Thursday, February 9, 2012 -
At 1838 hours company 85, along with Engine 18-2 from the Western Berks Fire Dept and Tower 79 from the Wyomissing Fire Dept. were dispatched for a reported garage fire in the 300 block of South Morwood Ave, in the West Wyomissing section of the Township.
Upon arrival Engine 85-2 observed fire showing from a detached garage on the C Side. The engine took the driveway on Side A, stretched a 1 ¾” hand line and began to attack the fire. Personnel hand jacked a 5” supply line to Morwood and Reading Blvd which was picked up by Engine 85-1. A second line was stretched from the bumper of Engine 85-2. Tower 79 and Engine 18-2 assisted with the fire attack and overhaul. The fire is currently under investigation.
Company 85 also responded to the following calls today:
At 0021 hrs, AFA in the 2400 blk of Jefferson Ave for burnt food.
At 1118 hrs, RIT was dispatched to Brecknock Twp for a chimney fire. Crews laddered the structure and set up on Side A until released by command.
At 1305 hrs, AFA at the Inn at Reading in Wyomissing Boro. Recalled enroute.
At 1335 hrs, MVA w/ injuries at Rt. 724 & Iroquois Ave. Cancelled enroute by PD.
At 1821 hrs, MVA unknown at Papermill Rd & Broadcasting Rd. Crews found no injuries while on location and positioned the engine to control traffic and prevent police on scene from being struck by on coming traffic. Cleared scene when fire police arrived.
At 1950 hrs, AFA at PA Dialysis. Recalled by Company 79.