Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Regional Fire District

2017 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
JAN 22 107
FEB 30 91
MAR 28 83
APR 22 92
MAY 27 101
JUN 15 102
JUL
AUG
SEPT
OCT
NOV
DEC
Total 144 576

2016 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
Jan 25 88
Feb 25 95
Mar 34 107
Apr 41 97
May 25 108
June 30 103
July 27 105
Aug 15 96
Sept 20 103
Oct 19 101
Nov 35 90
Dec 17 94
Total 313 1187

PAST CALL STATS
YEAR: FIRE: EMS:
2016 313 1187
2015 284 1157
2014 323 1142
2013 291 893

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Chester County Station #8

"Working Regionally to Survive Locally" 

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Deputy Chief Schreiber (L) with Ass't Chief Klingler (R) at today's fire.

Photo by FF/EMT Mike Sells
Deputy Chief Schreiber (L) with Ass't Chief Klingler (R) at today's fire. Photo by FF/EMT Mike Sells

Dryer Fire in the Borough

KVFD, July 23

On Sunday morning at 6:05 AM, KVFD with other fire companies to assist, was dispatched to a dryer fire at a home in the 500 block of W. Second Avenue in the Borough of Parkesburg. The caller reported that their dryer located in the attic was on fire. Police officers arrived and found a smoke condition. The call was then upgraded to a house fire bringing additional resources.

Upon arrival, firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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12th Annual Cpl. Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride

KVFD, July 15

This morning KVFD fire police worked with fire police from other companies to assist the Cochranville Fire Company in the 12th Annual Cpl. Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride. While the fire police worked hard to direct traffic so that the riders could stay together, KVFD and the other fire companies had fire units stationed along the route.

Cpl. Hardy was stationed in the Haditha Dam area of Al Anbar. While ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The new Rescue 8
The new Rescue 8

KVFD Orders a Rescue/Engine to replace Rescue 8

KVFD, July 10

Many years of hard work and meetings by a truck committee, led by Chief Engineer Gary Myers, concluded with KVFD recently placing an order with Glick Fire Equipment for a new rescue/engine to replace Rescue 8. This will be the first piece of apparatus purchased by KVFD since the Consolidation in 2013.

The current Rescue 8, a 1994 E-One Cyclone II rescue/pumper, has served us well over the last 23 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Training - Flashover

KVFD, July 10

Last night, Keystone Valley firefighters attended the classroom portion of flashover training held at the Chester County Public Safety Training campus in South Coatesville.

The course was taught by Instructor John Kobel.

The practical portion of the course using a flashover simulator will be on July 24th.

According to Fire Engineering: Flashover by definition is “the sudden involvement of a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Schreiber doing a presentation today at the OES Career Day program.Photos by FF/EMT Brian Barrett
Deputy Chief Schreiber doing a presentation today at the OES Career Day program.Photos by FF/EMT Brian Barrett

Career Day at OES

KVFD, July 07

This morning area firefighters, EMTs and law enforcement officers worked together to provide a Career Day demonstration to kids attending a Summer program at the Octorara Elementary School. Amb 8-2 and Ladder 8 from KVFD were present as well as apparatus from the Cochranville and Christiana fire companies, and various law enfiorcement agencies.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 8-1 sold to Lower Yoder Fire Company

KVFD , June 29

The Keystone Valley Fire Department continues to follow its strategic plan and sells Engine 8-1, the 1999 KME Engine, down-sizing its fleet. Engine 8-1 will be replaced with a new rescue pumper in 2018. At that point, Rescue 8 will be placed out-of-service and sold.

We will now utilize Engine 8-2 (Engine 8) as our front line suppression engine.

Engine 8-1 was sold to the Lower Yoder Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 8-1 leaving the Central Station departing to Cambria County
Engine 8-1 leaving the Central Station departing to Cambria County

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Today's oven fire
Today's oven fire

Oven Fire in West Sadsbury

KVFD, June 26

On Monday afternoon, at 3:13 PM, KVFD was dispatched to an oven fire, reported to be extinguished at a home in the 3900 block of Black Horse Road in West Sadsbury Township, Chester County. The caller advised 9-1-1 that they had used an extinguisher and just wanted firefighters to check to be sure that the fire was out.

Ladder 8 responded and the firefighters verified that there was no fire and assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD names Honorary Capital Campaign Co-Chairs

Krys Sipple, June 14

The Keystone Valley Fire Department is pleased announce that three persons of note have agreed to serve as honorary co-chairs for their upcoming capital campaign for a new fire station in downtown Parkesburg. Senator Andrew Dinniman, Representative Harry Lewis, and Thaddeus “Bud” Wilde have all agreed to lend their considerable experience and influence to the campaign.

“We are thrilled to have these ... (Full Story & Photos)

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"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

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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Events

08/19/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

09/16/2017
Pork Roast Dinner

09/16/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

10/21/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

10/22/2017 - 12/20/2017
Fruitcake Sales

11/18/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

12/15/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

12/16/2017
Breakfast with Santa


 

 

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