Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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On February 7 at approx 1136 hours the Brecknock volunteers along with mutual aid were dispatched for a reported structure fire, fire in the oven. Assistant 72 arrived on the scene with all occupants ...
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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This afternoon at approx. 1308hrs the Brecknock Volunteers were alerted by Berks DES for an MVA unkown injuries in the area of Route 568 and Route 272. FP Captain Singerling was the first to arrive on...
Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Last night (1/31/19) at approximately 2030hrs a Brecknock volunteer arrived at station to find one vehicle overturned in front of our station. He immediately checked on injuries and notified Berks DES...
Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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On January 26th at approx 0625hrs, Berks County Communications Center alerted the Brecknock Volunteers to assist Cumru Township Fire Department on a working 3 alarm fire. Initially, the Rescue Engine ...
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114 entries in the Call history
Saturday, May 21st, 2016
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This morning at 0645hrs, 6 members of the Rescue Replacement Committee made another trip "up north" to see the progression of Rescue/Engine 72 at KME. Sale Representative Rob Mabry treated all the committee members to a delicious meal at the Beacon Diner in Tamaqua, Pa.
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Today, 5 members of the Rescue Replacement Committee made the 1 hour trip north to Nesquehoning, PA where the Kovatch (KME) plant is located. The trip was the committee's 1st official inspection trip since the new piece of apparatus was on the line.
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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This evening 19 members completed the Pa State Fire Academy's 16 hour Basic Fire Police Course. This course provides an introduction to fire police procedures for fire police on duty. Topics include: traffic and crowd control, the Special Fire Police Act of Pennsylvania, vehicle code, crime cod...
Monday, April 25th, 2016
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The Brecknock Volunteers and Engine 42-1 (Cumru Twp.) were dispatched at 1012hrs for a reported car fire at the intersection of Kremp Road and Beech Road. Engine 72 arrived on the scene 1st at 1025hrs to find a fully involved vehicle in the middle of the intersection with the sole female operator s...
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At 1337hrs, Brush 72 was requested to assist Lancaster 33 (Bowmansville) with a working Brush Fire on Yellow Hill Road on the Pa State Game Lands #52. Brush 72 arrived on the scene at 1350hrs and was instructed by Command 33 to deploy all hand tools, leaf blowers and any available 1" forestry ...
Monday, April 18th, 2016
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At 1656hrs, Brush 72 was alerted to assist Co. 42 (Cumru Twp.) with a working brush fire on Cedar Top Road. Brush 72 made the response at 1657hrs. Chief 72 (J. Lutz) arrived on the scene to find 42 personnel actively engaged in creating a perimeter around a working brush/field fire.
Sunday, April 17th, 2016
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The Brecknock Volunteers were alerted at 1731hrs for Engine 72 to establish a possible Landing Zone for AeroMedical for Co. 23 (Gibraltar) while they operated at a rolled over excavator with the operator trapped in the cab.
Friday, April 15th, 2016
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At 0955hrs, the Brecknock Volunteers along with St. 42 (Cumru), St. 36 (Shillington), Lancaster St. 33 (Bowmansville) and Southern Berks EMS were dispatched to Butlers Lane in Brecknock Township for a reported house of fire.
Saturday, April 9th, 2016
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Co. 72, 42 (Cumru Township), Lancaster 33 (Bowmansville), Lancaster 34 (Churchtown) and Chester 69 (Twin Valley) were dispatched at 1114hrs to the Zero Hundred block of Dawson Drive for a reported structure fire.
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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On February 24 2016 at 1138hrs, the volunteers along with mutual aid units were alerted to the 300 block of Bowmansville Road for a reported chimney fire. Within two minutes, Engine 72, with Chief 72 (Ja.
Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Shortly before 1 pm the Brecknock Volunteers along with Bowmansville Fire Company (Lancaster 33) were alerted to Wentzel Road for a reported explosion and vehicle fire. Bowmansville, having just cleared their own call, made the immediate response with Engine 33-1 fully staffed.
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This morning at approx 0600hrs the Brecknock volunteers were alerted to the 300 block of Staver road in Adamstown borough, Lancaster county for a reported barn fire. After battling snowy road conditions to get to station, 4 volunteers made their way to the scene with Engine and Tanker 72.
Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
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The 2016 Winter Season began with a large blizzard the dropped 28" of snow on the township between Friday (1-22) and Sunday (1-24). Due to the anticipated snow storm, the station provided 24 hour staffing by volunteers to guarantee a prompt response.
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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At 0850hrs, as the volunteers were still fast asleep after returning from the Robeson Twp. Fire, Tanker 72 was dispatched to assist Co. 57 (Mohnton) with a working structure fire on Peach Street. Tanker 72 was special requested to the scene as units on the scene were having difficulty in securing a ...
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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This evening at 2249hrs (10:49pm) the Brecknock Volunteers were dispatched as the third due Engine to a possible kitchen fire in Robeson Township. As the Southern Berks EMS Supervisor arrived on the scene, they advised Berks County Communication Center that they had a working fire in the rear of the...
Sunday, December 27th, 2015
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December 27 2015 proved to be poor weather throughout the day with dense fog and rain causing the roadways to become dangerous for travel. Shortly after 10:00am the Brecknock Volunteers were alerted to the 1200 block of Alleghenyville Road for a motor vehicle accident with injuries.
Monday, December 14th, 2015
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On December 14, 2015 at approx. 2028hrs the Brecknock Volunteers were alerted to Deer Creek Road in the area of Alleghenyville Road in the township for a possible vehicle fire. Lancaster company 11(Adamstown) was alerted to assist.
Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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October 28th proved to be an eventful day for the volunteers as the morning started out with on non-injury MVA and fire prevention. While members started to report to station that evening for monthly truck checks a pick up truck entered the parking lot in need of assistance.
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On October 28th members took the time to visit the students of Brecknock Elementary School which is in the first due area, for the annual fire prevention. Member talked with students about fire safety, the different gear we wear and use on incidents as well as what each truck is used for and the to...
Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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On October 2, 2015 at approx. 1834hrs the company was alerted to a MVA with possible entrapment in the area of 1682 Allghenyville Road. Captain 72 (Joel Lutz) arrived on location to find one vehicle up and embankment with negative entrapment.
114 entries in the Call history

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