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By West Grove Fire Company
March 9, 2017

At 5:30 pm the WGFC along with mutual aid companies were dispatched to the 400 block of Pennock Bridge Road in New London Township for a Shed fire with possible exposure to the house. Chief-22 arrived on scene and reported a quarter acre of woods on fire with an exposure problem to the shed and house. Chief-22 directed the first in Engine ( E-22-2) to pull into the driveway and lead off with an 1.75" hose line. Engine 22-2 laid a supply line from the street up the driveway and advanced the line. The bulk of the fire was quickly knocked down and extension problems to the shed and decking were addressed. Crews from Ladder-22 Engine-22-1 & Engine 22-3 assisted in overhaul. Tanker 22 supplied Engine 22-2 with 3,000 gallons of water. Mutual aid companies were returned to quarters or sent to stand-by while West Grove crews were in service.

While leaving the scene of the Pennock Bridge Road incident, Chester County Fire Dispatch advised Chief-22 of two additional emergencies in the district. The first being an auto accident at the intersection for Route-896 and Chesterville Rd. in Franklin Township. Engine 22-3, Ambulance 22-2 and the cover units from Station-21 handled this two vehicle crash with occupants to be checked. The second incident was an automatic fire alarm in the 400 block of Wyncote Court in New London Township. Engine 22-2 and Ladder 22 responded to find the alarm system set off by cooking. All units were cleared by 6:45pm.

Units: Engines 22-1,2,3, Ladder-22, Tanker-22, Ambulance-22-2, Squad-22, Chief-22, West Grove Fire Police
Mutual Aid: Avondale Fire Company, Union Fire Company Oxford, PSP
Engine-22-2 in service with hand line and supply.
Engine-22-2 in service with hand line and supply.
Hand-line in-service.
Hand-line in-service.
Engine crew working
Engine crew working
WGFC apparatus staging.
WGFC apparatus staging.

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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 70 239
Aug 46 169
Sep 55
Total 513 1529

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 55
London Britain 26
London Grove 60
New London 68
Penn 161
West Grove 36
Mutual Aid 107
Total 513

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 124
London Britain 82
London Grove 152
Londonderry 79
New London 175
Penn 694
West Grove 96
Mutual Aid 127
Total 1529

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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