First West Chester Fire Company

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2017 Incidents
Jan 28
Feb 0
Mar 0
Apr 0
May 0
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 28

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.

Assist to Longwood Fire Company

Lieutenant Bret Baker, January 10

Just after 3:30 pm Station 51 was dispatched for an engine to assist Longwood Fire Company in the 1600 block of Washington Lane for a house fire. Initial calls were of an uncontained fire from a wood stove. Chief 25 arrived on location and confirmed fire in the walls of a single family dwelling. Engine 51-2 arrived as second due engine and began to secure the water supply for the first arriving engine. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Volunteers Wanted

Lieutenant Bret Baker, January 03

Looking to try something new in 2017? Do you want to help your community, learn new skills and get free training? First West Chester Fire Company is looking for volunteers to be part of an aggressive engine company located in urban West Chester Pennsylvania. The West Chester Fire Department owns and operates our own live fire training center. Our recently renovated fire station houses a full gym free ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Re-certifies as 100%

Lieutenant Justin McClure, December 28

For the third consecutive time, the First West Chester Fire Company has been certified by the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner to the 100% recognition level as part of the Participating Department Recognition Program. The program recognizes those departments that support, promote, and encourage their emergency response personnel to voluntarily certify at various levels in accordance with nationally ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dryer Fire

Lieutenant Bret Baker, December 23

Around 1pm Station 51 was dispatched to the 500 block of Hannum Ave in West Chester Borough for an appliance fire. The initial call was for a fire contained inside a dryer. Engine 51-2 arrived on location to find a single story commercial building with smoke showing from side C. Crews stretched a 200' 1 3/4" hand-line, made entry to find a significant smoke condition in the building with fire in ... (Full Story & Photos)

2017 Company Officers

Lieutenant Justin McClure, December 20

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

Line Officers
Assistant Chief of the Department - Keith Green
Captain - Justin McClure
Lieutenant - Bret Baker, Nick Braccia, Billy Ronayne

Administrative Officers
President - Tom Barton
Vice President - Dave Morris
Secretary ... (Full Story)


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