West Grove Fire Company
West Grove Fire Company


2022 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 70 281
Feb 45 223
Mar 49 218
Apr 61 274
May 51 273
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 276 1269

2022 Incidents by Municipality
FIRE EMS
Franklin 25 92
London Britain 28 61
London Grove 55 240
London Derry 0 64
New London 36 143
Penn 62 454
West Grove 16 75
Mutual Aid 54 140
Total 276 1269

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2021 611 2896
2020 580 2565
2019 651 2442
2018 657 2612
2017 665 2394
2016 708 2313
2015 560 2208
2014 619 2244
2013 577 2095
2012 577 1957
2011 534 2035
2010 588 1782

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 06/30/2022: Dispatch 01:43 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS 1001 E BALTIMORE PIKE KNTTWP
  • 06/29/2022: Dispatch 22:28 ALARM-FIRE 316 E BALTIMORE PIKE LGROVE
  • 06/29/2022: Dispatch 17:12 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 3222 APPLETON RD FRNKLN
  • 06/29/2022: Dispatch 16:04 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS 1015 W BALTIMORE PIKE PENNTP
  • 06/28/2022: Dispatch 13:32 FIRE-OTHER TYPE RESCUE 30 ABBY RD LGROVE
  • 06/27/2022: Dispatch 20:51 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 1320 BIRMINGHAM RD BIRMHM
  • 06/27/2022: Dispatch 19:16 FIRE-PUBLIC SERVICE GOOD HOPE RD / SPITFIRE HOUSE LN LDNBRT
  • 06/26/2022: Dispatch 17:16 ACCIDENT-BLS GAP NEWPORT PIKE / ROBERTS WAY LGROVE
  • 06/26/2022: Dispatch 09:50 FIRE-COVER UNIT FROM STA (FIRE 1015 W BALTIMORE PIKE PENNTP
  • 06/26/2022: Dispatch 00:19 ACCIDENT-ALS E AVONDALE RD / SCHOOL HOUSE RD LGROVE
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WGFC crews work to open up the wall and check for fire spread at this Kings Row Road house fire in New London Township.
WGFC crews work to open up the wall and check for fire spread at this Kings Row Road house fire in New London Township.

New London House Fire

June 27

The West Grove Fire Company, along with neighboring companies, responded to a reported house fire on Kings Row Road in New London Township on Saturday evening.

Reports were of flames from the garage area. The WGFC responded with Engine 22-2, Rescue 22, Ladder 22, Tanker 22, Engine 22-3, and the ambulance. The first arriving WGFC officer reported what appeared to be an external fire on the garage ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Training for Ventilation

June 21

One of the important tasks at a fire is to get heat and smoke out of the fire building so interior firefighters can do their work and the fire can be put out. This is called the ventilation, and it is a critical skill in firefighting -- done right, it can help speed fire suppression. Done wrong, and it can risk firefighter safety and the success of the operation.

Because heat rises, the most efficient ... (Full Story & Photos)

Practicing vertical ventilation skills at the West Grove Fire Company Monday evening.
Practicing vertical ventilation skills at the West Grove Fire Company Monday evening.

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Brush 22 wets down a large field that burned in dry, breezy conditions Sunday in Londonderry Township.
Brush 22 wets down a large field that burned in dry, breezy conditions Sunday in Londonderry Township.

WGFC Assists Cochranville on Field Fire

June 20

Windy and dry conditions contributed to a fast moving grass fire in Londonderry Township on Father's Day.

West Grove Fire Company was called to assist Station 27 Cochranville on a 4-5 acre fire on a large farm off Greenlawn Road. Sparks from a chainsaw apparently triggered the grassland fire that was moving quickly in breezy conditions toward the woods.

WGFC responded with Brush 22 from New London, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A Very Busy Thursday - 14 Calls!

June 17

In the "business" of emergency services, no two days are alike -- some are very quiet, and some days are just very busy. If you heard a lot of sirens around the community on Thursday, June 17, it was one of those busy days.

Here is a run down of all the calls in a single 24 hour period by the West Grove Fire Company:

1) At 3:32am, the WGFC ambulance was dispatched for an EMS (emergency medical ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thursday, June 17 was a busy day for the WGFC with 14 calls.
Thursday, June 17 was a busy day for the WGFC with 14 calls.

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ChistianaCare has announced that it has purchased the former Jennersville Hospital.  The JRH closing continues to put strain on the area's EMS system.
ChistianaCare has announced that it has purchased the former Jennersville Hospital. The JRH closing continues to put strain on the area's EMS system.

ChristianaCare Purchases Former Jennersville Hospital

June 15

Southern Chester County received very good news today with the announcement that ChristianaCare has agreed to purchase the former Jennersville Hospital location from Tower Health.

The area’s emergency medical services system has been under enormous strain since Tower Health’s closing of the hospital in late January, and the further closing of Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville as well. Today’s news ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Volunteers Complete Fire & EMS Training

June 15

Numerous West Grove Fire Company volunteers have completed training in recent weeks, with four attaining Fire 1 certification, and four becoming EMT’s.

Skyler Benasutti, William Ginn, John Ryan, and Sophia Crossan have achieved Fire 1 status – meaning they are qualified to do interior firefighting. Skyler graduated from the Octorara Area Homeland Security and Protective Services Academy, with ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC volunteers have completed Fire 1 training and EMT school, part of the fire company's continuous commitment to training.
WGFC volunteers have completed Fire 1 training and EMT school, part of the fire company's continuous commitment to training.

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This crash left multiple persons injured and traffic a mess at the intersection of Route 896 and Chambers Rock Road in London Britain Township.
This crash left multiple persons injured and traffic a mess at the intersection of Route 896 and Chambers Rock Road in London Britain Township.

Crash on 896 in London Britain

June 15

Multiple people were injured, and traffic was snarled due to a car crash on Route 896 in London Britain Township on Monday.

The West Grove Fire Company along with paramedics from Medic 94 were dispatched to the crash at 5:38pm at Chambers Rock Road and 896 for a reported two-car crash. Multiple callers to the Chester County 911 Center reported injuries.

WGFC responded with Rescue 22, Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Elsie Visits Christiana's Housing

June 05

Antique 22, the West Grove Fire Company's 1928 Hale pumper, was invited to make a special appearance at the grand opening of the Christiana Fire Company's new station on Saturday, June 4. More commonly known as Elsie, Antique 22 made the nine mile drive down through Newark and across I-95 to the ceremony, where she was a featured guest among a range of fire trucks present for the ceremony.

Christiana ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC's Elsie, Antique 22 was part of a display of apparatus at the opening of Christiana's new fire house.
WGFC's Elsie, Antique 22 was part of a display of apparatus at the opening of Christiana's new fire house.

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