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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

ETFD Red Cross Blood Drive - Saturday, October 11th!

The ETFD will be holding its annual Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, October 11th from 9AM to 2PM at our Reiffton Station.  Please click the link and sign-up to donate blood!! 

Thanks for your support!



ETFD Tankers assist Company 8

Saturday, September 13, 2014  Tanker 25 and Engine Tanker 25 responded to Spies Church and Basket roads in Alsace Township to assist on a barn fire. Both tankers shuttled water for several hours.



ETFD Personnel Achievements

The ETFD is proud of all of its members accomplishments!  The ETFD also takes great pride in helping our members in achieving their goals in their profession and in life!  We are very proud of the accomplishments of our current and former members.  We have had members go on to future success as career firefighters all across the country.  We have also had numerous members go on to have careers in the military.

This summer was no exception and we added three more members to this list.

FF Ryan Hurlbrink has officially earned the title of MARINE!

Live-In FF of Three Years Chris Hoagland is starting his firefighting career in Montgomery County, MD

FF Matt Lynch has started his firefighting career in Charleston, SC

We would also like to acknowledge that FF RJ Acevedo will be returning from his current deployment to the Middle East at the end of October.  We cannot wait to see our friend and welcome him home from a successful trip overseas!

Great job everyone and keep up the good work!  No goal is unachievable and the fire department can help you achieve your goals / dreams!

FF Ryan Hurlbrink - Marine

FF Ryan Hurlbrink - Marine

Live-In FF Chris Hoagland

Live-In FF Chris Hoagland


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



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