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Welcome to the Official Website for Womelsdorf Volunteer Fire Company #1

A 100% volunteer fire company located in Womelsdorf, Berks County, PA. We operate an engine, ladder, tanker, and attack unit. Our primary coverage areas include Womelsdorf Borough and Heidelberg Township since 1833.

 

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BUSY WEEKEND INCLUDES BARN FIRE

July 07

Crews handled 5 calls so far this weekend including 4 so far today.

After two early morning calls today, the WVFC was dispatched on the 2nd alarm for a fully involved barn at 87 Wintersville Rd. in Tulpehocken Twp, assisting the Keystone Fire Co. of Rehrersburg.

Ladder 47 set up for master stream operations and Engine 47 assisted with a fill site for tankers at a nearby pond. Tanker 47 hauled ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VEHICLE RESCUE TRAINING WITH WESTERN BERKS FD

July 04

On Tuesday, June 2, for our weekly training night, members of the WVFC got together for vehicle rescue training with members of the Western Berks FD.

The purpose was to have our members familiarize themselves with the capabilities of our combi-tool which is carried on Engine 47 as well as the functions of the hydraulic tools carried on Rescue 18, which serves as our primary rescue in parts of Heidelberg ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption WVFC DUMPS THE HOUSE FOR REHRERSBURG HOUSE FIRE

July 01

This morning at 742 am, Ladder 47 along with numerous mutual aid units were dispatched to 357 Godfrey St. in the village of Rehrersburg for a working house fire.

Chief 27 quickly requested a 2nd alarm and the balance of Station 47 responded to the scene.

Crews from Ladder, Engine and Attack 47 assisted with truck company operations including throwing ground ladders, ventilation and overhaul while ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FIRE ALARM DOES ITS JOB AT WERNERSVILLE STATE HOSPITAL

June 27

Today just before 2pm Ladder 47 was dispatched for a fire alarm activation at Building 35 at the Wernersville State Hospital. FC18 arrived on scene a few minutes later with smoke from a 3rd floor window and a working fire, upgrading the assignment which added Engine 47 and requested the 2nd alarm.

Ladder 47 arrived as the 2nd due truck company and it's crew was assigned to perform the primary search ... (Full Story & Photos)

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6 RUN WEEKEND FOR THE WVFC

June 24

This weekend WVFC volunteers handled 6 calls for service including 3 structure fires, a medical assist, fire alarm and a trees/wires down call.

On Sunday just before 9am just after Ladder 47 was returning from a fire alarm in South Heidelberg Twp, Attack 47 was special called to assist with a 2-alarm fire at 219 Indiandale Rd in Spring Twp., assisting the Spring Twp. FD. Attack 47 was assigned ... (Full Story & Photos)

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GOLF CART CRASH INJURES 5 IN HEIDELBERG TWP.

June 14

On Thursday, June 13 just before 630pm, the WVFC, along with Engine 26 (Robesonia), Rescue 34 (Newmanstown) and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the 900 BLK of Hill Rd. for a vehicle accident involving an overturned golf cart with 3 subjects injured.

Assistant 47-1 arrived and established Heidelberg Command and determined there were a total of 5 patients. With no entrapment, Rescue 34 was cancelled. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption WVFC DUE FOR 3 MILLCREEK INCIDENTS

June 13

On Tuesday June 11, the WVFC assisted the Newmanstown Vol. Fire Co on three different house fires.

First call was a truck fire endangering a home. Initial crews had a working truck fire but there was no danger to the home and Ladder 47 was cancelled.

Second was a chimney fire and Ladder and Tanker 47 made the response. A crew from Ladder 47 assisted with roof operations before going available. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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OLDEST RETIRED WVFC MEMBER PASSES AWAY

June 12

Last week, the WVFC lost its oldest retired member as Jay Miller passed away. Jay had served in several capacities including firefighter, driver and secretary during his time with the fire company. He joined at age 18 in 1951 and retired from the fire service in 1986. He was also building committee chairman for the current firehouse at 5th and High Streets.

On Monday members of the WVFC assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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