The history of West Grove was on full display as the Chester County summer Town Tours and Village Walk series came to the borough on Thursday, August 13, 2015. Prominently featured was a stop across the street from the West Grove Fire Company.
More than 200 visitors came to West Grove Borough for an evening stroll around town. Speakers were positioned at various points along the way, telling stories ... (Full Story & Photos)
WGFC's 1928 Hale was prominently displayed at the first annual Keystone Firefighter Conference being held this weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA.
Known as Elsie, Antique 22 was specifically invited by conference organizers, as she was originally manufactured by Hale at their original headquarters in nearby Conshohocken, PA, very close by to the KFC2015 event site. In addition, ... (Full Story & Photos)
The West Grove Fire Company is pleased to announce that Rob Cazillo has been selected for the department’s full-time EMT/Firefighter position. Mr. Cazillo has been a part-time EMT/Firefighter with West Grove since 2013. He was chosen by the career staff committee from a pool of extremely qualified applicants. Captain Jeffrey Simpson, Chairman of the Career Staff Committee, made the announcement ... (Full Story & Photos)
It was a busy holiday weekend for the West Grove Fire Department. Some members took a well deserved respite from responding to calls and participated in holiday parades. The department was selected to participate in the Philadelphia Welcome America Parade. Elsie, the antique pumper, made the trip along with Rescue 22. The late West Grove Firefighter, Mike Predmore, was honored as his wife Lori ... (Full Story & Photos)
ReadyChesCo replaces ReadyNotifyPA and allows subscribers to register to receive emergency and non-emergency alerts for the community. The new system, powered by Everbridge, incorporates greater technological capabilities and flexibility. The Department of Emergency Services will be able to contact thousands of residents and business in seconds, when seconds matter.
We have all had that same sinking feeling. Someone you care about has been involved in a car accident. Your heart starts to race and your stomach tightens until you hear that they are okay. We have this feeling because for so many years hearing word of an auto accident has brought tragedy.
It was not until the 1960s that we understood why such tragic outcomes occurred so often. It was then that ... (Full Story & Photos)
Firefighters remove a vehicle door to gain access to a crash victim.
This pickup left the roadway striking a utility pole along Route 841 in Franklin Township. One subject was trapped and removed by WGFC personnel.
At 1815 hours the Company was dispatched along with Medic 94 and Ambulance 23-2 (Avondale) for a motor vehicle collision (MVC) with entrapment in the 400 block of Chesterville Road in Franklin Township. Ambulances 12-1 & 23-2, Deputy 22, Rescue 22 (w/ 4 firefighters) and Medic 94-1 and 194 all responded minutes after the dispatch. Rescue 12 (w/5) and Engine 32 (w/2) both followed ... (Full Story & Photos)
The silence of a hot steamy night was broken by the radio tones of the West Grove Fire Company on Tuesday, June 16. The communication center was contacted around 1:40 A.M. by a passerby who reported a fire at Flint Hill Road and Indiantown Road. Firebox 3201 was dispatched, signaling apparatus from Stations 32, 12, and 22 to respond. Captain Tim Shannon quickly established that a structure at the ... (Full Story & Photos)