The Avondale Lions club and the West Grove-Avondale Rotary club will be cooking an amazing breakfast on Sunday April 2nd from 8am-1pm at the Avondale fire house on Route 41. The great volunteers at both of these organizations bring their culinary expertise in order to bring you a delicious breakfast with all proceeds benefiting the Avondale and West Grove fire companies.
WGFC was alerted at 7:26 PM for a vehicle fire with exposures on Lewisville Rd. in New London Township. Rescue 22 was first to arrive reporting a vehicle with the rear and passenger compartment fully involved and an exposure problem to a small corn crib and the dwelling. Rescue 22's crew stretched a hand line and established command. The fire was quickly brought under control which mitigated the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Each year, many people die from carbon monoxide poisoning due to indoor charcoal grill use. Charcoal grills give off a tremendous amount of deadly carbon monoxide gas, as well as other toxic fumes.
Carbon Monoxide has no odor. Carbon Monoxide has no color. You cannot tell if you are in an area with high concentrations of Carbon Monoxide, unless there is a Carbon Monoxide Detector (similar to a smoke ... (Full Story)
Clear fire hydrants from snow, and help the WGFC during the snowstorm.
As our area prepares for a March snowstorm, here are a few important things you can do to be ready for an emergency in your neighborhood:
-- HELP US FIND YOU: We can't find your house if you have an EMS or fire emergency if your house number is obscured by snow or ice. If your house number is on your mailbox, make sure it is clear of snow. Especially at night, finding the right house may make ... (Full Story & Photos)
Smoke coming from a roof was the first sign of trouble -- and a 911 call alerted the West Grove Fire Company and neighboring companies of a possible house fire at the intersection of Belmont Court, along Route 841 at the entrance of Southview Estates in Franklin Township.
The initial dispatch for the house fire alerted West Grove, Oxford, Avondale, Elkton and Cochranville Fire Companies.
Avon Grove Middle School students had their chance to figure out if they could protect an egg from a fifty foot fall with assistance of the West Grove Fire Company this week.
The annual Egg Drop was held on Wednesday. Four large groups of students had a similar project assignment: build a "contraption" designed to protect an egg from a drop from fifty (50) feet up. A wide arrange of approaches ... (Full Story & Photos)
This Sunday March 12th at 2AM reflects the start of Daylight Savings time. This annual change in the clocks should also serve as a reminder to change the batteries in your smoke detectors (wireless and hard wired alarms) and in your carbon monoxide alarms. Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms have been proven to save lives, so please take the time to make this effort.
At 5:30 pm the WGFC along with mutual aid companies were dispatched to the 400 block of Pennock Bridge Road in New London Township for a Shed fire with possible exposure to the house. Chief-22 arrived on scene and reported a quarter acre of woods on fire with an exposure problem to the shed and house. Chief-22 directed the first in Engine ( E-22-2) to pull into the driveway and lead off with an 1.75" ... (Full Story & Photos)