West Grove Fire Company

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 02/25/2017: Dispatch 04:12 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 448 E GLENVIEW DR PENNTP
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 15:38 ACCIDENT-BLS N JENNERSVILLE RD / W BALTIMORE PIKE PENNTP
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 13:59 ALARM-MEDICAL - BLS 122 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 12:39 MEDICAL-ALLERGC/MED REACTION - 1317 NEW LONDON RD LDNBRT
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 12:12 MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 603 MARKET ST OXFRD
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 12:08 MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 455 WOODVIEW RD PENNTP
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 10:25 MEDICAL-CVA/STROKE - ALS 120 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 07:13 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 165 HILLSIDE AVE WGROVE
  • 02/24/2017: Dispatch 00:14 MEDICAL-DIABETIC EMERGENCY - A 210 KELTON RD PENNTP
  • 02/23/2017: Dispatch 20:50 MEDICAL-UNKNOWN NATURE - ALS 114 NB RT 1 BYP PENNTP

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WGFC extinguishing brush fire.
WGFC extinguishing brush fire.

Dry Weather Creates Fire Hazards

West Grove Fire Company, February 23

Thursday afternoon West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to a woods fire on Chambers Road in London Grove Twp. Dry conditions over the last couple weeks has created a greater hazard for fires to quickly spread; the nice weather has enticed homeowners to start spring cleaning of their properties. WGFC urges caution to all homeowners to closely watch and have a garden hose at the ready should they ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Icy Morning Commute

Captain Tim Shannon, January 11

The morning of January 11th turned into a busy morning for the West Grove Fire Company. Roads were ice covered through the early morning hours, which resulted in several automobile accidents during the morning rush. The first one came in at 7:11 at the intersection of Good Hope and Parsons Road. Ambulance 22-1 was the first onscene and found a large box truck struck a small car. Although neither ... (Full Story & Photos)

Extrication complete
Extrication complete

This Elbow Lane dwelling was the location of a working chimney fire that drew units from five fire companies across PA, Delaware and Maryland.
This Elbow Lane dwelling was the location of a working chimney fire that drew units from five fire companies across PA, Delaware and Maryland.

London Britain Township Chimney Fire

Captain Tim Shannon, January 07

On January 7, at 18:04 hours, the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to a house fire on the 500 block of Elbow Lane, in London Britain Township.

WGFC Ladder 22, Engine 22-1, Engine 22-2, Engine 22-3, Chief 22, Asst. 22, Amb 22-3 all responded quickly after dispatch. Mutual aid from 2 surrounding states also responded to assist. Asst 22, along with Squad 9 (Newark Del) were the first to arrive ... (Full Story & Photos)

Santa Visits the Community!

Firefighter Charles Foy, December 23

Starting in late November, the men and women of the West Grove Fire Company were proud to continue the tradition of escorting Santa throughout our community on the front of a fire truck. Santa stopped to hear the wishes of hundreds of children and take photos with them and their families. The visits continued almost nightly until Santa had racked up 30 visits to neighborhoods and Scout packs, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy Day Leads up to WGFC'S Annual Emergency Services Dinner

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, December 16

The West Grove Fire Company members had a busy day leading into our annual emergency service dinner. At 07:27, as the prep for the dinner was beginning, the company was dispatched for the ladder truck to assist Kennett Fire Company (Station 24) on a building fire at Sam's Sub Shop at 329 E. State Street in downtown Kennett Square. The ladder truck arrived and placed ground ladders to the front of ... (Full Story & Photos)

An Open Letter to the Community:

Secretary Bill Wohl, December 09

To Avon Grove Residents:

We took note of the recent stories in the AG Sun and the Daily Local News regarding a press release issued by PA’s Auditor General about an accounting review of the West Grove Fire Company Volunteer Fireman’s Relief Association (“WGFC VFRA”). The Auditor’s press release was, in our view, premature and presented an incomplete picture of a still evolving situation. In addition, ... (Full Story)


Members taking the pre-burn simulator walk through.
Members taking the pre-burn simulator walk through.

WGFC Conducts Flashover Training

Training Committee, November 21

In November WGFC members participated in an 8 hour fire flashover training program facilitated by the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus (CCPSTC). The program started with a classroom session reviewing key points including incipient phase of fire, fire growth, smoke production, high and low pressure zones, thermal feedback, rollover and flashover. The second session took place at the Flashover ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kidde Announces Recall of Hardwired Combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, November 11

The Consumer Products Safety Commission along with Kidde announced the below recall. If you have smoke alarms that are affected please follow the steps listed on the CPSC and Kidde websites (Both linked below) to get your alarms replaced:

Recall Notice:

Units:
About 3.6 million (in addition 1.5 million were sold in Canada)
Description:

This recall involves Kidde NightHawk talking combo smoke/CO ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

 

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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 42 225
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 42 225

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 6
London Britain 2
London Grove 4
New London 5
Penn 11
West Grove 2
Mutual Aid 12
Total 42

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin
London Britain
London Grove
Londonderry
New London
Penn
West Grove
Mutual Aid
Total 0

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2016 708 2313
2015 560 2208
2014 619 2244
2013 577 2095
2012 577 1957
2011 534 2035
2010 588 1782
2009 507 1669
2008 529 1624
2007 584 1624
2006 554 1412

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