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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 04/24/2014: Dispatch 00:57 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 100 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
  • 04/23/2014: Dispatch 16:37 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES 1931 NEWARK RD ,71 NEWLON
  • 04/23/2014: Dispatch 04:02 RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS STATION 23 (NV)
  • 04/23/2014: Dispatch 03:37 HOUSE FIRE 124 STARR RD ,60 NGARDN
  • 04/22/2014: Dispatch 22:32 UNCONSCIOUS PERSON - ALS 231 FAGGS MANOR RD ,46 LONDER
  • 04/22/2014: Dispatch 19:11 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 6 WINTERSET CT ,05 WGROVE
  • 04/22/2014: Dispatch 16:33 APPLIANCE FIRE 2912 NEWARK RD ,58 PENN
  • 04/22/2014: Dispatch 15:20 BUILDING FIRE 402 STAMFORD DR, 88 (NV)
  • 04/22/2014: Dispatch 10:29 ODOR INVESTIGATION (INSIDE 190 HESS MILL RD ,72 FRNKLN
  • 04/22/2014: Dispatch 08:33 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 201 W EVERGREEN ST ,05 WGROVE

A mobile home suffered extensive damage as crews from the West Grove Fire Company and surrounding companies battled a stubborn fire in London Grove Township, on the eastern edge of West Grove.  This is a view of the fire burning in the "A-B corner" as Engine 23-2 has stretched the second line.
A mobile home suffered extensive damage as crews from the West Grove Fire Company and surrounding companies battled a stubborn fire in London Grove Township, on the eastern edge of West Grove. This is a view of the fire burning in the "A-B corner" as Engine 23-2 has stretched the second line.

Firefighters Battle Stubborn Mobile Home Fire in West Grove

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, April 20

Firefighters from the West Grove Fire Company and surrounding companies battled a mobile home fire just outside West Grove borough in London Grove township Saturday evening. The mobile home sustained heavy damage, but there were no significant injuries.

WGFC firefighters were dispatched at 9:16pm for a mobile home fire on Chestnut Road. Avondale 23 was also on the original dispatch to assist. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Field Fire in Chesterville

WGFC Volunteers, April 17

Fire Box - 2206

At 18:17 hours the Company was alerted for a field fire in the 1000 block of Wickerton Road in the Chesterville section of Franklin Township. With members already at the 'City House' (Station 22); Engine 22 with four volunteers and Tanker 22 with two hit the street seconds after the dispatch. Brush 12 with three and Engine 32 with two volunteers on each followed up. Ambulance 22-1 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tough access but WGFC crews stretched the booster line and contained the fire.
Tough access but WGFC crews stretched the booster line and contained the fire.

WGFC participates in structure firefighting training

Chief Eric Felker, April 12

39 members gave up their Saturday to sharpen their skills at the West Chester Training Center. Members practiced live fire training in truck and engine company work. Other members were there for EMS/rehab and support. WGFC training committee and Chester County Fire School instructors guided members through 5 realistic scenarios. This training will benefit the residents of the WGFC community. The WGFC ... (Full Story & Photos)

Antique 22 At World's Largest Fire Expo in Indianapolis

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, April 11

The West Grove Fire Company's antique fire truck, known as "Elsie," is in Indianapolis this week at the world's largest fire and emergency services expo -- the FDIC, the Fire Department Instructors Conference.

Antique 22 is serving as the centerpiece of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Hale Corporation, the truck's manufacturer in 1928. Hale requested the West Grove Fire Company provide ... (Full Story & Photos)

Antique 22 drew crowds of the curious and photographers while on display in the Hale booth at FDIC in Indianapolis.  This shot was taken from high up on the a new ladder truck in the next display area - a new truck destined for the FDNY as Ladder 29.
Antique 22 drew crowds of the curious and photographers while on display in the Hale booth at FDIC in Indianapolis. This shot was taken from high up on the a new ladder truck in the next display area - a new truck destined for the FDNY as Ladder 29.

Crews battled a large trash pile burning along Faggs Manor Road in Londonderry Township.  The fire damaged an adjacent outbuilding and involved units from West Grove, Cochranville, Oxford and Avondale.
Crews battled a large trash pile burning along Faggs Manor Road in Londonderry Township. The fire damaged an adjacent outbuilding and involved units from West Grove, Cochranville, Oxford and Avondale.

Trash Fire Spreads to Adjacent Structure in Londonderry Township

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, April 02

The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched today to assist the Cochranville Fire Company (Station 27) on a reported woods fire on Faggs Manor Road in Londonderry Township. The fire turned out to be a multi-hour response involving fire units from Cochranville, West Grove, Oxford and Avondale.

What began as a trash pile burning behind a large mushroom farming complex, began to spread into nearby ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Enhances its First Responder Health & Wellness Program

Firefighter Anthony Gialloreto, March 26

The leading cause of firefighter on duty deaths are stress and cardiac-related, which historically have accounted for nearly half of all firefighter fatalities. WGFC leadership responded to this trend and implemented a medical screening program in 2007. The program included a basic physical exam and respiratory fitness evaluation. Our most valuable resource in emergency services is our personnel and ... (Full Story & Photos)

PHS Testing Unit positioned in the Engine Room of Station-32.
PHS Testing Unit positioned in the Engine Room of Station-32.

Heart of Hope Benefit

EMT Bob Dando, March 15

On Saturday February 15th members of the West Grove Fire Company were honored to attend the Heart of Hope Benefit at the Hockessin Fire Company. The Heart of Hope Foundation was founded for Caralynn Titter who went home to be with the Lord on August 8, 2012. Cara had a rare heart disease and by the time she was just over a year old she had had two heart transplants. Attending was Ryan Markland ... (Full Story & Photos)

Box 2202 For The Appliance Fire

FF Danny O'Connell, March 12

Fire Box: 2202

At 1422 hours the Company was alerted for an appliance fire in the 100 BLK of East Avondale Road in London Grove Township. Reports stated flames visible in the electric stove. Ladder 22 with four, Tanker 22 with one, Engine 22 with two and Ambulance 22-1 all made the response followed by Chief 22.

Ladder 22 arrived to meet with the homeowner to get a better understanding of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Command held the assignment to "One & One".
Command held the assignment to "One & One".

 

 

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2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 61 191
Feb 68 216
Mar 39 194
Apr 0 0
May 0 0
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 168 601

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 17
London Britain 8
London Grove 31
New London 15
Penn 50
West Grove 11
Mutual Aid 36
Total 168

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 40
Londonderry 28
London Britain 22
London Grove 69
New London 49
Penn 288
West Grove 45
Mutual Aid 60
Total 601

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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