First West Chester Fire Company

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2017 Incidents
Jan 52
Feb 55
Mar 53
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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.

 
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First Due House Fire

Lieutenant Bret Baker, April 16

Just before 4:30 pm on Easter Sunday, Stations 51, 52(Good Will Fire Co. No. 2), 53 (Fame Fire Co. No. 3), 55 (Good Fellowship Ambulance), and Tower 54 (Goshen Fire Co.) were dispatched to the 800 block of Jordan Road in East Bradford Township for a reported house fire. Initial callers were reporting flames from garage attached to house. The West Chester Police Department was quickly on location ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCFD High School Explorer Program Open House

Captain Justin McClure, March 24

The West Chester Fire Department is becoming an Explorer Post partnered with the Boy Scouts of America to give young adults in high school the opportunity to explorer the fire service as a potential career.

The department will be hosting live demos on Sunday, April 2, 2017 including a vehicle rescue demo at 1:30 PM and a live Building Fire Demo at 2:30 PM. We will also have apparatus on display ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assist to Longwood

Lieutenant Bret Baker, March 20

Shortly after 3pm Station 51 was dispatched for an engine to assist station 25 (Longwood Fire Company) on a building fire in the 4300 block of South Creek Road in Pennsbury Township. Crews arrived and assisted with overhaul and extinguishment before being cleared by command at 5pm.... (Full Story & Photos)

Credit Good Will Fire Company No.2
Credit Good Will Fire Company No.2

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Credit Good Will Fire Company No.2
Credit Good Will Fire Company No.2

Chicken Coop Fire

Lieutenant Bret Baker, March 17

Just before 6am the WCFD was dispatched to the 1100 Block of Talleyrand Road in Westtown Township for a reported outbuilding on fire. First arriving units found a 10 x 10 former chicken coop "on the ground". Engine 51-1 arrived shortly after Ladder 53 and extinguished the fire. All units returned available shortly after.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working House Fire Box 51-02

Lieutenant Bret Baker, February 27

Shortly after 3am WCFD units along with Goshen Fire Company and Good Fellowship Ambulance were dispatched to the 100 block of Bantery Road for a reported garage fire. Multiple callers were reporting an attached garage on fire extending into the home. West Goshen Police were quickly on location confirming a fully involved attached garage. Engine 51-2 arrived and began a transitional attack hitting ... (Full Story & Photos)

Credit Anthony Klucznik
Credit Anthony Klucznik

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