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 18 94
AUG 11 89
SEPT 15 88
OCT 15 100
NOV
DEC
Total 203 947

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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Latest 10 Responses
  • 11/23/2017: 15:48 ACCIDENT-SERIOUS GAP NEWPORT PIKE / LOWER VALLEY RD
  • 11/20/2017: 14:07 ACCIDENT-SERIOUS GAP NEWPORT PIKE / HIGHLAND RD
  • 11/19/2017: 17:39 ALARM-FIRE 536 W SECOND AVE
  • 11/19/2017: 12:37 MEDICAL-CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - 603 CONTINENTAL AVE
  • 11/18/2017: 13:22 ACCIDENT-BLS 2676 WB RT 30 BYP
  • 11/17/2017: 20:27 ACCIDENT-BLS 607 W SIXTH AVE
  • 11/17/2017: 16:50 MEDICAL-EQUESTRIAN RELATED INJ 1849 SWAN RD
  • 11/16/2017: 23:50 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS 227 CREST AVE
  • 11/16/2017: 23:30 FIRE-BUILDING 700 N FRANKLIN ST
  • 11/15/2017: 22:45 ACCIDENT-SERIOUS 1225 W LINCOLN HWY

Welcome to the Official Website of the Keystone Valley Fire Department

Chester County Station #8

" Working  Regionally to Survive Locally " 

 

For Information on our Building Renovation or to Purchase a Brick

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Central Station Renovation Fundraising Campaign

 

 

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New lighting of our sign.

Photo by M. Short
New lighting of our sign. Photo by M. Short

New Holland HVAC Upgrades Lighting

KVFD, November 21

This week a local business donated material and labor to upgrade lighting at our Pomeroy station.

Director Mike Short said,"Thanks to Bruce Leibig of New Holland HVAC for his donation of material and labor to upgrade the lighting at the East station. The lighting was upgraded to LED and provides great visibility of the signs and our Flag at the station."

http://newhollandhvac.com

https://www.facebook.com/newhollandhvac

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chester County Unveils Two New Public Information Tools

KVFD , November 20

Chester County officials unveiled two new items to help educate residents about local fire and EMS incidents. The tools are PulsePoint and an Active Incidents webpage.

PulsePoint contains a comprehensive registry of AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for those in cardiac arrest and allows for residents to register as CPR certified. Residents who are CPR certified can elect to be notified of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Old Home Classic for sale during the Holiday Season. Benson’s Fruit Cakes are chocked full of nuts, fruits and the old fashioned goodness that brings the holiday home with a smile. $15.00 each
Old Home Classic for sale during the Holiday Season. Benson’s Fruit Cakes are chocked full of nuts, fruits and the old fashioned goodness that brings the holiday home with a smile. $15.00 each

Benson's Fruit Cakes

KVFD, November 20

KVFD is pleased to announce the return of a very popular fundraiser. For years the Parkesburg Fire Co. sold Benson's fruit cakes during the Holidays.They are back!

This year a 1½ lb. Benson's Fruit Cake is available as long as supplies last for $15.00 each.

Cakes are available at the Parkesburg Borough Hall or KVFD's Pomeroy station. No cash sales, checks or money orders only please made out to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assist to West Chester FD at Barclay Friends

KVFD, November 18

Early Friday morning, KVFD assisted at the Barclay Friend's five-alarm fire by staffing Engine 8 with a crew at West Whiteland's Station 6, and with Ambulance 8-1 responding to the scene and assisting.

Last night, Ladder 8 with a crew of 5 returned to the fire scene to assist by working hot spots with Rescue 61 (Kimberton).

Photos by FF Crockett and Lt. Tribbett... (Full Story & Photos)

Ladder 8 assisting early this morning at Barclay Friends in West Chester.
Ladder 8 assisting early this morning at Barclay Friends in West Chester.

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KVFD is Hiring, EMS Supervisor Needed

KVFD, November 15

The Keystone Valley Fire Department is seeking individuals interested in part-time employment for the following position:

Career Staff Supervisor

Certification, Education and Experience Requirements

• High school diploma or GED
• Current certification as a PADOH EMT (Instructor preferred) with minimum 5 Years of 911 experience
• Minimum of 3 years supervising 20+ employees in an emergency services ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Colder Weather Is Here - Be CO Aware

KVFD, November 10

The cold weather always brings more responses for chimney fires, CO alarms or suspected CO exposure. This has been true over the last 24 hours. Be aware, learn more.

Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide CO is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking ... (Full Story & Photos)

FF Crockett and FF Jones investigating a recent CO alarm. 

Photo by FF/EMT Devoe
FF Crockett and FF Jones investigating a recent CO alarm. Photo by FF/EMT Devoe

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KVFD at today's alarm call in West Sadsbury.
KVFD at today's alarm call in West Sadsbury.

CO Alarm

KVFD, November 09

On Thursday morning at 9:32 AM, KVFD was dispatched for an alarm at a residence in West Sadsbury Township. The caller reported that the CO alarms were going off and she was feeling ill.

Amb 8-2, Ladder 8 and Engine 8 responded. Upon arrival, firefighters donned SCBA, entered and metered the home. Nothing was found to be at or near the alarm level. The property management company's maintenance and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Join Our Team - We Are Hiring!

KVFD, November 07

The Keystone Valley Fire Department is seeking individuals interested in Per Diem employment for the following position(s):

Emergency Medical Technicians

QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIRED
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS
 Career Staff:
 Must have a minimum of either a high school diploma or a GED as evidence of completion of a
high school education
 Must have and maintain current Pennsylvania EMT-B certification ... (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.

Please click on the Volunteer Section to learn how to become a member of the KVFD family!

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Events

10/22/2017 - 12/20/2017
Benson's Fruitcake Sale

12/15/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

12/16/2017
Breakfast with Santa


 

 

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