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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 12/05/2016: Dispatch 01:31 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 122 JENNERS POND RD PENNTP
  • 12/04/2016: Dispatch 22:20 MEDICAL-UNCONSCIOUS PERSON - A 271 HENDRICKSON LN PENNTP
  • 12/04/2016: Dispatch 18:50 ALARM-FIRE 4000 GREENBRIAR LN PENNTP
  • 12/04/2016: Dispatch 18:34 MEDICAL-INJURED PERSON - BLS 114 PARTRIDGE WAY FRNKLN
  • 12/04/2016: Dispatch 13:46 MEDICAL-FALLS - ALS 100 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 12/04/2016: Dispatch 11:22 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 200 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 12/04/2016: Dispatch 08:30 MEDICAL-HEART PROBLEMS - ALS 608 SLIGO RD LGROVE
  • 12/03/2016: Dispatch 19:15 MEDICAL-CVA/STROKE - ALS 729 W GLENVIEW DR PENNTP
  • 12/03/2016: Dispatch 14:46 FIRE-BURNING COMPLAINT 266 BAKER RD PENNTP
  • 12/03/2016: Dispatch 10:41 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 100 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP

Members taking the pre-burn simulator walk through.
Members taking the pre-burn simulator walk through.

WGFC Conducts Flashover Training

Training Committee, November 21

In November WGFC members participated in an 8 hour fire flashover training program facilitated by the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus (CCPSTC). The program started with a classroom session reviewing key points including incipient phase of fire, fire growth, smoke production, high and low pressure zones, thermal feedback, rollover and flashover. The second session took place at the Flashover ... (Full Story & Photos)

An Open Letter to the Community:

Secretary Bill Wohl, November 16

To Avon Grove Residents:

We took note of the recent stories in the AG Sun and the Daily Local News regarding a press release issued by PA’s Auditor General about an accounting review of the West Grove Fire Company Volunteer Fireman’s Relief Association (“WGFC VFRA”). The Auditor’s press release was, in our view, premature and presented an incomplete picture of a still evolving situation. In addition, ... (Full Story)


Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, November 15

Nationally Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment. As Thanksgiving approaches the West Grove Fire Company would like to share some Thanksgiving safety tips regarding the use of Turkey Deep Fryers:

Turkey Deep Frying- The National Fire Protection Agency discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil. These ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kidde Announces Recall of Hardwired Combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, November 11

The Consumer Products Safety Commission along with Kidde announced the below recall. If you have smoke alarms that are affected please follow the steps listed on the CPSC and Kidde websites (Both linked below) to get your alarms replaced:

Recall Notice:

Units:
About 3.6 million (in addition 1.5 million were sold in Canada)
Description:

This recall involves Kidde NightHawk talking combo smoke/CO ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC crews work to extinguish this front end loader fire on Garden Station Road.
WGFC crews work to extinguish this front end loader fire on Garden Station Road.

Working Front End Loader Fire

Captain Tim Shannon, November 03

On November 2, 2016, at 18:27 hours, The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to a front end loader on fire, at Gourmet Delight Mushrooms on Garden Station Road. The chief’s went enroute right after dispatch and was advised of a front end loader that was on fire on the side of the building. Chief 22 arrived on scene at 18:33 hours and confirmed a loader well involved with fire. He advised the incoming ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Partners With Avon Grove Library for AED Training

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, October 28

Avon Grove Library recently purchased an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) to provide rapid on site treatment in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest. West Grove Fire Company provided them with CPR and AED training as well as a framework for their program management. Congratulations to Avon Grove Library for taking this big step in improving outcomes in cardiac arrest survival!!

For information ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews perform roof ventilation technique.
Crews perform roof ventilation technique.

WGFC Trains In Acquired Structure

WGFC Training Committee, October 11

October's training agenda centered around an acquired structure located on the property owned by The Assumption BVM Parish of West Grove. This type of structure is commonly found in our Borough's and Towns across Chester County, having access to train in such a structure is a rare opportunity. The West Grove Fire Company would like to thank Father Scott Brockson of the Assumption BVM Parish for offering ... (Full Story & Photos)

Elsie Displayed at Prestigious Auburn Heights Invitational

Secretary Bill Wohl, October 09

West Grove Fire Company's antique was recently on display at one of the East Coast's most prestigious antique car show, the Auburn Heights Invitational, held on the grounds of the Auburn Heights Preserve in Yorklyn, Delaware.

Held each year to raise money to support the Marshall Steam Museum on the Preserve, the annual Auburn Heights Invitational features an exceptional array of historic automobiles ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC's Antique 22 was among 20+ antique cars displayed at the prestigious 2016 Auburn Heights Invitational held in Yorklyn, Delaware.  Shown here is a 1910 Thomas Flyer Model M Runabout.
WGFC's Antique 22 was among 20+ antique cars displayed at the prestigious 2016 Auburn Heights Invitational held in Yorklyn, Delaware. Shown here is a 1910 Thomas Flyer Model M Runabout.

 

 

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2016 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 69 190
Feb 50 193
Mar 49 171
Apr 62 190
May 41 180
Jun 55 185
Jul 68 197
Aug 57 203
Sep 59 187
Oct 62
Nov 80
Dec
Total 652 1696

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 73
London Britain 39
London Grove 107
New London 61
Penn 178
West Grove 47
Mutual Aid 147
Total 652

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 93
London Britain 62
London Grove 133
Londonderry 50
New London 127
Penn 519
West Grove 62
Mutual Aid 63
Total 1109

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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