10/22/2014: Dispatch 22:11 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES E EVERGREEN ST/OAKLAND AV ,05 (V)
10/22/2014: Dispatch 17:37 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 200 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
10/22/2014: Dispatch 15:25 ACCIDENT - INJURIES JACKSON SCHOOL RD/SCROGGY RD ,56 (V)
10/22/2014: Dispatch 12:01 BUILDING FIRE 160 ACADAMY ST ,88 (NV)
10/22/2014: Dispatch 08:45 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 210 LEWIS FARM DR ,58 PENN
10/22/2014: Dispatch 02:01 HOUSE FIRE 161 WHITE DOE DR ,56 LWROXF
10/22/2014: Dispatch 00:17 NOTIFY FIRE CHIEF 1011 W BALTIMORE PK ,58 PENN
Two massive 50' x 500' barns surrounded by equally large piles of large hay bales were fully involved when units from nine fire companies arrived at the Fair Hill Nature Center in Cecil County, Maryland.
Volunteers from the West Grove Fire Company units from nine other fire companies fighting a huge fire at the Fair Hill Nature Center in Cecil County Maryland on Saturday.
Originally dispatched as a barn fire, arriving units found two large open pole barn structures 50 feet wide by 500 foot long fully involved in fire, with similarly sized piles of large stacked hay bales stored outside also burning. ... (Full Story & Photos)
A car struck a tractor trailer along Route 896 in London Britain Township on October 11, on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, injuring one driver.
With West Grove volunteers "on duty" with two Saturday work details, the response to a reported "accident with entrapment" call came quickly. Crews were at Station 12 in New London doing a fall clean up, and additional crews were at Lowe's in Avondale ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine 12 crews pull stablization equipment at this accident with possible entrapment crash on Route 896 near Indiantown Road in London Britain township.
Our new ambulance is progressing nicely. In November we will take delivery of our 2014 PL Custom Medallion 170. The committee has been working diligently since January to see this project through. On October 27th the committee will travel to the factory for the final inspection. We're excited to unveil the finished product. Thank you to our municipalities and the residents we serve for making ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday October 7th, West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to assist Oxford on a house fire. While Engine 22 and Engine 12 were enroute, Avondale was dispatched for a building fire. Once it was determined that the Oxford call could be handled by Station 21 and 27 the West Grove units were redirected to assist Avondale on the building fire in New Garden Township. Dispatch information stated that ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine 22 was busy at work on Sunday, continuing to be one of the busiest pieces for the West Grove Fire Company. Below is a break down of the runs handled on Sunday.
Fire Box - 2274
At 1005 hours the Company was alerted for a medical alert alarm at Luther House 1 in Penn Township. Ambulance 12-1 with two and Engine 22 with four made the responses. The Ambulance crew arrived first and checked ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday September 29th at 1629 hours, WGFC was dispatched to assist Union Fire Company of Oxford (21) with a building fire on Lincoln University's campus. Cochranville Fire Company (27) was also dispatched for the assist. Within a few minutes, L22 and E12 were enroute. Dispatch information revealed that the LU Police Department was on location at the "Student Union Building" with an odor of smoke ... (Full Story & Photos)
Members preparing the Turbo Draft device for deployment into the quarry.
Over 20 WGFC active members attended a water moving exercise held at a local quarry. Members drilled on moving large volumes of water using conventional drafting techniques with a pumper at the waters edge, along with a newer device (Turbo Draft) which enables firefighters to access water supplies up to 200 feet away from the pumper. With a large rural district to cover, this device provides West ... (Full Story & Photos)