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:
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DEC:
Total 104 453

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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Latest 10 Responses
  • 07/10/2018: 17:07 FIRE-BUILDING 163 W LINCOLN HWY
  • 07/10/2018: 16:31 FIRE-NOTIFY FIRE CHIEF MAIN ST / S CULVERT ST
  • 07/10/2018: 00:52 FIRE-BUILDING 524 E LINCOLN HWY
  • 07/10/2018: 00:51 ACCIDENT-ALS 468 GUM TREE RD
  • 07/09/2018: 22:38 ALARM-MEDICAL - BLS 304 GUM TREE RD
  • 07/08/2018: 21:00 FIRE-RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS L46A
  • 07/08/2018: 07:07 FIRE-ASSIST THE AMBULANCE 212 MAIN ST
  • 07/04/2018: 23:07 FIRE-TRASH/DUMPSTER FIRE 602 W FIRST AVE
  • 07/03/2018: 17:46 FIRE-SMOKE/ODOR INVEST OUTSIDE ZION HILL RD / ZOOK RD
  • 07/03/2018: 15:18 FIRE-FARM EQUIPMENT FIRE 51 MANN RD
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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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FF Nate Gathercole starts the process to be commissioned as an Officer in the Army.
FF Nate Gathercole starts the process to be commissioned as an Officer in the Army.

Firefighter Gathercole starts the Army ROTC Commissioning Process

KVFD, July 06

Congratulations to Firefighter Nate Gathercole. Nate starts his college education and the process to be commissioned as an Officer in the US Army by attending the Valley Forge Military Academy. After a brief cadet in-processing at the VFMC this week he will soon head off for Army Basic military training at Fort Knox before returning to VFMA for his freshman year. Nate will be part of the 91st Corp ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Parkesburg Fair by KVFD

KVFD, June 27

The Keystone Valley Fire Department decided to cancel the annual fair due to the declining revenues and the amount of time and commitment that goes into the event from the volunteers of KVFD.

We appreciate the Community's support of this event over the many years.

In lieu of the event, KVFD asks that community members support the Parkesburg Community Day and the Final Friday events.

Fireworks ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fireworks on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Community Day in Minch Park.
Fireworks on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Community Day in Minch Park.

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Today’s crash on Common’s Drive.
Today’s crash on Common’s Drive.

Common’s Drive Crash

KVFD, June 25

This afternoon at 2:57 PM, KVFD responded to Common’s Drive at W.Lincoln Highway in West Sadsbury Township for a crash with a child reportedly injured.

Dep 8, Amb 8, and Tac 8 responded with Amb 44-1 assisting. Two persons were transported to the hospital by ambulance. A total of three vehicles were involved.

Firefighters assisted EMS, and cleaned up hazards.

The incident was cleared about ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident in West Sadsbury Snarls Rush Hour Traffic

KVFD, June 20

At 4:38 PM, KVFD was dispatched to an accident involving an overturned vehicle in front of the Wawa Market at Commons Drive and W. Lincoln Highway in West Sadsbury Township. Upon the arrival of Deputy Chief Schreiber additional fire police resources were requested as well as a second ambulance.

County radio dispatched a fire police task force to assist in traffic control.

One person was injured ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lt. John Ford
Lt. John Ford

RIP - Past Fire Police Lt. John Ford

KVFD, June 19

Today, the Chief Officers regret to announce the passing of Lt. John Ford. Lt. Ford is a 61 year veteran of the fire service.

In a member profile published a few years ago we learned the following:

FF Ford began his service as a Junior Firefighter at the Brandywine Fire Company in Coatesville, and served there until they closed. His family was active in the Brandywine Fire Company and when they ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Girl Scouts Awards at Pomeroy

KVFD, May 29

Tonight the Girl Scout's Coatesville Area Service Unit and guests met at the KVFD East Station for an award ceremony. KVFD was represented by BOD members Brian Gathercole and Geoffrey Burkhart.

KVFD was presented with a Friend Award, as were Amy Amir of the Chester County DES and Leo Scaccia of Medic 93.

Thank you to the Girl Scouts for the recognition!

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Packed house tonight at the East Station for the Girl Scout's Recognition and Award Ceremony
Packed house tonight at the East Station for the Girl Scout's Recognition and Award Ceremony

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No Caption Annual Parkesburg VFW Memorial Day Parade

KVFD, May 20

Today, KVFD members were excited to attend the Annual Parkesburg VFW Memorial Day Parade with the parade ending at our soon to be open newly renovated Central Station. It was a historic occasion with community members getting a first look at the memorial garden.

Watch for announcements soon for the grand opening date of the Central Station and housing of the new Rescue 8!

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Extinguisher Training at Parkesedge Apartments

KVFD, May 14

Tonight at our Monday night training, KVFD took a ride to the Parkesedge Apartments in Parkesburg Borough and met with many of the community residents to present a class on the proper use of fire extinguishers. Current Lt., and past chief Carl Reynolds conducted the class.

Photos by FF/Paramedic Scot Kreger

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Lt. Tim Reynolds presenting tonight's class at the Parkesedge Apartments.
Lt. Tim Reynolds presenting tonight's class at the Parkesedge Apartments.

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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

07/21/2018
Pancake Breakfast at The Point

08/18/2018
Traditions Training - First Alarm Strategy and Tactics


 

 

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