First West Chester Fire Company

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2022 Incidents
Jan 52
Feb 54
Mar 64
Apr 44
May 56
Jun 50
Jul 38
Aug 55
Sep 45
Oct 64
Nov 51
Total 573

2021 Incidents
Jan 26
Feb 43
Mar 58
Apr 44
May 53
Jun 42
Jul 49
Aug 53
Sep 62
Oct 54
Nov 55
Dec 42
Total 581

Past Incidents
2021 581
2020 563
2019 557
2018 608
2017 612
2016 512
2015 487
2014 542
2013 447
2012 436
2011 525
2010 492
2009 538
2008 525
2007 522

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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.

Non-stop October for the Wessies

Lieutenant Josh Willson, October 29

Our firefighters kept extremely busy during the month of October with community events and training, on top of continuing our trend towards a record number of emergency calls. Attached are a selection of pictures and videos from the following events:

- 7 Fire Prevention Events in our community schools
- Color guard at the West Chester Halloween Parade
- West Goshen Trunk or Treat
- St. Agnes First ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCFD PIO , October 24

Just after 8:30 AM, the WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and West Chester Borough Police Department were dispatched to an auto accident reported with entrapment at Strasburg Road and North Creek Road, East Bradford Township.

WCFD was cleared as there was no entrapment or services needed. EMS treated those involved. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assistant Chief McClure graduates NJ Command & Leadership Academy

Company Officers, October 21

The West Chester Fire Department commends and congratulates Assistant Fire Chief McClure on his graduation from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Command and Leadership Academy. The academy is a prestigious program that is intensive, demanding and will pay dividends for Assistant Chief McClure and The West Chester Fire Department for a lifetime.

More information on the program ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Company Officers, October 20

The First West Chester Fire Company is pleased to announce the arrival of our NEW Utility 51. This is a 2022 Ford F550 XLT. We will be getting our members familiar with the new apparatus and finishing placing all our tools then it will be in service!... (Full Story & Photos)

Smoke investigation & CO incident inside a private dwelling - West Goshen

WCFD PIO team , October 10

West Goshen Township, PA - October 10, 2022

Just before 9:00 PM volunteers of the WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute, West Whiteland Fire
Company (RIT) responded to the 800 block of Roslyn Ave., West Goshen Township for smoke inside the residence.

Crews arrived to find a smoke condition inside the basement of the property caused by a heater malfunction. Our volunteers ... (Full Story & Photos)

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