West Grove Fire Company

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 09/23/2014: Dispatch 14:31 INJURED PERSON - BLS 110 STATE RD ,59 LGROVE
  • 09/23/2014: Dispatch 06:09 HAYBALES FIRE 1640 NEWARK RD ,48 WMARLB
  • 09/22/2014: Dispatch 15:53 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 18 BENTLEY RD ,59 LGROVE
  • 09/22/2014: Dispatch 11:33 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 100 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
  • 09/22/2014: Dispatch 11:16 FALLS - ALS 3000 GREENBRIAR LA ,58 PENN
  • 09/22/2014: Dispatch 07:44 ALARM - EMS/MEDICAL - BLS 559 E AVONDALE RD ,59 LGROVE
  • 09/21/2014: Dispatch 07:41 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 225 STATE RD ,59 LGROVE
  • 09/20/2014: Dispatch 16:40 NEUROLOGICAL/HEAD INJ - ALS 4 OLYMPIA AV ,71 NEWLON
  • 09/20/2014: Dispatch 02:41 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 2099 NEWARK RD ,71 NEWLON
  • 09/20/2014: Dispatch 02:37 HEART PROBLEMS - ALS 252 AZALEA LA ,58 PENN

West Grove Volunteers attend Propane Training Class

Assistant Chief Bob Hannan, September 18

On Tuesday, September 16, six members of the WGFC joined Mill Creek Fire Company at the NCC De Fire Training Center for a class on controlling propane fires. The goal of the class was to prepare firefighters on the proper techniques and teamwork required to safely control and shut off the source to a propane tank fire. The technique requires two teams of 5-6 firefighters each manning a hose line ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove participates in 9/11 Memorial

Assistant Chief Bob Hannan, September 18

On September 7, the West Grove Fire Company, along with multiple other companies participated in the 343 Miles for 343 Firefighters Walk in Del Castle Park in New Castle County Delaware. WG was represented by an Engine, Command vehicle, and 9 members. The purpose of the event is to walk a mile for every firefighter who perished on September 11, 2001. The distance also symbolizes the distance the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kidde Announces Recall of Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, September 12

Kidde in conjunction with the Consumer Products Safety Commission announced a recall yesterday involving some hard wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms. Follow the links provided below to see whether or not your alarm is affected by the recall and if so what you need to do to get a replacement.

If your home is not protected by a smoke alarm please get one now. Early detection ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations To WGFC FF/EMT Chuck Foy Jr

The West Grove Fire Company, September 10

The WGFC would like to congratulate past EMS Chief Chuck Foy Jr. and his wife Vicki on the birth of their daughter Isabella Lee Foy. Isabella was born on September 3rd at Chester County hospital weighing 7 lbs. 6 oz. and measuring 20.5" in length.

Congratulations to Mom and Dad!!... (Full Story & Photos)

Areas of charring behind the propane fireplace insert.
Areas of charring behind the propane fireplace insert.

Odor Investigation Inside

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, August 31

The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to 498 Lewisville rd in New London twp for an odor investigation inside the residence. Deputy 22 along with Engine 12, Engine 32 and Ladder 22 all made the response. Upon arrival the homeowner reported an odor of smoke inside the residence after a nearby lightning strike. Strong thunderstorms had just come through the area and the homeowner said lightning ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Assists Avondale Fire Company

Chief Eric Felker, August 19

WGFC crews were dispatched to assist Avondale Fire Company on Monday August 18, 2014 at 0847 for a building fire on Starr Road in New Garden Township. Dispatch information stated that a tractor was on fire, and it was hitched to a hay bailer, parked next to a building. Chief 23 responded just after dispatch with L22 and E23-2. Units were advised that the PD was on location with a tractor well involved ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Hydrant Maintenance

West Grove Volunteers, August 18

Throughout our first due fire response area and other areas in Southern Chester County, Chester Water Authority (CWA) is conducting routine maintenance on their water distribution system. CWA personnel will be flushing the water system by opening fire hydrants. Please note that all hydrant flushing will be performed during the nighttime hours. All personnel will be in CWA uniforms and company marked ... (Full Story & Photos)

Junior Members Complete Junior Fire Academy

The WGFC Members, July 20

This past June, three members completed a week long Junior Firefighting Academy. They learned about basic skills such as rolling hose, folding tarps, and more. They also took a tour of the KME truck manufacturing facility in Nesquehoning, PA and took a tour of the Schuylkill Historical Fire Society.

Of the three members that attended this summer, two of them were recognized for their achievements ... (Full Story & Photos)

Junior firefighter Jordan Gouge receiving her award of Class Cadet from her father Ed Gouge.
Junior firefighter Jordan Gouge receiving her award of Class Cadet from her father Ed Gouge.

 

 

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2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 61 191
Feb 68 216
Mar 39 194
Apr 52 156
May 49 227
Jun 54 193
Jul 47 147
Aug 50 188
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 420 1512

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 41
London Britain 25
London Grove 85
New London 56
Penn 96
West Grove 23
Mutual Aid 94
Total 420

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 103
London Britain 65
London Grove 178
Londonderry 69
New London 145
Penn 705
West Grove 104
Mutual Aid 143
Total 1512

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2013 577 2095
2012 577 1957
2011 534 2035
2010 588 1782
2009 507 1669
2008 529 1624
2007 584 1624
2006 554 1412

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West Grove Fire Company
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