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Monday, June 29, 2015   ETFD Units were alerted to West Ben Franklin Hwy. and Daniel Boone Rd. for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries.

As Rescue, Rescue Engine and Deputy 25 were responding, Berks Department of Emergency Services advised units of an accident involving a tri-axle dump truck and a tractor trailer. Dispatchers also receiving reports of smoke from the dump truck, with one person possibly trapped.

Rescue Engine 25 (Sergeant Meyer) arrived and confirmed the initial dispatch information and also confirmed heavy entrapment of one patient in the dump truck.

Rescue Engine 25 immediately deployed a 1 3/4 attack line for fire suppression, as Rescue 25 (Sergeant Hedrick) arrived and began the size up for extrication.

Crews deployed the Amkus Rescue System, and utilized the spreaders, cutters and rams to perform the extrication. Extrication of the patient was completed in approximately 30 minutes and the patient was turned over to EMS for evaluation.

Engine Company 7 (Birdsboro) assisted with manpower, and Spill 1 (Mt. Penn) assisted with containment of the fuel leak.



Three people transported from MVA

Tuesday, June 9, 2015  Rescue 25 arrived on Shelbourne Rd. in Exeter Twp. to a two vehicle accident. Crews use the Amkus Rescue System to free one person from a vehicle.



Employment Opportunity Notice

Sunday, June 7, 2015  Employment Opportunity Notice


The Exeter Township Fire Department, Berks County, Pennsylvania is accepting letters of interest to establish an employment eligibility list and is seeking experienced candidates interested in the position (s) of Firefighter/Paramedicand Firefighter/EMT.


The Exeter Township Fire Department is a combination department that will be providing Fire-Based Emergency Medical Services to include Advanced Life Support transport. Anticipated start of this service is no later than October 31, 2015.


Qualifications: Be at least 21 years of age with 3 years experience in a busy 911 service; must possess a high school diploma or GED; must be able to speak, read, and write the English language; must possess a valid Pennsylvania drivers License (at time of hire); must possess a valid Pennsylvania Paramedic or EMT Certification (or National Registry); must possess CPR certification; must possess Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification ; must possess Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification; and possess a current Hazmat Operations Certification. Pro Board Firefighter I certification highly desired and required within 1 year of employment. Candidate must meet physical fitness requirements as established by the Department.


Additional requirements due at time of interview:


· PSP Criminal Background Check to include fingerprinting.

· PA Child Abuse Clearance within 6 months of application.

· Medical Waiver for physical agility test.


The Fire Based Emergency Medical Services Implementation Team shall determine the examination, testing and other criteria for the application process. Candidates selected to proceed in the application process will be notified by email of their selection. Please be sure to include a current email address with your resume.


Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and certifications before July 3, 2015.


Documents may be electronically submitted in PDF format to:


or be sent via US Mail to:


Exeter Township Fire Department

Attention: Employment

PO Box 3827, Reading, Pa. 19606




Thursday, June 4, 2015  Rescue Engine arrives on Rt. 422 to find a two vehicle accident with injuries.



Structure Fire

Thursday, June 4, 2015  Engine Tanker 25 assisted Amity Fire Company at a structure fire. Crews stretched attack lines from ET25 to extinguish the fire.



Basement Fire

Thursday, June 4, 2015  Tower and Engine 25 arrived at a basement fire on Reiff Place in Exeter Township. The fire was contained to the basement. Units on scene: Engines 1, 25, Towers 7, 25, Rescues 25, 64



Shed Fire

Thursday, June 4, 2015  Crews from Engine Tanker 25 help crews from Engine 49 extinguish a shed fire in Amity Township.



Brush Fire

Thursday, June 4, 2015  ETFD Brush units responded to Neversink Mountain for a brush fire. Firefighters contained the fire and were on scene for several hours.



25 Truck / Training

Thursday, June 4, 2015  Members practiced flowing the aerial master stream on the newly purchased Tower Ladder.



Congrats to Firefighter Andrew Addison!

Congratulations to Exeter Firefighter Andrew Addison and his wife Ashley on the birth of their first child on Tuesday, May 12th at 4:49AM. Ashton McConnaughhay Addison - 6 lbs 2.2oz 18.5 inches tall. Ashley and Ashton are doing great



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