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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 03/22/2017: Dispatch 18:45 ACCIDENT-BLS STATE RD / WICKERTON RD LGROVE
  • 03/22/2017: Dispatch 15:02 MEDICAL-HEART PROBLEMS - ALS 97 DALEVILLE RD LONDER
  • 03/22/2017: Dispatch 13:18 MEDICAL-HEMORRHAGING - BLS 124 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 03/22/2017: Dispatch 10:04 MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 250 CHATHAM RD LGROVE
  • 03/22/2017: Dispatch 09:04 ALARM-FIRE 218 LEWIS FARM DR PENNTP
  • 03/22/2017: Dispatch 06:42 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 120 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 03/22/2017: Dispatch 02:22 MEDICAL-CHEST PAINS - ALS 730 STATE RD PENNTP
  • 03/21/2017: Dispatch 20:39 ALARM-FIRE 102 WALNUT ST WGROVE
  • 03/21/2017: Dispatch 20:38 MEDICAL-CVA/STROKE - ALS 100 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 03/21/2017: Dispatch 17:25 FIRE-BUILDING 1211 NEWARK RD NGARDN

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Pancake Breakfast

Firefighter/EMT PJ Mullin, March 22

The Avondale Lions club and the West Grove-Avondale Rotary club will be cooking an amazing breakfast on Sunday April 2nd from 8am-1pm at the Avondale fire house on Route 41. The great volunteers at both of these organizations bring their culinary expertise in order to bring you a delicious breakfast with all proceeds benefiting the Avondale and West Grove fire companies.

Come out and support your ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire with Exposures in New London Township

West Grove Fire Company, March 17

WGFC was alerted at 7:26 PM for a vehicle fire with exposures on Lewisville Rd. in New London Township. Rescue 22 was first to arrive reporting a vehicle with the rear and passenger compartment fully involved and an exposure problem to a small corn crib and the dwelling. Rescue 22's crew stretched a hand line and established command. The fire was quickly brought under control which mitigated the ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Crews Operating on Lewisville Rd.
WGFC Crews Operating on Lewisville Rd.

Deadly Indoor Heating! Never Grill Indoors!

Firefighter Charles Foy.Sr, March 16

Each year, many people die from carbon monoxide poisoning due to indoor charcoal grill use. Charcoal grills give off a tremendous amount of deadly carbon monoxide gas, as well as other toxic fumes.

Carbon Monoxide has no odor. Carbon Monoxide has no color. You cannot tell if you are in an area with high concentrations of Carbon Monoxide, unless there is a Carbon Monoxide Detector (similar to a smoke ... (Full Story)


Prepare for the Storm -- Help the Fire Company in an Emergency

Secretary Bill Wohl, March 13

As our area prepares for a March snowstorm, here are a few important things you can do to be ready for an emergency in your neighborhood:

-- HELP US FIND YOU: We can't find your house if you have an EMS or fire emergency if your house number is obscured by snow or ice. If your house number is on your mailbox, make sure it is clear of snow. Especially at night, finding the right house may make ... (Full Story & Photos)

Clear fire hydrants from snow, and help the WGFC during the snowstorm.
Clear fire hydrants from snow, and help the WGFC during the snowstorm.

This Franklin Township home suffered minimal damage as the WGFC attacked a fire in the roof peak adjacent to an active chimney.  Five neighboring fire companies were also dispatched to this scene.
This Franklin Township home suffered minimal damage as the WGFC attacked a fire in the roof peak adjacent to an active chimney. Five neighboring fire companies were also dispatched to this scene.

Chimney Fire Stopped in Franklin Township

Secretary Bill Wohl, March 12

Smoke coming from a roof was the first sign of trouble -- and a 911 call alerted the West Grove Fire Company and neighboring companies of a possible house fire at the intersection of Belmont Court, along Route 841 at the entrance of Southview Estates in Franklin Township.

The initial dispatch for the house fire alerted West Grove, Oxford, Avondale, Elkton and Cochranville Fire Companies.

Ladder ... (Full Story & Photos)

Yes: Eggs Can Survive a 50' Fall

Secretary Bill Wohl, March 11

Avon Grove Middle School students had their chance to figure out if they could protect an egg from a fifty foot fall with assistance of the West Grove Fire Company this week.

The annual Egg Drop was held on Wednesday. Four large groups of students had a similar project assignment: build a "contraption" designed to protect an egg from a drop from fifty (50) feet up. A wide arrange of approaches ... (Full Story & Photos)

Ladder 22 serves as the platform for a lesson in middle school physics, as student-built egg containers are dropped 50 feet -- some would not make it...
Ladder 22 serves as the platform for a lesson in middle school physics, as student-built egg containers are dropped 50 feet -- some would not make it...

Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries on March 12,2017

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, March 10

This Sunday March 12th at 2AM reflects the start of Daylight Savings time. This annual change in the clocks should also serve as a reminder to change the batteries in your smoke detectors (wireless and hard wired alarms) and in your carbon monoxide alarms. Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms have been proven to save lives, so please take the time to make this effort.

A home fire impacts ... (Full Story & Photos)

A Busy Evening For WGFC

West Grove Fire Company, March 09

At 5:30 pm the WGFC along with mutual aid companies were dispatched to the 400 block of Pennock Bridge Road in New London Township for a Shed fire with possible exposure to the house. Chief-22 arrived on scene and reported a quarter acre of woods on fire with an exposure problem to the shed and house. Chief-22 directed the first in Engine ( E-22-2) to pull into the driveway and lead off with an 1.75" ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine-22-2 in service with hand line and supply.
Engine-22-2 in service with hand line and supply.

 

 

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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 42 225
Feb 60 194
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 102 419

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 11
London Britain 6
London Grove 9
New London 14
Penn 28
West Grove 8
Mutual Aid 26
Total 102

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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