Keystone Valley Fire Department traveled to Curiosity Corner Children's Academy in West Sadsbury Township for our Annual Fire Prevention with the pre-school children. KVFD put on a static display and also spoke to each classroom on the importance of fire safety.
Today over 70 children were able to have a guest speaker in their classroom's as well as get a tour of Ambulance 8-2, and Ladder 8 and ... (Full Story & Photos)
FF/EMT Peter Mango on Ladder 8 with the kids around Ladder 8.
Today firefighters came out from the Cochranville Fire Company, Christiana Fire Company (Lancaster County), Westwood Fire Company and the Keystone Valley Fire Department to conduct the annual fire prevention week activities at the Octorara Area School District.
The presentations were tailored for each age group and included fire prevention messages, a static display of apparatus, and a demonstration ... (Full Story & Photos)
For the last few Monday evenings, KVFD personnel trained on basement fires and the risks and hazards of the specifics on lower level fires. On Monday, October 3rd firefighters attended the classroom portion of the class. Then last Monday, the firefighters went to CCPSTC and participated in the live burn portion of the class.
Early this morning KVFD was dispatched to a single vehicle crash, car into the underpass, at Old Wilmington Road and Greenbelt Drive in Sadsbury Township, Chester County. Our ambulance was committed to another call so Westwood's ambulance 44-1 was dispatched to assist.
Initial reports were that airbags deployed and there was possibly only the driver present with facial injuries. Lt. Taylor responded ... (Full Story & Photos)
This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents the final year of our three-year effort to educate the public about basic but essential elements of smoke alarm safety. Why focus on smoke alarms three years in a row? Because NFPA’s survey data shows that the public has many misconceptions about smoke alarms, ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday night, Instructor John DeMarco and John Poole of Chester County DES and the State Fire Academy presented on basement fire tactics at our Monday night training. The classroom portion of the training occurred last night with a brief demonstration of various tools that may provide a tactical advantage and alternative to firefighters entering the basement to extinguish the fire.
FF Josh Jones, FF/EMT Phil Moore and FF/Paramedic Jared Dalmas staffing Engine 8-1 today in Marshalton.
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The Keystone Valley Fire Department was formed in March 2013 with the consolidation of the Parkesburg, Pomeroy and Atglen Fire Companies. Station # 8 provides Fire/Rescue & EMS Services to Parkesburg Borough, West Sadsbury Township, Sadsbury Township and Highland Township.
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