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5/16/2022 VEHICLE CRASH WITH INJURIES, RT 100 AT WALMART, COLEBROOKDALE

Company 95 was dispatched to 567 Rt 100 at the traffic light for a two vehicle crash with injuries at 1626 hours. On location crews assisted EMS from Gilbertsville Ambulance with patient evaluation and care, while other crew members opened the hood of the other vehicle that was smoking from the engine compartment to assure there was no fire.  BAF&R Fire Police were assisted by Eastern Berks Fire Police and Gilbertsville Fire Police. Eastern Berks Regional Police are investigating the crash.   ...
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5/13/2022 VEHICLE INTO MAILBOXES AND TREES, UNK. INJURIES, 275 MILL STREET, COLEBROOKDALE

Company 95 was dispatched to the area of 275 Mill Street for a vehicle int the trees after running over mailboxes at 1929 hours. On arrival Crews found a service truck over the embankment into the trees on the S curve in the 200 block of Mill Street. The occupant was walking around and refused EMS. Crews assisted EMS from Bally Ambulance as needed and the vehicle was removed by Faust Towing which took hours to do as the vehicle was at risk of rollover where it was sitting along the steep embankment. Eastern Berks Regional Police are investigating the crash.   ...
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5/9/2022 BRUSH FIRE, 151 RED SHALE DRIVE, DOUGLASS

Company 95 was dispatched to 151 Red Shale Drive for a controlled burn that was out of control at at 1514 hours. On arrival crews observed a large smoke cloud over the area and a field behind the residence was burning, the homeowner was working at extinguishing the fire. Crews from BAF&R along with crews from Eastern Berks Fire & Rescue quickly stopped the fire and extinguished it. Douglass Police assisted at the scene.   ...
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5/7/2022 VEHICLE CRASH WITH INJURIES, 2289 FARMINGTON AVENUE, DOUGLASS

Company 95 was dispatched to the the area of 2289 Farmington Avenue at 0931 hours for a vehicle into the bridge with injuries. On arrival crews assisted EMS from Boyertown Ambulance with patient care and confirmed there was no fire as originally reported. Crews assisted Douglassville Auto Body with removal of the vehicle and debris. Douglass Police are investigating the crash.   ...
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5/6/2022 VEHICLE INTO BUILDING, STRUCTURAL EVALUATION, WASHINGTON ST. , BOYERTOWN

May 6, 2022 At 0709 hours Eastern Berks Regional Police requested a Fire Officer respond to North Washington and East 4th Street in the Borough of Boyertown to check a structure that had been struck as a result of an accident with no injuries. Chief 95 and Captain 95-2 arrived and had the police department contact the building owner for access. Upon arrival personnel entered the structure and evaluated that the damage was confined to the brick planter box and siding and on the exterior and there was no structural damage to the main building. The Chief and Captain advised the Police Department ...
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