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 Month
Fire
 Jan
176
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157
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171
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183
 May
195
 Jun
186
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215
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185
 Sep
182
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
1,650

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1,771
2015
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2014
1,636
2013
1,283
2012
1,318
2011
1,292
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977
2009
898

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Working House Fire, Kathleen Lane, Spring Township
Fri, May 17th, 2019 3:12:00 pm On Friday afternoon May 17, TSFRS and Wyo FD were dispatched to the 100 block of Kathleen Lane in the Spring Ridge section of Spring Twp for a reported house fire.  Also dispatched were Greenfields Engine 55, West Reading Engine 64, Kenhorst Engine 69, Western Berks FD Ladder 18, and Reading FD Ladder 1.

Rescue Engine 85 under Capt. McCardell responded while returning from another call and arrived to find a two-story, single-family house with smoke showing from the eves. RE85 took a hydrant in front of the house while Capt. 85 assumed command.  He performed a 360 survey, and reported smoke from the eves on all sides.  A 2” attack line was deployed, and members forced entry thru the front as no one was home. Engine 79s crew under Acting Captain Canto were also returning from a different call and was directed to report to the scene to assist E85.  The crew performed a primary search and checked for extension assisted by L18, as E85 personnel attacked the fire.  A pet bird was located and removed to the exterior in its cage.

Chief 85 arrived and assumed Command while Captain 85 assumed Interior Division.  The home was charged with smoke and L18 was tasked in removing it, using PPV fans on the front and rear of the house.  E79 also found a pet cat in a second-floor bedroom.  Overhaul was completed in the kitchen and all hot spots were extinguished. At this time the fire was placed under control and all units released except for Stations 85,79, and 18.  Crews monitored the house with an air quality meter until all readings were safe. Chief 85 documented the scene and advised FM43. All units were then placed available.

Command: Chief 85
Units: E85, RE85, E79, E55, E64, E69, L18, L1 (RFD), R11 (RIT), WBEMS