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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 65 239
Feb 36 176
Mar 56 191
Apr 61 227
May
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Dec
Total 218 833

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 28
London Britain 13
London Grove 34
New London 19
Penn 61
West Grove 10
Mutual Aid 53
Total 218

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 83
London Britain 31
London Grove 110
Londonderry 29
New London 63
Penn 375
West Grove 45
Mutual Aid 97
Total 833

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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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 05/24/2018: Dispatch 15:17 ACCIDENT-BLS 118 SB RT 1 BYP PENNTP
  • 05/24/2018: Dispatch 14:44 ACCIDENT-ALS 14 JOSEPH PYLE DR WGROVE
  • 05/24/2018: Dispatch 04:04 ACCIDENT-BLS NEW LONDON RD / PENNBROOK DR FRNKLN
  • 05/23/2018: Dispatch 16:54 ACCIDENT-BLS W AVONDALE RD / STATE RD NEWLND
  • 05/23/2018: Dispatch 16:11 FIRE-STUCK/MALFUNCTIONING ELEV 900 W BALTIMORE PIKE PENNTP
  • 05/21/2018: Dispatch 20:11 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 157 E HILLENDALE RD KNTTWP
  • 05/21/2018: Dispatch 14:54 FIRE-FIRE POLICE REQUEST GAP NEWPORT PIKE / PENNOCK LN LGROVE
  • 05/20/2018: Dispatch 02:12 ALARM-FIRE 138 MURRAY AVE WGROVE
  • 05/19/2018: Dispatch 23:16 ACCIDENT-BLS PARK ST / LINCOLN ST OXFRD
  • 05/19/2018: Dispatch 20:49 ALARM-FIRE 41 KODI CIR LGROVE
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Fred S. Engle Middle School students chose the West Grove Fire Company as their charity to support this year, and recently presented their donation to fire company members.   Thank you for this important donation.
Fred S. Engle Middle School students chose the West Grove Fire Company as their charity to support this year, and recently presented their donation to fire company members. Thank you for this important donation.

Avon Grove Middle School Students Support WGFC

Secretary Bill Wohl, May 23

Thought the course of its 100+ year history, the West Grove Fire Company has depended on the support and generosity of the community for donations to support its operations. Running a fire company is indeed an expensive undertaking, and the WGFC has had tremendous support from the residents and businesses located in our service area -- we always grateful for that support which makes our ability to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Back to Back House Fires After Strong Storms Move Through the Area

Fire Chief Justin Gattorno, May 15

As strong thunderstorms were moving through the area the company was dispatched to the 600 block of Chesterville road for the report of a house fire. The homeowner was reporting that insulation and an outlet were on fire. Once on scene investigating crews found that an electrical surge had burned through an electrical cord and caught the insulation in the area on fire. The basement had a light ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Chester County Public Safety Training Campus hosted 30+ volunteer firefigthers from the West Grove Fire Company for a live fire training exercise.
The Chester County Public Safety Training Campus hosted 30+ volunteer firefigthers from the West Grove Fire Company for a live fire training exercise.

Live Burn Training at County Fire School

Secretary Bill Wohl, May 15

More than 30 volunteers of the West Grove Fire Company conducted live fire training at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus in South Coatesville last evening. The training is conducted using live fire to provide a realistic but safe and controlled setting for experienced and novice firefighters to gain hands-on skills and practice.

The multi-hour training exercise is part of an ongoing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lightning Strike Near Franklin Township Home

Secretary Bill Wohl, May 14

Sunday evening, weather forecasters alerted Chester County residents to the potential for severe thunderstorms, and the forecast was accurate. At about 1030pm, a fierce thunderstorm arrived from the west, bringing with it frequent and vivid lightning.

A lightning strike near a residence on Timber Jump Lane in Franklin Township knocked out the power, and created a burning smell. A 911 call alerted ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ladder 22 is positioned at a residence on Timber Jump Lane in Franklin Township, investigating a possible lightning strike.
Ladder 22 is positioned at a residence on Timber Jump Lane in Franklin Township, investigating a possible lightning strike.

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No Caption Accident with 2 Trapped on SR 896

Fire Chief Justin Gattorno, May 12

On Saturday May 12th, 2018 at 1548 the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to the area of Newark Rd (SR 896) and Mill House Drive for an accident with unknown injuries. Within minutes, after the Chester County 911 center received multiple reports about the accident, the call was upgraded to an Accident w/ Entrapment which added Medic 94.

Ambulance 22-1 arrived and confirmed that there was entrapment, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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West Grove Members Graduate Fire Academy

West Grove Fire Company, May 08

West Grove Fire Company is pleased to announce that 3 members have recently graduated the Chester County Recruit Firefighter 1 Program and one member has also completed the Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician course.

Firefighter Patrick Ahern, Firefighter Josh Oyler and Firefighter Tyler Simpson attended the 12 week fire academy at the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus starting in early ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members attending the ceremony in support of the three graduates
Members attending the ceremony in support of the three graduates

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Some talented scouts coming down the track at the Pinewood Derby held at Crossan Park.
Some talented scouts coming down the track at the Pinewood Derby held at Crossan Park.

WGFC at Pinewood Derby

West Grove Volunteers , May 05

West Grove Fire Company provided support to the Chester County Council Boy Scouts as they held a Pinewood Derby at Crossan Park in Franklin Twp on Saturday. Multiple Scout groups from around the county raced their homemade race vehicles down the nice paved driveway at the park.
WGFC attended to provide on scene medical assistance should the racers suffer the minor scrapes and bruises that could ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Single Vehicle Accident in New London

West Grove Fire Company, April 29

At 9:14 AM Sunday morning the WGFC was dispatched for an auto accident at the intersection of Newark Rd. & Saginaw Rd. involving one SUV into the embankment with two occupants. Initial information provided to responding units indicated unknown injuries and concern that the vehicle will roll over on to its side. First arriving units confirmed an unstable SUV on the embankment with two occupants ( ... (Full Story & Photos)

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