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Brush Fire at Hiester Cemetery

At 14:49 on Friday, May 20, 2016, The GFC, along with Mt. Pleasant Co. 30, Western Berks Co. 18, and Bernville Co. 29 responded to the report of a Brush fire on the 500 block of Scenic Drive next to the Hiester Cemetery. Engine 55 arrived on scene at 15:01 and found Mt. … [Read more...]

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9 Transported from MVA on Rt. 183

On Sunday morning, May 15, @ 01:28, the GFC along with West Reading Co. 64 and eventually 3 ambulances from Western Berks Ambulance responded to an MVA on southbound Rt. 183 at Van Reed Road. Upon arrival the GFC Crew found that a southbound Honda Odyssey had rear-ended a … [Read more...]

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Roll-Over and Fire on Rt. 183

At 13:50 on Thursday, May 5th, the GFC, along with Mt. Pleasant Co. 30, Bernville Co. 29, and Schuylkill Valley EMS received a dispatch to respond to an MVA, with unknown injuries and fire, on Rt. 183 between Palisades Dr. and Hilltop Rd. Upon arrival the GFC crew found a … [Read more...]

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GFC holds its 5th Annual Awards Banquet

On Monday evening, May 25th the GFC hosted its 5th Annual Awards Banquet at Hoss’s Steak House in Leesport. This celebration is intended to honor those members of the fire station staff who have exhibited outstanding service. The evening started with a buffet dinner consisting … [Read more...]

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MVA Rt. 183 @ Empire Supply

At 17:07 on Monday, April 25, the GFC, Mt. Pleasant Co. 30, and Schuylkill Valley EMS were dispatched to an MVA with injuries on southbound Rt. 183 in front of the West Ridge Center. Upon arrival, the GFC crew found that a southbound Chevrolet pick-up truck, making a left turn … [Read more...]

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Brush Fire on Northbound Rt. 222

At 17:48 GFC’s E55 crew was called away from an MVA on Rt. 183 in order to join GFC Brush 55, West Reading 64 and Temple 11 in fighting a brush fire on northbound Rt. 222. Upon arrival on scene, the E55 crew found Brush 55 on scene in the process of extinguishing the last of … [Read more...]

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Head-on MVA on Rt. 183 in Greenfields

On Monday, April 18th @ 17:18, the GFC, along with West Reading Rescue 64 and Western Berks Ambulance, received a dispatch for an MVA, with injuries, on Rt. 183 at Morrison Rd. in front of The Riveredge Inn. Engine 55 arrived on scene at 19:28 to find that a southbound U.S. … [Read more...]

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Rollover MVA on Grange Rd.

At 02:12 on April 10th The GFC, Leesport Co. 37, Temple Co. 11, and Schuylkill Valley EMS received a dispatch for a report of an MVA, with injuries, on Grange Rd. between White Oak Ln. and West Main St. GFC Engine 55 departed the Station @ 02:25. While in rout, the Engine 55 … [Read more...]