West Grove Fire Company

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 08/30/2014: Dispatch 01:42 HYPO TENSION - ALS 144 ELBOW LA ,73 LDNBRT
  • 08/29/2014: Dispatch 19:54 INJURED PERSON - ALS 1108 GREENBRIAR LA ,58 PENN
  • 08/29/2014: Dispatch 17:52 FALLS - ALS 120 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 08/29/2014: Dispatch 05:33 FALLS - ALS 317 CHASE ST ,06 OXFORD
  • 08/28/2014: Dispatch 19:55 INJURED PERSON - BLS 9 GRACE LA ,59 LGROVE
  • 08/28/2014: Dispatch 16:06 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 5 FARM LA ,71 NEWLON
  • 08/28/2014: Dispatch 13:56 HOUSE FIRE 143 PINE ST ,60 NGARDN
  • 08/28/2014: Dispatch 12:12 ACCIDENT - PEDESTRIAN STRUCK NB E BALTIMORE PK NO DINGEE RD ,59 (V) LGROVE
  • 08/28/2014: Dispatch 09:41 ACCIDENT - ENTRAPMENT FROG HOLLOW RD/OXFORD RD ,69 (V)
  • 08/28/2014: Dispatch 03:39 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 17 KIMBELOT LA ,72 FRNKLN

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.

Off Duty WGFC Paramedic / Firefighter Saves a Life

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, July 15

When a lacrosse coach’s heart stopped while he was speaking at a banquet celebrating Penncrest High's state lacrosse title, WGFC Paramedic / Firefighter Joe Montgomery took quick action with his AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and undoubtedly saved the coach’s life.

Congratulations Joe on a job well done! Best Wishes to Coach Derrick on a speedy recovery!

The article can be viewed by clicking ... (Full Story)


West Grove Assists 21with Lower Oxford Township House Fire

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, July 12

In the middle of a hot and humid Saturday afternoon, the West Grove Fire Company (12, 22, 32) was dispatched to assist the Union Fire Company of Oxford (21) on a reported house fire on Elkview Road, near the intersection of Kimble Road in Lower Oxford Township.

Engine 21-1 and Engine 12 responded quickly, along with Assistant Chief 21. Units were advised that the residents had evacuated and were ... (Full Story & Photos)

The WGFC was dispatched to assist Oxford 21 on a fire in this home on Elkview Road in Lower Oxford Township.  The fire was contained to a second floor bedroom and bathroom, with no injuries.
The WGFC was dispatched to assist Oxford 21 on a fire in this home on Elkview Road in Lower Oxford Township. The fire was contained to a second floor bedroom and bathroom, with no injuries.

Engine 32 is "in quarters" in Elkton along with a crew from Oxford for a standby cover during a house fire in Maryland.
Engine 32 is "in quarters" in Elkton along with a crew from Oxford for a standby cover during a house fire in Maryland.

Station 32 Covers Cecil County Station 13

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, July 12

Supporting each other in times of emergency is the at the heart of the volunteer fire service in America.

Such was the case on the evening of July 10 when the neighboring fire company in Elkton, Maryland was involved in fighting an extensive house fire. An engine from the West Grove Fire Company and an engine from the Union Fire Company of Oxford were requested to cover Elkton's Station 13.

Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tanker Roll Over On Route 896

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, July 12

Just past noon on July 10, the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for an accident on Route 896 near the intersection with Walnut Glen Road in Franklin Township.

First dispatched for Station 12 and Station 22 ambulance, the nature of dispatch was accident unknown. Early reports from Chester County Dispatch provided information that callers were reporting a rolled over tractor trailer, and then ... (Full Story & Photos)

This tractor trailer rolled over on Route 896 in Franklin Township.  Fortunately, the truck was carrying only water and there were minor injurie
This tractor trailer rolled over on Route 896 in Franklin Township. Fortunately, the truck was carrying only water and there were minor injurie

Evening Storms Tally A Run

Firefighter Danny O'Connell, July 08

Rescue Box - 2204

The powerful thunderstorms that rolled in from the west brought the West Grove Volunteers to work. At 2003 hours the box was alerted for a residential rescue in the Oxford Village Mobile Home park for a tree that fell into the house. Reports stated a tree fell into the house and there was a vehicle in the driveway but the reporting party was unsure if the home was occupied. With ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

 

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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 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 370 1324

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 37
London Britain 18
London Grove 69
New London 49
Penn 91
West Grove 22
Mutual Aid 84
Total 370

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 89
London Britain 55
London Grove 150
Londonderry 62
New London 127
Penn 622
West Grove 94
Mutual Aid 125
Total 1324

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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