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 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 241 759

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
  • 08/31/2014: 12:12 BARN FIRE 433 GUM TREE RD ,45
  • 08/29/2014: 19:12 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES BORO LINE RD/OLD STOTTSVILLE RD ,45 (
  • 08/29/2014: 09:03 ALARM - FIRE 24 E FIRST AV ,08
  • 08/28/2014: 06:22 OUT BUILDING/SHED FIRE WB STRASBURG RD EO ZOOK RD ,36 (V)
  • 08/28/2014: 06:22 FIELD FIRE WB STRASBURG RD WO S MOUNT VERNON RD ,36
  • 08/25/2014: 19:19 ASSIST THE AMBULANCE 360 STRASBURG AV ,08
  • 08/18/2014: 11:05 ALARM - FIRE 770 COMMONS DR ,36
  • 08/16/2014: 13:07 ACCIDENT - ENTRAPMENT N MOSCOW RD/RT 30 ,36 (V)
  • 08/13/2014: 13:21 POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER FIRE 200 N CHURCH ST ,08
  • 08/13/2014: 08:02 ELECTRICAL FIRE INSIDE 332 COMMONS DR ,36

Welcome to the Official Website of the Keystone Valley Fire Department -Station #8

"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

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Area Firefighters Respond to a Stubborn Silo Fire

KVFD, August 31

At 12:12 PM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Cochranville Fire Company with a barn fire soon changed to a silo fire at a farm in the 400 block of Gum Tree Road, Highland Township, Chester County. Multiple departments from Western Chester County and Eastern Lancaster County were also requested to assist.

Cochranville Fire Chief Dean Hoopes assumed "Gum Tree Road Command" and began to develop an ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tower 24 firefighters cutting a cap off.
Tower 24 firefighters cutting a cap off.

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Accident at Boro Line and Old Stottsville Road

KVFD, August 29

On Friday evening at 7:12 PM, KVFD was dispatched along with a paramedic from Brandywine Hospital to an accident involving an overturned vehicle on Boro Line Road at Old Stottsville Road in Highland Township. The caller, a passerby, reported the vehicle was blocking the road and three occupants were out.

Ambulance 8-1, Rescue 8, Engine 8-1 and Fire Marshal 45, Gerald McKee, responded. Ass't Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Early Morning Brush Fire

KVFD, August 28

At 6:22 AM, KVFD and units from the Christiana Fire Company, (Lancaster County) were dispatched to a reported brush fire on Strasburg Road, west of Mt. Vernon Road in West Sadsbury Township, Chester County. The call was soon upgraded to an out-building fire resulting in additional resources being dispatched.

Ambulance 8-1, arrived and found a debris pile and brush on fire. Assistant 8, Ass't Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Department Picnic made Possible by Members and Community Partners

Fire Chief Raymond Stackhouse, August 24

KVFD took a partial break from "business" by having a picnic at the Parkesburg VFW on Saturday.

The picnic was a chance for members to relax and enjoy the day together, working as a team and communicating while doing something other than responding to emergencies - like playing bean bag and horse shoes.

The chance to relax would not have been possible had it not been for our Community partners, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD and Others, Partner with the Christiana Fire Co., (Lancaster County) for our Kids and our Future

KVFD, August 23

The future of Pa's Volunteer fire service is our kids! Many of our Junior firefighters and active firefighters/EMTs were first exposed to the fire service as younger children. This weekend many local fire departments and companies came together spearheaded by the Christiana Fire Co, and sponsored by them and other community groups, to offer a fire experience day titled,"Step into the Boots of a Firefighter."

We ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FF Clements competing in the KVFD FF Challenge.
FF Clements competing in the KVFD FF Challenge.

FF Scott Clements - Member Highlight

KVFD, August 20

Scott joined the Parkesburg Fire Company at age 21 after meeting some members at the fair. His father is a Borough employee who knew most of firefighters. So Scott was familiar with the fire company and said that he joined because he wanted to help others in the community.

After graduating from Octorara High School, he attended a construction technical school in Delaware and then decided to attend ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Race into Scouting - Parkesburg Pack 135 to sign up new Cub Scouts at KVFD on 9/15

KVFD, August 19

Race into Scouting!

For the next few months, Cub Scouts throughout the area will team up to encourage boys in first through fifth grade to sign up for Scouts.

Classrooms throughout Chester County will receive a special invitation through in-school broadcasts, flyers and special stickers to join Scouting.

The campaign is part of the Chester County Council’s annual “Race into Scouting” membership ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle rescue training.
Vehicle rescue training.

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The course via a panoramic.
The course via a panoramic.

Monday Night Drill - Challenge Course Set-up and Stand-by at Station #27

KVFD, August 19

While Engine 8-2 with a crew of five stood-by and assisted the Cochranville Fire Co., during a pre-planned water supply training, the remainder of the active crew completed duties at the stations and then worked together to set-up the KVFD Challenge/Fitness course inside the West station. Members are encouraged to use this course to improve fitness, and practice survival skills.

Thanks to Career ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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Events

09/15/2014
Cub Scout's Race into Scouting and Rescue Demo

10/04/2014
Home Depot - Fire Prevention Display and Demonstration

10/11/2014 - 10/12/2014
Bell's Across America


Highlighted Junior Firefighter of the Month:

Hunter Stiebritz

 

Highlighted Firefighter of the Month:

 Scott Clements

 

Community Breakfast

Parkesburg VFW

406 Fourth Avenue, Parkesburg, Pa

3rd Saturday of each month

from 7:00 - 10:00 am

Provided by the Parkesburg

Word of Faith Church

 

 

 

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