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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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No Caption NORTH HEIDELBERG BRUSH FIRE

February 25

This afternoon at 219pm the WVFC was dispatched to assist the Bernville Fire Co. with a brush fire endangering a shed at 446 North Heidelberg Rd. in North Heidelberg Twp.

Ladder and Attack 47 made the response and units arrived to find an approximate 1/2 acre on fire with minor extension to the shed. Command 29 held the assignment was held to units from Bernville, Robesonia, Western Berks FD, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WVFC ASSISTS AT BERNVILLE HOUSE FIRE

February 17

This morning at midnight the WVFC along with other mutual aid companies were dispatched to assist the Bernville Fire Co. with a working house fire at 253 E. 4th St. in Bernville Borough.

Upon our arrival Ladder 47 set up for roof operations and assisted with vertical ventilation and overhaul.

The WVFC was back at station at 330am.

Photo credit to original photographers.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption WVFC RECEIVES STATE GRANT

February 11

The WVFC has received $15,590.33 through the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner’s Fire and EMS Grant program. The grant will be used to purchase forcible entry training door props and add additional portable radios to our engine and ladder.

We'd like to thank the Fire Commissioner's office as well as members of our state legislature that vote to continue to make this program available ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TANKER ASSISTS AT BARN FIRE

January 18

Yesterday at 605pm, Tanker 47 was dispatched to assist the Schaefferstown Fire Company at 455 Gibble Rd. in Heidelberg Township, Lebanon County for a fully involved barn. The tanker assisted with water supply for over 5 1/2 hours until being released. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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January 11

2023 was another steady year of incidents for the WVFC as we finished with 345 incidents, 3rd highest in our 128 year history which included 21 working fires. We assisted 16 different fire departments and ran calls in 18 different municipalities.

First and foremost we'd like to thank our volunteers for their continued dedication with incidents, trainings, and events in the Womelsdorf community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DRIVER EXTRICATED IN HEIDELBERG TWP.

January 04

On Thursday, January 4 at 2037 hours, the Robesonia and Womelsdorf Fire Companies along with Western Berks EMS were dispatched to an unknown injury crash, with a vehicle on it's roof in a field, in the 600 BLK of W. Penn Ave. in Heidelberg Twp. Additional calls reported a subject possibly trapped in the vehicle and Rescue 18 of the Western Berks FD was added to the call.

Chief 26 arrived on scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption WVFC RECEIVES GRANT FOR HAND PUMPER REPAIRS

December 29

Earlier this year the WVFC was notified by staff from the Reading Area Fire Museum that our 1812 Patrick Lyons hand pumper needs repairs to its wheels. The hand pumper is on loan to the museum where it is displayed to assist with history and education of fire protection.

The museum will be getting HVAC work done in 2024 which will necessitate the movement of apparatus and getting the wheels repaired ... (Full Story & Photos)

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READING ALLOYS BUILDING FIRE

December 27

Today just after noon, the WVFC was dispatched to assist the Western Berks Fire Dept. with a building fire at Reading Alloys in South Heidelberg Township. Command arrived with smoke from the roof line and a working fire.

Ladder and Engine 47 responded and upon arrival Ladder 47 set up for roof operations and assisted with opening up the roof above the fire. Engine 47 laid 200 feet of 5" supply ... (Full Story & Photos)

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