West Grove Fire Company
West Grove Fire Company


2024 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 84 322
Feb 45 264
Mar 54 285
Apr 54 265
May 60 301
Jun 0 279
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 297 1716

2024 Incidents by Municipality
FIRE EMS
Franklin 25 102
London Britain 20 71
London Grove 67 367
London Derry 0 96
New London 41 157
Penn 84 600
West Grove 18 85
Mutual Aid 42 238
Total 297 1716

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2023 728 3250
2022 673 3142
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.
  • 07/18/2024: Dispatch 11:36 FIRE-POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER F 98 STATE RD LGROVE
  • 07/17/2024: Dispatch 01:34 FIRE-POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER F 515 BAKER STATION RD LGROVE
  • 07/17/2024: Dispatch 00:37 FIRE-VEHICLE 118 SB RT 1 BYP PENNTP
  • 07/16/2024: Dispatch 21:48 FIRE-POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER F 1052 SPENCER RD LGROVE
  • 07/16/2024: Dispatch 20:53 ALARM-FIRE 893 STREET RD LGROVE
  • 07/16/2024: Dispatch 20:52 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 300 KENNETT PIKE KNTTWP
  • 07/16/2024: Dispatch 15:56 ALARM-FIRE 257 STATE RD LGROVE
  • 07/16/2024: Dispatch 12:10 FIRE-TRASH/DUMPSTER FIRE 113 E AVONDALE RD LGROVE
  • 07/16/2024: Dispatch 06:04 ALARM-CARBON MONOXIDE 100 TIMBER JUMP LN FRNKLN
  • 07/13/2024: Dispatch 23:32 FIRE-ODOR INVESTIGATION INSIDE 122 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
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WGFC first responders train on forcible entry skills.
WGFC first responders train on forcible entry skills.

Always Training

July 18

Learning new skills and honing existing skills is constant and important work for firefighters.

One of those skills is forcible entry -- using hand tools to get through locked doors. Recently, on a drill night, WGFC first responders used a training simulator that makes it possible to realistically simulate forcible entry and practice various tools and entry approaches.

The WGFC thanks our friends ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC at Penn Township First Responder Appreciation Event

July 18

At the West Grove Fire Company, we are fortunate to have the support of area residents, businesses, and the overall community. The support we receive from municipal officials is very strong, as exemplified by the First Responder Appreciation Event held recently by Penn Township.

Recently, the Township honored police, fire and EMS first responders with a community event at the Township Park. WGFC ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC  displayed apparatus at a special first responder appreciation day sponsored by Penn Township.
WGFC displayed apparatus at a special first responder appreciation day sponsored by Penn Township.

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The WGFC offers safety information for the use of generators during storm-related power outages.
The WGFC offers safety information for the use of generators during storm-related power outages.

Power Out? Generator Safety is Important

July 18

With summer storms come power outages. And, with power outages, out come the portable generators.

The West Grove Fire Company reminds everyone that portable generators need to be used with care. Exhaust gases present a real risk, as does the safety concerns of refueling hot generators. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has published a safety sheet for home generators that is important ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Volunteer Highlighted in Daily Local News as She Graduates from Medical School

July 13

An area resident completed her dream to become a doctor, graduating from medical school after starting her "career" as a volunteer at the West Grove Fire Company.

Lauren Mazur was exposed to the work of emergency room physicians as she observed their work during her time as a volunteer on WGFC's ambulances. And her father Todd is also a Physician Assistant for Penn Medicine, and he also volunteers ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lauren Mazur, a previous volunteer of the WGFC, has graduated from medical school after starting her career on WGFC ambulances.
Lauren Mazur, a previous volunteer of the WGFC, has graduated from medical school after starting her career on WGFC ambulances.

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This overturned vehicle was involved in a crash with a truck pulling a trailer in London Grove Twp.
This overturned vehicle was involved in a crash with a truck pulling a trailer in London Grove Twp.

Crash at 841 & 41

July 13

A small stake-body truck pulling a trailer and a passenger car were involved in a crash in London Grove Township Wednesday evening.

The WGFC was dispatched for the crash at the intersection of Routes 41 & 841. WGFC first responders arrived to find a small passenger car on its roof in the intersection. EMTs evaluated all involved and there were fortunately no injuries.

WGFC units were on scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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TCHS Campers Gets Visit from WGFC

July 13

West Grove Fire Company first responders showed off fire trucks and ambulances to campers at a summer program held at the Technical College High School in Penn Township this past week.

Summer campers got a chance to hear presentations from firefighters and EMTs, and also tour the various apparatus.

The WGFC is always happy to show off our apparatus and our great people. You can contact us on ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC first responders show off company apparatus and make presentations to summer campers at the Technical College and High School in Penn Township.
WGFC first responders show off company apparatus and make presentations to summer campers at the Technical College and High School in Penn Township.

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The WGFC wants you to know that with a Excessive Heat Warning in effect, knowing the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke is important.  Learn more here.
The WGFC wants you to know that with a Excessive Heat Warning in effect, knowing the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke is important. Learn more here.

Excessive Heat Advisory -- A Safety Message

July 08

The National Weather Service has again issued an Excessive Heat Warning for our area today (and another heat wave is predicted in the days ahead):

..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 AM EDT TUESDAY... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

WHAT...For the Heat Advisory, heat index values up to 104 expected. For the Excessive ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Showing WGFC Pride at the Hockessin July 4th Parade

July 08

West Grove Fire Company first responders were proud to participate in one of the area's best Fourth of July parades, participating in the Hockessin Parade on Thursday.

WGFC turned out with Antique 22 and Engine 22-1 in front of a very large crowd on a hot and humid July 4th. Our thanks to the Hockessin Fire Company for the post-parade lunch, to the parade committee for the invitation, and for the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 22-1 on display as part of the Hockessin July 4th Parade.
Engine 22-1 on display as part of the Hockessin July 4th Parade.

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