West Grove Fire Company

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 09/27/2016: Dispatch 11:37 F-MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 390 VINEYARD WAY PENNTP
  • 09/26/2016: Dispatch 23:59 F-MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - 778 STATE RD NEWLND
  • 09/26/2016: Dispatch 19:33 F-FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 313 MOUNT OLIVET RD ENOTT
  • 09/26/2016: Dispatch 14:09 F-MEDICAL-BACK PAIN - BLS 279 MOUNT HOPE RD NEWLND
  • 09/26/2016: Dispatch 09:59 F-MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - 1011 W BALTIMORE PIKE PENNTP
  • 09/26/2016: Dispatch 09:25 F-FIRE-GAS LEAK INSIDE 655 PAPER MILL RD NWRK
  • 09/26/2016: Dispatch 06:22 F-FIRE-DEBRIS 8815 GAP NEWPORT PIKE NGARDN
  • 09/26/2016: Dispatch 06:02 F-MEDICAL-INJURED PERSON - BLS 8815 GAP NEWPORT PIKE NGARDN

SUV at rest down embankment
SUV at rest down embankment

Route-1 Auto Accident - Vehicle Down Embankment

West Grove Fire Company, September 24

Saturday morning at 9:05am the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to a reported auto accident northbound Route-1 at mile marker 13.7 in London Grove township. Initial information provided at dispatch stated a vehicle over the guardrail down an embankment subject out of the vehicle. Supplemental information provided indicated a possible ejected subject which added Medic-94. Rescue-21 and Amb. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Back to Back Auto Accidents in the District

West Grove Fire Company, September 09

Late Friday evening the company handled two auto accidents within a two hour time period. The first incident occurred in the vicinity of Lewisville Road and Church Road, New London Township. Deputy-22 arrived on scene reporting a single vehicle into a tree with a subject down in the roadway. Fire and EMS arrived shortly after and began patient assessment and secured the scene. The victim was prepared ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lewisville Road Incident
Lewisville Road Incident

Truck Committee Visits Pierce Manufacturing

President Tom Glass, September 08

Members of the WGFC Ladder Truck Committee spent a couple days at the Pierce Manufacturing plant in Appleton, Wisconsin where a new Ladder Truck will be built during the next few months. This trip is an important one that allows the committee to review the details of the vehicle to make sure everything we are expecting will be there when the vehicle is completed next spring.

In the beginning of ... (Full Story & Photos)

Late Evening Accident in Franklin Twp.

West Grove Fire Company, August 29

Monday evening the WGFC was dispatched to the 500 block of Church Hill Road for an auto accident with a vehicle reported overturned. Chief 22 responded shortly after dispatch followed by Ambulances 122-1 & 23-1, Engine 22-2, Rescue-22 and Utility-22. Ambulance 23-1 arrived on scene reporting a pick-up truck on it side blocking the roadway, with minor injuries to the driver. Units remained on scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crew in final stage of debris clean-up prior to vehicle removal.
Crew in final stage of debris clean-up prior to vehicle removal.

FF-Mike P. demonstrates how to establish an anchor point with webbing.
FF-Mike P. demonstrates how to establish an anchor point with webbing.

WGFC Conducts Rope / Knot / Rigging Review

WGFC Training Committee, August 22

WGFC conducted two training sessions focused on a review of basic firefighting knot tying, construction and maintenance of rescue and work rope, tying off and hoisting a variety of firefighting equipment. The second session focused on a review of our Anchor, Belay and Lowering Systems used in a basic Litter rigging scenario.

Each training sessions had over 25 members in attendance, the WGFC Line ... (Full Story & Photos)

Active Shooter / Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill

Training Division, August 08

With recent Active Shooter / Mass Casualty Incidents dominating the national and world news headlines, the reality of this type of incident occurring is a real threat. No community is immune which is why emergency preparedness is imperative to a successful response. This past Monday evening WGFC conducted a drill consisting of two scenarios which involved establishing Incident Command, search & rescue, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire/Rescue and EMS crews receiving incident assignments.
Fire/Rescue and EMS crews receiving incident assignments.

5 Inch supply hose being laid out from the Engine in preparation for testing.
5 Inch supply hose being laid out from the Engine in preparation for testing.

WGFC Conducts Annual Hose Testing Program

Lieutenant Anthony Gialloreto, July 21

Fire hose is a critical component in the delivery of water from a water source (such as a hydrant) to fire scene and then from the scene to the seat of the fire. The purpose of testing our hose annually is to provide a reasonable level of safety for the user of the hose and that the hose will performed as designed. The testing procedure follows the National fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1962 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Multiple Companies Battle London Britain Township House Fire

Deputy Chief Justin Gattorno, July 16

The West Grove Fire Company along with mutual aid from Station 23 (Avondale Fire Company), New Castle County Station 8 (Aetna Fire Company) and New Castle County Station 19 (Hockessin Fire Company) were dispatched to 335 Indiantown Road for a reported house fire. Within minutes of dispatch, Engines 22-2, 22-3, 23-1, and Deputy 22 were responding. Upon Engine 22-3's departure from the station, Lieutenant ... (Full Story & Photos)



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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
Total 451 1306

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 55
London Britain 27
London Grove 73
New London 44
Penn 124
West Grove 33
Mutual Aid 95
Total 451

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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