Wednesday April 3rd was another busy day
for the personnel of Eastern Berks Fire.
The calls started at 0858 hours to assist 332 with an ALS Medical on Washington Road in Washington Township.
As crews were clearing that call another dispatch came in at 0919 hours to assist 575 with another ALS Medical on Hill Church Road in Pike Township.
Then at 1344 Oley Fire Chief 5 called for the second alarm on a working house fire on Mud Run Road in Oley Township. Tankers 97 and 97-1 responded as part of that assignment.
At 1637 hours, EBFD was special requested by New Hanover Command to respond with tankers and brush trucks to assist at the scene of a fully involved house fire on Broomstick Road in New Hanover Township. Companies on scene included Montco 37, 38, 42, 67, 71, 78, 87, Berks 97 and EMS from 344 and 369. EBFD apparatus on scene were: Tankers 97 and 97-1, Brush 97, 97-1 and 97-2, and Traffic 97.
Finally at 1711 hours, Fire Police from EBFD were dispatched to assist Boyertown in shutting down access to Franklin St in Bechtelsville Borough, due to wires down further up the road in Colebrookdale Township.
New Hanover House Fire Photos: