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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Training never ends: Spring 2024

Line Officers, May 30

This spring was busier than ever. In addition to responding to calls, weekly drills and other community commitments, the active crew continued to work on advancing their training with outside classes and certifications.

Congratulations to the following members on their recent certifications and hard work!

Firefighter 1 (136 hour program)
Tristan Nolte
Savannah Holman - full time via Octorara Academy

Firefighter ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assist to Longwood on 2nd alarm dwelling fire (video)

WCFD PIO team , May 24

May 24, 2024-

Kennett Township- Shortly after 9pm, First West Chester Fire Co., Engine Co. 51 and Good Will Fire Company #2 of West Chester were dispatched to assist Longwood Fire Company on a Working House Fire. Air 52 and Engine 51-2 responded and assisted with fire attack as well as overhaul operations. Air 52 also filled multiple air cylinders for units operating on scene.... (Full Story)


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Fire Prevention for East Bradford Cub Scouts

WCFD PIO , March 14

This past Thursday, First West Chester Fire Company welcomed East Bradford Cub Scout Pack 86 to the station for fire prevention and a tour of the Engines and station.

A lucky (unlucky?) parent got to dress up in a full set of gear to demonstrate to the Cubs that Firefighters aren't scary at all.
Thanks for stopping by Cubs!"... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCFD PIO , March 11

West Goshen Township - March 11, 2024

At 6:34 PM the West Chester Borough Fire Department along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and West Whiteland Fire Company (RIT) were dispatched for a reported out building fire in the 400 block of Sunset Hollow Road, West Goshen Township.

Crews arrived on-scene finding smoldering hay inside the structure. The incident was quickly under ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RIT response to West Goshen

WCFD PIO , March 06

Last evening at 11:30 PM, the West Chester Borough Fire Department was alerted to assist the Goshen Fire Company with a reported building fire in the 1000 block of Saunders Lane, West Goshen Township.... (Full Story & Photos)

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