2-alarm fire closes restaurant in Cumru

2-alarm fire closes restaurant in Cumru A fire has forced a popular restaurant and bar in Berks County to close its doors temporarily. Click: 2-alarm fire closes restaurant in Cumru to watch WFMZ clip. Click: Cumru-twp-firefighters-called-to-fire-at-grill-tavern to read Reading Eagle post.

National Night Out 2016

National Night Out 2016 Just as Berks County officers and emergency personnel are all geared up for National Night Out, Berks • Fire • Water Restorations is ready too!  Please visit members of the Berks • Fire • Water Restorations team at National Night Out events throughout Berks County.  We will be participating in the Central Berks, […]

First Responder Appreciation Day

Berks • Fire • Water Restorations Proud Sponsor of First Responder Appreciation Day at the Reading Fightin Phils Berks • Fire • Water Restorations was proud to be one of the sponsors of the First Responder Appreciation Day at the Reading Fightin Phils yesterday Sunday, July 24th.  Many First Responders enjoyed the game despite the excessive heat.   […]

July 15th National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 15th National Pet Fire Safety Day In recognition of National Pet Fire Safety Day here are some tips to keep your pet(s) safe from fire: Extinguish open flames Remove stove knobs Invest in flameless candles Secure young pets Affix a pet alert window cling. Click National Pet Fire Safety Day Prevention Tips To Keep […]

True Life: Altimar

True Life: Altimar Sunday, November 1, 2015, Mary Altimar was at dinner with a friend catching up, her husband Marty Altimar and their two children were running Sunday errands when their evening took a dramatic change… Mary was enjoying her dinner and her cell phone rang but showed a phone number she did not know […]

Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire in Cumru

Firefighters battle multi-alarm fire in Cumru CUMRU TWP., Pa. – Firefighters worked about a half-hour to get control of a two-alarm blaze at an apartment building in Berks County. The first crews were dispatched shortly before 2:30 p.m. Friday to the 2100 block of New Holland Road, also designated as Route 625, just south of […]

Seven displaced after early morning fire – News – Republican Herald

Seven displaced after early morning fire AMY MARCHIANO Published: April 27, 2016 Seven people are displaced after an early morning house fire at 622 N. Second St. in Pottsville. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at 1:51 a.m. for a working structure fire. Upon arrival, firefighters were met with heavy smoke and fire. “It was […]

Garage fire injures Spring Township man

Courtesy of David J. Reimer Sr. | Scene of a garage fire in Spring Township. Garage fire injures Spring Township man Monday April 25, 2016 12:01 AM Reading Eagle   A Spring Township man was injured in a garage fire that extended into a home Sunday, officials said. Firefighters responded to the fire at 502 […]

Fairgrounds Up and Running

Reporters’ Notebook: Fast fix-up after fire at Fairgrounds Market Tuesday April 12, 2016 12:01 AM Reading Eagle   MUHLENBERG TOWNSHIP, PA. When I arrived at 6 a.m. on Friday to fill in for the regular police reporter, I was just happy that I’d made it to work on time. It was a good thing, because […]

True Life: Samolewicz

True Life: Samolewicz Mr. and Mrs. Lavender: On November 2, 2014 we had a fire in our home at 605 Frederick St., Sinking Spring. The fire was more than likely started by our yellow lab jumping up on the counter to look for food.  He inadvertently ignited the gas burner on the stove.  Fortunately, we […]