85 manning Engine 79 and Rescue Engine 85. ...Continued

 

Freckles Visits the Angel Tree party at WLUMC

 
Fri, Dec 8th, 2017 5:17:00 pm - Freckles the Fire Prevention Fire Dog paid a visit to the West Lawn United Methodist's Angel Tree party on Saturday December 2.  The Angel Tree program is a venture between WLUMC and the Berks County Prison Ministry, during which Church members select names of children with one or more incarcerated parents, from an "Angel Tree" and purchase toys, clothing items and other gifts.  The gifts ...Continued

Brush Fire, Van Reed Road, Spring Twp
Sun, Dec 3rd, 2017 11:58:00 am - On Wednesday afternoon, November 22, TSFRS was dispatched for a report of a brush fire along Van Reed Road, in the vicinity of Prendergast Road. Accordingly, Rescue Engine 85 responded under Captain Conner. Deputy 85 arrived to find an area approximately 8' long burning up the bank on the east side of Van Reed. Chief 69 was also on location and provided additional information. DC85 ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Crash, Hill and Park, Wyomissing Borough

 
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017 9:18:00 pm - In the early afternoon of Wednesday November 22, Wyo FD Engine 79, Western Berks EMS Medic 6521, and TSFRS Rescue 85 were dispatched to the intersection of N. Park Rd. and Hill Ave for a vehicle crash with persons reported to be trapped.  E79 under Captain Holmes responded and was advised by County Communications that the incident was a two car crash with possibly one ...Continued

MVA Penn and Dwight
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017 9:14:00 pm - TSFRS and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Penn Ave and Howard St. in Spring Twp for a motor vehicle crash with injuries on Monday afternoon November 20.  Rescue 85 was already committed to a structure fire RIT assignment in Muhlenburg Twp but Rescue Engine 85 responded with personnel covering the station for the fire.   Engine 79 from Wyo FD was also ...Continued

 

Vehicle Crash, Iroquois Ave and Shillington Rd, Spring Twp

 
Thu, Nov 30th, 2017 9:08:00 pm - On Friday evening November 17, TSFRS along with Western Berks EMS was dispatched to the intersection of Shillington Road and Iroquois Avenue for a reported crash with injuries. Rescue 85 under Captain Rhoads responded and was advised by Communications that there were two vehicles in traffic reported with injuries. Rescue 85 arrived to confirm a two- vehicle crash in traffic. All occupants were out of ...Continued

Thanksgiving Cooking Safety
Fri, Nov 17th, 2017 5:28:00 pm - As you plan your Thanksgiving menu don't forget about fire safety. Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. So, let's add a pinch of fire safety to the menu. Keep these safety tips in mind as you prepare your meal. Turkey: If you are roasting your turkey, make sure you set a ...Continued

 

2017 COATS FOR KIDS DRIVE

 
Fri, Nov 17th, 2017 4:31:00 pm - Today all the hard work and dedication over the past few weeks came to a completion as several members of TSFRS delivered this year's collection of Coats for Kids coats. Members of TSFRS B-Shift, Deputy Chief Schartel and his better half delivered over 400 new and gently used coats to 3 charities that benefit children in need in Berks county. Over the past several weeks ...Continued

Truck Fire, Grings Hill, Rd Spring Twp
Wed, Nov 15th, 2017 2:32:00 pm - On Wednesday afternoon November 15, TSFRS Engine 85, Wyo FD Engine 79 and Shillington Engine 36 were dispatched to the area of 816 Grings Hill Rd. for a box truck on fire. Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Neubert responded and arrived to find a fully involved step van style truck with exposure to overhead PP&L power lines. The crew stretched 150' of 1 ¾ " ...Continued

 

Thank you Veterans

 
Sun, Nov 12th, 2017 7:55:00 am - Your service to our great country never goes unappreciated. Thank you for your service!  ...Continued

SCBA Challenge Drill
Mon, Nov 6th, 2017 8:06:00 pm - Regular Monday night drill for October 30 was a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus challenge course set up in the basement of Station 79.  The course was set up to follow a hose line with blacked out facepieces and while on air.  The course wound its way thru and around several obstacles including passing thru the center of a tire.  All members participated, including the old guy ...Continued

 

House Fire, Telford Ave, Spring Twp

 
Sun, Nov 5th, 2017 11:31:00 am - A structure fire assignment was dispatched for a reported dryer fire on Telford Ave in the West Lawn section of the township on Sunday morning November 5. TSFRS Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Rhoads and Wyo FD Engine 79 under Captain Yeager responded, along with our mutual aid partners from Western Berks Fire (Ladder 18), Reading (Ladder 1), Shillington (Engine 36), West Reading (Engine 64), ...Continued

Mission BBQ Donation
Fri, Nov 3rd, 2017 4:18:00 pm - On Thursday November 2, personnel from TSFRS and WFD were invited to lunch at Mission BBQ in Wyomissing.  After crews finished with a wonderful lunch, Jenny Winchester Mission BBQ's Community Ambassador presented a check in the amount of $2,769.50 to the TSFRS-WFD Smoke Detector Fund.  Mission BBQ raised the money on their Red Cup Program.  The TSFRS-WFD Smoke Detector Program is funded solely through donations. ...Continued

 

Motor Vehicle Crash, Woodland Road, Wyomissing Borough

 
Fri, Nov 3rd, 2017 11:43:00 am - On Saturday night October 28, a vehicle accident with possible entrapment and fire occurred on Woodland Road between the Berkshire Mall and Mall West.  Wyo. FD Engine 79 under Captain Holmes along with TSFRS Rescue 85 under Captain Rhoads, Western Berks Medic 6512 and TSFRS Fire Police responded.  E79 arrived and found a vehicle on its side and one injured subject who had apparently self-extricated ...Continued

3rd Alarm Fire, Bern Township
Wed, Nov 1st, 2017 8:54:00 pm - What started as an automatic fire alarm assignment for a commercial food wholesaler in neighboring Bern Township on Sunday evening October 22 escalated into a three-alarm fire when the investigating companies discovered a working fire.  Rescue 85 under Captain Rhoads was already on the scene of a kitchen fire in Ountleanuee Township when the assignment was upgraded to a structure fire to which Station 85 ...Continued

 

Motorcycle Accident, 222 North at Spring Ridge, Spring Twp

 
Wed, Nov 1st, 2017 8:50:00 pm - TSFRS Rescue 85, Wyo FD Engine 79, along with WBEMS Medic 6511 and Squad 650 were dispatched to Rte 222 in the northbound lane near the Spring Ridge exit for a vehicle accident with injuries Sunday afternoon October 22. R85 under Acting Capt Wertz and E79 under Captain Holmes responded and were advised by dispatch that this would be a motorcycle accident with one patient, ...Continued

Mutual Aid Structure Fire, Cumru Township
Tue, Oct 31st, 2017 10:12:00 pm - LATE ENTRY TSFRS Engine 85 was dispatched on automatic mutual aid to assist Cumru Twp with a reported structure fire with entrapment on Old Lancaster Pike in Cumru Township on Wednesday October 12. Rescue Engine 85 under Captain Conner responded from a fire prevention detail at Whitfield Elementary.  Additional information provided by Communications indicated a stove fire with two occupants still inside. Chief 85 (Hackman) ...Continued