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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 05/25/2017: Dispatch 15:54 ALARM-FIRE 126 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 05/25/2017: Dispatch 12:57 MEDICAL-INJURED PERSON - BLS 399 LONGWOOD RD EMARLB
  • 05/25/2017: Dispatch 11:59 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 380 UPLAND RD EMARLB
  • 05/25/2017: Dispatch 03:09 MEDICAL-CHEST PAINS - ALS 408 LAUREL RIDGE PATH LONDER
  • 05/24/2017: Dispatch 17:43 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 109 NEPTUNE DR MLCRK
  • 05/24/2017: Dispatch 17:37 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS NEW CASTLE STATION 19
  • 05/24/2017: Dispatch 17:01 FIRE-FORCIBLE ENTRY 3375 GAP NEWPORT PIKE LGROVE
  • 05/24/2017: Dispatch 14:50 MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 324 CHESTNUT RD LGROVE
  • 05/24/2017: Dispatch 10:09 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS 315 MARKET ST OXFRD
  • 05/24/2017: Dispatch 06:47 MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 106 WYNN CT LDNBRT

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WGFC Personnel Receive Commendations

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, May 25

WGFC was well represented Wednesday evening at the Red Clay Room for the 13th Annual Chester County EMS Council Awards Banquet. Our crews along with several of our mutual aid agencies were honored with clinical save awards, pre-hospital delivery (child birth) commendation and clinical excellence awards. Firefighter Scott McLimans was honored with a well deserved Telecommunicator of the Year award ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF/EMT Staud, FF/EMT DeMarco and FF/EMT Vickers honored for a successful cardiac arrest save
FF/EMT Staud, FF/EMT DeMarco and FF/EMT Vickers honored for a successful cardiac arrest save

WGFC Conducts Basic Fire Police Course

WGFC Training Committee, May 13

WGFC in conjunction with the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus held a Basic Fire Police Course at Station -22. Twenty three members attended the course which included seasoned WGFC Fire Police, Firefighters, EMTs, and Line Officers. The course consisted of two classroom sessions, a practical session and written examination. WGFC has dramatically increased the number of members who can serve ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC and Area Fire Companies Battle Structure Fire in Jennersville

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 17

At 2:01am on Monday morning, the West Grove Fire Company and six other fire companies were dispatched for a fire in Penn Township, Chester County that turned into an all out battle over four hours.

The call was originally dispatched as a possible fire in a garage at Baltimore Pike just west of Route 796 in Jennversville. The Chester County 911 Center reported to WGFC Chief Chambers that there were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Three ladder trucks are deployed as six area fire companies assist West Grove at a structure fire in Jennersville, Penn Township.  Assisting WGFC were fire companies from  Avondale, Kennett, Longwood, Cochranville, Oxford and Christiana (Lancaster).
Three ladder trucks are deployed as six area fire companies assist West Grove at a structure fire in Jennersville, Penn Township. Assisting WGFC were fire companies from Avondale, Kennett, Longwood, Cochranville, Oxford and Christiana (Lancaster).

WGFC firefighters apply foam as a final step after battling a smoky brush and trash fire on State Road in New London.  Smoke could be seen as far away as West Grove and Landenberg.
WGFC firefighters apply foam as a final step after battling a smoky brush and trash fire on State Road in New London. Smoke could be seen as far away as West Grove and Landenberg.

West Grove Crews Fight Brush / Trash Fire

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 10

Warm temperatures and breezy dry conditions helped fuel a fire along State Road in New London Township on Sunday afternoon.

The 911 Center in Chester County received calls of a fire in the woods along State Road between Creek and Thunder Hill Roads just after 2pm. A large column of dense black smoke was seen rising west of New London, visible from West Grove and Landenberg, as the house siren began ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fast Attack Minimizes Fire Spread in New London House Fire; Homeowner Does the Right Thing

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 09

Fire crews from the West Grove Fire Company, assisted by three area fire companies, prevented the spread of well-involved garage fire from extending into the rest of the home, in an incident around midnight in New London Township.

Residents of a home on Owenwood Drive in the Ashleigh Greene development smelled smoke from the garage. The smart-thinking homeowner determined an active fire in his ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews from the WGFC made a fast attack on this garage fire in New London Township, assisted by three area fire companies.
Crews from the WGFC made a fast attack on this garage fire in New London Township, assisted by three area fire companies.

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FF PJ Mullin, March 30

At 7:15am this morning the Company was dispatched to an accident in the 400 block of Baltimore Pike in London Grove Township. Chief Chambers arrived to find an overturned commercial vehicle that was hauling mushroom soil. EMS crews confirmed there were no injuries and the firefighters secured the vehicle from any potential hazards. Fire police were requested to assist the tow company as up righting ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident Involving a Jeep in London Britian Township

West Grove Fire Company, March 28

At 9:40 PM the WGFC was alerted to an auto accident in the 200 block of Parsons Road in London Britain Township. Ambulance 221, Engine 22-2, Rescue 22, and Engine 22-3 responded respectively. Arriving units reported a vehicle over the embankment overturned in a creek. Fortunately the operator of the vehicle was able to self-extricate from the Jeep. EMS personnel assessed the victim for injury and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Company Escorts AGHS PIAA Swimming & Diving State Champions

Firefighter Mark Neils, March 28

Congratulations to the Avon Grove High School Girls Swimming & Diving Team on clinching the PIAA State Championship! It has been 40 years since Avon Grove High School has produced a state championship team. The girls of the AGHS Swim Team competed for the State Championship on March 18 & 19 but a snow storm delayed the diving portion of the competition. So, while their lead from the first day of swimming ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

 

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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 42 216
Feb 60 191
Mar 70 209
Apr 70
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 242 616

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 22
London Britain 13
London Grove 20
New London 35
Penn 69
West Grove 20
Mutual Aid 63
Total 242

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 40
London Britain 34
London Grove 57
Londonderry 37
New London 63
Penn 294
West Grove 41
Mutual Aid 50
Total 616

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2016 708 2313
2015 560 2208
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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