Eastern Berks Fire was dispatched at 1303 hours on Thursday February 11th on the second alarm to assist Boyertown and Amity on a working structure fire in the 1200 block of Reading Ave (Rt 562) in Douglass Twp, Berks County. Sent along with EBFD, was apparatus from Gilbertsville, Earl, New Hanover, Upper Pottsgrove, West End – Stowe. and Exeter.
Responding from EBFD was Engine 97, Rescue 97, Tanker 97 and Tanker 97-1.
Crews from Engine and Rescue worked on fire suppression, while tankers crews fed water to Engine 49-1, and later Engine 95 which was feeding a five inch supply line down the driveway to the fire scene which included a two bay garage and numerous vehicles.
EBFD was on location for almost 3 1/2 hours.