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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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HOUSE FIRE IN ROBESONIA BORO

January 25

On Tuesday, January 24, at 1910 hours, the the WVFC along with several mutual-aid fire departments were dispatched to assist the Robesonia FC with a house fire at 23 S. Wayne St. in the borough. Berks Dispatch reported a back porch on fire.

Tuesday nights are the weekly training nights for Robesonia and the WVFC so apparatus from both companies were out the door and on scene quickly. Deputy 26 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption CARBON MONOXIDE INCIDENT IN THE BORO

January 14

On Monday January 9 at 1813 hour the WVFC, Newmanstown FC, and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to Building D at 28 S. Water St. in Womelsdorf for a carbon monoxide alarm.

Engine and Ladder 47 along with Engine and Rescue 34 responded on the incident. As the initial crew made entry into the main foyer of the common stairway to the apartment where the detector had went off, they found mid-level ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TWO CRASHES IN TWO DAYS AT RT 422 & MILL RD

January 08

On Tuesday January 3, during our weekly Tuesday training night at 1928 hours the WVFC, Rescue 34 (Newmanstown) and Western Berks EMS were dispatched for a unknown injury vehicle crash in the intersection. The WVFC was out the door quickly and arrived on scene to confirm no injuries, recalling Rescue 34 and handled spill control, debris clean-up and traffic control.

On Thursday January 5 at 1104 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2023 OPERATIONS OFFICERS ANNOUNCED

December 28

The Womelsdorf Volunteer Fire Company announces the following officers for 2023.

Fire Chief: Robert Martin
Deputy Chief: Ryan Zerbe
Assistant Chief: Kyle Zerbe
Assistant Chief: Merle Hurst
Captain: Justin Kocher
Lieutenant: Lamar Hurst
Chief Engineer: Dale Hurst

After 5 years of serving as a Lieutenant, Mike McKeone has decided to step down from the position. The WVFC is fortunate and grateful ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CHRISTMAS EVE FIRE IN SPRING TWP.

December 25

Early Sunday evening Tanker 47 was requested to assist the Twp. of Spring FD (85) at 120 Gelsinger Rd. in the rural southern part of Spring Twp. for a fully involved large detached garage. Tanker 47 assisted with water supply until released around 2200 hours.... (Full Story & Photos)

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December 06

On Monday, December 5 just before 930pm the WVFC along with Rescue 34 (Newmanstown), Rescue 31 (Keystone of Myerstown) and Western Berks EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Routes 419 & 422 for a vehicle crash with entrapment.

Chief 47 arrived on scene with two vehicles involved and confirmed negative entrapment, holding the assignment to the WVFC, Rescue 34 and EMS. Crews assisted with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WVFC KEEPS BUSY WITH MULTIPLE CALLS AND A HOUSE FIRE

November 27

The WVFC ran four calls on the day after Thanksgiving but fortunately was nothing was serious.

0916 - Ladder 47 due for a fire alarm to the Wernersville State Hospital; cancelled en-route.
0957 - Ladder 47 due for rescue @ 595 N. Church St. in Heidelberg Twp. with a toddler with their leg stuck in a crib. L47 arrived on scene and was placed available with no services needed after personnel from ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption GRAIN BIN RESCUE TRAINING WITH SOUTH LEBANON

November 27

On Tuesday, November 22 the WVFC met up with members of the South Lebanon Twp. Fire Dept. in Lebanon County at their Prescott station to conduct a review and operation refresher of our grain bin rescue equipment. In 2020 the WVFC was awarded this equipment through our local Nationwide Insurance agent Kathy Barry. We found out the South Lebanon Twp. FD also runs the same type of rescue equipment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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