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Wed. Nov 11th 2020
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Firefighters recently delivered 285 lbs of food to the Helping Harvest Food Bank of Berks County. Helping Harvest works to feed the hungry by acquiring and distributing food to people in need. Helping...
Tue. Nov 3rd 2020
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ORDER#NameCurrent PositionNew PositionEffective Date2020-36Wade VanbuskirkJumper "B" PlatoonEngine 3 Driver "B" Platoon10.13.20202020-38Corbin KeiserJumper "C" PlatoonLad...
Sun. Nov 1st 2020
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Congratulations to Lieutenant Stuart Bansner on his promotion to 1st Deputy Chief on the "D" Platoon. Chief Bansner was hired on February 1st of 1995. After completing the fire academy, he w...
Wed. Oct 28th 2020
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It is with great sadness and regret we report the passing of Firefighter James "Corky" Lerch Jr. Corky lost a battle with cancer only after a few short months surrounded by his family and fr...
Tue. Oct 27th 2020
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On the evening of October 27th, the A platoon was treated to a home-cooked dinner in appreciation for the services we provide. The dinner was prepared by Ken and Ruth Biles along with their daughter K...
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Firehouse Struck with Gunfire
Sun. Jun 21st 2020

Around the hours of 2315, one of our firehouses was struck by gun fire. Multiple rounds were fired in the area, striking a moving vehicle, the parking authority building across the street, as well as sending a bullet through the window of our Lieutenant’s office at the Plum St and Franklin St firehouse. The on duty Lieutenant was working in the office when the bullet came into the building. Thankfully no firemen were injured. One civilian shooting victim went to the hospital POV. 

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