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WVFC Ladies Auxiliary Fundraiser

Sat, Mar 28th, 2015 7:08:00 am - The Womelsdorf Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary will once again be hosting Terry Harris and his Blue Angel show, a Roy Orbison tribute.  This year will also feature Gary Baker, aka "The Big Bopper", king of the Oldies.  The show will be held at our Social Quarters, 20 N. Front St., Womelsdorf.  Tickets will be $20 and will include the show, dinner, and non-alcoholic drinks.  Cash bar ...Continued
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Fire Strikes Robesonia Home
Sun, Mar 15th, 2015 10:41:00 am - On Saturday, March 14 at 1812 hours, the WVFC, along with mutual-aid from Western Berks FD, Newmanstown Fire Co., Richland Fire Co. for RIT and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to assist the Robesonia Fire Co. with a structure fire at 422 S. Freeman St. in Robesonia.  Chief 26 was quickly on location reporting a working fire.  Asst.47 along with the crew from Engine 26 ...Continued
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#Throwback Thursday #TBT - Rare Photo of 1921 Ahrens Fox Surfaces

Fri, Mar 13th, 2015 9:56:00 am - A fire company member just received this very rare photo.  The photo is believed to have been taken in 1941, as the date is shown on the license plates on each truck.  Though the reason for the gathering or occasion is not known (yet), the photo was taken in Robesonia and the building on the right labeled "White House" is where Ozgood's Restaurant currently is.  ...Continued
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Crash Involving Utility Pole
Wed, Mar 11th, 2015 5:11:00 am - On Monday, March 9 at 1721 hours, the WVFC along with Rescue/Engine 34 (Newmanstown), Rescue 31 (Keystone of Myerstown) and EMS were dispatched to the area of 124 S. 2nd St. in Womelsdorf Borough for a vehicle accident with entrapment.  Communications advised a single vehicle struck a utility pole head-on and the pole and wires were now on top of the vehicle trapping the driver. Chief ...Continued
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2015 Fire Co. Banquet

Mon, Mar 9th, 2015 6:51:00 am - On Saturday, March 7, the Womelsdorf Volunteer Fire Co. held their annual banquet at the Womelsdorf Masonic Lodge.  The evening started with a catered meal to over 60 firefighters, fire police officers, ladies auxiliary members, family and friends.  After the meal a year-end review video made by Chief Robert Martin was shown to all.  The 2014 Annual Report was reviewed by Deputy Chief Ryan Zerbe.  ...Continued
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Throwback Thursday #TBT 1970 Gas Explosion
Thu, Mar 5th, 2015 9:41:00 am - A natural gas explosion in a converted semi-detached home at 316-318West High Street, Womelsdorf, destroyed the homes occupied by thefamilies of Harold L. Buffenmeyer and Joseph P. Grimes.  The damage leftonly the side walls and rear of the house.  Fortunately there were noinjuries.  Inspectors from UGI attempted to place the blame on the blaston a recent sewer installation.  The gas lines were laid in 1926.(Excerpt: ...Continued
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Throwback Thursday #TBT to the WVFC Apparatus in 1980

Thu, Feb 26th, 2015 11:40:00 am - Time for a Throw Back Thursday Picture....#TBT This picture was taken just prior to April 1980 just after the current firehouse was completed and before the purchase of the 1955 American LaFrance ladder truck which occurred in April of 1980.  Left to right is the 1969 Chevrolet Step-Van Emergency Unit, the 1947 American LaFrance pumper, 1960 International/1968 WVFC tanker, and the 1965 International/John Bean High Pressure ...Continued
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Marion Twp. House Fire
Sat, Feb 21st, 2015 6:53:00 pm - On Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 0830 hours, the WVFC was dispatched along with other mutual aid fire companies to assist the Marion Fire Co. with a house fire at 48 Main St. in the village of Stouchsburg, Marion Twp.  Chief 52 arrived to find a fully involved house with fire showing from all windows and an occupant with suffering from burns to his head. ...Continued
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5th Annual Fastnacht Sale

Sat, Jan 17th, 2015 7:41:00 am - The Womelsdorf Fire Company has officially begun taking orders for our 5th Annual Fastnacht sale. The cost for one dozen homemade fastnachts is only $7.00.  You may pre-order your dozen and they will be ready for pick-up on Saturday, February 14th from 9am-1pm and on Sunday, February 15th from 9am till sold out.  They will also be on sale both days for walk-in pick-up however we HIGHLY recommend ...Continued
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First Sandwich Sale for 2015
Fri, Jan 9th, 2015 2:50:00 pm - On Saturday, January 10, starting at 9:00am, the WVFC will be going door-to-door for our first sandwhich sale fundraiser of 2015 selling Italian and Ham & Cheese subs.  Cost is $5 each and the money raised goes directly towards operating expenses for the fire company. ...Continued
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