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  • 08/28/2015: Dispatch 04:52 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 3205 GREENBRIAR LA ,58 PENN
  • 08/27/2015: Dispatch 17:32 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 1903 NEWARK RD ,72
  • 08/27/2015: Dispatch 14:54 HOUSE FIRE 25 APPLETON ACRES CT, 87 (NV)
  • 08/27/2015: Dispatch 09:49 ALARM - EMS/MEDICAL - BLS 1136 LEES BRIDGE RD ,69 ENOTT
  • 08/27/2015: Dispatch 08:24 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 126 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 08/27/2015: Dispatch 07:47 SEIZURES - BLS 133 GRANT ST ,69 ENOTT
  • 08/26/2015: Dispatch 16:07 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 121 CORBY RD ,58 PENN
  • 08/25/2015: Dispatch 19:31 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 1040 CHESTERVILLE RD ,71 NEWLON
  • 08/25/2015: Dispatch 16:12 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 121 CORBY RD ,58 PENN
  • 08/25/2015: Dispatch 16:11 EQUESTRIAN RELATED INJ - BLS FAGGS MANOR RD/GAP NEWPORT PK ,46 (V)

Antique 22 was a featured stop on an historic walking tour of West Grove, here displayed at Prospect & Rosehill.
Antique 22 was a featured stop on an historic walking tour of West Grove, here displayed at Prospect & Rosehill.

Antique 22 and WGFC a Key Stop on Historic Walking Tour

Secretary Bill Wohl, August 15

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)

Antique 22 Honored at Valley Forge Area Fire Convention

August 08

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)

EMT/Firefighter Rob Cazillo
EMT/Firefighter Rob Cazillo

Rob Cazillo Named Full-Time EMT/Firefighter

Member Todd Mazur, August 06

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)

Happy Fourth of July!

Member Todd Mazur/Lauren Mazur, July 06

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)

Happy Fourth of July.
Happy Fourth of July.

Chester County DES Urges Residents to Register with ReadyChesco.org for Emergencies

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, July 02

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.

ReadyChesCo's flexibility means ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Golden Hour

Member Todd Mazur / Lauren Mazur, June 23

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.
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.
This pickup left the roadway striking a utility pole along Route 841 in Franklin Township. One subject was trapped and removed by WGFC personnel.

Franklin Township Crash with Entrapment

West Grove Volunteers, June 19

Rescue Box - 1206

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)

West Grove Responds to Barn Fire

Member Todd Mazur/Lauren Mazur, June 16

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)

West Grove Ladder 22 contains the fire
West Grove Ladder 22 contains the fire

 

 

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2015 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 38 208
Feb 67 187
Mar 38 172
Apr 41 172
May 48 199
Jun 56 183
Jul 39 172
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 327 1293

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 34
London Britain 25
London Grove 41
New London 40
Penn 90
West Grove 22
Mutual Aid 75
Total 327

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 86
London Britain 74
London Grove 151
Londonderry 60
New London 118
Penn 594
West Grove 84
Mutual Aid 126
Total 1293

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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