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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 RETIRED FIRE POLICE CAPTAIN ARTHUR ZIMMERMAN PASSES

April 26

The Womelsdorf Volunteer Fire Company #1 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Police Captain Arthur 'Zimmy' Zimmerman.

'Zimmy' as he was known, had joined the WVFC in the 1960s and was active until he retired in 2008. Prior to serving as Fire Police Captain from 1991-2008, Zimmy served as a driver, assistant engineer and fire police officer.

Arthur W. Zimmerman, 92, of Womelsdorf, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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VOLUNTEERS SAVE MARION TWP CHICKEN HOUSE

April 09

Yesterday at 1019am, Ladder and Engine 47 assisted the Marion Fire Co with a chicken house fire at 1171 Route 419 in Marion Twp. Command 52 arrived on scene with light smoke showing from the egg packing area of the building.

Ladder 47 was first arriving and found hidden fire in a wall and accessed the attic area above and kept the fire in check with a pressurized water extinguisher to prevent the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Chief Bob Martin with
Fire Chief Bob Martin with

WVFC HOLDS ANNUAL BANQUET

March 18

On Saturday, March 16 members and their significant others gathered for our annual banquet where we take an evening out to celebrate our volunteers and accomplishments for the previous year. This year it was held at the Country Fare Restaurant in Myerstown. And as it has happened numerous times in the past, the start of the banquet was delayed due to an emergency call for a vehicle accident with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WEEKEND BRINGS 5 CALLS FOR THE WVFC

March 18

On Saturday, March 16 around just prior to our annual banquet, one of our members came across a vehicle accident with injuries at Rts.419 & 422 in Womelsdorf and called 911. Volunteers from Engine and Attack 47 and Rescue 34 (Newmanstown) assisted with spill control, traffic control and debris clean-up. One driver was transported to a local hospital with an injury.

Sunday the WVFC responded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption CRASH WITH ENTRAPMENT IN HEIDELBERG

March 16

On Friday, March 15 just after 7pm the WVFC and Rescue 18 from the Western Berks FD were dispatched to assist the Robesonia FC on Furnace Rd. south of Hill Rd. in Heidelberg Twp. for a vehicle accident with entrapment, car into a utility pole. Fire Commissioner 18 arrived on scene confirming the report with the driver self-extricated but the passenger was trapped and a utility pole with guide wires ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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No Caption 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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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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