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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Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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MOHNTON, Pa.—The Brecknock Township Fire Company has received a US$1,760 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. FM Global representatives presented the award to Fire Chief Jason A.
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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An interesting look into the reason firefighter response times are delayed to come to your aid.NBC Article
Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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As the Apparatus Replacement Committee continues to search out the proper replacement for the 1995 Emergency One Rescue Truck, the 7 of the 9 members took the 75 minute ride to Nesquehoning, PA where KME apparatus are built.
Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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For the past 8 months, a selected group of 9 firefighters have been challenged with the process of replacing the 1995 Emergency One Rescue truck. With the apparatus approaching 20 years old, replacement is in the near future.
Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Today, The Brecknock Township Fire Company received notification from the Pa DCNR (Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources),that we were awarded a grant in the amount of $11,000.00 for the purchase of forestry fire gear.
Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Brecknock Volunteers took a day to go to the Camp Adahi (CampFire USA) for a fire prevention detail for the summer campers. Engine and Rescue 72 headed to the Camp with 5 volunteers. Firefighters showed a fire prevention video to the children, showed them our firefighting gear and equipment.
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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The Brecknock Township Fire Company is proud to announce our newest fundraiser for 2014. We have partnered with Thirty-One Gifts to present the opportunity to purse their Large Utility Tote for $40.00 (Which includes tax and shipping).
Sunday, May 11th, 2014
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Come join the Brecknock Township Fire Company for our MONTHLY Buffet Breakfast held at the Fire Company. This will be our last Breakfast until October so the Volunteers can have a few months off before we start up for the fall breakfast season.
Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Come join the Brecknock Township Fire Company for our MONTHLY Buffet Breakfast held at the Fire Company. The menu has been expanded to include Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Ham, Sausage, Scrapple, Pancakes, Toast, Creamed Chipped Beef (SOS) and for those who have been waiting.....BACON!!!! Hope to s...
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The Brecknock Township Fire Company would like to congratulate Kyle Bruno, Anthony Como and Kyle Lonaberger for completing their National FireFighter 1 certification. These 3 members completed over 166 hours of training in the Fall of 2013.
Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Come join the Brecknock Township Fire Company for our MONTHLY Buffet Breakfast held at the Fire Company. The menu has been expanded to include Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Ham, Sausage, Scrapple, Pancakes, Toast, Creamed Chipped Beef (SOS) and for those who have been waiting.....BACON!!!! Hope to s...
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Today, Tuesday, the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioners Office announced award amounts for the 2013-14 Volunteer Fire Company Ambulance Grant Program. This program provides grants to enhance and improve firefighting, ambulance and rescue service capabilities of fire companies and ambulance service...
Sunday, January 12th, 2014
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It is with deep regret that we pass on to you that Deputy Fire Chief Ronald E. Wentzel, Jr passed away this morning. The Chief fought a long and heroic battle with brain cancer, longer then was expected.
Thursday, November 28th, 2013
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From all the Officers and Members, we would like to extended a heartfelt Happy Thanksgiving. Please keep in your thoughts those who can not be at home with their loved ones on this holiday.A Special Thanksgiving Day Turkey Safety Reminder
Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
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This coming weekend, Sunday morning November 3rd we are going to change our clocks back, The Brecknock Township Fire Company would like to remind everyone to change their smoke detector batteries as well.This is also a good time to review with your families your fire safety plan and exit plans from ...
Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Today, Brecknock Township Fire Company and Cumru Township Fire Department headed to Brecknock Elementary school for their annual Fire Prevention Program. Crews met earlier in the year with the school Principal to discuss a "game plan" and divide the 450+ students into 3 manageable sized g...
Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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Members loaded up in Engine, Rescue, Brush and Utility 72 and headed to the Brecknock Township Municipal building for the annual Township Fall Festival. This event is a great oppurtunity to get to know your neighbors as well as see what the township has to offer its residents.
Saturday, October 12th, 2013
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Come out to the Governor Mifflin High School this Saturday (10/12/13) from Noon - 4pm for the 4th Annual Governor Miffflin Fire Prevention program. Brecknock Township, Cumru Township, Kenhorst, Mohnton and Shillington Fire Companies will be there doing live demonstrations and have multiple activiti...
Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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The Brecknock Twp. Fire Company provided 24hr. fire protection starting Wednesday (10/2/13) at 6pm until Monday (10/7/13) at 8am for a total of 110hrs straight at the annual Mello-Yellow NHRA Auto Plus Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
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At 0715hrs, Utility and Rescue 72 headed to the Berks County Fire Training Center in the City of Reading with 10 Firefighters for our semi-annual burn session with the other Fire Companies (Cumru, Kenhorst, Mohnton and Shillington Fire Companies) from the Governor Mifflin School District.
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