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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 07/21/2017: Dispatch 09:54 ALARM-MEDICAL - BLS 7 EXCHANGE PL WGROVE
  • 07/21/2017: Dispatch 06:58 MEDICAL-CHEST PAINS - ALS 3 TILDEN DR FRNKLN
  • 07/21/2017: Dispatch 05:32 FIRE-OUT BUILDING/SHED 712 PENN GREEN RD NGARDN
  • 07/20/2017: Dispatch 18:00 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 425 STATE RD LGROVE
  • 07/20/2017: Dispatch 17:11 ACCIDENT-BLS GOOD HOPE RD / N CREEK RD LDNBRT
  • 07/20/2017: Dispatch 09:56 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 139 TALBOT DR LDNBRT
  • 07/20/2017: Dispatch 06:53 MEDICAL-ABDOMINAL PAIN - BLS 124 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 07/20/2017: Dispatch 03:51 FIRE-FIRE POLICE REQUEST WICKERTON RD / STATE RD LGROVE
  • 07/19/2017: Dispatch 21:24 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 200 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 07/19/2017: Dispatch 20:29 MEDICAL-HEART PROBLEMS - ALS 8 VILLAGE DR PENNTP

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WGFC Conducts Water Rescue For First Responders - Awareness Level

WGFC Training Committee, June 26

With the Summer heat and humidity arriving water based activities will draw people to pools, lakes, streams and rivers to cool down. With these activities bring the increase risk of water rescue incidents. Summer weather is very unpredictable which also brings an increase risk of water rescues with flooding and flash flooding conditions developing with little or no warning. To be better prepared to ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Hosts Regional Training on the Opioid Epidemic

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, June 07

On Wednesday June 7th over 40 EMS and Fire Personnel from West Grove, Union Fire Company #1 and Keystone Valley Fire Department gathered at Station 2 for a training session on combating the opioid epidemic. Dr. Derek Isenberg, an attending Emergency Room Physician at Temple University Hospital who serves as the Medical Director for the 3 aforementioned agencies arranged for Dr. Kristin McCloskey ... (Full Story & Photos)

Memorial Day Mutal Aid Response

West Grove Fire Company, May 29

During the height of the Annual Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade the Southern End Companies were dispatched for a building fire in the 1200 Block of Newark Road, New Garden Township. Units on the parade route from the Kennett Square Fire Company, Longwood Fire Company , Avondale Fire Company and West Grove Fire Company responded direct. Regional Police on location reported a working structure fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 42 216
Feb 60 191
Mar 70 209
Apr 70 169
May 54 175
Jun 46 161
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 342 1121

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 29
London Britain 17
London Grove 38
New London 44
Penn 106
West Grove 26
Mutual Aid 82
Total 342

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 72
London Britain 53
London Grove 122
Londonderry 69
New London 117
Penn 521
West Grove 72
Mutual Aid 95
Total 1121

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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