Feb
1
2015

UPDATED FIRE PREVENTION INFORMATION FOR FEBRUARY

Be sure to check out our FIRE PREVENTION page to find out more information about FIRE PREVENTION & SAFETY FOR FEBRUARY for your home and family. This month’s topic is Preventing Burn Injuries. Just click on the FIRE PREVENTION tab on the left side of our web site.

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Jan
26
2015

STRUCTURAL FIRE – 209 FULTON ST.

At 0001 hrs. Tower 79 was dispatched to assist Co. 7 with a working structural fire. Chief 7 was reporting a working chimney fire with heavy fire conditions in the roof area. WFD members assisted with checking for further extension and overhaul operations. Tower 79 cleared the incident approx. 1 hour later.fire birdsboro 1

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Jan
22
2015

STRUCTURAL FIRE – 770 MOHNS HILL RD.

At 1205 hrs. Tower 79 and other Mutual Aid Dept. was dispatched to 770 Mohns Hill Rd. in Spring Township to assist Co. 85 with a reported structural fire. Fire was located in the walls and ceiling and WFD members assisted with locating the fire and extinguishment.

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Jan
2
2015

MULTIPLE ALARM STRUCTURAL FIRE – 647 SCENIC DRIVE

Tower 79 was dispatched as part of the initial alarm to 647 Scenic Drive in Bern Township at 1238 hrs. for a reported structural fire. Units arrived on location to find a detached garage well involved. WFD members assisted with fire extinguishment and overhaul. Tower 79 cleared the incident at approx. 1530 hrs. 

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Nov
19
2014

CAREER STAFF PROMOTIONS

The Borough of Wyomissing and the Wyomissing Fire Department are pleased to announce that effective December 1st 2014, Career Firefighters Ethan Holmes, Derrick Nester and Dean Yeager will be promoted to Career Fire Captains with the WFD. All three men began their career’s with the Wyomissing Fire Department in July of 2007. Each Career Fire Captain will remain assigned to their current Platoon.

The Wyomissing Fire Dept. and the Borough of Wyomissing would like to congratulate these men on their accomplishment and would like to wish them a continued long and rewarding career!

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Nov
9
2014

2ND ALARM STRUCTURAL FIRE – 2113 PENN AVENUE

At approx. 0320 hrs. Tower 79 was dispatched as part of the initial alarm to 2113 Penn Avenue in Spring Township for a reported structural fire. The main body of fire was located in a second floor apartment kitchen in the rear of the building. WFD members assisted with fire extinguishment, searches, ventilation and overhaul. Eventually a second alarm was transmitted, bringing in Engine 79 and other mutual aid companies.penn avenue fire November 9

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Sep
23
2014

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE – OCTOBER 8TH

The Wyomissing Fire Department will be holding our annual Fire Prevention open house on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Fire Station located at 1259 Penn Avenue.

We will be providing Fire Prevention handouts, Station Tours, and Refreshments. You can also meet the Firefighters and checkout the apparatus and equipment we carry. We hope to see you there!

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Sep
21
2014

VEHICLE FIRE – 2200 TULPEHOCKEN RD.

Engines 79 and 85 were dispatched to the area of 2200 Tulpehocken Rd. in Spring Township for a vehicle fire at 1138 hrs. Deputy 85 arrived on location reporting a fully involved vehicle. Members from both companies quickly extinguished the fire with no injuries being reported. Companies remained on location for approx. 30 minutes.tulpehocken rd car fire

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Aug
25
2014

TRAINING – HAZMAT DECON

On this night, Tower 79 assisted the Greenfields Fire Co. with an annual Hazardous Materials Decontamination drill which was held at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Bern Township. Tower 79 aided with the use of the tower ladder bucket shower nozzle for gross decon. 55 drill decon 55dri ll decon 255 drill decon 3

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Aug
22
2014

STRUCTURAL FIRE – 3825 PENN AVENUE

Tower 79 was dispatched at 0946 hrs. to assist the Western Berks Fire Dept. with a working structural fire at 3825 Penn Avenue. Tower 79 took position on Side C of the fire building. WFD members assisted with roof operations and extinguishment. Tower 79 cleared the scene appox. 1.5 hours later.

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