First West Chester Fire Company

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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.

First West Chester Welcome’s Its Newest Wessie

Lieutenant Justin McClure, January 22

The Officers and Members of the First West Chester Fire Company would like to officially welcome Andrew Paul Green into the world. Captain Keith Green and his wife Amy celebrated the birth of the newest addition to their family on Saturday, January 17, at 10:05 am. Andrew was born at 8 pounds, 10.2 ounces, and 21.5 inches long. Congratulations Captain Green and family!... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due Fire in the Borough

1st Class Firefighter John Morris, January 20

At 1:21 in the morning on Saturday, January 17, the West Chester Fire Deptartment volunteers were alerted for the reported building fire at 125 N. Church Street. An on duty WCPD officer was the initial reporting party stating there was heavy smoke was coming from the building. Assistant 51 (Pelna) arrived and confirmed the report and updated the location the Philly Pretzel Factory Store. Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

Remembering Sergeant Richard Geiger

Lieutenant Justin McClure, January 16

Sergeant Richard Geiger proudly served his communities through the emergency services arena for over 37 years, which included 26 years with the West Goshen Police Department. In July 2013, Richard was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme and lost his courageous battle in July 2014. A glioblastoma is a tumor that arises from astrocytes—the star-shaped cells that make up the “glue-like,” or supportive ... (Full Story & Photos)

RIT Response to Kennett Square Borough

Lieutenant Justin McClure, January 02

At approximately 2230 hours on New Year’s Eve, Station 51 was dispatched for an engine to relocate to Station 25 while their units operated at a working house fire in Kennett Square Borough. Moments after making the response, Chester County Fire Board redirected Engine 51-2 to the fire scene in the 200 Block of E Linden Street. Upon arrival, the crew from 51-2 was assigned the RIT division by Command. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2015 Officers

Lieutenant Justin McClure, December 26

At the December monthly meeting of the First West Chester Fire Company, the following members were elected or ran unopposed for Line Officer and Administrator Officer positions:

Line Officers
Assistant Chief of the Department - Steve Pelna
Captain - Keith Green
Lieutenant - Jeff Kramer, Justin McClure, John O'Brien

Administrative Officers
President - Tom Barton
Vice President - Robert Sheller
Secretary ... (Full Story)


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