Boyertown Area Fire and Rescue and Earl Township Fire Company set up a joint training to work on vehicle stabilization post crash. The two companies trained together on use of chocks, step chocks and different kinds of struts to secure a rolled over vehicle. The two companies will train next on cutting the car apart […]
Company 95 members observed a large header of smoke above the area of the Reading Avenue Station and found the smoke was coming from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses church. Eastern Berks Regional Police were on location and reporting the fire as two members responded to the scene prior to dispatch and updated Berks […]
Company 95 was dispatched to the intersection of Second Street & Madison Street at 1654 hours for a 2 vehicle crash with reported injuries. Crews assisted Boyertown Ambulance with removal of the patient and stabilized the vehicles and powered them down. Crews then assisted Faust Towing with removal of the vehicle and cleaning up fluids […]
Company 95 was dispatched to the area of 215 West Philadelphia Avenue for a two vehicle head on crash reported with entrapment and unconscious occupants. On arrival crews found that an occupant in the one vehicle was trapped in the vehicle and doors and the center post on the right side of the vehicle needed […]
Company 95 was dispatched to the area of 480 Colebrookdale Road for a vehicle in a ditch with the driver unable to self extricate. On arrival crews found the female hanging out of the driver side of the vehicle and stating she was not injured. The vehicle was not sitting stable and the driver’s side […]
At 0713 hours Company 95 was dispatched to the area of 21 Poole Hill Road for a utility pole on fire. On location crews found a pole with the top broken off laying on the power wires burning. Met Ed was dispatched tp the scene and crews turned it over to Met Ed.
Company 95 was dispatched to the area of 32 Greshville Road at 0057 hours for a vehicle into a tree with a male walking around bleeding. On arrival crews found a truck into a tree in the ditch along the road and the male was bleeding from his head but claimed to be ok. Goodwill […]
Company 95 was dispatched to 335 E. Philadelphia Avenue for a structure fire at 1753 hours reported with smoke in the residence and alarms sounding. On arrival crews were informed that it was due to burnt food and there was considerable amount of smoke coming from the residence. Crews assisted by Eastern Berks Fire and […]
Company 95 was dispatched at 1700 hours for fluids and debris on the roadway after a crash. Crews put down oil dry to stop fluids from going into the storm sewer and assisted Berks Mont Towing and Faust Towing with removal of the vehicles and debris. Eastern Berks Regional Police are investigating the crash.
Company 95 was dispatched at 2243 hours to 60 S Reading Avenue for a dumpster on fire next to the building. Eastern Berks Regional Police arrived on location and were able to roll the dumpster out into the parking lot away from the building and crews arrived soon after and were able to quickly extinguish […]