First West Chester Fire Company

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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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Odor investigation inside from cooking mishap in East Bradford

WCFD PIO team , May 08

East Bradford Township - May 8, 2022

Volunteers of the WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute responded to The Village at WCU, 200 Carey Drive, East Bradford Township, for an odor investigation inside.

Crews located plastic being used in a microwave oven that caused a smoke condition throughout the building. The light smoke condition was ventilated and all units cleared. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Cell phone fire - West Chester Borough

WCFD PIO team , May 08

West Chester Borough - May 8, 2022

WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute were dispatched to the 50 block of South Bradford Ave., West Chester Borough for an electrical fire.

Crews located a cell phone that had caught fire while charging. Our volunteers checked the residence and found no additional problems. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Reported Apartment Fire in West Chester Borough

WCFD PIO team, May 07

West Chester Borough - May 7, 2022

Just after 2:00 PM, WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute, West Whiteland Fire Company, Goshen Fire Company and West Chester Borough Police Department were dispatched to 201 South Matlack Street, West Chester Borough for a reported apartment fire.

Volunteers quickly arrived on-scene and confirmed the incident was caused by cooking ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCFD PIO team, April 19

Westtown Township, PA - April 19, 2022

At approximately 10:40 PM the WCFD was dispatched to the 200 block of Gilpin Drive for a reported odor investigations.

Crews investigated the source and no hazard was found. Unit cleared after 11:20 PM.... (Full Story & Photos)

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RIT response to Kennett Township working fire

WCFD PIO team , April 17

Kennett Township, PA - April 17, 2022

This afternoon at approximately 4:45 PM the WCFD was alerted for Air/Light 52 to respond and assist the Longwood Fire Company with a house in the 200 block of Fairview Rd., Kennett Township.

Shortly after, an alert went out for Station 51 to respond to the scene as the Rapid Intervention Team. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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