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2024 ETVFD Calls
Jan 109
Feb 98
Mar 93
Apr 127
May 98
Total 525

Company Totals
2023 1468
2022 1227
2021 1071
2020 1166
2019 1156
2018 1087
2017 1084
2016 1124
2015 1151
2014 1106
2013 1007
2012 1131
2011 1073
2010 803
Total 15654

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National Weather Service Alerts for Berks County, PA

Two ETFD Members Complete Probationary Period, Earn Interior Status

ETFD Watch Desk, July 12

Congratulations to Firefighters Ethan Collins and Phil Ellingsworth Jr. for receiving full interior status. The pair recently completed their probationary period by demonstrating proficiency in their firefighting skills, including performing well during live burns and other training exercises. Firefighters Collins and Ellingsworth earned their national Firefighter I certification and plan to advance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Berks Fire Water Restoration Donates Water to ETFD

ETFD Watch Desk, June 27

A big thank you to Kristen and the team at Berks Fire Water Restoration for generously donating 25 cases of drinking water to the Exeter Township Fire Department. With the heat of this summer so far, this donation will help our members stay hydrated and safe during calls and training.... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews Dispatched to House Fire, Rescue Dogs

ETFD Watch Desk, June 18

Crews from the Exeter Township Fire Department and mutual aid companies were dispatched to the 3900 block of Penns Drive in St. Lawrence at around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday for a reported house fire. Deputy Chief Eric Lessig arrived on scene and reported a middle of the row, single family residence with fire and smoke from the second floor. Crews contained the fire to the room where it started and rescued ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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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)

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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