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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 07/01/2015: Dispatch 05:19 ALARM - FIRE 201 PARSONS RD ,72 FRNKLN
  • 07/01/2015: Dispatch 04:25 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 124 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 07/01/2015: Dispatch 01:55 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 529 PROSPECT AV ,59 LGROVE
  • 06/30/2015: Dispatch 17:41 UNCONSCIOUS PERSON - ALS 100 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
  • 06/30/2015: Dispatch 15:30 ALARM - FIRE 100 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
  • 06/30/2015: Dispatch 07:30 ALARM - EMS/MEDICAL - BLS 124 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 06/29/2015: Dispatch 12:18 ACCIDENT - INJURIES / ALS BALTIMORE PK/TWIN HOUSE RD ,69 (V)
  • 06/29/2015: Dispatch 09:25 SMOKE/ODOR INVEST (OUTSIDE OXFORD RD/RT 896 ,71 (V)
  • 06/29/2015: Dispatch 08:13 BACK PAIN - ALS 776 W GLENVIEW DR ,58 PENN
  • 06/29/2015: Dispatch 06:08 ASSIST THE AMBULANCE 2146 NEWARK RD ,71 NEWLON

Firefighters remove a vehicle door to gain access to a crash victim.
Firefighters remove a vehicle door to gain access to a crash victim.

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)

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)

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.

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

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)

Mock Crash at AGHS Designed to Scare Students Straight on the Dangers of Distracted Driving

EMS Chief Lisa Glass and Secretary Bill Wohl, June 11

Continuing a tradition spanning many years, members of the West Grove Fire Company, working closely with the Avon Grove High School administration, students in the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), the PA State Police and others, conducted a real-life car crash simulation designed to raise awareness for student drivers just before the annual prom season and summer break.

In previous ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove Firefighters, along with the State Police and Medic 94, simulate a real car crash with multiple victims in a "scared-straight" program at the Avon Grove High School designed to highlight the dangers of distracted driving for student drivers in advance of prom season.
West Grove Firefighters, along with the State Police and Medic 94, simulate a real car crash with multiple victims in a "scared-straight" program at the Avon Grove High School designed to highlight the dangers of distracted driving for student drivers in advance of prom season.

Even with extensive damage, victims from this collision walked away with minor injuries
Even with extensive damage, victims from this collision walked away with minor injuries

Two Vehicle Collision on 796

Captain Tim Shannon, June 09

On June 8, 2015 at 8:11pm, just as an intense storm cell drenches our area, units from the West Grove Fire Company were dispatched to a multi-vehicle auto accident at the intersection of Baltimore Pike and Route 796. Members were already on station, just completing their weekly training, and quickly got several pieces of apparatus on the street; Rescue 22, Engine 12, Ladder 22, Ambulance 22-1/2/3, ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove Fire Prepares for Rapid Intervention

Member Todd Mazur, June 07

Volunteer firefighters leave their dinner tables, their children's ballgames, and family events to answer calls for help. They do this for no money. Their reward is the satisfaction of helping people in need. Their families allow them to do this without hesitation on one premise, they will return home. They rely on the unwritten rule of firefighters, that everyone who gets on the truck will come ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Pride of the West Grove Fleet
The Pride of the West Grove Fleet

Avon-Grove Memorial Day Parade

Member Todd Mazur, May 23

The borough of West Grove was blessed with a cool sunny day for the annual Memorial Day Parade. The equipment was washed and polished and the members arrived in abundant force. A full complement of fire apparatus and EMS vehicles were staffed. Included was the pride of our fleet, the 1928 Hale pumper, affectionately known as "Elsie".

The Fire Chief, Eric Felker, had the honor of leading the ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Attends PSTC Dedication

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, May 19

On Friday, May 15th, WGFC members traveled to South Coatesville for the long awaited dedication of the Tactical Village at the Public Safety Training Campus. This is a tremendous accomplishment for those involved in the development and oversight of the project and an incredible resource for Chester County emergency responders. It was a wonderful day at the Public Safety Training Campus for the official ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

 

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2015 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 38 208
Feb 67 187
Mar 38 172
Apr 41 172
May 48 199
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 232 938

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 27
London Britain 14
London Grove 33
New London 24
Penn 64
West Grove 18
Mutual Aid 52
Total 232

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 67
London Britain 48
London Grove 112
Londonderry 48
New London 80
Penn 427
West Grove 63
Mutual Aid 93
Total 938

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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