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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 10/23/2014: Dispatch 23:34 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES INDIANTOWN RD/RT 896 ,73 (V)
  • 10/23/2014: Dispatch 11:10 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 472 BAYBERRY CT ,58 PENN
  • 10/23/2014: Dispatch 10:37 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 124 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 10/23/2014: Dispatch 08:54 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 257 STATE RD ,59 LGROVE
  • 10/22/2014: Dispatch 22:11 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES E EVERGREEN ST/OAKLAND AV ,05 (V)
  • 10/22/2014: Dispatch 17:37 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 200 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
  • 10/22/2014: Dispatch 15:25 ACCIDENT - INJURIES JACKSON SCHOOL RD/SCROGGY RD ,56 (V)
  • 10/22/2014: Dispatch 12:01 BUILDING FIRE 160 ACADAMY ST ,88 (NV)
  • 10/22/2014: Dispatch 08:45 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 210 LEWIS FARM DR ,58 PENN
  • 10/22/2014: Dispatch 02:01 HOUSE FIRE 161 WHITE DOE DR ,56 LWROXF

First due Union Fire Co. Units - Side-A
First due Union Fire Co. Units - Side-A

WGFC Drills With Union Fire Co. at Ware Presbyterian Village

Training Division, October 20

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)

West Grove Units Assist Cecil County on Massive Fire

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, October 19

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)

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.
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.

Engine 12 crews pull stablization equipment at this accident with possible entrapment crash on Route 896 near Indiantown Road in London Britain township.
Engine 12 crews pull stablization equipment at this accident with possible entrapment crash on Route 896 near Indiantown Road in London Britain township.

Tractor Trailer vs. Car Crash in London Britain Township

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, October 12

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)

New Ambulance in Production

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, October 09

Our new ambulance is progressing nicely. In November we will take delivery of our 2014 PL Custom Medallion 170. The committee has been working diligently since January to see this project through. On October 27th the committee will travel to the factory for the final inspection. We're excited to unveil the finished product. Thank you to our municipalities and the residents we serve for making ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove Assists Avondale on Garage Fire

Firefighter Austin Van der Mooren, October 07

On Tuesday October 7th, West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to assist Oxford on a house fire. While Engine 22 and Engine 12 were enroute, Avondale was dispatched for a building fire. Once it was determined that the Oxford call could be handled by Station 21 and 27 the West Grove units were redirected to assist Avondale on the building fire in New Garden Township. Dispatch information stated that ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine Company Stays Busy

West Grove Volunteers , October 05

Engine 22 was busy at work on Sunday, continuing to be one of the busiest pieces for the West Grove Fire Company. Below is a break down of the runs handled on Sunday.

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At 1005 hours the Company was alerted for a medical alert alarm at Luther House 1 in Penn Township. Ambulance 12-1 with two and Engine 22 with four made the responses. The Ambulance crew arrived first and checked ... (Full Story & Photos)

Medevac 3 on arrival.
Medevac 3 on arrival.

WGFC Assists Oxford at Lincoln University

Chief Eric Felker, September 29

On Monday September 29th at 1629 hours, WGFC was dispatched to assist Union Fire Company of Oxford (21) with a building fire on Lincoln University's campus. Cochranville Fire Company (27) was also dispatched for the assist. Within a few minutes, L22 and E12 were enroute. Dispatch information revealed that the LU Police Department was on location at the "Student Union Building" with an odor of smoke ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove Members Train in Water Moving Drill

Training Division, September 29

Over 20 WGFC active members attended a water moving exercise held at a local quarry. Members drilled on moving large volumes of water using conventional drafting techniques with a pumper at the waters edge, along with a newer device (Turbo Draft) which enables firefighters to access water supplies up to 200 feet away from the pumper. With a large rural district to cover, this device provides West ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members preparing the Turbo Draft device for deployment into the quarry.
Members preparing the Turbo Draft device for deployment into the quarry.

 

 

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2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 61 191
Feb 68 216
Mar 39 194
Apr 52 156
May 49 227
Jun 54 193
Jul 47 147
Aug 50 188
Sep 45 191
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 465 1703

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 48
London Britain 26
London Grove 93
New London 62
Penn 106
West Grove 25
Mutual Aid 105
Total 465

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 117
London Britain 69
London Grove 207
Londonderry 75
New London 167
Penn 792
West Grove 113
Mutual Aid 163
Total 1703

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
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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West Grove Fire Company
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