Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue was dispatched for a large brush fire at 145 Edgehill Road in Douglass Township Berks County at approximately 1930 hours. On arrival crews found an area of woods about one and a half to two acres actively burning and spreading. Berks County DES was advised to respond additional tankers and brush units. The fire was placed under control about an hour after arrival and crews were finishing up on scene at 2130 hours.
Douglass Township Police and PA State Police assisted on scene as well.
The following Fire Companies assisted Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue: Eastern Berks Fire, Earl Fire, Upper Pottsgrove Fire (Montgomery Co.), West Pottsgrove Fire (Montgomery Co.), Exeter Fire and North Coventry Fire (Chester Co)
DCNR Forestry was notified of the fire.