02/24/2014: 13:00 ALARM - FIRE 5075 LOWER VALLEY RD ,36
Welcome to the Official Website of the Keystone Valley Fire Department -Station #8
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!
A New and Improved Partnership with Houghton Enterprises, Inc.
The Board of Directors are pleased to announce that the Parkesburg Fire Company Fair will be renamed as the Parkesburg Fair sponsored by KVFD, and will be managed and produced by Houghton Enterprises of Cochranville.
Tentatively pending approval by the Borough of Parkesburg, it will be held June ... (Full Story & Photos)
Photo courtesy of the Parkesburg Today.
Chief Officers, L to R, Asst Chief Cazillo, Chief Stackhouse and Deputy Chief Gathercole.
Last night members of the KVFD proceeded to the new Victory Brewing plant for tour led by brewery officials to learn the building's layout, fire suppression and safety equipment and areas at risk.
Chief Stackhouse said, “We look forward to serving Victory Brewing as well as developing a community partnership, not only now but as they continue to develop the site here in West Sadsbury. This is a ... (Full Story & Photos)
KVFD will soon be providing 9-1-1 address numbers, at $15.00 per sign. Ass't Chief Robbie Cazillo, who is spearheading the effort, said,"in an emergency, every second counts and it is critical that each residence and business have easily recognized signs posted as required by the municipal codes." He continued, "In addition we ask our municipal officials to check street signs and ensure that all streets, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Reports To: Career Staff Supervisor
FLSA Code: Career Staff: Non-exempt
Providing emergency medical care to the sick and injured within the scope of practice defined by the Pennsylvania BLS Protocols along with fire/rescue services as defined in employee handbook and Department ‘s Policies and Procedures
The good news, accumulation is forecast to be less but we are specifically mentioned for ice.
New snow amounts for Chester County: 4-6" north of the PA Turnpike and 6-8" south of the PA Turnpike. Ice is only expected in the Atglen/Parkesburg/Sadsbury area, around 0.1" of ice. Timing: The heaviest of snow will occur overnight until about noon. The morning commute will be impacted. Winter Storm Warnings ... (Full Story)
Thanks to the community for your support, and especially Mr. Daniel Kauffman of Atglen and his family for preparing and serving an amazing meal. None of this would have been possible without the hard work of several KVFD members and their family.
Kevin Holmes, event chairperson, said tonight,"I just wanted to let everyone know the day went very well today. We had a lot of help throughout the day ... (Full Story & Photos)
An online article in PENNLIVE highlights the critical issue facing many communities in Pennsylvania.
In the article by Jan Murphy, there is an alarming quote by State Fire Commissioner Edward Mann. “Sooner or later, somebody’s going to dial 911 and the 911 center is going to dispatch a fire department and nobody’s going to show up,” State Fire Commissioner Edward Mann told the House Veterans Affairs ... (Full Story & Photos)
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