At 10:11 am Company 95 was dispatched for a structure fire on the first floor of 315 East Philadelphia Avenue with possible entrapment. On arrival a Company 97 Officer was close by on dispatch and was able to extinguish the fire and confirm no entrapment. BAF&R crews then were able to remove the the fan light combo from the ceiling and extinguish any extension into the ceiling and overhaul the scene.
Boyertown Ambulance evaluated the resident who suffered some minor injuries.
BAF&R was initially assisted by Eastern Berks Fire and Gilbertsville Fire.
Eastern Berks Regional Police assisted at the scene
The landlord was called to the scene and the property was turned over to him.