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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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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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No Caption WVFC DUE ON 2-ALARM SPRING TWP FIRE

June 08

This morning at 0659 hours, the WVFC was due as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) on the 2nd alarm assignment for a house fire at 953 Fritztown Rd in Spring Twp.

Engine and Attack 47 responded and upon arrival set up the B/C corner.

After the fire was placed under control, the RIT assignment was released and crews assisted with overhaul in the 2nd and 3rd floors. The WVFC was back at station ... (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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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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