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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.

Fire Company to Donate $2,000 to Breast Cancer Research

Lieutenant Justin McClure, November 25

The Offices and Members of the First West Chester Fire Company would like to thank everyone who supported our Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser. Funds were raised from cash donations and tee shirt sales, bringing in $2,000 to donate to breast cancer research.

Thank you to all of the fellow firefighters and friends who made this fundraiser a huge success, as well as our corporate sponsors below:

Mike ... (Full Story & Photos)

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Lieutenant Justin McClure, November 20

Santa Claus will be visiting the First West Chester Fire Company on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Children will have the opportunity to take their picture with Santa from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Families can bring their pets for pictures from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A $15 donations includes a framed picture, an emailed copy of the photograph, and a craft. Proceeds benefit the Fire Company.

The Fire Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

WCU Foundation donates money to First West Chester Fire Co.

Candice Monhollan - Daily Local News, November 20

EAST BRADFORD >> When the call goes out from the campus of West Chester University, one of the three all-volunteer fire companies making up the West Chester Fire Department answers.

As a thank you for the dedicated service, the West Chester University Foundation donated $3,000 to the First West Chester Fire Company off South Bradford Avenue in East Bradford.

“The foundation operates many of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy Tom Kelly IV
Photo Courtesy Tom Kelly IV

Wet Weather Sends Tree Into House

Lieutenant Justin McClure, October 28

On Wednesday evening, while crews from Station 51 were clearing a fire alarm on West Union Street, Chester County Fire Board advised Engine 51-1 of a tree into a dwelling on Muirfield Drive in East Bradford Township. The police department reported a large tree into a house with structural damage. With this information, Rescue 53 was added to assist.

Engines 51-1 and 51-2 responded and arrived to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts

First West Chester Company Store, October 26

The First West Chester Fire Company is selling shirts in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Shirts are $35 and are available in short and long sleeve. Proceeds from the sale will benefit breast cancer research. Contact to purchase are shirt and support this worthy cause.... (Full Story & Photos)


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