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2019 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 55 205
Feb 44 183
Mar 57 205
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Total 156 593

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 16
London Britain 10
London Grove 26
New London 18
Penn 42
West Grove 4
Mutual Aid 40
Total 156

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 48
London Britain 30
London Grove 59
Londonderry 16
New London 55
Penn 278
West Grove 37
Mutual Aid 70
Total 593

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2018 657 2612
2017 665 2394
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

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
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Firefighter Survival Training

Training Division, April 15

This weeks training drill focused on firefighter survival techniques, there are many great drills that focus on real-life problems firefighters face routinely. Tonight's drills included the entanglement and spaghetti drills. This evening sixteen WGFC firefighters gathered at the London Britain Station to conduct this training.

The entanglement drill tests the firefighters ability to work their ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter working through the entanglement prop
Firefighter working through the entanglement prop

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Smoke was showing from all sides of this London Grove Township home at a reported house fire.  West Grove crews made quick work of this reported kit
Smoke was showing from all sides of this London Grove Township home at a reported house fire. West Grove crews made quick work of this reported kit

London Grove Township House Fire

Secretary Bill Wohl, April 11

Crews from the West Grove Fire Company made quick work of a house fire on Holly Drive in London Grove Township on April 9.

Crews from the WGFC and surrounding companies were alerted to a possible house fire just before 10am. The fire was discovered by a neighbor seeing smoke, and reported that it appeared nobody was home.

Engine 22-1 from the West Grove station responded quickly, arriving to report ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tanker Replacement Project Progressing

Fire Chief Justin Gattorno, February 22

In the summer of 2018, the West Grove Fire Company entered into a contract with 4Guys Fire Trucks in Meyersdale PA to replace the 1990 S&S Mack 3,000 gallon tanker. WGFC has purchased a 2018 567 Peterbilt with a 3,500 gallon elliptical water tank. The commercial chassis was delivered to 4Guys in November and construction of the body has been taking place since then.

On Thursday, the tanker committee ... (Full Story & Photos)

The WGFC's new tank truck is taking shape at 4-Guys in western Pennsylvania, seen here in this week's inspection trip.
The WGFC's new tank truck is taking shape at 4-Guys in western Pennsylvania, seen here in this week's inspection trip.

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WGFC crews attend to the second chimney fire in New London in less than a week.  Regular chimney maintenance is critical.
WGFC crews attend to the second chimney fire in New London in less than a week. Regular chimney maintenance is critical.

Second Chimney Fire in New London; Good Reminder for Homeowners

Secretary Bill Wohl, February 19

A second chimney fire in less than a week is providing homeowners a powerful reminder about the need to schedule regular cleaning and maintenance for fireplace and wood stove chimneys.

West Grove Fire Company units were dispatched Monday afternoon to a home on Mount Hope Road in New London Township. During the response, the 911 Center reported fire from the chimney top, and the residents removing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chimney Fire in New London

Secretary Bill Wohl, February 16

Crews from the West Grove Fire Company were in the village of New London for a reported chimney fire on Valentine's Day evening.

Located at a residence along Route 896, WGFC units reported a moderate smoke condition on the first floor and basement on arrival. The source of the smoke was a wood-burning stove in a finished basement which wasn't venting the smoke properly.

The interior crew from ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews from the WGFC work at the scene of a chimney/smoke in the dwelling call on Valentines Day evening in New London.
Crews from the WGFC work at the scene of a chimney/smoke in the dwelling call on Valentines Day evening in New London.

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An overhead view of the West Baltimore Pike and 796 (North Jennersville Road) project which will improve traffic flow through the busy intersection.
An overhead view of the West Baltimore Pike and 796 (North Jennersville Road) project which will improve traffic flow through the busy intersection.

Ground Breaking Ceremony in Penn Township

Firefighter Matthew Glass, February 16

On Monday morning, February 11, West Grove Fire Company crews attended a ground breaking ceremony at the former Red Rose Inn, for the new construction project taking place at the intersection of West Baltimore Pike and North Jennersville Road (796). The project consists of multiple phases to produce a better traffic flow through the intersection. Left turn lanes will be added to North and South Jennersville ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Holds Annual EMS & CPR Skills Refresher Training

Secretary Bill Wohl, January 28

More than fifty West Grove Fire Company firefighters and EMTs participated in a training program this evening designed to refresh skills in emergency medical services and CPR.

The training is part of the WGFC's annual refresher training series, held at the beginning of each year, covering topics that impact most members and employees, across various emergency situations. This week's Monday night ... (Full Story & Photos)

Nearly 50 WGFC members and employees participated in an annual CPR and EMS refresher training at Station 22.
Nearly 50 WGFC members and employees participated in an annual CPR and EMS refresher training at Station 22.

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WGFC's Ladder 22 in position at a chimney fire in London Grove Township's Sullivan Station development, assisting Avondale 23.  Longwood FC's RIT is shown standing by.
WGFC's Ladder 22 in position at a chimney fire in London Grove Township's Sullivan Station development, assisting Avondale 23. Longwood FC's RIT is shown standing by.

WGFC Assists Avondale at Chimney Fire in London Grove Township

Secretary Bill Wohl, January 28

At 3:00 AM, electronic pagers sounded for the West Grove Fire Company and a range of other southern Chester County fire companies for the report of a dwelling fire in London Grove Township. The call was on Truman Lane in the Sullivan Station development. While the dispatch was for a dwelling or house fire, ultimately the fire turned out to be in and around the chimney and fireplace.

The first ... (Full Story & Photos)

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