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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 04/15/2014: Dispatch 18:00 FALLS - BLS / LIFT ASSIST 100 SYCAMORE DR ,58 PENN
  • 04/15/2014: Dispatch 12:09 ACCIDENT - SERIOUS 275 LIMESTONE RD ,56 LWROXF
  • 04/15/2014: Dispatch 09:37 SMOKE/ODOR INVEST (OUTSIDE 166 W EVERGREEN ST ,05 WGROVE
  • 04/15/2014: Dispatch 05:45 HEMORRHAGING - ALS 108 SAGINAW RD ,71 NEWLON
  • 04/14/2014: Dispatch 12:33 FIRE POLICE REQUEST SB S GUERNSEY RD SO COLUMBINE DR ,59 ( LGROVE
  • 04/13/2014: Dispatch 13:51 RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS STATION 25 (NV) Dev:
  • 04/13/2014: Dispatch 12:11 EMOTIONAL DISORDER - BLS 119 LIBERTI LA ,72 FRNKLN
  • 04/13/2014: Dispatch 02:04 ACCIDENT - ENTRAPMENT RT 10/TOWNSHIP RD ,56 (V)
  • 04/12/2014: Dispatch 10:47 HYPO TENSION - ALS 301 SNYDER AV ,52 WGOSHN
  • 04/12/2014: Dispatch 10:43 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES PENNOCK BRIDGE RD/STATE RD ,71 (V)

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 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.

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)

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)

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.

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

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)

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)

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

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)

WGFC Marks the Passing of Mike Predmore

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, March 07

The members of the West Grove Fire Company are today mourning the death of brother firefighter and 1st Assistant Engineer William Michael "Mike" Predmore who passed away last evening with his family at his side.

Known all across the region for his smile, strong sense of humor, and his commitment to the fire company, Mike was a beloved husband, father, Boy Scout leader, and emergency director for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Avon Grove Lions/Rotary Pancake Breakfast Benefits Fire Company

Firefighter/EMT Bill Wohl, March 06

Want to support your local fire company in West Grove and Avondale? Want to get a great pancake breakfast on a Sunday morning with your family?

You can do both at the Annual Avon Grove Lions Club & West Grove-Avondale Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast to be held this year on Sunday, March 30, from 8am to 1pm. Proceeds from this annual event benefit both the Avondale and the West Grove Fire Companies.

This ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

 

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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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