Pennsylvania American Water is spending $71,000 state-wide on grants for fire departments and companies. Nineteen that cover Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties, seven of them local, are among the winners.
The Royersford Fire Department is offering interested area residents an opportunity to find out what it's really like to be involved in firefighting. You'll use gear, get close to smoke and flame, and then celebrate your success.
The EMS Division of the Royersford Fire Department, and Alvernia University in Reading, have agreed to allow its nursing students to ride along in Friendship ambulances and "experience pre-hospital medicine" first-hand.
Ahead for Spring-Ford school district families: a Philadelphia performance by the Middle School jazz ensemble, a fun-fair fund-raiser at Brooke Elementary school, and trivia night in Royersford.
Michael Lessar, one of the Royersford Fire Department's first full-time employees and a former Pottstown fire chief, died Monday of COVID-19. A Tuesday honor procession, created by his peers and colleagues, provided an escort to a Reading funeral home.
Members and volunteers of five local fire companies and departments helped clear a dump truck accident Friday morning on U.S. Route 422 west of Route 29, which spread sand across the highway.
The borough will partner with Giant Market to conduct a Pfizer coronavirus vaccination clinic Friday at the fire department on Walnut Street. It's open to the public, age 16 and older.
Two fire companies, an ambulance, and police all were dispatched Monday morning to a two-vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Lewis and Yeager roads in Upper Providence, a report said.