On Thursday April 9th around 1:15pm the WBFD and mutual aid units were sent to the 6800 block of Penn Ave in Lower Heidelberg Township for a possible building collapse. Berks DES advise Engine 18-1 and FC18 upon response that a large tree had fallen onto a mobile home. Arriving units confirmed the report and checked that all occupants were out of the structure. Crews on scene secured power to the residence and made sure there was no further hazards. The incident was quickly reduced and members operated on scene for approximately 1.5 hours. No injuries were reported and there was minor damage to the mobile home.
We were assisted by the following companies.
-Township of Spring Fire Rescue Services
-Robesonia Fire Company