When you set your clocks back this Sunday- change the batteries in your smoke detectors (wireless and hard wired alarms) and in your carbon monoxide alarms.
A home fire impacts the life of an American family every 85 seconds. By providing an early warning and critical extra seconds to escape, smoke alarms cut in half your family's risk of dying in a home fire — but only if they work. So, when you ... (Full Story & Photos)
Volunteer firefighter Rob Kloss has been recognized for his work serving the community as a member of the West Grove Fire Company.
Recently, the leadership of Region #8 of the World Tang Soo Do Association, the world's association committed to promoting the martial arts, recognized Rob for his dedication to community service through is volunteer service in the fire company. Rob was presented a ... (Full Story & Photos)
Congratulations to WGFC member Rob Kloss on being recognized for his community service by Region #8 of the World Tang Soo Do Association.
On Monday October 27th the Ambulance Committee traveled to PL Custom in Manasquan, New Jersey to see the progress of the new ambulance. The truck is progressing great and on-schedule for our November delivery. ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 1322 hours The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for an accident with unknown injuries on Stricklersville rd between Mt. Olivet Rd and Springlawn Rd. Deputy 22 and Ambulance 12-1 arrived on location to find one vehicle behind the guiderail into the woods.
Rescue's 12 & 22 made the response along with Brush 12. The patient, who self extricated from the vehicle, was evaluated by the ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)
Photo Courtesy of Barry Fein
A two vehicle crash injured one and resulted in a traffic mess at Flint Hill Road and Route 896 in London Britain Township. Engine 32 is shown on scene.
Union Fire Company of Oxford (Station 21) invited WGFC along with other local Fire Companies to participate in a comprehensive fire drill at the new Vista Ridge section of Ware Presbyterian Village. The new complex consists of private apartments, a dining and entertainment facility. The drill was centered around a first due assignment for an automatic alarm which upon arrival quickly escalated in ... (Full Story & Photos)
First due Union Fire Co. Units - Side-A
Two massive 50' x 500' barns surrounded by equally large piles of large hay bales were fully involved when units from nine fire companies arrived at the Fair Hill Nature Center in Cecil County, Maryland.
Volunteers from the West Grove Fire Company units from nine other fire companies fighting a huge fire at the Fair Hill Nature Center in Cecil County Maryland on Saturday.
Originally dispatched as a barn fire, arriving units found two large open pole barn structures 50 feet wide by 500 foot long fully involved in fire, with similarly sized piles of large stacked hay bales stored outside also burning. ... (Full Story & Photos)
A car struck a tractor trailer along Route 896 in London Britain Township on October 11, on a chilly, rainy Saturday morning, injuring one driver.
With West Grove volunteers "on duty" with two Saturday work details, the response to a reported "accident with entrapment" call came quickly. Crews were at Station 12 in New London doing a fall clean up, and additional crews were at Lowe's in Avondale ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engine 12 crews pull stablization equipment at this accident with possible entrapment crash on Route 896 near Indiantown Road in London Britain township.