Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
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
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 222 799

2015 KVFD Incidents
Month: Fire: EMS:
Jan 21 89
Feb 29 82
Mar 24 103
Apr 28 88
May 25 104
June 27 107
July 18 115
Aug 24 89
Sept 21 93
Oct 28 94
Nov 22 95
Dec 17 98
Total 284 1157

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

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Chester County Station #8

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Pig Roast Dinner

KVFD, September 28

Please join KVFD and the Kauffman family at the East Station (Pomeroy) on Saturday, October 1st, from 2 PM - 6 PM for a Pig Roast.

The meal will be served with rolls, mushrooms, coleslaw, corn, sauerkraut and various fresh baked goods.

Adults: $10.00, Children 5-10 $6.00, and Children under five are free.

The Pomeroy Station is located at 1918 Valley Road, Pomeroy, PA.

We are pleased to announce ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Police and firefighters investigating the odor of gas.
Police and firefighters investigating the odor of gas.

Busy 24!

KVFD, September 23

It's been a busy 24 hours for KVFD firefighters. At least eight ambulance calls (some others were dispatched to surrounding services because our ambulance was committed on a call) two crashes, both involving motorcyclists, and an odor of gas outside.

Last night, at 11:35 PM, KVFD with a paramedic from Brandywine Hospital were dispatched to a serious accident involving a motorcyclist reported to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cat Rescue on Cemetery Road

KVFD, September 21

This morning our on-duty career staff, Supervisor Regina Solecki and FF/EMT Kevin Bambrick, responded for a residential rescue of a cat stuck since Sunday between a stone wall and a basement ceiling. The owners had tried various resources to attempt the rescue but no one would respond. KVFD was recommended as the "last resort."

Upon arrival, the firefighters tried several methods. The cat, Scout, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Success - rescue of Scout was completed! #herowork!
Success - rescue of Scout was completed! #herowork!

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Mr. Jack Assetto (left) with KVFD Director Doug Delestienne (right).
Mr. Jack Assetto (left) with KVFD Director Doug Delestienne (right).

Parkesburg Community Day Funds Disbursed

KVFD, September 20

At last night's Parkesburg Borough Council meeting, Mr. Jack Assetto, Chair-person of the Parkesburg Special Events Committee disbursed funds raised from this year's community day. Fund were disbursed to organizations that helped with the Parkesburg Community Day as well as other non-profit organizations within the Borough.

The following each received a check for $1,000:

Parkesburg Church's Community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Training - Hose Management and Fire Attack

KVFD, September 19

Last night, the Chief and Line Officers led training on fire attack and hose management at the Chester County Public Safety Training Center. Firefighters worked with 300' hose lines in the training tower in live fire conditions.

This is a critical task in fire suppression. Estimating the hose length needed for the fire attack and then deploying it efficiently, effectively and fast will often save ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hose Line Management Training
Hose Line Management Training

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Brush 8 and Amb 8-1 staged for any needs.
Brush 8 and Amb 8-1 staged for any needs.

Sadsbury's "Over The Hump Race" at Piston Poppers

EMS Lieutenant Earl Taylor, September 18

KVFD crew members staffed Ambulance 8-1 & Brush 8 for the Annual “Over The Hump” Race at The Piston Poppers Raceway in Sadsbury Township. With the threat of rain in the forecast, crew members took a chance to assist getting the race in. The race day featured displays of vintage race bikes and memorabilia from over the years.

The Over the hump race/racers reunion has enjoyed its fifth season at the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Main Street House Fire

KVFD, September 18

At 8:25 PM, KVFD, Sadsburyville and Cochranville firefighter dispatched to a reported house fire at Parkesburg Antiques, 311 Main Street, Parkesburg. The caller reported that there were flames visible in a window at an apartment.

Upon arrival, Chief Brian Gathercole assumed "Main Street Command." He confirmed that the fire was out but there was a smoke condition present. The fire involved the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters out at 311 Main Street.
Firefighters out at 311 Main Street.

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A Scout starting out the course with the hi-rise pack.

Photo by Career Staff FF/EMT Mike Sell
A Scout starting out the course with the hi-rise pack. Photo by Career Staff FF/EMT Mike Sell

Race into Scouting at KVFD 9/14

KVFD, September 14

Tonight we welcomed Boy Scouts and their families to the Central Station, and the kids had an opportunity to tour the station, view the equipment and to see a demonstration of turn-out gear. They also ran v3 of our very popular Kids' Firefighter Challenge course consisting of several stations:

#1: Run and carry a high rise pack.

#2: Run and carry a hydrant wrench.

#3: Crawl under tables, rescue ... (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

10/01/2016
Pig Roast

10/01/2016
Home Depot's - "Build a Fire Truck"

10/17/2016
Miller-Keystone Blood Drive


 

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