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Monthly Calls
 Month
Fire
 Jan
21
 Feb
 Mar
 Apr
 May
 Jun
 Jul
 Aug
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
21

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

1200 BLK of E Penn Ave for a vehicle accident with entrapment

 
Wed, Jan 22nd, 2020 8:32:00 pm - WVFC along with Engine 26 (Robesonia), Rescue/Engine 34 (Newmanstown), Rescue 18 (Western Berks FD) and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the 1200 BLK of E Penn Ave for a vehicle accident with entrapment. Units arrived on scene found a two vehicle crash with a vehicle on its roof that had struck the porch of a nearby home. There was negative entrapment and Rescue 18 ...Continued
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Grant awarded
Fri, Jan 17th, 2020 6:14:00 pm - WVFC was notified we were awarded a grant of $13,015.67 from the PA State Fire Commissioner's office for the 2019-2020 term. This grant will be used to replace ground ladders on Ladder 47 and for upgrades to Attack 47. The grant funds are received through funding generated by casino gaming revenue as authorized by our state elected officials. We'd like to thank all who were ...Continued
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Working brush fire

 
Fri, Jan 17th, 2020 6:11:00 pm -  assist to the Newmanstown FC for a working brush fire at 245 Cocalico Rd in Millcreek Twp. Volunteers assisted with extinguishment and overhaul of about an acre of woodland on fire after the resident was burning carelessly. Units from Richland, Schaefferstown, Marion and Robesonia assisted. ...Continued
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Fire on an outside porch
Fri, Jan 17th, 2020 3:49:00 am - This morning at 0349 hours your WVFC volunteers were woken up to assist the Robesonia Fire Co with an apartment fire with multiple calls at 531 W. Penn Ave in Robesonia next to the Western Berks EMS station. EMS reported a working fire with fire on an outside porch. Engine 26 arrived on scene and put a line in service extinguishing the fire while crews ...Continued
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Arch assisting the Neptune Fire Company of Richland

 
Sat, Jan 11th, 2020 2:18:00 pm - Ladder 47 along with Truck 31 from the Keystone Fire Co of Myerstown formed an arch assisting the Neptune Fire Company of Richland as they celebrated the life of Past Chief Sam Seldomridge. Seldomridge served as Chief of the Neptune Fire Company from 1972-1974. He was the Deputy Chief from 1960-1972 and the Assistant Chief from 1958-1959. Sam Seldomridge also served on the carnival committee ...Continued
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RECORD BREAKING YEAR FOR THE WVFC
Thu, Jan 2nd, 2020 6:31:00 pm - As we close the chapter for 2019 and open it for 2020, your Womelsdorf Fire Co. volunteers responded to a record 332 calls for service, shattering the previous record of 308 from last year. Given the increase of traffic and medical assists as well as our large mutual aid response area, we can only expect our call volume will continue to increase. Thank you to ...Continued
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FATAL CRASH IN HEIDELBERG TWP.

 
Thu, Dec 26th, 2019 12:38:00 pm - the WVFC along with Rescue/Engine 34 (Newmanstown), Rescue 31 (Keystone of Myerstown) and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the area of Route 422 and E. High St in Womelsdorf for a vehicle accident with entrapment reported two subjects unconscious. EMS and Engine 47 arrived on scene and confirmed a two vehicle crash involving a pick-up truck and sedan with two fatalities in the sedan. ...Continued
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Online Donation Now Available for 2019 Annual Fund Drive
Sat, Dec 14th, 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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422 & 419 Crash

 
Thu, Dec 12th, 2019 12:45:00 pm -  this morning at 0640 hours at Rts 419 & 422 in Womelsdorf. There were no injuries. FD assisted with clean-up and traffic control. ...Continued
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Fire Extinguisher trainning
Tue, Oct 15th, 2019 8:23:00 pm - Thanks to Womelsdorf Volunteer Fire Company 47 / Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and Western Berks Fire Department  for training our faculty and staff on the proper use of fire extinguishers  Remember PASS-Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep #firesafety #alwayslearning ...Continued
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