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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 10/30/2014: Dispatch 19:31 EMOTIONAL DISORDER - BLS 34 MYSTERY ROSE LA ,58 PENN
  • 10/30/2014: Dispatch 19:04 ALARM - EMS/MEDICAL - BLS 124 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 10/30/2014: Dispatch 16:20 POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER FIRE 63 S JENNERSVILLE RD ,58 PENN
  • 10/30/2014: Dispatch 07:22 HOUSE FIRE 383 S JENNERSVILLE RD ,58 PENN
  • 10/30/2014: Dispatch 07:22 UNKNOWN TYPE FIRE 383 S JENNERSVILLE RD ,58 PENN
  • 10/29/2014: Dispatch 20:13 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES 130 NB RT 1 BP ,58
  • 10/29/2014: Dispatch 19:21 ALARM - FIRE 102 STONEGATE DR ,72 FRNKLN
  • 10/29/2014: Dispatch 07:48 BUILDING FIRE 404 STANFORD DR ,88 (NV)
  • 10/28/2014: Dispatch 16:41 ACCIDENT - SERIOUS 1703 RT 896 ,72
  • 10/28/2014: Dispatch 10:35 FALLS - ALS 156 WALTER RD ,59 LGROVE

Change Your Clocks Change Your Batteries on November 2, 2014

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, October 30

When you set your clocks back this Sunday- change the batteries in your smoke detectors (wireless and hard wired alarms) and in your carbon monoxide alarms.

A home fire impacts the life of an American family every 85 seconds. By providing an early warning and critical extra seconds to escape, smoke alarms cut in half your family's risk of dying in a home fire — but only if they work. So, when you ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations to WGFC member Rob Kloss on being recognized for his community service by Region #8 of the World Tang Soo Do Association.
Congratulations to WGFC member Rob Kloss on being recognized for his community service by Region #8 of the World Tang Soo Do Association.

WGFC Volunteer Recognized for Community Service

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, October 28

Volunteer firefighter Rob Kloss has been recognized for his work serving the community as a member of the West Grove Fire Company.

Recently, the leadership of Region #8 of the World Tang Soo Do Association, the world's association committed to promoting the martial arts, recognized Rob for his dedication to community service through is volunteer service in the fire company. Rob was presented a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ambulance Factory Visit

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, October 28

On Monday October 27th the Ambulance Committee traveled to PL Custom in Manasquan, New Jersey to see the progress of the new ambulance. The truck is progressing great and on-schedule for our November delivery. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy of Barry Fein
Photo Courtesy of Barry Fein

Accident W/ Injuries in Franklin Twp

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, October 25

At 1322 hours The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for an accident with unknown injuries on Stricklersville rd between Mt. Olivet Rd and Springlawn Rd. Deputy 22 and Ambulance 12-1 arrived on location to find one vehicle behind the guiderail into the woods.

Rescue's 12 & 22 made the response along with Brush 12. The patient, who self extricated from the vehicle, was evaluated by the ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crash in London Britain Township

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, October 25

Two vehicles collided Saturday evening at Flint Hill Road and Route 896 in a call handled by units from the West Grove Fire Company.

Despite a well-marked four way stop intersection, a car was T-boned, leading to a collision that injured one of the drivers.

Units from the WGFC responded, including Engine 32, Ambulance 12-1, and Rescue 12. Engine 32 arrived from the nearby Station 32, and reported ... (Full Story & Photos)

A two vehicle crash injured one and resulted in a traffic mess at Flint Hill Road and Route 896 in London Britain Township.  Engine 32 is shown on scene.
A two vehicle crash injured one and resulted in a traffic mess at Flint Hill Road and Route 896 in London Britain Township. Engine 32 is shown on scene.

First due Union Fire Co. Units - Side-A
First due Union Fire Co. Units - Side-A

WGFC Drills With Union Fire Co. at Ware Presbyterian Village

Training Division, October 20

Union Fire Company of Oxford (Station 21) invited WGFC along with other local Fire Companies to participate in a comprehensive fire drill at the new Vista Ridge section of Ware Presbyterian Village. The new complex consists of private apartments, a dining and entertainment facility. The drill was centered around a first due assignment for an automatic alarm which upon arrival quickly escalated in ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove Units Assist Cecil County on Massive Fire

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, October 19

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)

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.
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.

Engine 12 crews pull stablization equipment at this accident with possible entrapment crash on Route 896 near Indiantown Road in London Britain township.
Engine 12 crews pull stablization equipment at this accident with possible entrapment crash on Route 896 near Indiantown Road in London Britain township.

Tractor Trailer vs. Car Crash in London Britain Township

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, October 12

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)

 

 

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2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 61 191
Feb 68 216
Mar 39 194
Apr 52 156
May 49 227
Jun 54 193
Jul 47 147
Aug 50 188
Sep 45 191
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 465 1703

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 48
London Britain 26
London Grove 93
New London 62
Penn 106
West Grove 25
Mutual Aid 105
Total 465

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 117
London Britain 69
London Grove 207
Londonderry 75
New London 167
Penn 792
West Grove 113
Mutual Aid 163
Total 1703

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
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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