The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for our ear beginning 4/3/2019. Due to high winds and very dry air, the potential for brush fires and rapid fire spread is high. As such, Weisenberg and Lowhill townships are instituting a burn ban effective until 4/5/2019.
From our family to yours, the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department wishes you a very safe and happy holiday and New Year! We are grateful for the support of our “fire family,” our township, and our township residents. As an all-volunteer organization, our department relies on you to help ensure we are able to respond to … Continue reading Thank you for your support in 2018!
Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce our administration and operational officers for 2019. Department Administration President – Randy Zack Vice President – Blaine Flexer Treasurer – Jeff Broadhurst Secretary – Jackie Oswald Relief Association Administration President – Bill Wolford Vice President – Scott Wendling Treasurer – Jason Yeakel Secretary – Frank Bartholomew Operational … Continue reading Announcing WVFD Administration & Officers for 2019
Santa & Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department on 12/14 from 6-8pm and 12/15 from 1-3pm. Be sure to bring your cameras! Pets are welcome too. There will be candy canes for all, hot chocolate, and cookies. Come warm up by the "fire" and meet your neighbors. There will also be … Continue reading Santa is coming to Station 51
The Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a flea market on 10/27/2018 from 8:00am until 2:00pm. The event will be held rain or shine. 10' x 10' space is available for $10. Participants are asked to bring their own tables; however, we do have a limited number of tables to rent for an extra … Continue reading Flea Market – 10/27/2018
In recent weeks, fundraising solicitations and requests for volunteer firefighters have been showing up all over PA. They are from a group called Volunteer Firefighter Alliance from Topeka, Kansas. This is a scam and does not benefit our, or any local, fire department. We send out our fund drive once per year, and it comes … Continue reading Avoid Being Scammed
The Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department will be having our annual car wash fundraiser on Saturday, July 21st from 8:00am until 12:00pm. This isn't like any other car wash fundraiser you may have attended in the past! First, you and your vehicle will enter our engine bay with an overhead pre-wash rinse. Then, we will give … Continue reading Annual Car Wash on 7/21/2018
Around 2:00am on 5/30, Station 51 and Berks county station 46 were dispatched for a truck fire on I-78 west. 5101 arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire. 51 crews arrived shortly after and deployed an attack line with foam to extinguish the fire. Crews remained on scene for approximately 1.5 hours before returning … Continue reading Early Morning Truck Fire on I-78
The Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department held their first ever Easter Egg Hunt on 3/25/2018. Supporters and firefighters set up the hunt in the Weisenberg Elementary School parking lot. Over 200 children were in attendance, over 3000 eggs were captured, over 75lbs. of chocolate donated by the Hershey Company, and four grand prize winners were crowned. … Continue reading 2018 Easter Egg Hunt
Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting our first Annual Easter egg hunt on March 25th at 2pm at the fire station. There will be four age brackets: 0-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9+. Each participant will receive a fire department gift bag. All the eggs will come filled with non-allergen candy and each age group … Continue reading 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt