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Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
24
 Feb
20
 Mar
28
 Apr
22
 May
24
 Jun
26
 Jul
30
 Aug
13
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
187

Calls By Year
2019
332
2018
308
2017
278
2016
232
2015
255
2014
260
2013
242
2012
250
2011
275
2010
214

WOMELSDORF APT BUILDING FIRE

 
Sat, Jul 25th, 2020 12:27:00 pm - At 1342 hours the WVFC along with mutual aid from Newmanstown, Robesonia, Marion, Myerstown, Richland for RIT and EMS were dispatched to an apartment building fire at 146 W. High St. in Womelsdorf.Chief 47 went responding and Berks Dispatch advised they received a 2nd call reporting numerous apartments in the building and no one answering the doors and upgraded the assignment to possible entrapment.Chief 47 ...Continued
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PENN TWP. HOUSE FIRE
Sun, Jun 21st, 2020 12:33:00 pm - This afternoon Ladder 47 assisted the Mt Pleasant Fire Co with a house fire at 146 S. Garfield Rd. in Penn Twp.Upon arrival crews opened the roof up and assisted with overhaul for several hours. ...Continued
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3 CALL DAY STARTS WITH A FIRE

 
Sun, Jun 14th, 2020 12:41:00 pm - 1258 hours: Assisted the Robesonia FC with a shed fire at 455 Bunker Hill Rd in Heidelberg Twp. Crews found bedding material on fire inside a shed. Crews were on scene over 3 hours after the material was removed from the shed and extinguished. Attack and Tanker 47 responded.1329 hours: Fire police assisted with traffic control at an MVA at Meadow Ave and N. Heidelberg ...Continued
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SMOKE FROM FIRE SEEN FOR MILES
Sun, Jun 14th, 2020 12:35:00 pm - the WVFC was dispatched to assist the Western Berks FD with a tire pile fire extending to woods at the Robesonia Fish & Game, Texter Mountain Rd, in South Heidelberg Twp.A large column of heavy black smoke could be seen for miles and the assignment was quickly upgraded with additional resources from numerous area fire departments.Engine, Attack, and Tanker 47 made the response and our ...Continued
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FIRE TRUCK FIRE

 
Fri, Jun 12th, 2020 12:43:00 pm - Sometimes the fire dept. even calls the fire dept.On Thursday evening the WVFC assisted the Newmanstown Fire Co. with a vehicle fire at South Mountain Rd and Eagles Peak Rd in Millcreek Twp.Upon arrival units found an electrical fire in the cab of Engine-Tanker 53 from the Frystown Fire Co. Crews used the navy nozzle from Engine 47 to access underneath the cab to extinguish ...Continued
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Chicken house fire
Fri, Jun 5th, 2020 12:45:00 pm - the WVFC was finishing up the Conrad Weiser Senior Parade at the West Elementary School we were dispatched at 1946 hours to assist the Strausstown Fire Co with a chicken house fire at 514 Bricker Rd in Upper Tulpehocken Twp.After a full company response Ladder 47 set up for master stream operations for several hours while Tanker 47 assisted in the tanker shuttle with water ...Continued
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NORTH HEIDELBERG BARN FIRE

 
Thu, Jun 4th, 2020 12:53:00 pm -  at 2251 hours the WVFC was dispatched on the 2nd alarm assignment for a fully involved barn at 1551 Milestone Rd in North Heidelberg Twp.Ladder 47 set up and flowed the ladder pipe for master stream operations while the crew from Engine 47 assisted with overhaul. Tanker 47 staged as water supply. ...Continued
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FIRE IN HEIDELBERG TWP
Wed, May 27th, 2020 1:11:00 pm - After a two month delay due to the pandemic the WVFC got back to business holding our monthly company meeting however a few minutes into it the WVFC was dispatched for a structure fire at 223 Bernville Rd. in Heidelberg Twp. assisting the Robesonia Fire Co. With 23 volunteers present apparatus were quickly out the door 'dumping the house'.Deputy 26 arrived on scene with a ...Continued
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SHED FIRE

 
Thu, May 14th, 2020 6:19:00 pm - the WVFC responded to the rear of 106 S 5th St in Womelsdorf for a shed fire. Cause was accidental. ...Continued
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FATAL FIRE IN WOMELSDORF
Mon, Mar 23rd, 2020 6:02:00 pm - This morning at 0425 hours the WVFC along with mutual aid companies from Marion, Robesonia, Newmanstown, Myerstown and Richland along with EMS were dispatched to 71 Westview Terrace in the borough for a house fire with entrapment. Chief 47 arrived on scene with heavy fire showing from a single story home. Engine 47 arrived on scene laying in from a nearby hydrant establishing a water ...Continued
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