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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 02/17/2018: Dispatch 17:47 FIRE-CHIMNEY 14 COLTON DR LONDER
  • 02/15/2018: Dispatch 13:52 FIRE-APARTMENT BUILDING FIRE 11 N THIRD ST OXFRD
  • 02/15/2018: Dispatch 06:18 FIRE-VEHICLE 300 N JENNERSVILLE RD PENNTP
  • 02/11/2018: Dispatch 23:31 FIRE-BUILDING 1570 BALTIMORE PIKE LWROXF
  • 02/11/2018: Dispatch 16:32 ALARM-FIRE 102 FAIRVIEW LN FRNKLN
  • 02/11/2018: Dispatch 15:48 ACCIDENT-BLS SB RT 1 TO RT 796 / N GUERNSEY RD
  • 02/11/2018: Dispatch 10:22 ALARM-FIRE 122 JACKSON AVE WGROVE
  • 02/09/2018: Dispatch 19:18 ALARM-CARBON MONOXIDE 156 REYNOLDS LN PENNTP
  • 02/09/2018: Dispatch 17:52 FIRE-APPLIANCE FIRE 5 PETER CHRISTOPHER DR FRNKLN
  • 02/09/2018: Dispatch 14:22 ACCIDENT-BLS 450 LEWISVILLE RD NEWLND

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Rollover in New London Township

Firefighter/EMT Kevin Sweeney, February 09

At 14:22 hours on February 9, 2018, the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to the 400 block of Lewisville Road in New London Township for a report of a vehicle into a tree and overturned.

West Grove units arrived a few minutes after dispatch and the first arriving ambulance reported the patient had self extricated from the vehicle with the assistance of nearby bystanders. Rescue 22 and Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Assists 21 on Working Building Fire in Oxford Borough

Firefighter/EMT Kevin Sweeney, January 30

At 00:23 hours on January 30, 2018, the West Grove Fire Company along with neighboring fire companies were dispatched to assist Station 21 for a reported building fire, at the Sunoco gas station located on the 200 block of South Third Street in Oxford Borough.

Chief 21 was the first Officer on scene at which time he reported heavy smoke from the garage and requested the working fire dispatch. Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chimney and Home Heating Safety Tips

Firefighter Charles Foy, January 17

Winter has certainly made its presence felt here in beautiful Southern Chester County. A recent two-week period with below freezing temperatures stressed many home heating units and chimneys used overtime to keep warm. Each year the West Grove Fire Company responds to several home heating-related incidents ranging from chimney fires to furnace malfunctions to gas odors and leaks. According to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Ladder 22 and Rose Tree Quint 73 fly the flag over the Blue Route for the funeral of Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau
WGFC Ladder 22 and Rose Tree Quint 73 fly the flag over the Blue Route for the funeral of Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau

West Grove Fire Company Provides Respectful Support for Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter's Funeral

Secretary Bill Wohl, January 12

Members of the West Grove Fire Company joined thousands of firefighters from across the United States showing support and respect for the funeral services for Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau.

A crew of WGFC members on Ladder 22 traveled to Delaware County to join with the Rose Tree Fire Company to fly a giant American flag from an overpass over the funeral procession route. The procession ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Slick Roads Lead to Rollover in New London Township

Firefighter/EMT Kevin Sweeney, January 11

At 12:19 hours on January 11, 2018 the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to 600 block of West Avondale Road in New London Township for an motor vehicle accident with one overturned.

Chester County 911 center advised responding units that the accident involved one vehicle versus a telephone pole with one overturned. Ambulance 22-1 was the first arriving unit on scene confirming the initial report ... (Full Story & Photos)

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West Grove Fire Company members, employees, family and friends enjoyed a great Philadelphia Flyers game, while being honored as First Responders by the Flyers
West Grove Fire Company members, employees, family and friends enjoyed a great Philadelphia Flyers game, while being honored as First Responders by the Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers Honor First Responders, Including West Grove Fire Company

Andrew Vattilana , January 04

Each year, the Philadelphia Flyers recognize First Responders (fire, police, EMS) at a home game in early January. On Thursday, January 4, the West Grove Fire Company hosted a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flyers First Responders night. This is the third year WGFC members have had the opportunity to enjoy a night out as a group as part of the Flyers first responder celebration night.

Over the past ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Year Marks a New Fire Chief and New President

Secretary Bill Wohl, January 01

The members of the West Grove Fire Company held its annual election of officers in December. Those new officers begin their 12-month term beginning today.

Among the new officers are a new fire chief and new president.

Elected as Fire Chief is Justin Gattorno. Justin joined the fire company in 2006, and has served most recently as Deputy Fire Chief. He holds a wide variety of certifications, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Justin Gattorno has been elected the new Fire Chief of the West Grove Fire Company for 2018.
Justin Gattorno has been elected the new Fire Chief of the West Grove Fire Company for 2018.

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Santa sits on the front of Rescue 22, visiting the Lamborn Hunt development, one of 32 different community visits by Santa and the WGFC this holiday season.
Santa sits on the front of Rescue 22, visiting the Lamborn Hunt development, one of 32 different community visits by Santa and the WGFC this holiday season.

Santa Hangs Up His WGFC Santa Suit and Goes on Vacation After 32 Santa Runs This Year With the WGFC

Secretary Bill Wohl, December 31

As the holiday season winds to a close, Santa Claus has reported that he made more than 32 different trips in the greater Avon Grove community to visit girls and boys of all ages this Christmas season.

Transporting Santa Claus is a very important mission of the West Grove Fire Company each year, something WGFC members look forward to each year. Request for Santa visits to developments begin arriving ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 65 239
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 65 239

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 7
London Britain 3
London Grove 16
New London 6
Penn 13
West Grove 5
Mutual Aid 15
Total 65

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 21
London Britain 7
London Grove 30
Londonderry 11
New London 20
Penn 99
West Grove 15
Mutual Aid 36
Total 239

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2017 665 2394
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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