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Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
25
 Feb
23
 Mar
27
 Apr
30
 May
28
 Jun
29
 Jul
27
 Aug
12
 Sep
0
 Oct
0
 Nov
0
 Dec
0
 Total
201

Calls By Year
2018
308
2017
278
2016
232
2015
255
2014
260
2013
242
2012
250
2011
275
2010
214
2009
189

Online Donation Now Available for 2019 Annual Fund Drive
Fri, Jun 7th, 2019 11:21:00 am - When making a donation please include: Your name Address ***You must include Reference Number (Located above name) to get credit for donation***** Add to special instructions to the seller section of Paypal. ...Continued
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Career Day @ CW West
Fri, May 24th, 2019 11:29:00 am - Today the WVFC participated in Career Day at the Conrad Weiser West Elementary School where parents of students came to school to speak about their jobs. Along with the Womelsdorf Police Dept., Western Berks EMS, and a military unit from Ft.Indiantown Gap, personnel answered questions about firefighting, our gear and equipment. While Attack 47 was busy with this event Ladder 47 was dispatched to assist ...Continued
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WVFC DUE ON 2ND ALARM FIRE

 
Wed, May 22nd, 2019 11:26:00 am - On Monday May 22 at 1029 hours the WVFC was dispatched with the Zone 3 Tanker Task Force on the 2nd alarm to 2790 Camp Swatara Rd in Bethel Twp. for a garage fire. Tanker and Engine 47 made the response and upon arrival Tanker 47 staged and the crew from Engine 47 assisted with overhaul. Shortly after our members began working gunshots were heard ...Continued
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THUNDERSTORM BRINGS MULTIPLE RESPONSES
Sun, May 19th, 2019 11:24:00 am - On Sunday May 19th after 8pm Berks County received a strong thunderstorm causing numerous issues throughout the county where the WVFC answered 9 calls for service. These included 2 structure fires, 4 fire alarms, and 3 tree/wire related calls. Our volunteers were out for almost 4 hours finally backing into the firehouse around midnight. While dealing with these incidents our personnel and those around the ...Continued
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Structure Fire In Robesonia Boro

 
Sat, Apr 27th, 2019 12:04:00 pm -  WVFC dumped the house for a structure fire to the rear of Reading Pediatrics, 541 W. Penn Ave, Robesonia Boro, assisting Robesonia Fire Co. Engine 26 arrived first to find a fire which began on an outside wall in a basement apartment. Personnel from 47 assisted with overhaul and ventilation of the entire building. Damage was limited to the wall of the basement. ...Continued
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Rescue Equipment For Sale
Wed, May 8th, 2019 1:01:00 pm - The WVFC is selling a Hurst combi-tool with portable pump, Hannay reel, and extension hose.  The unit was manufactured in 1998 and was last run earlier this year.  Unit was maintained annually by previous fire department. Unit is sold as is with no warranty and is available immediately.  Make an offer!  Offers can be submitted via email, Facebook messenger, or mail. Any questions can be ...Continued
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Busy few days for the WVFC

 
Fri, Apr 12th, 2019 7:41:00 pm - The past two days the WVFC has been active handling 5 calls for service. On Thursday at 0726 hours Ladder 47 was dispatched to assist Co.50 (Strausstown) on a building fire at 443 Bricker Rd in Upper Tulpehocken Twp at East Coast Erosion. Assistant 47 was working nearby and arrived first to find a working fire with straw bales on fire inside a hoop-style building. ...Continued
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WVFC Responds to Skid Loader Fire & RIT for a Working House Fire
Wed, Apr 10th, 2019 7:38:00 pm - Yesterday afternoon at 1510 hours the WVFC along with Engine 26 (Robesonia) were dispatched to the Bethany Children's Home farm in Heidelberg Twp. for a skid loader on fire. Prior to arrival the farmer had knocked the fire down and the assignment was held to Attack and Tanker 47. Early this morning at 0112 hours the WVFC was dispatched as RIT for a working house ...Continued
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Annual Easter Flower and Bake Sale

 
Wed, Apr 10th, 2019 7:36:00 pm - Come out to our Annual Easter Flower, and bake sale.Friday April 19th and Saturday April 20th 9am to 5pm both days. We will have a wide variety of flowers to choose from for your Easter Holiday. While there shop our baked goods and take a treat home for your Easter Dinner. Stop by and say Hi. ...Continued
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Annual Awards Banquet
Thu, Mar 28th, 2019 7:33:00 pm - On Saturday March 23rd volunteers from the WVFC and their families celebrated at our annual awards banquet which was held at the Masonic Lodge in Womelsdorf. 2018 was the busiest year in company history with 308 responses as well as the first time eclipsing more than 300 runs. Our total time in service was also a record 303 hours and 16 minutes. Total man hours ...Continued
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