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West Grove Fire Company


2021 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 47 239
Feb 40 194
Mar 47 218
Apr 50 232
May 60 275
Jun 46 243
Jul 59 254
Aug 43 230
Sep 65 247
Oct 54 264
Nov 45 249
Dec 55 251
Total 611 2896

2021 Incidents by Municipality
FIRE EMS
Franklin 46 195
London Britain 40 111
London Grove 157 667
London Derry 0 131
New London 74 288
Penn 132 1061
West Grove 29 153
Mutual Aid 133 290
Total 611 2896

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.
  • 01/20/2022: Dispatch 15:36 ACCIDENT-BLS 834 GAP NEWPORT PIKE LGROVE
  • 01/20/2022: Dispatch 11:36 ACCIDENT-BLS NEW LONDON RD / LONDON TRACT RD LDNBRT
  • 01/20/2022: Dispatch 08:46 FIRE-MOBILE HOME/TRAILER FIRE 12 ROBIN CIR LGROVE
  • 01/20/2022: Dispatch 08:45 FIRE-APPLIANCE FIRE 12 ROBIN CIR LGROVE
  • 01/20/2022: Dispatch 07:33 ALARM-FIRE 16 DUNCAN LN FRNKLN
  • 01/19/2022: Dispatch 22:47 ACCIDENT-BLS 135 SB RT 1 BYP PENNTP
  • 01/19/2022: Dispatch 13:23 DRILL-FACILITY DRILL TYPE CODE 107 SCHOOL HOUSE RD LGROVE
  • 01/19/2022: Dispatch 10:27 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 138 GOOD HOPE RD LDNBRT
  • 01/19/2022: Dispatch 09:57 DRILL-FACILITY DRILL TYPE CODE 383 S JENNERSVILLE RD PENNTP
  • 01/19/2022: Dispatch 05:49 FIRE-ODOR INVESTIGATION INSIDE 2 BARLEY CT WGROVE
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The WGFC is proactively planning for EMS operations that will be significantly impacted by the immanent closing of the Jennersville Hospital.
The WGFC is proactively planning for EMS operations that will be significantly impacted by the immanent closing of the Jennersville Hospital.

Updated: Hospital Closed -- WGFC Operations and Plans in Motion

January 03

******Updated January 3 ******

Jennersville Hospital is now officially closed.

Tower Health has also announced that they will now also close Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville on January 31 leaving all of western Chester County without a hospital.

Working closely with our partners in EMS and the greater emergency services community of southern Chester County, the WGFC was able to undertake a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Penn Township Chimney Fire

January 14

On a cold and windy Friday evening, West Grove Fire Company volunteers and staff were dispatched for a chimney fire on East Ewing Road in Penn Township. Residents there reported smoke coming into the house from the chimney. Upon arrival, WGFC's Assistant Chief reported normal conditions from the outside, but found a smoke condition on the inside, and requested the first Engine to lay in.

West Grove ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC firefighters work to clear an obstructed chimney in Penn Township Friday evening.
WGFC firefighters work to clear an obstructed chimney in Penn Township Friday evening.

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WGFC set a record year for EMS calls in 2021 -- one of the busiest overall years in the Fire Company's history.
WGFC set a record year for EMS calls in 2021 -- one of the busiest overall years in the Fire Company's history.

WGFC Reports 2021 Call Results -- Sets EMS Record

January 09

As 2022 gets underway, the West Grove Fire Company has reported its call statistics for 2021:

In all areas, 2021 was a busy year. In particular, the emergency medical services (EMS) operation set a record for annual calls for the year with 2,896 dispatched emergencies -- that represents the busiest year in the organization's history, and exceeded the previous record year in 2018 with 2,612 calls. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Tours New High School Construction Project

January 09

Fighting fires in large structures often involves understanding how buildings are constructed, what materials are used, and how large systems like electric, HVAC, gas and water are supplied in the building. It was with that in mind that the West Grove Fire Company took the opportunity to get a look at the new Avon Grove High School under construction in Penn Township near the intersection of Route ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC crews toured the new Avon Grove High School in Penn Township to gain an understanding of construction before structure is completed.  The building is 298,000 square feet.
WGFC crews toured the new Avon Grove High School in Penn Township to gain an understanding of construction before structure is completed. The building is 298,000 square feet.

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A WGFC firefighter inspects the chimney atop a 35" ground ladder at a home in New London Township.
A WGFC firefighter inspects the chimney atop a 35" ground ladder at a home in New London Township.

New London Township Chimney Fire

January 09

On a very cold Saturday evening, West Grove firefighters were called to a home along Route 896 near the New London Fire Station for a chimney fire. Dispatchers at the 911 Center in West Chester reported sparks coming from the top of the chimney and dispatched WGFC. The response included Rescue 22, Ladder 22, Engine 22-1, Tanker 22, WGFC EMS with Ambulances and WGFC Fire Police.

Rescue 22 arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tragic Philadelphia Fire Reminds All of the Need to Focus on Fire Safety at Home

January 05

The stunning and tragic loss of 13 people, including seven children, in nearby Philadelphia ( https://6abc.com/philadelphia-fire-fairmount-row-home-ogden-street-23rd/11428039/ ) is a reminder of the risks of fire in the home. At West Grove Fire Company, we share in the collective shock of the losses of so many people -- especially children -- and are hoping today's sad news is a wake up call for people ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tragic fire losses in Philadelphia put needed focus back on fire safety in the home.   Here's some advice from WGFC.
Tragic fire losses in Philadelphia put needed focus back on fire safety in the home. Here's some advice from WGFC.

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WGFC Rescue 22 is on scene at a three-vehicle crash on Route 41 in London Grove Township.
WGFC Rescue 22 is on scene at a three-vehicle crash on Route 41 in London Grove Township.

Three Vehicle Crash on Route 41

January 04

Tuesday was a busy day for the West Grove Fire Company with numerous EMS runs and five calls for the fire department, including a three-vehicle crash on busy Route 41 in London Grove Township.

WGFC was dispatched for the crash at just past 1pm on Route 41 at the intersection with Route 1. Reports indicated three vehicles were involved with potential injuries. WGFC responded with Engine 22-2 (Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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22 Ambulance Calls on Monday -- High Ambulance Call Volume as Local Hospital Closes

January 04

High call volume and increased transport times were no match for West Grove Fire Company EMS crews yesterday.

In a 24 hour period, WGFC ambulances were dispatched to 22 emergencies in the district, which encompasses 90+ square miles. WGFC EMS crews handled 19 of them and received mutual aid from Avondale Fire Company for two and Union Fire Company No. 1 Oxford, PA for one.

As WGFC navigates ... (Full Story & Photos)

22 ambulance calls on Monday, as a new year with no local emergency room and hospital any longer.  WGFC handles the volume with strong mutual aid support.
22 ambulance calls on Monday, as a new year with no local emergency room and hospital any longer. WGFC handles the volume with strong mutual aid support.

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