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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 05/29/2015: Dispatch 21:55 SEIZURES - BLS 107 SCHOOLHOUSE RD ,59 LGROVE
  • 05/29/2015: Dispatch 13:50 INJURED PERSON - BLS 200 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
  • 05/29/2015: Dispatch 10:05 SEIZURES - BLS 130 QUIMBY RD ,58 PENN
  • 05/29/2015: Dispatch 06:58 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 228 AZALEA LA ,58 PENN
  • 05/29/2015: Dispatch 05:47 ALARM - FIRE 401 NEW LONDON RD,88 (NV)
  • 05/29/2015: Dispatch 01:21 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 17 KELLER RD ,46 LONDER
  • 05/28/2015: Dispatch 22:50 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES SB RT 1 BP NO RT 796 ,58 (V) PENN
  • 05/28/2015: Dispatch 13:17 ACCIDENT - INJURIES 105 E EVERGREEN ST ,05 WGROVE
  • 05/28/2015: Dispatch 10:51 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 536 E BALTIMORE PK ,59 low xst: LAKE RD LGROVE
  • 05/28/2015: Dispatch 08:31 HOUSE FIRE 167 MEDIA RD ,69 ENOTT

The Pride of the West Grove Fleet
The Pride of the West Grove Fleet

Avon-Grove Memorial Day Parade

Member Todd Mazur, May 23

The borough of West Grove was blessed with a cool sunny day for the annual Memorial Day Parade. The equipment was washed and polished and the members arrived in abundant force. A full complement of fire apparatus and EMS vehicles were staffed. Included was the pride of our fleet, the 1928 Hale pumper, affectionately known as "Elsie".

The Fire Chief, Eric Felker, had the honor of leading the ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Attends PSTC Dedication

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, May 19

On Friday, May 15th, WGFC members traveled to South Coatesville for the long awaited dedication of the Tactical Village at the Public Safety Training Campus. This is a tremendous accomplishment for those involved in the development and oversight of the project and an incredible resource for Chester County emergency responders. It was a wonderful day at the Public Safety Training Campus for the official ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC crews monitor a 1000 gallon buried propane tank as it vents gas after being damaged by construction equipment.
WGFC crews monitor a 1000 gallon buried propane tank as it vents gas after being damaged by construction equipment.

WGFC Units Respond to Propane Emergency

Secretary Bill Wohl, May 10

A spring afternoon was disrupted for a dispatch for a gas leak outside that turned into a multi-hour incident for firefighters from the West Grove Fire Company Saturday.

Dispatched just prior to 2pm, initial information indicated a 1000 gallon tank was leaking on a farm off Quimby Road in New London Township. Chief 22 arrived and reported a buried propane tank was self venting propane gas, after ... (Full Story & Photos)

Motorcycle Accident in Franklin Township

Lieutenant Anthony Gialloreto, May 02

Saturday mid-afternoon the WGFC was alerted to a report of a motorcycle accident in the area of Appleton Road & Strickersville Road. The caller reported two seriously injured subjects. Ambulance's 12-1 & 22-1, Medic's 94-1 & 1-94 made the response followed by Aetna A-7, Rescue-22 , Rescue-12, Squad-32 and Brush-12.

Ambulance 12-1 arrived on scene reporting a motorcycle down with one subject in the ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC members picking-up the scene.
WGFC members picking-up the scene.

Chester County Launches new Text-to-911 Services

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, April 14

On April 7th, 2015 the Chester County Department of Emergency Services released the following about a new text-to-911 service being offered by the County 911 center:

Text-to-911
April 7, 2015

The Chester County Board of Commissioners and the Chester County Department of Emergency Services, today launched Text-to-9-1-1 services. Text-to-9-1-1 is a service for emergency situations when calling 9-1-1 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire in Remote Woods Challenges Firefighters

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 13

Dry conditions, a strong breeze and complicated terrain challenged firefighters from the West Grove Fire Company and two surrounding companies on Sunday afternoon.

Originally dispatched for a brush fire along Hillcrest Drive, off Gurnsey Road in Franklin Township, the WGFC had to navigate remote terrain to ultimately put the fire out. Arriving at Hillcrest Drive, crews from Engine 22 confirmed a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters used specialty ATVs to get fight a brush fire deep in the woods in Franklin Township.  Three companies worked for about two hours to handle this brush fire.
Firefighters used specialty ATVs to get fight a brush fire deep in the woods in Franklin Township. Three companies worked for about two hours to handle this brush fire.

Lexi Whisler and her dog Jasper visited the WGFC as part of Lexi's campaign to thank her heroes.
Lexi Whisler and her dog Jasper visited the WGFC as part of Lexi's campaign to thank her heroes.

The "Lexinator" Visits the West Grove Fire Company

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 07

When a 7 year old girl sets her mind to something, look out -- she's determined! Every parent knows this, no more so than the parents of little Lexi Whisler of West Grove. When their daughter wanted thank the US military for saving her dog (who is a rescue pet from Afghanistan), the name of the soldier responsible could not be determined -- so Lexi became determined to thank all of the heros. ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Assists Avondale on London Grove Garage Fire

Secretary Bill Wohl, March 29

Explosions and a column of smoke darkened the skies near Avondale this afternoon, as a large garage caught on fire in London Grove township, requiring the response of several area fire companies, including the West Grove Fire Company.

Dispatched just before the 3pm Sunday, the initial dispatch was for an attached garage on fire, along Clay Creek Road, near the intersection with Sullivan Station Road. ... (Full Story & Photos)

A large garage was heavily damaged at this home along Clay Creek Road in London Grove, a fire which led to responses from the West Grove Fire Company, along with five other companies.
A large garage was heavily damaged at this home along Clay Creek Road in London Grove, a fire which led to responses from the West Grove Fire Company, along with five other companies.

 

 

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2015 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 38 208
Feb 67 187
Mar 38 172
Apr 41 172
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 184 739

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 16
London Britain 9
London Grove 18
New London 15
Penn 39
West Grove 8
Mutual Aid 38
Total 143

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 49
London Britain 40
London Grove 86
Londonderry 36
New London 65
Penn 349
West Grove 42
Mutual Aid 72
Total 739

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2014 619 2244
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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