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

2018 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
JAN: 29 94
FEB: 11 81
MAR: 25 107
APR: 25 91
MAY: 14 80
JUN: 14 86
JUL:
AUG:
SEPT:
OCT:
NOV:
DEC:
Total 118 539

PAST CALL STATS
YEAR: FIRE: EMS:
2017 237 1137
2016 313 1187
2015 284 1157
2014 323 1142
2013 291 893

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  • 08/19/2018: 17:45 ACCIDENT-BLS WEST ST / W FIRST AVE
  • 08/19/2018: 15:01 ACCIDENT-BLS 100 COMMONS DR
  • 08/14/2018: 18:42 ALARM-FIRE 401 ZION HILL RD
  • 08/14/2018: 18:14 FIRE-BUILDING 320 W FIRST AVE
  • 08/14/2018: 18:13 FIRE-ODOR INVESTIGATION INSIDE 320 W FIRST AVE
  • 08/14/2018: 10:41 FIRE-GAS LEAK OUTSIDE 203 VALLEY AVE
  • 08/14/2018: 10:37 ALARM-FIRE 320 W FIRST AVE
  • 08/14/2018: 06:25 FIRE-ASSIST THE AMBULANCE 2070 VALLEY RD
  • 08/14/2018: 00:20 ACCIDENT-BLS CHESTNUT ST / W FIRST AVE
  • 08/13/2018: 23:55 MEDICAL-CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - 224 N GAY ST
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Busy 24 assisting Lancaster County

KVFD, August 08

Last night at 10:31 PM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Gap Fire Company with a barn fire on Spring Garden Road in Gap, Lancaster County. Tanker 8 responded and assisted. The firefighters were in-service until approximately 2:00 AM.

This afternoon at 3:54 PM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Christiana Fire Co., with a working dwelling fire in Christiana Borough in the first block of High Street. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Today's assist to Christiana.
Today's assist to Christiana.

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Lt. Jones practicing cutting a vent hole.
Lt. Jones practicing cutting a vent hole.

Personnel Review Vertical Ventilation Practices

KVFD, August 06

On Monday evening members gathered for weekly training/work night at our East Station in Pomeroy. A total of 20 personnel were in attendance accomplishing multiple different tasks ranging from administrative duties to training. Some of the crew assisted Assistant Klingler with finishing up the cribbing project for the new Rescue and the Engineers worked on getting organized for the future move into ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident in West Sadsbury

KVFD, August 05

Today at 8:32 AM, KVFD was dispatched to an accident involving two vehicles on Rt. #30 at Moscow Road in West Sadsbury Township.

One person was reported with chest pain so the call was upgraded to an ALS dispatch with a second ambulance coming from the Christiana Community ambulance. Two persons were transported to the hospital. Fire police assisted with traffic control while firefighters assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD BOD, August 02

**Updated** The specific responses to each finding are posted in the document that is attached.

Last week the PA Auditor General released a report of a recent audit of the Keystone Valley Firefighters’ Relief Association for the audit period from January 1, 2016, to December 31, 2017. The KVFD Board of Directors reviewed the audit report at last Monday night’s regular monthly meeting.

Many of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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West Sadsbury Crash

KVFD, July 27

This afternoon at 2:14 PM, KVFD was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the Wawa parking lot, West Sadsbury Township, Chester County. Amb 8-1, Tac-8, and Squad 8 responded and assisted by doing a "door pop" re: forcible entry to allow access to a victim, and safely removing that victim. He was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

It's been a busy ... (Full Story & Photos)

KVFD firefighters (Ass't Chief Klingler and FF/EMT DeMarco) with West Sadsbury PD sharing info for reports.
KVFD firefighters (Ass't Chief Klingler and FF/EMT DeMarco) with West Sadsbury PD sharing info for reports.

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KVFD, July 25

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

Emergency Medical Technician

QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIRED
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS
 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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Strasburg Avenue House Fire

KVFD, July 20

At 4:10 PM, a motorist called 9-1-1 and reported that he believed that he saw a house fire in the area of Strasburg Avenue. At this same time, another caller reported a house fire at 504 Strasburg Avenue on the second floor, with possibly a dog inside and several exposures.

First arriving units including Deputy 31 and the Parkesburg PD, confirmed the report and requested a second alarm. Those units ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters at work today on Strasburg Avenue.
Firefighters at work today on Strasburg Avenue.

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KVFD, July 16

We are excited to announce that KVFD in partnership with the Christiana Fire Company, Lancaster County, will be co-sponsoring a course presented by Tradition's Training at the Christiana Fire Co., on Saturday, August 18, 2018, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Tradition's Training describes this program as a course that will discuss strategy and tactics for fires in single-family dwellings, apartments, and ... (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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