Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
2014 KVFD Incidents
Month: Fire: EMS:
Jan 33 116
Feb 45 106
Mar 26 78
Apr 36 99
May 27 86
Jun 23 86
Jul 31 90
Aug 20 98
Sep 21 95
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 262 854

2013 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 34 92
Feb 31 67
Mar 20 60
Apr 21 64
May 23 68
Jun 24 52
Jul 20 82
Aug 18 84
Sep 25 75
Oct 22 70
Nov 22 83
Dec 31 96
Total 291 893

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Latest 10 Responses
  • 10/23/2014: 21:58 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES 605 N CHURCH ST ,08
  • 10/23/2014: 12:01 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES RT 10/RT 41 ,44 (V)
  • 10/23/2014: 03:22 DEBRIS / FD RESP 970 OLD WILMINGTON RD ,37
  • 10/23/2014: 00:42 FIRE POLICE REQUEST 17 SPRUCE ST ,37
  • 10/20/2014: 16:03 ACCIDENT - INJURIES WB RT 30 WO N MOSCOW RD ,36 (V)
  • 10/20/2014: 15:54 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES 2977 LINCOLN HW ,37
  • 10/20/2014: 09:30 FIRE POLICE REQUEST COOVER RD/RT 30 (NV)
  • 10/20/2014: 07:06 ACCIDENT - PEDESTRIAN STRUCK S CHURCH ST/E FIRST AV ,08 (V)
  • 10/19/2014: 17:54 RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS STATION 41 (NV)
  • 10/17/2014: 23:25 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES 2681 WB RT 30 BP ,37

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"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

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Mark Your Calendars and Join Us at our Pig Roast

KVFD, October 21

Pig Roast Sat, November 1st, 2014 2:00 PM till -?

KVFD East Station 1918 Valley Road Pomeroy, Pa Menu: Roast Pork, sautéed mushrooms, corn, coleslaw, sauerkraut, rolls & butter, with an assortment of fresh Amish baked goods. Price: Adults $10.00 each Children $5.00 5-10 years old Under 5 yrs - Free

First come - first served. No advance orders.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Multiple Crashes on Monday

KVFD, October 20

On Monday, at 7:06 AM, we started the day with a pedestrian struck, reportedly a fourteen year old girl, on Church Street at West Main in Parkesburg. Ambulance 8-1 arrived on location and found that no fire or Advance Life Support services were required.

The incident was handled by Ambulance 8-1 and they recalled the fire department.

At 9:30 AM, Fire Police were requested to assist on Rt.#30 and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Motor Vehicle Accident in West Sadsbury Twp.
Motor Vehicle Accident in West Sadsbury Twp.

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Some friends posing for a photo in front Ladder 8.
Some friends posing for a photo in front Ladder 8.

Parkesburg Lions Club Halloween Parade

KVFD, October 18

KVFD, with our friends from Christiana Fire Company, represented the fire service at today's Lions Club Halloween parade. It was well attended by local school bands, and many other organizations. Families lined the street starting on West First Avenue at A. Duie Pyle. The parade proceeded east to the Central Station where judging took place.

Ambulance 8-2 was named "Best Appearing Ambulance" while ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fuel Spill on Main Street

KVFD, October 16

At 7:10 AM, KVFD was dispatched to a reported fuel spill on N. Church Street (Rt.#10) at Chapel Avenue in Parkesburg Borough. Ambulance 8-1 responded and determined that the vehicle had been moved and the fuel spill was now at Main Street and Washington Street.

Rescue 8 and Deputy 8 responded and mitigated the spill.

All units were clear and available by 7:45 AM.... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 8 at the fuel spill.

Photo by Mysticman Photography
Rescue 8 at the fuel spill. Photo by Mysticman Photography

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BOD Member Dalmas with County DES Fire Training Jeff Groves.
BOD Member Dalmas with County DES Fire Training Jeff Groves.

KVFD Donates Surplus MCFC Station #34 Engine to Chester County Training Institute

KVFD, October 14

KVFD membership, at their September department meeting, approved the donation of former Martin’s Corner Engine 34-1, a 1984 Pierce 1750/500 pumper, to the Chester County Public Safety Training Center.

It is hoped that the donation of this engine will assist improving hands on experience for new training recruits. It was formally delivered today by BOD member Jared Dalmas with Mr. Jeff Groves, County ... (Full Story & Photos)

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15th Annual Pumpkin Olympics comes to Highland Township on November 8th, 2014

KVFD , October 13

The 15th annual Pumpkin Olympics will feature Smokin Lamas punkin'chunkin' and lots of games and food. Proceeds will benefit the Parkesburg Point youth center.

Events will run 11am-3pm, followed by the awesome Pumpkin Avalanche and Smash Fest.

Special Events: 11:30-Weighted Carry Competition; 12:00-"Got-to-Go" Race; 12:30-Pie Eating Contest; 1:30-Pairs Pumpkin Race; 2:00-Cow Patty Bingo; 2:30-Pumpkin ... (Full Story & Photos)

2013 Pumpkin Olympics
2013 Pumpkin Olympics

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The victim after recovery from a hillside at Wolf's Hollow Park.

Photo by FF Vazquez.
The victim after recovery from a hillside at Wolf's Hollow Park. Photo by FF Vazquez.

Wolf's Hollow Park - Search and Rescue Training with the Mason Dixon Rescue Dogs

KVFD, October 12

On Saturday night from 5 PM to 10PM, KVFD partnered with the Mason Dixon Rescue Dogs on a series of search and rescue exercises at the park. Ambulance 8-2, Assistant 8 and Utility 8 assisted. Multiple victims were "hidden or lost" in the park and the search dogs worked hard to find them. The exercises culminated with the rescue of a victim who had fallen on a steep hillside.

The Christiana Fire Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Saturday Morning Crash in Stottsville Section of Sadsbury Twp.

KVFD, October 11

At 8:45 AM, KVFD was dispatched to a reported accident with unknown injuries at Rt.#372 and Strasburg Road in Stottsville, Sadsbury Township. Ambulance 8-1, Tac 8, Deputy 8, and Rescue 8 responded and found upon arrival it was a two vehicle accident with subject to be checked.

Deputy 8 assumed the "Valley Road Command" and held the assignment to what was responding and already on-scene.

Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 8 on-scene
Rescue 8 on-scene

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"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

The Keystone Valley Fire Department was formed in March 2013 after 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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