On Thursday, November 19th the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to a medical emergency at the Assumption BVM School in West Grove. Due to the nature of the call both Basic Life Support and Paramedic units were dispatched. Ambulance 22-2 was en route in less than a minute after receiving the call and Medic 94 followed shortly after. The responding units made their way down a very busy State ... (Full Story & Photos)
As we look out across the countryside, one sees signs of winters approach. The leaves are falling and smoke is beginning to rise from chimneys. For homeowners this means the dreaded fuel bill is not far off. To the members of the West Grove Fire Company it signals an increased danger of carbon monoxide poisoning.
It is important for the residents of our district to know that carbon monoxide detectors ... (Full Story & Photos)
The West Grove Fire Company operates three fire stations - with stations in West Grove, New London, and in London Britain townships.
Originally, when the fire company had a single station in West Grove, it was identified as Station 22. Fire station numbers are set through a cooperative process between Chester County Emergency Services (the county government that operates the emergency dispatch and ... (Full Story)
West Grove Fire Company members traveled to Chester County's new Public Safety Training Campus to train with standpipes and leader lines on Monday November 2, 2015. The goal of the training was to better prepare for fires that can occur in large commercial buildings or residences that are large or have large property set backs. The training activities were prepared by WGFC's training officer and ... (Full Story & Photos)
Daylight savings time ends on Sunday November 1st at 2:00 am. Before you go to bed on Saturday night, remember to “fall back” by setting your clocks back one hour. The members of the West Grove Fire Company remind you that this is also a good time to check your smoke detectors.
Smoke detectors should be on every level of your home. In addition, every bedroom should have one. If your detectors ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Sunday October 18, 2015 the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to the 500 block of S. Guernsey Road in London Grove Township for a house fire at 1546 hours. Avondale Fire Company (station 23) was dispatched on the assignment as automatic mutual aid. Chief 22 added an engine and ladder assist from Union Fire Company of Oxford (station 21). As the units were responding, the Chester County ... (Full Story & Photos)
During the early morning hours on October 22, 2015 the West Grove Fire Company along with and Ambulance from Avondale fire company and Medic 94 were dispatched to the 100 block of N. Creek rd in London Britain twp. for an accident reported to be serious. Assistant and Deputy 22 went responding. Initial reports from the Chester County Fireboard were that a vehicle drove into a house, someone in the ... (Full Story & Photos)
On the evening of October 20, 2015, the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to assist the Avondale Fire Company for a reported house fire on Sullivan Rd in Avondale. Initial arriving units reported an active chimney fire. The fire was quickly controlled without extension to the house thanks to the rapid response from both companies and an experienced manpower pool. The outcome for this family ... (Full Story & Photos)
West Grove Ladder 22 provides chimney access at the Avondale fire.