West Grove Fire Company

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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 08/18/2017: Dispatch 01:51 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 100 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 22:53 ALARM-MEDICAL - BLS 550 W AVONDALE RD NEWLND
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 18:23 ACCIDENT-SERIOUS 420 STRICKERSVILLE RD FRNKLN
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 18:12 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 200 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 16:12 MEDICAL-CHEST PAINS - ALS 100 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 14:51 MEDICAL-INJURED PERSON - BLS 740 SAGINAW RD NEWLND
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 14:32 ACCIDENT-BLS HESS MILL RD / NEWARK RD NEWLND
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 10:12 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 104 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 07:33 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 200 SYCAMORE DR PENNTP
  • 08/17/2017: Dispatch 01:05 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 404 E GLENVIEW DR PENNTP

Life Member Gwen Cornell
Life Member Gwen Cornell

West Grove Marks the Passing of Gwen Cornell

Secretary Bill Wohl, August 11

The members of the West Grove Fire Company have the Cornell family in their thoughts this week, with the passing of Life Member Gwen Cornell of Landenberg, PA.

Gwen was a life long member of the West Grove Fire Company, serving as a volunteer on the ambulance for both emergencies and transports. She also served as an officer, as the Membership Secretary of the Ambulance Division. She was a member ... (Full Story & Photos)

Subject Trapped in Franklin Township

Secretary Bill Wohl, August 06

Early on Sunday morning, at 3:15am, West Grove firefighters were dispatched for an auto accident that turned into a serious incident.

The call was for an accident on Route 896, south of Appleton Road, just below Kemblesville in Franklin Township. Responding units were told it was a single car accident, car vs. tree. West Grove's ambulance crew went on location first, requesting a second ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Grove units handled a serious auto accident on Route 896 in Franklin Township early Sunday morning.  The incident sent two patients to a nearby trauma center.
West Grove units handled a serious auto accident on Route 896 in Franklin Township early Sunday morning. The incident sent two patients to a nearby trauma center.

Two Vehicle accident at the Intersection of Rt.-896 and State Road.
Two Vehicle accident at the Intersection of Rt.-896 and State Road.

Auto Accident In The Village of New London

West Grove Fire Company, July 16

WGFC was dispatched to the intersection of SR 896 and State Road for a two vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Asssistant-22 arrived on scene and assumed command. Fortunately there were no injuries to the occupants requiring transport to local health care facilities. Units on scene secured the damaged vehicles, assisted EMS with patient assessment and Fire Police with traffic control. Route 896 ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Conducts Water Rescue For First Responders - Awareness Level

WGFC Training Committee, June 26

With the Summer heat and humidity arriving water based activities will draw people to pools, lakes, streams and rivers to cool down. With these activities bring the increase risk of water rescue incidents. Summer weather is very unpredictable which also brings an increase risk of water rescues with flooding and flash flooding conditions developing with little or no warning. To be better prepared to ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Hosts Regional Training on the Opioid Epidemic

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, June 07

On Wednesday June 7th over 40 EMS and Fire Personnel from West Grove, Union Fire Company #1 and Keystone Valley Fire Department gathered at Station 2 for a training session on combating the opioid epidemic. Dr. Derek Isenberg, an attending Emergency Room Physician at Temple University Hospital who serves as the Medical Director for the 3 aforementioned agencies arranged for Dr. Kristin McCloskey ... (Full Story & Photos)

Memorial Day Mutal Aid Response

West Grove Fire Company, May 29

During the height of the Annual Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade the Southern End Companies were dispatched for a building fire in the 1200 Block of Newark Road, New Garden Township. Units on the parade route from the Kennett Square Fire Company, Longwood Fire Company , Avondale Fire Company and West Grove Fire Company responded direct. Regional Police on location reported a working structure fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF/EMT Staud, FF/EMT DeMarco and FF/EMT Vickers honored for a successful cardiac arrest save
FF/EMT Staud, FF/EMT DeMarco and FF/EMT Vickers honored for a successful cardiac arrest save

WGFC Personnel Receive Commendations

EMS Manager Gary Vinnacombe, May 25

WGFC was well represented Wednesday evening at the Red Clay Room for the 13th Annual Chester County EMS Council Awards Banquet. Our crews along with several of our mutual aid agencies were honored with clinical save awards, pre-hospital delivery (child birth) commendation and clinical excellence awards. Firefighter Scott McLimans was honored with a well deserved Telecommunicator of the Year award ... (Full Story & Photos)

WGFC Conducts Basic Fire Police Course

WGFC Training Committee, May 13

WGFC in conjunction with the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus held a Basic Fire Police Course at Station -22. Twenty three members attended the course which included seasoned WGFC Fire Police, Firefighters, EMTs, and Line Officers. The course consisted of two classroom sessions, a practical session and written examination. WGFC has dramatically increased the number of members who can serve ... (Full Story & Photos)

 

 

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2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 42 216
Feb 60 191
Mar 70 209
Apr 70 169
May 54 175
Jun 46 161
Jul 70 239
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 412 1360

Fire Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 40
London Britain 22
London Grove 44
New London 56
Penn 131
West Grove 30
Mutual Aid 89
Total 412

EMS Run Statistics By Township
Franklin 100
London Britain 73
London Grove 135
Londonderry 76
New London 152
Penn 621
West Grove 86
Mutual Aid 117
Total 1360

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
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
2007 584 1624
2006 554 1412

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