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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WCFD PIO team , February 13

Thornbury Township - February 13, 2024

At 6:26 PM the West Chester Borough Fire Department, Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and the Longwood Fire Company (RIT) were dispatched to 22 East Street Road for a reported building fire.

Crews arrived confirming the fire was out and checked the remainder of the property for any hazards.

Units cleared a short time later.
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Odor investigation at the Hickman Home

WCFD PIO team , January 30

At 9:53 PM the department was dispatched to the Hickman Home, 400 North Walnut Street, West Chester Borough, for an odor investigation.

The property was checked and no hazards were located.

Assisting at the scene were Good Fellowship Ambulance and West Chester Police.
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No Caption 51 assists Modena on working brush fire

WCFD PIO team , January 14

This afternoon, Brush 51 was requested to assist the Modena Fire Company with a woods fire caused by a down power line in the 600 block of Laurel Road, Newlin Township.

51 Crews worked with other assisting companies to extinguish and mopping up the woods fire.
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Mutual aid response to Downingtown

WCFD PIO team , January 04

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Station 51 aids the Downingtown Fire Department on a dwelling.

At 10:31am companies were dispatched to the 100blk of Bradford Ave in Downingtown Boro for a working house fire. Chief 45 came upon the home and confirmed a working fire. Crews arrived shortly after and placed several handlines in service and had the fire under control quickly. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption RIT Response to working house fire in Downingtown Borough

Lieutenant Josh Willson, December 30

News story written by Minquas Fire Company of Downingtown - - Station 51 provided two engines for the RIT assignment to this incident

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At 10:33pm on December 29th the Downingtown Fire Department and surrounding mutual aid were dispatched to a residential fire on the 100 block of Washington Avenue in Downingtown Borough. Assistant Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)


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