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 , September 25

Birmingham Township, Chester County, PA
September 25, 2022
South New Street and RT. 926

Volunteers of the WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute responded to an auto accident reported with entrapment at the intersection of South New Street and RT. 926 earlier this evening.
One person was freed from the vehicle and turned over to EMS for evaluation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members heating it up on the grill with awards at CVC BBQ competition

LT Willson, September 12

The Wessies would like to extend a big congratulations to our members who participated in the annual CVC BBQ competition this past weekend.

Firefighter Sean Mitchell and his "Tubbys BBQ crew" took 2nd in chicken, 3rd in ribs, and 3rd overall.

Firefighter Frank Sofranek and his team took first place in pork.

Congratulations!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Line Officers, August 18

West Goshen Township - Members continued to utilize the houses scheduled to be demolished soon for training. Last night members focused on roof ventilation. During the exercise crews found a roof built on top of a roof creating a good space. This common construction tactic creates a head aches for firefighters if a fire traveled in that void space as access is difficult. Lastly members reviewed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Electrical Fire on S. New Street

WCFD PIO team , August 18

West Chester Borough, PA - August 18, 2022
50 block of South New Street
Electrical Fire

Just before midnight, WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and West Chester Borough Police Department responded to an electrical fire at a residence in the 50 block of South New Street, West Chester Borough.
Volunteers located a overloaded electrical outlet inside the property.... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCFD PIO team , August 17

West Goshen Township, PA - August 17, 2022
West Rosedale Ave. and Roslyn Ave.
Auto Accident - Entrapment

Just after 5:30 AM this morning, WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute were dispatched for an auto accident reported with entrapment.

Volunteers of the department arrived on location finding a vehicle overturned on its side with one occupant confined inside the vehicle.
The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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