Memorial Day Weekend was a busy one for the crews of Eastern Berks Fire Department. We responded to ten incidents, in addition to our normal presence at Grand View Speedway providing fire protection at the track.
Sat May 28 – 97 dispatched at 1352 hours for an AFA in a commercial structure in Bally.
Sat May 28 – Tankers 97-1, 2, & 3 were dispatched at 1715 hours to assist with water for a three alarm structure fire in Rockland. Multiple departments were on scene for a fully involved house fire in brutal heat.
Sat May 28 – 97, 95 and EMS were dispatched at 1832 hours for a brush fire threatening a structure in Washington. Recalled. Controlled burn.
Sat May 28 – 97 dispatched to supply a driver for EMS 505, so both ambulance crew members could ride in back with patient in Bechtelsville.
Sat May 28 – 97 and 525 dispatched at 1918 hours for an ALS medical at Grand View Speedway in Washington.
Sat May 28 – 97 dispatched at 2335 hours to a commercial structure in Bally for a sparking air conditioner unit. Crews disconnected power to the faulty AC unit.
Mon May 30 – Memorial Day – 97 and EMS dispatched at 0239 hours for an ALS Medical in Washington
Mon May 30 – Memorial Day – 97 dispatched at 0725 hours to assist EMS on location with an ALS Medical in Bechtelsville
Mon May 30 – Memorial Day – 97 and 332 dispatched at 0752 hours for an ALS Medical in Washington
Mon May 30 – Memorial Day – 97 and 39 dispatched at 1238 hours for a large tree down blocking Conrad Rd in District. Crews cut up and removed a very large tree and cleared the road with the assistance of a resident.