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West Station - Station 25-2 (Reiffton) - 46 West 33rd Street Reading, PA 19606 - 610-779-8848

East Station - Station 25-3 (Stonersville) - 5580 Boyertown Pike Birdsboro, PA 19508 - 610-779-8848

ETFD Truck Crew Meeting - First Sunday of Every Month 10am

ETFD Drill / Training Night - Every Tuesday at 7:00PM

Shed Fire

Saturday, August 30, 2014   
Firefighters arrived at the Exeter Senior High School to find a out building on fire. A hand line was stretched from Tower 25 while Engine 1 laid a 5 inch line to supply Tower 25 from a nearby hydrant.
Units on scene: E1, E4, ET25 / L1 / TW25 / R64 RIT



Accident with Confinement

Saturday, August 30, 2014  Rescue Engine 25 and Rescue 1 on location Bingaman Street, St. Lawrence Borough with a vehicle into a structure. One female victim was removed and transported to a area Hospital.




Friday, August 29, 2014  Rescue Engine 25 on location 5800 Blk. Boyertown Pike with one person trapped in a vehicle after hitting a tree. Firefighters extricated the victim in about 20 minutes.



Thoughts and Prayers for Safety Officer Michael "Pops" Trievel

Please keep ETFD Safety Officer Michael "Pops" Trievel in your thoughts and prayers as he recovers from a medical emergency he suffered last week.  Many members have visited Pops and he is in good spirits and looking forward to fighting to make a full recovery.  Pops is currently in rehab and we know that he is a fighter and will meet his recovery goal! 



MVA Reported with Entrapment

Sunday, August 24, 2014   
Rescue Engine 25 responed to 37th street for an accident with multiple injuries.
ETFD members removed and treated several people for transport to various hosptals.



Electric Fire

Tuesday, August 19, 2014  Engine 25, Tower 25, Ladder 1 on location at 4203 Perkiomen Ave for a reported electric fire.
Crews located the fire in the rear of the restaurant.



Barn Fire

Saturday, August 16, 2014  Around 23:00 hours ETFD was alerted to a reported structure fire. The communications center were receiving multiple calls reporting a large fire.
Deputy 25-3 arrived on location confirming a large barn on fire with exposures and requested a 2nd alarm.

Engine 25 arrived and stretched a 2 1/2 line to protect a exposure while crews set up ground monitors. Ladder 1 set up on side A D corner and went into ladder pipe operations.
On side D Engine Tanker 25 laid a forward supply line from a hydrant several hundred feet away and supplied Ladder 1. Tower 7 was later put in operation on side D.
On the B side Engine 1, Engine 4-1 and Engine Tanker 23 operated, Side B operations extinguished a mobile trailer that was on fire and operated a ground monitor and several hand lines.

The fire was placed under control in about two hours and units remained on location until 4am.

On Scene: E1, E4-1, ET23, E25, ET25, REN25 / L1 / RFD TW1, TW7, TW25 / R25
Cover Units: E49, E64, L57, R11



1st Annual Kid's Fire Safety Camp

Thursday, August 7, 2014  The 1st Annual ETFD Kid's Fire Safety Camp was held during the evenings of Tuesday, August 5th, Wednesday, August 6th, and Thursday, August 7th.  The event was an overwhelming success!  Deputy Chief Jim Herr and his team of members, put together a basic program for the class of over 10 students.  The kids learned about basic fire and rescue operations, fire safety, and gained some hands on experience using the fire equipment!  Great job to all members that participated in this event.  If you would like information about our 2015 program, please email Deputy Chief Jim Herr at



National Night Out Event

Tuesday, August 5, 2014  The Exeter Township Fire Department was invited to attend the annual National Night Out in Antietam.  The ETFD Fire Prevention Team provided fire safety demonstrations with the Kid's Safety Trailer.  The team had over 100 kid's and teenagers go through the program this evening learning about fire prevention! 

The newly renovated trailer is a great asset to the community and will be used at various fire prevention activities throughout the year!  Great job to the ETFD Fire Prevention / Safety Team!!!!



ETFD Family Picnic!

Sunday, August 3, 2014  The ETFD held its 1st Annual Family Picnic on Sunday, August 3rd at Trout Run Sports Complex in Exeter Township.  Over 40 members and their families attended the event!!  Great food, fun, and games were all part of this event that will now be an annual tradition for the truck crew and their families!!

Great job to everyone that contributed to putting this event together!



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