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 53 252
Jul 59 292
Aug 55 284
Sep 59 246
Oct 46 256
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 548 2599

2022 Incidents by Municipality
FIRE EMS
Franklin 52 193
London Britain 46 136
London Grove 122 520
London Derry 0 126
New London 72 296
Penn 128 857
West Grove 27 153
Mutual Aid 101 318
Total 548 2599

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.
  • 11/25/2022: Dispatch 18:17 ACCIDENT-ALS 107 BORDEN WAY FRNKLN
  • 11/25/2022: Dispatch 18:11 ACCIDENT-BLS 107 BORDEN WAY FRNKLN
  • 11/25/2022: Dispatch 11:57 ALARM-FIRE 117 WOODHAVEN DR LDNBRT
  • 11/25/2022: Dispatch 02:15 ALARM-FIRE 1000 GREENBRIAR LN PENNTP
  • 11/24/2022: Dispatch 12:57 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 104 WILLOW DR FIRHLL
  • 11/23/2022: Dispatch 15:39 FIRE-GAS LEAK INSIDE 20 RITTER LN NWRK
  • 11/22/2022: Dispatch 10:48 ALARM-FIRE 10 WALTMAN WAY PENNTP
  • 11/21/2022: Dispatch 03:24 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS 300 NEWARK AVE ELKTNM
  • 11/19/2022: Dispatch 18:52 ALARM-FIRE 4000 GREENBRIAR LN PENNTP
  • 11/18/2022: Dispatch 06:53 ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT W AVONDALE RD / RADENCE LN LGROVE
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Santa to Visit in December on WGFC Engines

November 26

It is that special time of year, when Santa makes an appearance in the greater Avon Grove community, arriving in his special escort – a fire truck from the West Grove Fire Company. It is a community tradition – with boys and girls of all ages getting a chance to see Santa all across the area, with the sounds of sirens and flashing lights.

Just like last year, Santa will again be riding on our fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Santa will visit during three drive-by tours in December, riding a fire engine from the West Grove Fire Company.
Santa will visit during three drive-by tours in December, riding a fire engine from the West Grove Fire Company.

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Fires from deep fryers are common on Thanksgiving -- follow these safety tips from WGFC.
Fires from deep fryers are common on Thanksgiving -- follow these safety tips from WGFC.

Thanksgiving Safety: Dangers of Frying Turkeys

November 24

All across the country, fire departments will today -- on Thanksgiving -- respond to fire calls due to improper use of deep fryers. WGFC has seen fires from deep frying turkeys, and we've visited homes where deep fryers were being used in garages and even indoors.

WGFC has a lot of experience deep frying turkeys -- they are the centerpiece of an emergency services dinner that serves 200+ people ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RV Fire in New Garden Township

November 18

Units from the West Grove Fire Company responded to assist Avondale along Route 41 on Thursday evening on a fire in a large RV adjacent to a home.

The Avondale Fire Company was first dispatched to a call at Basciani Mushrooms just before 9pm. That initial dispatch was upgraded quickly to a reported fire in a mobile home as Engine 23-2 responded from Avondale's fire house nearby. The call was ... (Full Story & Photos)

A large motorhome was destroyed by fire in New Garden Township as the WGFC responded to support Avondale.
A large motorhome was destroyed by fire in New Garden Township as the WGFC responded to support Avondale.

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WGFC and area departments fought a wind-driven brush fire that consumed 5-6 acres in Franklin Township on Tuesday.
WGFC and area departments fought a wind-driven brush fire that consumed 5-6 acres in Franklin Township on Tuesday.

Brush Fire Franklin Township

November 09

Low humidity and winds contributed to a stubborn brush fire in Franklin Township on Tuesday afternoon.

The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to a reported brush fire to the rear of 26 Parsons Road at 2:30pm. Firefighters from the station at Nichol Park in nearby London Britain Township could see the smoke header from the fire at the station as they responded.

WGFC deployed Engines 22-3, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ChristianaCare West Grove Campus – Project Good News and Timing Update

November 07

Positive news about the future of a medical facility in Jennersville was announced last week, with word that Chester County has awarded a grant for capital improvement to ChristianaCare for its West Grove campus.

The announcement last week highlights the award of $2.5 million in American Rescue Fund Plan Act (ARPA) funds as a grant from the Chester County Government toward capital improvement projects ... (Full Story & Photos)

A $2.5 million grant will support a new medical facility which is still one year away as announced by ChristianaCare.
A $2.5 million grant will support a new medical facility which is still one year away as announced by ChristianaCare.

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Ladder 22 operates at a smoke-in-the-building call at Bove Jewelers in Kennett Square on Thursday.
Ladder 22 operates at a smoke-in-the-building call at Bove Jewelers in Kennett Square on Thursday.

WGFC Assists at Building Fire Call at Bove Jewelers in Kennett Square

November 03

The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to assist Kennett Square on a possible building fire at Bove Jewelers in Kennett Square Thursday afternoon just before 1pm.

The WGFC was requested for the RIT unit (rapid intervention team) to assist Kennett (24), along with units from Longwood (25), Po-Mar-Lin (36), Avondale (23) and Hockessin (19) for reported smoke in the building. Callers to 911 reported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Wraps Up Fire Prevention Season

October 27

The WGFC is nearing the end of its pubic safety and fire prevention activities in October, completing its annual tour of schools and day care facilities -- all part of the fire company's effort to promote fire safety for young children.

While national efforts always focus on fire prevention week in October -- this year October 9-15 -- the WGFC dedicates the entire month to reaching as many children ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC's Firefighter Lisa talks about calling 911 during fire prevention activities at the AG Charter School.
WGFC's Firefighter Lisa talks about calling 911 during fire prevention activities at the AG Charter School.

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Tanker 22 joins with tankers from Longwood and other area fire companies in a rural water supply training class.
Tanker 22 joins with tankers from Longwood and other area fire companies in a rural water supply training class.

WGFC Supports Longwood Fire Company Training on Rural Water Supply

October 25

West Grove Fire Company firefighters helped the Longwood Fire Company conduct a rural water supply class earlier this week.

Many areas of southern Chester County remain rural and that adds additional challenges for the work of fire fighters and their need for a reliable water supply for emergencies. In rural areas where fire hydrants are often not available, fire companies must bring their own water ... (Full Story & Photos)

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