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Monthly Calls
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 Jan
32
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 Total
32

Calls By Year
2017
278
2016
232
2015
255
2014
260
2013
242
2012
250
2011
275
2010
214
2009
189
2008
159

WVFC responds to two 2-ALARM house fires caused by attempts to thaw frozen pipes

 
Sat, Jan 6th, 2018 12:00:00 am - On Friday January 5, 2018 at 1355 hours the WVFC was dispatched to assist Co.26 (Robesonia Fire Co.) at 303 Hill Rd. in Heidelberg Twp. for smoke from a home called in by a PA State Police trooper. Chief 47 arrived on location and reported heavy smoke showing from the eaves. Ladder 47 arrived first and it's crew began an interior attack and was able ...Continued
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odor investigation with symptoms at the Wells Fargo
Tue, Dec 5th, 2017 9:14:00 am - Earlier today Ladder 47 assisted the Robesonia Fire Co with an odor investigation with symptoms at the Wells Fargo Bank in Robesonia. Crews traced the sulfur odor to faulty batteries for the alarm system. ...Continued
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congratulate former firefighter Taylor Kissling

 
Sun, Oct 29th, 2017 8:15:00 am - The WVFC would like to congratulate former firefighter Taylor Kissling who has had a busy October. Not only did he graduate from the Frederick County, MD fire academy yesterday he also became a new father a couple weeks ago. Taylor has been assigned to Station 12 in Braddock Heights. ...Continued
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combine on fire
Sat, Oct 28th, 2017 10:00:00 pm - The WVFC has been quite busy lately....this time extinguishing a combine on fire in a soybean field behind the Conrad Weiser West Elementary School earlier this evening. ...Continued
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vehicle accident with entrapment involving a tractor trailer

 
Thu, Oct 26th, 2017 1:56:00 pm - WVFC along with Engine 26 (Robesonia), Engine/Rescue 34 (Newmanstown), Rescue 18 (Western Berks FD) and Western Berks EMS for a vehicle accident with entrapment involving a tractor trailer in the 1200 Blk of W. Penn Ave. in Heidelberg Twp. Assistant 47 took command and immediately requested an additional rescue company which brought Rescue 31 from Keystone of Myerstown and an additional engine from Marion Fire ...Continued
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Dogwood Lane in Womelsdorf for a house fire
Fri, Oct 20th, 2017 1:53:00 pm - This morning at 0030 hours the WVFC along with mutual aid companies from Marion, Robesonia, Newmanstown, Keystone Fire Co. of Myerstown, Richland Fire Co for RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to 345 Dogwood Lane in Womelsdorf for a house fire. Dispatchers advised multiple callers were reporting the back of the house was on fire and the occupants were out of ...Continued
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chicken house fire

 
Thu, Oct 12th, 2017 7:59:00 pm - Early this morning at 0513 hours Ladder and Tanker 47 responded to a chicken house fire at 20 Hackman Rd. in Millcreek Twp. Lebanon Co. Crews assisted with overhaul and operated for 2 hours. ...Continued
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Silo collapse
Tue, Sep 19th, 2017 7:56:00 pm - at 0130 hours the WVFC was dispatched to assist the Marion Fire Co. at 647 Rt. 419 in Marion Twp for a silo collapse. Upon arrival Ladder 47 set up the aerial ladder to assist with lighting until all utilities were secured and there were no further FD services required and the incident was turned back over to the property owner. It is unknown if ...Continued
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Kitchen Fire

 
Sun, Sep 17th, 2017 7:53:00 pm - At 1742 hours the WVFC was dispatched to assist the Robesonia Fire Co. with a house fire at 205 Hilda St. in Heidelberg Twp. Chief 26 arrived on location with smoke showing. Ladder 47 arrived on scene after Engine 26 and assisted with ventilation after the crew from Engine 26 was able to quickly extinguish the fire which started in the kitchen. Companies were on ...Continued
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WVFC assisted the Newmanstown Fire Co. with a shed fire
Wed, Sep 6th, 2017 7:50:00 pm - WVFC assisted the Newmanstown Fire Co. with a shed fire at 42 E. Main St. in Millcreek Twp. Ladder 47 and Tanker 47 responded and upon arrival assisted with some overhaul as Engine 34 made quick work of the fire. Check out the link below for video of the fire as Engine 34 arrived on scene. https://www.facebook.com/davin.sheetz/videos/10212134813259889/ ...Continued
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