October's training agenda centered around an acquired structure located on the property owned by The Assumption BVM Parish of West Grove. This type of structure is commonly found in our Borough's and Towns across Chester County, having access to train in such a structure is a rare opportunity. The West Grove Fire Company would like to thank Father Scott Brockson of the Assumption BVM Parish for offering ... (Full Story & Photos)
West Grove Fire Company's antique was recently on display at one of the East Coast's most prestigious antique car show, the Auburn Heights Invitational, held on the grounds of the Auburn Heights Preserve in Yorklyn, Delaware.
Held each year to raise money to support the Marshall Steam Museum on the Preserve, the annual Auburn Heights Invitational features an exceptional array of historic automobiles ... (Full Story & Photos)
WGFC's Antique 22 was among 20+ antique cars displayed at the prestigious 2016 Auburn Heights Invitational held in Yorklyn, Delaware. Shown here is a 1910 Thomas Flyer Model M Runabout.
WGFC showing off several big shinny yellow fire trucks to the students of Penn London Elementary School today at the beginning of Fire Safety Month.
Everyone knows that October contains Fire Prevention Week. Here at WGFC we take the whole month to conduct fire safety talks around our district. We will be at Penn London Elementary School, Nazarene Academy, Landenberg Christian Academy, Avon Grove Charter School, Assumption BVM School and many of the pre-schools and day care in the area. This is something we do annually in coordination with Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
Saturday morning at 9:05am the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to a reported auto accident northbound Route-1 at mile marker 13.7 in London Grove township. Initial information provided at dispatch stated a vehicle over the guardrail down an embankment subject out of the vehicle. Supplemental information provided indicated a possible ejected subject which added Medic-94. Rescue-21 and Amb. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Late Friday evening the company handled two auto accidents within a two hour time period. The first incident occurred in the vicinity of Lewisville Road and Church Road, New London Township. Deputy-22 arrived on scene reporting a single vehicle into a tree with a subject down in the roadway. Fire and EMS arrived shortly after and began patient assessment and secured the scene. The victim was prepared ... (Full Story & Photos)
Members of the WGFC Ladder Truck Committee spent a couple days at the Pierce Manufacturing plant in Appleton, Wisconsin where a new Ladder Truck will be built during the next few months. This trip is an important one that allows the committee to review the details of the vehicle to make sure everything we are expecting will be there when the vehicle is completed next spring.
Monday evening the WGFC was dispatched to the 500 block of Church Hill Road for an auto accident with a vehicle reported overturned. Chief 22 responded shortly after dispatch followed by Ambulances 122-1 & 23-1, Engine 22-2, Rescue-22 and Utility-22. Ambulance 23-1 arrived on scene reporting a pick-up truck on it side blocking the roadway, with minor injuries to the driver. Units remained on scene ... (Full Story & Photos)
WGFC conducted two training sessions focused on a review of basic firefighting knot tying, construction and maintenance of rescue and work rope, tying off and hoisting a variety of firefighting equipment. The second session focused on a review of our Anchor, Belay and Lowering Systems used in a basic Litter rigging scenario.