(11/30/17) In response to the Reading Eagle article Future of emergency services discussed, debated in Cumru Township members of the Western Berks Ambulance Association are remaining 100% transparent with all parties involved Southern Berks, Cumru Township, and the community.
Western Berks Ambulance Association was contacted by Cumru Township regarding services. Western Berks Ambulance Association did not solicit Cumru Township. Western Berks Ambulance Association has been an advocate for Southern Berks during communications with Cumru Township. Western Berks Ambulance and Southern Berks have had and continue to have an open line of communication and a close working relationship.
Currently, Western Berks Ambulance Association is the largest non-profit ambulance service in Berks County. We service more than 33,000 households in Berks County. Western Berks Ambulance Association coverage area is approximately 120 square miles in Western Berks County. Western Berks Ambulance operates a fleet of 11 ambulances, six wheelchair vans, one Supervisor vehicle from three station houses.
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.
Thank you for your time,