West Grove Fire Company
West Grove Fire Company


2023 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 0 232
Feb 0 0
Mar 0 0
Apr 0 0
May 0 0
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 0 232

2023 Incidents by Municipality
FIRE EMS
Franklin 0 10
London Britain 0 12
London Grove 0 42
London Derry 0 14
New London 0 27
Penn 0 90
West Grove 0 11
Mutual Aid 0 26
Total 0 232

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2022 673 3142
2021 611 2896
2020 580 2565
2019 651 2442
2018 657 2612
2017 665 2394
2016 708 2313
2015 560 2208
2014 619 2244
2013 577 2095
2012 577 1957
2011 534 2035
2010 588 1782

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January 1, 2016
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Latest 911 Dispatches for the West Grove Fire Co.
  • 02/03/2023: Dispatch 09:16 ALARM-FIRE 325 JOHN HANCOCK BLVD FRNKLN
  • 02/02/2023: Dispatch 16:28 FIRE-BRUSH CREEK RD / CHURCH HILL RD FRNKLN
  • 02/01/2023: Dispatch 14:02 FIRE-GARAGE 231 WILSON RD WMARLB
  • 02/01/2023: Dispatch 00:41 ALARM-FIRE 849 W BALTIMORE PIKE PENNTP
  • 01/30/2023: Dispatch 05:20 ACCIDENT-BLS 8800 GAP NEWPORT PIKE NGARDN
  • 01/29/2023: Dispatch 19:15 FIRE-BUILDING 2000 GREENBRIAR LN PENNTP
  • 01/29/2023: Dispatch 07:56 ALARM-FIRE 125 SAGINAW RD NEWLND
  • 01/29/2023: Dispatch 07:01 ALARM-FIRE 125 SAGINAW RD NEWLND
  • 01/28/2023: Dispatch 18:38 ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT 187 SB RT 1 BYP NGARDN
  • 01/28/2023: Dispatch 14:46 FIRE-POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER F 215 W WOODVIEW RD LGROVE
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WGFC Assists Po-Mar-Lin on Garage Fire

February 02

Fire companies from across Chester County were involved in fighting a fire in a large garage filled with priceless antique cars and tractors on Wednesday afternoon.

The dispatch for a garage on fire reached fire department pagers at 2:02pm for the Po-Mar-Lin (Unionville) Fire Company, with assisting units from the West Grove, Avondale, Cochranville, Modena and Longwood fire companies, and paramedics ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wilson Road in East Marlborough Township was the location for this garage fire Wednesday, with the WGFC responding with two engines, the ladder and a tanker.
Wilson Road in East Marlborough Township was the location for this garage fire Wednesday, with the WGFC responding with two engines, the ladder and a tanker.

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Placards like these identify hazardous materials that are being shipped by truck or rail, and are part of the awareness training taken by WGFC first responders.
Placards like these identify hazardous materials that are being shipped by truck or rail, and are part of the awareness training taken by WGFC first responders.

66 Attend Annual WGFC Hazardous Materials Refresher Training

February 01

Every year, volunteers and staff of the West Grove Fire Company participate in thousands of hours of training, learning new techniques, practicing emergency operations, and honing skills. Part of that training includes drills on topics that are important to review every year.

Among the annual required training is awareness on how to respond to hazardous materials incidents. As first responders, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Assists on Lancaster County Barn Fire

January 28

Units from across Lancaster and Chester County were dispatched to a barn fire on Friday.

Just past 1230pm, the Quarryville Fire Company was dispatched for a barn fire at 39 White Rock Road, in Colrain Township. With calls to the Lancaster 911 Center increasing, a "working fire" was dispatched, adding additional units to the call, including a number of water tankers. This added tankers from Chester ... (Full Story & Photos)

Numerous units including Tanker 22 from the WGFC were involved in this barn fire in Lancaster County.
Numerous units including Tanker 22 from the WGFC were involved in this barn fire in Lancaster County.

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Firefighter Candidate Zach Felker is sworn in as a career firefighter with the City of Chester.  Zach is a volunteer at the WGFC.
Firefighter Candidate Zach Felker is sworn in as a career firefighter with the City of Chester. Zach is a volunteer at the WGFC.

One of Our Own!

January 25

January 25, 2023 will always be a special day for one young volunteer of the West Grove Fire Company. Today Zachary Felker was officially sworn in as a City of Chester firefighter. For many in the volunteer ranks, it is a lifetime dream to become a career firefighter. For Zach, a reality yet to sink in.

Since September, Zach has been through a myriad of training including EMT, firefighting skills, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WGFC Recognizes Five Years of Leadership as Fire Chief

January 22

With the start of the new year, the West Grove Fire Company gained a new (and returning) Fire Chief in Eric Felker. And, at the same time, saw the end of five years of service by Justin Gattorno as Fire Chief.

WGFC has been fortunate to have a very talented group of volunteers serve as fire chief throughout its history. The role of the chief continues to change throughout the years, as the profession ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Justin Gattorno, volunteer member since 2006.
Chief Justin Gattorno, volunteer member since 2006.

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LifeNet 61 sits ready to depart at the Avon Grove Charter School with WGFC Engine 22-2 in the background for an emergeny helicopter transfer to Hershey Medical Center.
LifeNet 61 sits ready to depart at the Avon Grove Charter School with WGFC Engine 22-2 in the background for an emergeny helicopter transfer to Hershey Medical Center.

Helicopter Flight from London Grove

January 22

When you serve the community as a fire department, you train for nearly any emergency to occur, and the unexpected is always expected. Such was the case on Saturday, when an ambulance call turned into the need to safely land an EMS helicopter in a school parking lot.

The West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for a medical emergency with Medic 94 on Saturday morning just past 8:00am in the Preserve ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Accidents Keep WGFC Busy

January 20

Car crashes are one of the top reasons the West Grove Fire Company gets a lot of emergency calls. In 2022, more than 120 dispatches were for motor vehicle accidents. That pace continues into 2023, with two car crashes in less than 24 hours.

West Grove Borough/London Grove Township

On January 19, just before 930am, the West Grove Fire Company was dispatched for an accident at the intersection ... (Full Story & Photos)

This 2-car crash in West Grove was one of two accidents in 24 hours handled by the WGFC.
This 2-car crash in West Grove was one of two accidents in 24 hours handled by the WGFC.

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WGFC crews assisted Elkton at this house fire in the Fair Hill section of Cecil County this afternoon.
WGFC crews assisted Elkton at this house fire in the Fair Hill section of Cecil County this afternoon.

WGFC Assist Elkton at House Fire

January 18

Fire companies from three states battled a house fire in Maryland.

At approximately 2:00pm on January 18, fire companies were dispatched for the report of a house fire near the intersection of Telegraph Road (MD 273) and Fairview Road. The call was in the primary response district for Singerly Fire Company of Elkton. West Grove Fire Company was dispatched to provide an Engine. Also dispatched ... (Full Story & Photos)

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