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.

September 25th - 4th Annual First West Chester Fire Co. Trap Shoot

First West Chester Fire Company, September 25

The 4th Annual First West Chester Fire Co. Trap Shoot will be held on Saturday, September 25th, from 10am-2pm at the West Chester Gun Club.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at the door with cash, card or check. Proceeds from the event benefit the First West Chester Fire Company.

Tickets include:
- 2 Rounds of Trap
- 50 Shells
- Lunch

Participants should bring their own gun, ear & eye protection.

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WCFD PIO team, September 05

West Goshen, PA - September 5, 2021

At 8:18 PM, the West Chester Fire Department was alerted to assist Goshen Fire Company with a reported house fire in the 200 block of Long Lane, West Goshen.

Crews arrived with smoke showing and located a fire on the second floor.... (Full Story & Photos)

Smoke Investigation Inside @Metropolitan Apartments

WCFD PIO team, September 04

West Chester Borough, PA - September 4, 2021

At 12:03 AM, the West Chester Fire Department along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute, West Whiteland Fire Company and Goshen Fire Company were dispatched to the Metropolitan Apartments, 300 block of East Marshall Street, West Chester Borough for a report of smoke inside the building.

A smoke condition was located inside when crews ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCFD PIO team, September 01

The volunteers of the WCFD responded to many incidents last evening and into the early hours of this morning. Below are two of those incidents.

West Goshen Township, PA - September 2, 2021
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On September 1, 2021 at approximately 10:48 PM, WCFD units along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute were alerted for a tree that fell on a house with a resident trapped ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Fire Assist to Longwood

FF Willson, August 20

WCFD Volunteers were dispatched to assist Longwood Fire Company early this morning on a working dwelling fire in Pocopson Township. The company assisted with water supply and fire suppression.... (Full Story & Photos)

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