As you probably heard, many hospitals, first responders and other essential operations are experiencing a shortage of protective equipment and disinfecting supplies. Here at the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department we are experiencing the same issues. We were fortunate to have some stock of these important supplies prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic and were able to … Continue reading WVFD Needs Your Help!
Coronavirus Facts & Information (Links & Information courtesy of PA Senator Pat Browne) Senator Browne wants to make sure that you are aware of the best source of information for how Pennsylvania is dealing with the Corona Virus. The PA Dept. of Health has added a Corona Virus page. You can click this link to … Continue reading Coronavirus Facts & Information
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
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
Penn State Extension is hosting a Spotted Lantern Fly Public meeting from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department. Join them for presentations from Penn State Extension and PA Department of Agriculture as they discuss the latest updates on the Spotted Lantern Fly biology and control/management in our township. Seating is limited! To register: click … Continue reading Spotted Lanternfly Public Meeting @ WVFD
Station 51 responded to a total of 182 emergency calls in 2017. Additional details can be found below. Fire, Smoke, CO & Water Flow Alarms - 49 (27%) Misc. Service Calls (Citizen or Police Assist, Trees, Wires Down, Traffic Control, etc.) - 33 (18%) Structural Fires - 22 (12%) Medical Assist - 21 (12%) Vehicle … Continue reading 2017 Summary of Emergency Calls
Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce our administration and operational officers for 2018. Department Administration President - John Guido Vice President - Blaine Flexer Treasurer - Jason Yeakel Secretary - Randy Zack WVFD Relief Association Administration President - Bill Wolford Vice President - Scott Wendling Treasurer - Jeff Broadhurst Secretary - Frank Bartholomew … Continue reading Announcing WVFD Administration & Officers for 2018
The Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department officers, firefighters, supporters, and their families met at the Glasbern Inn for their annual Christmas party and final administrative meeting for 2017. Everyone enjoyed a great meal, good conversation, and festive music. During the meeting, several awards were presented to department members. Chief Carl then presented Deputy Chief Wolford with … Continue reading 2017 Annual Christmas Party
On 10/20/2017 the Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department participated in Weisenberg Elementary's Fire Safety Day. The day consisted of various topics for students in kindergarten through 3rd grade. Firefighter Randy Zack led presentations for the students while various firefighters and supporters pitched in to help. In the morning, 1st and 2nd grade students listened to a … Continue reading Weisenberg Elementary Fire Safety Day 2017
We will be holding a community open house on Saturday May 6th from 10-2. Come join us for free lunch, demonstrations, tours, kids activities & much more.