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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 04/29/2016: Dispatch 09:59 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 122 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 04/29/2016: Dispatch 03:24 INJURED PERSON - BLS 120 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 04/28/2016: Dispatch 21:15 ALARM - EMS/MEDICAL - BLS 120 JENNERS POND RD ,58 PENN
  • 04/27/2016: Dispatch 21:20 ASSAULT W/ INJ (JO/IP 262 KELTON RD ,58 PENN
  • 04/27/2016: Dispatch 18:33 GARAGE FIRE 525 HODGSON ST ,06 OXFORD
  • 04/26/2016: Dispatch 17:51 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 421 PENNOCK BRIDGE RD ,71 NEWLON
  • 04/26/2016: Dispatch 10:28 HEART PROBLEMS - ALS 238 PENNOCKS BRIDGE RD ,58 PENN
  • 04/26/2016: Dispatch 09:07 BACK PAIN - BLS 322 GREENBRIAR LA ,58 PENN
  • 04/26/2016: Dispatch 02:21 RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS STATION 25 (NV)
  • 04/25/2016: Dispatch 19:08 ACCIDENT - INJURIES LEDUM RUN RD/RT 796 ,58 (V)

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WGFC Assists Oxford on East Nottingham House Fire

West Grove Fire Company, April 19

West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to assist Union Fire Company of Oxford for a house fire on Monday April 18 at 1128 hours. The initial dispatch included Oxford units with assistance from Community Fire Company of Rising Sun and West Grove Fire Company. Assistant Chief 21 responded shortly after the initial dispatch and was informed by Chester County Fire board that this was going to be a working ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wild, Windy Weather with 14 Emergency Calls for the WGFC

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 03

An arriving weather front brought 60 mph winds, heavy rain, a severe thunderstorm warning, and a long night and day of cold winds, leaving Chester Country fire companies scrambling to meet emergency demands.

The West Grove Fire Company responded to 14 alarms, including:
- 1207am Relocate to Kennett Fire Company
- 1230am Auto accident south of Kennett borough
- 0651am Ambulance call Penn Township
- ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Responds to Mushroom House Fire

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 03

On a wind-swept day, the WGFC was very busy, responding to 14 calls. Just after 10:00am, the company was dispatched to a reported building fire in a mushroom house near the intersection of South Guernsey and Pennock Bridge Roads in Franklin Township.
Avondale fire company was also dispatched for an engine and ambulance.

Crews from Engine 22-2 and Ladder 22 made the initial response, with Ladder ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews worked the west side of the building -- the fire was located in around the roof area of the low-rise shed on the front of the building.
Crews worked the west side of the building -- the fire was located in around the roof area of the low-rise shed on the front of the building.

A view from outside of the basement fire that extended into the first floor.
A view from outside of the basement fire that extended into the first floor.

West Grove Holds Live Fire Burn Training

Assistant Chief Bob Hannan, March 28

The West Grove Fire Company held a live fire burn training on Saturday March 26th at the Chester County Emergency Services Training Center in Coatesville PA. This was the second time West Grove has used the new facility since it went operational for County Fire Companies to use last fall. We had previously used the training tower in November for live fire Propane fed fire hi-rise training. This ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Handles Chimney Fire on Corby Road

Secretary Bill Wohl, March 25

On March 20, the Chester County 911 Center received a report of a chimney fire in Penn Township. A neighbor spotted flames burning six feet high out of the chimney of a house on Corby Road and made the emergency call.

West Grove Fire Company volunteers received the call at 1141am and responded. Deputy 22 arrived on location confirming the report. Engine 2 arrived stretching an 1-3/4 line and fans ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire was about six feet out of this chimney at a house on Corby Road when WGFC crews arrived.
Fire was about six feet out of this chimney at a house on Corby Road when WGFC crews arrived.

House Fire In West Grove Borough

West Grove Fire Company , March 23

West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to Harmony Road in West Grove Borough for a house fire on Monday March 21 at 1423 hours. Avondale Fire Company and Union Fire Company of Oxford were dispatched to assist. WGFC responded with 27 members. A crew was on scene from the borough station within 4 minutes of the 911 call. The homeowner and WGPD officers were able to ensure that all occupants were ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Conducts First Responder Health & Wellness Screening

Lieutenant Anthony Gialloreto, March 19

The leading cause of firefighter line of 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 ... (Full Story & Photos)

PHS Testing Unit at Station - 222
PHS Testing Unit at Station - 222

3 Building Fire Dispatches Round out a Busy Day for WGFC

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, March 12

At 0813 the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for the Ladder truck to assist KVFD, Station 8, with a fully involved house fire in the 500 block of West Fourth Avenue in Parkesburg. The ladder arrived and staged about a block away sending the crew up to the scene. The bulk of the fire was knocked prior to Ladder 22's arrival, the crew assisted with checking exposure structures for fire extension ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

 

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2016 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 69 190
Feb 50 193
Mar 49 171
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 168 554

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 20
London Britain 12
London Grove 22
New London 20
Penn 47
West Grove 14
Mutual Aid 33
Total 168

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 50
London Britain 34
London Grove 67
Londonderry 26
New London 60
Penn 253
West Grove 34
Mutual Aid 30
Total 554

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
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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