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2024 ETVFD Calls
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2019 1156
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2010 803
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ETFD Watch Desk, June 17

Members took part in a live burn session at the Berks County Fire Training Center this past Saturday. Nine two-person teams focused on different fire ground activities, including fire attack, incident command, RIT and search. Members are required to participate in a structure burn each year to maintain their interior-qualified status. If you are interested in learning more about how you can help your ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations to the Class of 2024

ETFD Watch Desk, June 13

Over the past few weeks, numerous members of the ETFD have completed and graduated high school. FF Anthony Ricciuti, FF Ben Thrush, FF Chase Painter, FF Chloe Wright, and FF Jada Sotile, your hard work has paid off. Congratulations and keep making us proud!
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FFs Ben Thrush, Chase Painter, & Chloe Wright (left to right)
FFs Ben Thrush, Chase Painter, & Chloe Wright (left to right)

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No Caption Touch-a-Truck Event Draws Crowds in St. Lawrence

ETFD Watch Desk, June 13

The Wednesday night crew had a great time at the St. Lawrence touch-a-truck event. Thanks to all who stopped by to see our apparatuses and learn more about how the ETFD serves the community. A special shout out to one of the kids at the event who drew a fantastic photo of Rescue Engine 25. Seagrave will be giving you a call about a future career!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members Practice Forceable Entry, Hose Management Skills

ETFD Watch Desk, June 13

Practice makes proficient. Tuesday night training was focused on honing forceable entry and hose management skills in advance of our June company burn. The training team reviewed best practices for opening doors, as well as how to pack and deploy a Minuteman hose load.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue Engine 25 at the hydrant
Rescue Engine 25 at the hydrant

Vehicle Fire on Lincoln Road

ETFD Watch Desk, June 11

The ETFD was dispatched for a vehicle fire on the 800 block of Lincoln Road this afternoon around 4 p.m. Crews arrived on the location to confirm the reports.

Personnel from Engine 7 quickly pulled a hose line and made a good knock on the fire. Shortly after, Rescue Engine 25 arrived. Crews were on location for 30 minutes before going available.

Thank you Birdsboro-Union Fire Department for the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Respond to Commercial Structure Fire

ETFD Watch Desk, June 06

The ETFD was dispatched for a reported structure fire on the 4200 block of Perkiomen Avenue Tuesday around 3 p.m. Initial reports were of smoke and flames showing from the roof line above the Exeter Fitness and Training Center. Upon the arrival of ETFD crews, Rescue Engine 25 reported they had a working fire, confirming the initial report.

Crews were on location for approximately two hours before ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Afternoon Motorcycle Fire

ETFD Watch Desk, May 29

The ETFD was dispatched for a vehicle fire reported to be a motorcycle. The fire was knocked down by a fire extinguisher prior to crews arriving on the scene. A motorcycle in the driveway still smoking but no active fire when the crew arrived. Fire police and the Exeter Township Police Department were also on scene to provide support. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The ETFD Takes Part in the Annual Memorial Day Parade & Memorial Service

ETFD Watch Desk, May 27

Today, The ETFD participated in the annual Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service hosted by the American Legion. The parade starts at Exeter Township High School and makes its way through Reiffton to Forest Hills Cemetery, where the memorial service takes place. This year, Chief Emeritus Bob Jordan had the honor of being the Grand Marshal for this event. Members look forward to this event year-round.

Afterward, ... (Full Story & Photos)

ETFD members, alongside Tower 25
ETFD members, alongside Tower 25

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