West Grove Fire Company

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 04/20/2018: Dispatch 17:06 FIRE-OUT BUILDING/SHED 257 STARR RD NGARDN
  • 04/20/2018: Dispatch 16:59 FIRE-GARAGE 257 STARR RD NGARDN
  • 04/20/2018: Dispatch 09:37 ALARM-FIRE 390 VINEYARD WAY PENNTP
  • 04/19/2018: Dispatch 18:16 FIRE-CHIMNEY 9 APPLEBY LN FRNKLN
  • 04/19/2018: Dispatch 08:41 FIRE-ODOR INVESTIGATION INSIDE 1869 FLINT HILL RD FRNKLN
  • 04/18/2018: Dispatch 07:04 ALARM-FIRE 100 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 04/18/2018: Dispatch 06:07 FIRE-ODOR INVESTIGATION INSIDE 7 BROOKRIDGE LN MLCRK
  • 04/17/2018: Dispatch 18:13 ALARM-FIRE 297 MILL HOUSE DR NEWLND
  • 04/17/2018: Dispatch 13:22 ALARM-FIRE 10 FIVE STAR DR PENNTP
  • 04/16/2018: Dispatch 15:59 ALARM-FIRE 4000 GREENBRIAR LN PENNTP

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Training Committee, April 16

West Grove firefighters participated in a basic skills timed drill which incorporated the following elements;

1.) Deploying a 200' 1.75" hand line advancing it 50' once charged and striking two targets with a straight stream.
2.) Fast walk 50' and start a Cutters Edge ventilation saw.
3.) Throw a 12' Roof Ladder and position to climb.
4.) Forcible entry simulation - Moving an auto tire on the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NOW HIRING

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, March 18

West Grove Fire Company is hiring EMTs and Firefighter / EMTs to join our growing team and program. We offer competitive employment packages, flexible scheduling, state of the art equipment and a great work atmosphere. Interested applicants should submit a resume to emsmanager@wgfc.org... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter/EMT Kevin Sweeney, February 09

At 14:22 hours on February 9, 2018, the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to the 400 block of Lewisville Road in New London Township for a report of a vehicle into a tree and overturned.

West Grove units arrived a few minutes after dispatch and the first arriving ambulance reported the patient had self extricated from the vehicle with the assistance of nearby bystanders. Rescue 22 and Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Assists 21 on Working Building Fire in Oxford Borough

Firefighter/EMT Kevin Sweeney, January 30

At 00:23 hours on January 30, 2018, the West Grove Fire Company along with neighboring fire companies were dispatched to assist Station 21 for a reported building fire, at the Sunoco gas station located on the 200 block of South Third Street in Oxford Borough.

Chief 21 was the first Officer on scene at which time he reported heavy smoke from the garage and requested the working fire dispatch. Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo from oxfordfire.com
Photo from oxfordfire.com

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Firefighter Charles Foy, January 17

Winter has certainly made its presence felt here in beautiful Southern Chester County. A recent two-week period with below freezing temperatures stressed many home heating units and chimneys used overtime to keep warm. Each year the West Grove Fire Company responds to several home heating-related incidents ranging from chimney fires to furnace malfunctions to gas odors and leaks. According to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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West Grove Fire Company Provides Respectful Support for Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter's Funeral

Secretary Bill Wohl, January 12

Members of the West Grove Fire Company joined thousands of firefighters from across the United States showing support and respect for the funeral services for Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau.

A crew of WGFC members on Ladder 22 traveled to Delaware County to join with the Rose Tree Fire Company to fly a giant American flag from an overpass over the funeral procession route. The procession ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Ladder 22 and Rose Tree Quint 73 fly the flag over the Blue Route for the funeral of Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau
WGFC Ladder 22 and Rose Tree Quint 73 fly the flag over the Blue Route for the funeral of Philadelphia firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau

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Firefighter/EMT Kevin Sweeney, January 11

At 12:19 hours on January 11, 2018 the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to 600 block of West Avondale Road in New London Township for an motor vehicle accident with one overturned.

Chester County 911 center advised responding units that the accident involved one vehicle versus a telephone pole with one overturned. Ambulance 22-1 was the first arriving unit on scene confirming the initial report ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Philadelphia Flyers Honor First Responders, Including West Grove Fire Company

Andrew Vattilana , January 04

Each year, the Philadelphia Flyers recognize First Responders (fire, police, EMS) at a home game in early January. On Thursday, January 4, the West Grove Fire Company hosted a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flyers First Responders night. This is the third year WGFC members have had the opportunity to enjoy a night out as a group as part of the Flyers first responder celebration night.

Over the past ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove Fire Company members, employees, family and friends enjoyed a great Philadelphia Flyers game, while being honored as First Responders by the Flyers
West Grove Fire Company members, employees, family and friends enjoyed a great Philadelphia Flyers game, while being honored as First Responders by the Flyers

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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 65 239
Feb 36 176
Mar 56 191
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 157 606

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 20
London Britain 10
London Grove 26
New London 16
Penn 37
West Grove 8
Mutual Aid 40
Total 157

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 59
London Britain 22
London Grove 77
Londonderry 25
New London 53
Penn 255
West Grove 36
Mutual Aid 79
Total 606

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2017 665 2394
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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