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 61 280
Dec 64 263
Total 673 3142

2022 Incidents by Municipality
FIRE EMS
Franklin 60 222
London Britain 55 169
London Grove 139 631
London Derry 0 149
New London 82 344
Penn 160 1070
West Grove 36 176
Mutual Aid 141 381
Total 673 3142

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
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.
  • 01/29/2023: Dispatch 19:15 FIRE-BUILDING 2000 GREENBRIAR LN PENNTP
  • 01/29/2023: Dispatch 07:56 ALARM-FIRE 125 SAGINAW RD NEWLND
  • 01/29/2023: Dispatch 07:01 ALARM-FIRE 125 SAGINAW RD NEWLND
  • 01/28/2023: Dispatch 18:38 ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT 187 SB RT 1 BYP NGARDN
  • 01/28/2023: Dispatch 14:46 FIRE-POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER F 215 W WOODVIEW RD LGROVE
  • 01/27/2023: Dispatch 14:50 FIRE-CHIMNEY 386 MOUNT PLEASANT RD ENOTT
  • 01/27/2023: Dispatch 12:47 FIRE-BARN 39 WHITE ROCK RD COLRN
  • 01/27/2023: Dispatch 08:24 ALARM-FIRE 125 SAGINAW RD NEWLND
  • 01/26/2023: Dispatch 10:39 ACCIDENT-BLS 954 GAP NEWPORT PIKE LGROVE
  • 01/26/2023: Dispatch 06:37 ACCIDENT-BLS FLINT HILL RD / INDIANTOWN RD LDNBRT
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WGFC Assists on Lancaster County Barn Fire

January 28

Units from across Lancaster and Chester County were dispatched to a barn fire on Friday.

Just past 1230pm, the Quarryville Fire Company was dispatched for a barn fire at 39 White Rock Road, in Colrain Township. With calls to the Lancaster 911 Center increasing, a "working fire" was dispatched, adding additional units to the call, including a number of water tankers. This added tankers from Chester ... (Full Story & Photos)

Numerous units including Tanker 22 from the WGFC were involved in this barn fire in Lancaster County.
Numerous units including Tanker 22 from the WGFC were involved in this barn fire in Lancaster County.

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Firefighter Candidate Zach Felker is sworn in as a career firefighter with the City of Chester.  Zach is a volunteer at the WGFC.
Firefighter Candidate Zach Felker is sworn in as a career firefighter with the City of Chester. Zach is a volunteer at the WGFC.

One of Our Own!

January 25

January 25, 2023 will always be a special day for one young volunteer of the West Grove Fire Company. Today Zachary Felker was officially sworn in as a City of Chester firefighter. For many in the volunteer ranks, it is a lifetime dream to become a career firefighter. For Zach, a reality yet to sink in.

Since September, Zach has been through a myriad of training including EMT, firefighting skills, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Recognizes Five Years of Leadership as Fire Chief

January 22

With the start of the new year, the West Grove Fire Company gained a new (and returning) Fire Chief in Eric Felker. And, at the same time, saw the end of five years of service by Justin Gattorno as Fire Chief.

WGFC has been fortunate to have a very talented group of volunteers serve as fire chief throughout its history. The role of the chief continues to change throughout the years, as the profession ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Justin Gattorno, volunteer member since 2006.
Chief Justin Gattorno, volunteer member since 2006.

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LifeNet 61 sits ready to depart at the Avon Grove Charter School with WGFC Engine 22-2 in the background for an emergeny helicopter transfer to Hershey Medical Center.
LifeNet 61 sits ready to depart at the Avon Grove Charter School with WGFC Engine 22-2 in the background for an emergeny helicopter transfer to Hershey Medical Center.

Helicopter Flight from London Grove

January 22

When you serve the community as a fire department, you train for nearly any emergency to occur, and the unexpected is always expected. Such was the case on Saturday, when an ambulance call turned into the need to safely land an EMS helicopter in a school parking lot.

The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for a medical emergency with Medic 94 on Saturday morning just past 8:00am in the Preserve ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Accidents Keep WGFC Busy

January 20

Car crashes are one of the top reasons the West Grove Fire Company gets a lot of emergency calls. In 2022, more than 120 dispatches were for motor vehicle accidents. That pace continues into 2023, with two car crashes in less than 24 hours.

West Grove Borough/London Grove Township

On January 19, just before 930am, the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for an accident at the intersection ... (Full Story & Photos)

This 2-car crash in West Grove was one of two accidents in 24 hours handled by the WGFC.
This 2-car crash in West Grove was one of two accidents in 24 hours handled by the WGFC.

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WGFC crews assisted Elkton at this house fire in the Fair Hill section of Cecil County this afternoon.
WGFC crews assisted Elkton at this house fire in the Fair Hill section of Cecil County this afternoon.

WGFC Assist Elkton at House Fire

January 18

Fire companies from three states battled a house fire in Maryland.

At approximately 2:00pm on January 18, fire companies were dispatched for the report of a house fire near the intersection of Telegraph Road (MD 273) and Fairview Road. The call was in the primary response district for Singerly Fire Company of Elkton. West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to provide an Engine. Also dispatched ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Entrapment Call In Penn Township

January 14

Saturday evening dinners were disrupted when fire pagers sounded at 6:22pm for the West Grove Fire Company for an auto accident with reported entrapment in Penn Township. Also dispatched were paramedics from Medic 94 and an ambulance from Avondale.

The call was reported on Route 796 north of Ewing Road, with one person who could not get out of an overturned vehicle that was blocking the roadway. ... (Full Story & Photos)

This pickup wrecked on Route 796 in Penn Township, briefly trapping its driver.  WGFC handle the call.
This pickup wrecked on Route 796 in Penn Township, briefly trapping its driver. WGFC handle the call.

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WGFC Ladder 22
WGFC Ladder 22

Ladder 22 Double Hitter

January 12

Shortly after noon on Thursday, Station 22 was alerted for Ladder 22 to relocate to New Castle County Station 21 Mill Creek Fire Company as they were on the scene of a 3-alarm fire. While in route to Mill Creek, Ladder 22 was redirected to stand by at Station 19 Hockessin Fire Company. While on stand by there, Ladder 22 was alerted to assist Station 25 Longwood Fire Company along with other local ... (Full Story & Photos)

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