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Amity Fire Company Newsroom , May 07

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Derrick Nester, a cherished lifetime member of our fire department. Derrick dedicated his life to serving our community with bravery, commitment, and selflessness. He leaves behind a legacy of courage, camaraderie, and unwavering dedication to protecting and serving others. His contributions to our department and community will never be forgotten. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd Alarm Fire in Boyertown

Amity Fire Company Newsroom , March 23

At approximately 0240 this morning Station 49 was dispatched to assist Boyertown Area Fire Rescue (Station 95) on a second alarm working fire. Engine 49 with a crew of 4 responded and assumed primary Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) once arriving on location. Crews operating on scene for approximately two and a half hours and were released shortly before 6am. The cause of the fire is under investigation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Amity Fire Company Newsroom , March 20

On March 16, 2024 Amity Fire Company had the please to make a special appearance at two of our members special day. The whole department would like to congratulate Captain Eddie Keefer and Exterior Firefighter Kayla (Lochner) Keefer on tying the knot! Here’s to many happy years together! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews Assisted on a Two Alarm Fire in Earl TWP

Amity Fire Company Newsroom , February 26

At approximately 4:30pm on Sunday February 25, 2024, Engine 49 with a crew of five were dispatched to assist Station 19 (Earl Township) on a reported Structure Fire. Personal from Station 19 arrived on location and found a two-story single-family dwelling with heavy fire showing to the rear of the structure. Chief 19 arrived and struck second alarm to get resources on the road. E49-1 and Utility 49 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Amity Fire Company Newsroom, February 12

On Tuesday evening February 6, 2024 the firefighters of Amity Fire Company Station 49 participated in the Railroad 101 Safety Training Course presented by a representative from Norfolk Southern Railroad at the Amity Fire Company fire station.

The classroom session starts with an introduction to Railroad Safety and builds on basic concepts of protection of the responder while operating in the railroad ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crews are Prepared for Winter Weather

Amity Fire Company Newsroom, January 15

Winter weather may be moving into Berks County this evening but Station 49 is prepared to respond when needed. CPT Tully provided a nice piece on WFMZ which outlined the companies plans in the event our services are needed this evening and into the morning hours. Please if you do not need to be on the roadway this evening into tomorrow morning please stay off the road.

Check out the Artical below:
https://www.wfmz.com/news/area/berks/first-responders-prepare-for-expected-snowfall/article_d21c9ca0-b3c6-11ee-b853-770155ec76d4.html
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Amity Fire Company Newsroom , December 15

On December 14 crews were busy responding to multiple calls in Amity Township and surrounding areas. The all-volunteer crew responded to five emergency calls throughout the day. Crews started the day with a report of gas in one of local businesses. The source was determined to be coming from a propane tank, the servicing provider was notified, and they handled the issue. The next call was a fire alarm ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Amity Township Welcomes 10 New Fire Police Officers!

Amity Fire Company Newsroom , November 15

Tonight during the monthly Township Supervisors Meeting Amity Police Chief Jeff Smith had the opportunity to swear in 10 new Fire Police Officers for Amity Township. Fire Police play a vital role during incidents. Their main role is to keep the scene safe and secure while law enforcement and fire crews operate. They have limited police power to enforce traffic control, crowd control and scene security. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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