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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 04/30/2017: Dispatch 02:02 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS 217 E STATE ST QURYVI
  • 04/29/2017: Dispatch 20:52 MEDICAL-UNCONSCIOUS PERSON - A 227 ELK CREEK RD ENOTT
  • 04/29/2017: Dispatch 17:27 ALARM-FIRE 4000 GREENBRIAR LN PENNTP
  • 04/29/2017: Dispatch 17:03 MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 172 ROSE VIEW DR PENNTP
  • 04/29/2017: Dispatch 12:52 ALARM-FIRE 124 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 04/29/2017: Dispatch 10:17 MEDICAL-CHEST PAINS - ALS 106 GYPSY HILL RD FRNKLN
  • 04/29/2017: Dispatch 09:19 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 200 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 04/28/2017: Dispatch 21:54 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 234 AZALEA LN PENNTP
  • 04/28/2017: Dispatch 20:54 MEDICAL-HEMORRHAGING - BLS 200 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 04/28/2017: Dispatch 20:52 MEDICAL-DIABETIC EMERGENCY - A 9 COLTON DR LONDER

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WGFC and Area Fire Companies Battle Structure Fire in Jennersville

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 17

At 2:01am on Monday morning, the West Grove Fire Company and six other fire companies were dispatched for a fire in Penn Township, Chester County that turned into an all out battle over four hours.

The call was originally dispatched as a possible fire in a garage at Baltimore Pike just west of Route 796 in Jennversville. The Chester County 911 Center reported to WGFC Chief Chambers that there were ... (Full Story & Photos)

Three ladder trucks are deployed as six area fire companies assist West Grove at a structure fire in Jennersville, Penn Township.  Assisting WGFC were fire companies from  Avondale, Kennett, Longwood, Cochranville, Oxford and Christiana (Lancaster).
Three ladder trucks are deployed as six area fire companies assist West Grove at a structure fire in Jennersville, Penn Township. Assisting WGFC were fire companies from Avondale, Kennett, Longwood, Cochranville, Oxford and Christiana (Lancaster).

WGFC firefighters apply foam as a final step after battling a smoky brush and trash fire on State Road in New London.  Smoke could be seen as far away as West Grove and Landenberg.
WGFC firefighters apply foam as a final step after battling a smoky brush and trash fire on State Road in New London. Smoke could be seen as far away as West Grove and Landenberg.

West Grove Crews Fight Brush / Trash Fire

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 10

Warm temperatures and breezy dry conditions helped fuel a fire along State Road in New London Township on Sunday afternoon.

The 911 Center in Chester County received calls of a fire in the woods along State Road between Creek and Thunder Hill Roads just after 2pm. A large column of dense black smoke was seen rising west of New London, visible from West Grove and Landenberg, as the house siren began ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fast Attack Minimizes Fire Spread in New London House Fire; Homeowner Does the Right Thing

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 09

Fire crews from the West Grove Fire Company, assisted by three area fire companies, prevented the spread of well-involved garage fire from extending into the rest of the home, in an incident around midnight in New London Township.

Residents of a home on Owenwood Drive in the Ashleigh Greene development smelled smoke from the garage. The smart-thinking homeowner determined an active fire in his ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews from the WGFC made a fast attack on this garage fire in New London Township, assisted by three area fire companies.
Crews from the WGFC made a fast attack on this garage fire in New London Township, assisted by three area fire companies.

Dirty Jobs

FF PJ Mullin, March 30

At 7:15am this morning the Company was dispatched to an accident in the 400 block of Baltimore Pike in London Grove Township. Chief Chambers arrived to find an overturned commercial vehicle that was hauling mushroom soil. EMS crews confirmed there were no injuries and the firefighters secured the vehicle from any potential hazards. Fire police were requested to assist the tow company as up righting ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident Involving a Jeep in London Britian Township

West Grove Fire Company, March 28

At 9:40 PM the WGFC was alerted to an auto accident in the 200 block of Parsons Road in London Britain Township. Ambulance 221, Engine 22-2, Rescue 22, and Engine 22-3 responded respectively. Arriving units reported a vehicle over the embankment overturned in a creek. Fortunately the operator of the vehicle was able to self-extricate from the Jeep. EMS personnel assessed the victim for injury and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Company Escorts AGHS PIAA Swimming & Diving State Champions

Firefighter Mark Neils, March 28

Congratulations to the Avon Grove High School Girls Swimming & Diving Team on clinching the PIAA State Championship! It has been 40 years since Avon Grove High School has produced a state championship team. The girls of the AGHS Swim Team competed for the State Championship on March 18 & 19 but a snow storm delayed the diving portion of the competition. So, while their lead from the first day of swimming ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Conducts Forcible Entry Training

Training Committee, March 27

One of the basic duties of fire service members is to perform some sort of forcible entry to gain access to a residence or commercial structure in the event of an emergency. This task can be very easy or very difficult based on the level of security of the entry point. Monday evenings training session utilized a door prop which simulates multiple door swings and difficulty levels to overcome. Common ... (Full Story & Photos)

Member forcing an out swinging door.
Member forcing an out swinging door.

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

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)

 

 

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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 42 216
Feb 60 191
Mar 70 209
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 172 616

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 17
London Britain 11
London Grove 16
New London 22
Penn 47
West Grove 16
Mutual Aid 43
Total 172

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 40
London Britain 34
London Grove 57
Londonderry 37
New London 63
Penn 294
West Grove 41
Mutual Aid 50
Total 616

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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