The West Grove Fire Company and surrounding fire companies worked long into the night at a fully-involved house fire in London Britain Township, early on the morning of Saturday, September 26.
Dispatched just before 1:00am, the WGFC was called for a house on fire at 1605 Flint Hill Road, at the intersection of Indiantown Road. Chester County 911 dispatchers reported to Chief 22 on his response that ... (Full Story & Photos)
A fully involved house and garage greeted fire fighters from the West Grove Fire Company and six surrounding companies on Flint Hill Road in London Britain township. Crews battled the blaze for nearly five hours.
Three members of the West Grove Fire Company completed Vehicle Rescue Technician training. Firefighters Josh Talley, Todd Mazur, and Junior Firefighter Zach McKay completed the month long course held at the Chester County Emergency Services Training Center in Coatesville, PA.
The trio completed the course along with members from surrounding departments, including the Longwood Fire Company and the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Saturday is normally a nice day to relax, enjoy some nice weather, maybe catch up with some friends and that is no different in the Fire Service. Well, maybe a little different from some. On Saturday September 19th the West Grove Fire Company along with an engine crew from neighboring Union Fire Company assembled at the West Chester Fire Department Training Center and conducted extensive training ... (Full Story & Photos)
Crews advance a hose-line into the second floor via a ground ladder in the second scenario
On September 9, at 5:10am, Chester County Fireboard alerted the West Grove Fire Company for an auto accident with entrapment at the intersection of Route 41 and Guernsey Road. Initial reports stated that a tractor trailer struck a car and two victims were trapped in the car. Within minutes of dispatch, apparatus from all three stations responded. PA State Troopers were the first on the scene and ... (Full Story & Photos)
On September 8th WGFC EMS Personnel completed our quarterly medical director training in conjunction with Union Fire Company Ambulance. On a quarterly basis Dr. Isenberg, the department Medical Director, coordinates or presents training. The Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania presented their EMS & Law Enforcement Training Program to our departments. It was a great training opportunity ... (Full Story & Photos)
Victoria Ford took a break after achieving primary EMT status by competing in an equestrian competition in Fair Hill, MD. She is pursuing nursing at Bloomsburg University.
It seems like just yesterday the West Grove Fire Company apparatus were rolling down the hill on Prospect Ave in the Memorial Day Parade. The unofficial start to summer was upon us. The parade goers showed their gratitude for our service with applause and thank you’s. Exactly what the members needed to prepare for a busy summer season. Since then the department responded to 137 fire calls, including ... (Full Story & Photos)
It won’t be long before those pesky yellow things will be traveling our roadways. However, those big yellow things carry our most precious possessions, our children. Yes, it is the start of the school season and with that comes school buses. While they always seem to get in front of us when we are in a hurry, school buses need our patience in order to avoid a tragedy. The members of the West Grove ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 0153 hours the Company was alerted to assist Hockessin (New Castle County, Delaware, Station 19) on a hay fire in the 6400 block of Limestone Road.
Engine 22 arrived behind Tanker 24 (Kennett) with Tanker 19 operating. Engine 22 crew helped pull hose line to establish a continuous water supply from Tanker 24, becoming the 'nurse' tanker, to Tanker 19 as taking an engine company ... (Full Story & Photos)