Apr
22
2014

PASSING OF RETIRED FIRE POLICE CAPTAIN DAVID F. WOLL

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The Wyomissing Fire Dept. regrets to announce the passing of Retired Fire Police Captain David F. Woll on Thursday April 17. 2014. Dave joined the Wyomissing Fire Company in 1956 and was appointed Fire Police Lieutenant in 1959. In 1975, Dave assumed the Fire Police Captain position from his father C.H. (Squibby) Woll, who was
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Mar
26
2014

TRAINING – PLASMA CUTTER AND CUTTING TORCHES

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On this night, the WFD participated a joint drill hosted by Muhlenberg Township Co. 10. Drill consisted of a review of the components, setting up, and cutting various metals using Plasma cutters and Oxy Acetylene cutting torches.
Mar
17
2014

ADDITIONS TO CAREER STAFF

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The Borough of Wyomissing and WFD would like to welcome our newest Career Firefighter Raymond Okonski. FF Okonski is the ninth Career Firefighter and has been assigned to the C Platoon. This addition to the Career staff ensures that three Career Firefighters are now on duty on each of the three platoons. The members of
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Mar
9
2014

WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE!

The members of the WFD would like to welcome you to our new and improved website! Our site has received a facelift and we hope you enjoy the fresh look and feel it brings. Please feel free to sign our GUESTBOOK and let us know what you think!
Mar
9
2014

TRAINING – MAN VS. MACHINE

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On Saturday, March 5th the members of the WFD held a joint drill with The Spring Township Fire Dept. on Man vs. Machine rescue operations. PL Vulcan Fire Training which is made up of members from the FDNY’s Ladder Co. 111, Rescue Co. 2 and Rescue Co. 4, presented the popular course which consisted of
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Feb
28
2014

UPDATED FIRE PREVENTION INFORMATION FOR MARCH

Be sure to check out our FIRE PREVENTION page to find out more information about FIRE PREVENTION & SAFETY IN MARCH for your home and family. Just click on the FIRE PREVENTION tab on the left side of our web site.
Jan
23
2014

PASSING OF DEPUTY CHIEF RONALD “MOOSE” WENTZEL

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The Wyomissing Fire Department would like to express our deepest condolences to the Wentzel family, and to his fellow brothers and sisters of the Reading Fire Department and Western Berks Fire Department. Moose’s legacy will live on with the countless number of firefighters he instructed, mentored and inspired. RFB
Jan
23
2014

TOWER 79 RELOCATES TO MUHLENBERG

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While Companies 11, 10, 13 & 12 were operating a structural fire in Muhlenberg Township, Tower 79 along with Engine 55 were requested to relocate to Station 10 to cover calls in the southern end of the township. Both the Tower and Engine were released to return home after approx. 2 1/2 hours.
Jan
23
2014

2ND ALARM STRUCTURAL FIRE – 2277 READING AVENUE

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At 1925 hrs. Tower 79 was dispatched as part of the initial alarm for a reported structure fire at 2277 Reading Avenue at Sprecher’s Meat Market. Tower 79′s crew performed vertical ventilation and checked for any extension. The incident would eventually reach second alarm. Tower 79 cleared the scene at 2359 hrs.
Jan
23
2014

WYOMISSING FIRE DEPT. IMPLEMENTS “THE COMPLIANCE ENGINE”

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The Wyomissing Fire Department is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Brycer LLC to provide The Compliance Engine (TCE), a web-based tool to track and drive code compliance, creating efficiencies for the Fire Commissioner’s Office, reducing false alarm activity, and helping to drive a safer community by ensuring that all fire
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