Amity Township, Birdsboro Borough and Union Township have elected to have Western Berks Ambulance Association provide 24/7 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) at both the Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) levels to their residents starting on January 6, 2021.
Western Berks Ambulance Association will have two stations to service the newly added municipalities. One station is located at 318 West Main Street, Birdsboro and the second station is located at the Amity Township Fire Company 47 West Pine Forge Road. Each station will be staffed by at least one ALS ambulance 24/7/365. Additional peak truck coverage will be provided by Western Berks Ambulance Association.
With the addition of these three municipalities, Western Berks Ambulance Association has now expanded their coverage area to provide EMS services to 17 municipalities throughout Berks County from five stations.
“We are excited. The expansion into these three new municipalities has allowed us to bring our community focused EMS service provider to southern Berks. We have been serving communities for 60 years and now we are here and ready to continue to serving you for many more,” said Anthony Tucci, Western Berks Ambulance Association Chief-Executive Director.
Currently, Western Berks Ambulance Association is the largest non-profit ambulance service in Berks County. We service more than 38,000 households in Berks County. Western Berks Ambulance Association coverage area is approximately 150 square miles in Western Berks County. Western Berks Ambulance operates a fleet of 15 ambulances, nine wheelchair vans and several Supervisor vehicles from five stations.
Western Berks Ambulance Association provides the following services:
- Provide 911 emergency and non-emergency care, CPR and specialized training to police, fire, residents, community organizations
- EMS standby services for community events
- Child safety seat installations and inspections
- Medical supply ordering for police and fire departments
- Member of the Eastern PA EMS Council Strike team.
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