First West Chester Fire Company

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2017 Incidents
Jan 52
Feb 38
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 90

2016 Incidents
Jan 67
Feb 42
Mar 27
Apr 36
May 35
Jun 34
Jul 37
Aug 40
Sep 44
Oct 33
Nov 47
Dec 70
Total 512

Past Incidents
2016 512
2015 487
2014 542
2013 447
2012 436
2011 525
2010 492
2009 538
2008 525
2007 522
2006 524
2005 591
2004 484

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  Welcome to the Official Website for the First West Chester Fire Company

The First West Chester Fire Company is one of three 100% volunteer fire companies that make the West Chester Fire Department. The Station is located at South Bradford Avenue and West Miner Street in East Bradford Township.  The First West Chester Fire Company provides fire/rescue coverage to West Chester Borough, as well as West Goshen, East Bradford, Westtown, Birmingham, and Thornbury Townships. As the oldest company in the West Chester Fire Department, our volunteer organization has been proudly serving our communities since 1799.

Brush Fire in East Bradford Township

Captain Justin McClure, February 20

In the early afternoon hours of February 19, Station 51 was dispatched to the 900 block of Hillsdale Road for a brush fire. Responding units located a brush fire between two properties. The fire was rapidly contained and crews spent the next hour mopping up and extinguishing two controlled burns which led to the cause of the fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire in Box 5204

Captain Justin McClure, February 15

At 1942 hours Stations 51, 52, 53, 54 (RIT), and 55 Ambulance were dispatched to the unit block of Greenbank Avenue in West Goshen Township for a reported house fire. Initial calls to 911 stated that there were flames coming from the wood burning stove attached to the home. West Goshen Police quickly arrived and confirmed the report. With that information, Chief 53 upgraded the assignment to a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire in Pocopson Township

Lieutenant Bret Baker, February 09

Last night just before 10:30 pm Stations 51, 25 (Longwood Fire Company), 36 (Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company), and Station 52 (Good Will Fire Company), were alerted to the 400 block of West Creek Road in Pocopson Township for a reported house fire. Initial calls were of fire from the roof near the chimney. Assistant 51 arrived on location and confirmed the report shortly followed by Engine 51-2 who began ... (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations Firefighter Robert Johnson

Lieutenant Bret Baker, February 03

The officers and members of First West Chester wish to extend their well wishes to 3rd Class Firefighter Robert Johnson who begins his career as a full time paid firefighter early next month. Robert has been hired by the Arlington County, Virginia Fire Department and reports to his first day at the academy on Monday, March 6th. Over the next few months, Robert will spend countless hours learning ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 Letter Drive

Captain Justin McClure, January 31

Our 2017 Letter Drive fundraiser is in the mail. Help us help you by making a 100% tax deductible donation to your local fire company this year. First West Chester Fire Company, like most other fire companies in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, are 100% volunteer and require help from their community to meet the financial goals to keep the fire station going.

See the attached letter from President ... (Full Story & Photos)


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