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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...]

Point of impact.

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...]

GFC on scene.

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...]

GFC arrives on scene to find a Ford Torus on its roof.

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...]

Bernville Co. 29 FF D. Kissling, foreground, and GFC FF Ryan Noll work to remove the chimney cap.

Chimney Fire on Colonial Manor Court

On Wednesday, April 6th @ 23:14, the GFC received a dispatch to a reported structure fire on the 100 block of Colonial Manor Court. The fire was soon afterward reclassified a chimney fire. Dispatched in addition to the GFC were: Township of Spring Co. 85, Leesport Co. 37, Mt. … [Read more...]

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Storage Shed Burns in Penn Twp.

    On Monday morning, April 4th at 02:10, the GFC received a dispatch to assist Mt. Pleasant Co. 30 with a structure fire in Penn Township. The initial call reported the fire on Ziegler Rd., however it was later discovered that the fire was in the 100 block … [Read more...]

E55 arrives on scene.

2 Vehicle MVA on Southbound Rt. 183

At 09:28 Tuesday, March 22, a dispatch was issued to Greenfields E55, along with Mt. Pleasant R30, and Schuylkill Valley EMS to respond to a 2 Vehicle MVA located on southbound Rt. 183 between Suburban Rd. and the exit to Rt. 222 south. Upon arrival at the scene, the E55 crew … [Read more...]

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Brush Fire on Rt. 222

On Wednesday, March 9th, at 11:07 Greenfields Co. 55, along with West Reading Co. 64, and Temple Co. 11 received a dispatch for a reported brush fire on northbound Rt. 222 between Rt. 183 and Rt. 61. Engine 55 arrived on scene at 11:19 to find a small burned out patch of brush … [Read more...]