West Grove Fire Company is proud to announce that we are hosting an Open House on Saturday October 17th from 3pm until 6pm at our New London Station.
There will be events for all ages. The theme is geared toward recruitment and fire prevention. We will have the apparatus on display and the Fire House open for everyone to see. There will be live demonstrations which include vehicle extrication and ... (Full Story & Photos)
Firefighters and EMS personnel respond to car accidents without a second thought. In an instant the victims in that car become the most important thing to every person on that rescue until they are stabilized and at the hospital. Yet, we often don’t know their names or who they really are. As quickly as they come into our lives, they are gone. We often think about those people but rarely know ... (Full Story & Photos)
Fire Prevention week is held annually in October during the week that includes October 9th. Volunteers and Career staff from the WGFC will be visiting many of the schools, pre-schools and day care centers in our district to talk to the children about fire safety. Topics include: Stay low in smoke; use the back of your hand to check your bedroom door for heat; only adults should use lighters and ... (Full Story & Photos)
The West Grove Fire Company and surrounding fire companies worked long into the night at a fully-involved house fire in London Britain Township, early on the morning of Saturday, September 26.
Dispatched just before 1:00am, the WGFC was called for a house on fire at 1605 Flint Hill Road, at the intersection of Indiantown Road. Chester County 911 dispatchers reported to Chief 22 on his response that ... (Full Story & Photos)
A fully involved house and garage greeted fire fighters from the West Grove Fire Company and six surrounding companies on Flint Hill Road in London Britain township. Crews battled the blaze for nearly five hours.
Three members of the West Grove Fire Company completed Vehicle Rescue Technician training. Firefighters Josh Talley, Todd Mazur, and Junior Firefighter Zach McKay completed the month long course held at the Chester County Emergency Services Training Center in Coatesville, PA.
The trio completed the course along with members from surrounding departments, including the Longwood Fire Company and the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Saturday is normally a nice day to relax, enjoy some nice weather, maybe catch up with some friends and that is no different in the Fire Service. Well, maybe a little different from some. On Saturday September 19th the West Grove Fire Company along with an engine crew from neighboring Union Fire Company assembled at the West Chester Fire Department Training Center and conducted extensive training ... (Full Story & Photos)
Crews advance a hose-line into the second floor via a ground ladder in the second scenario
On September 9, at 5:10am, Chester County Fireboard alerted the West Grove Fire Company for an auto accident with entrapment at the intersection of Route 41 and Guernsey Road. Initial reports stated that a tractor trailer struck a car and two victims were trapped in the car. Within minutes of dispatch, apparatus from all three stations responded. PA State Troopers were the first on the scene and ... (Full Story & Photos)
On September 8th WGFC EMS Personnel completed our quarterly medical director training in conjunction with Union Fire Company Ambulance. On a quarterly basis Dr. Isenberg, the department Medical Director, coordinates or presents training. The Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania presented their EMS & Law Enforcement Training Program to our departments. It was a great training opportunity ... (Full Story & Photos)