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 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 190 571

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
  • 07/19/2014: 02:54 SHOOTING - W/INJ (JO/IP 1384 ZOOK RD ,36
  • 07/17/2014: 13:40 BUILDING FIRE 501 GUNNARD CARLSON DR ,37
  • 07/15/2014: 22:35 POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER FIRE 2050 VALLEY RD ,37
  • 07/13/2014: 12:10 ALARM - FIRE 103 WEST ST ,08
  • 07/12/2014: 11:17 CAR FIRE 104 INDEPENDENCE WY ,37
  • 07/11/2014: 12:43 ACCIDENT - ENTRAPMENT NB RT 10 NO RT 30 ,37 (V)
  • 07/07/2014: 19:43 ACCIDENT - ENTRAPMENT EB RT 30 EO RT 10 ,37 (V)
  • 07/05/2014: 11:05 ALARM - FIRE 100 S LIMESTONE RD ,08
  • 07/02/2014: 11:07 ALARM - FIRE 500 COMMONS DR ,36
  • 07/01/2014: 14:16 ALARM - FIRE 81 MURRAY DR ,45

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

"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

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Skid Unit for Sale

KVFD, July 22

KVFD is selling a Defender 48" X 96", 300 gallon poly skid unit manufactured in 4/2002 with 2 pre-piped hose reels with electric rewind that hold 200' of 1" hose on each reel. Hose not included. The skid unit has an 18 H.P. Briggs and Stratton Vanguard motor that needs a tune up. It has one 2 1/2" intake, one 1" discharge and one 1 1/2" discharge on the pump manifold and is piped for an additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tony Riccardi returns to teach a Highway Safety Management Class

KVFD, July 22

Last night we again welcomed Mr. Tony Riccardi to KVFD to present a four hour program on Highway Safety developed by VFIS and the Bucks County Community College. Tony is a well known police and fire instructor and has served as both a municipal police chief and fire chief. He has been teaching for over 50 years. There were 33 members from the KVFD with eleven guests from outside fire companies attending.

Other ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chester County Fire Leaders Attend the National Fire Academy

KVFD, July 20

This weekend several leaders from the KVFD came together with other Chester County and PA firefighters to attend a weekend of courses at the USFA National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Chief Raymond Stackhouse, Deputy Chief Brian Gathercole, Lt. Ford Smith and FF/EMT Jason Legieko, attended.Our chiefs were teamed with Chief Neil Vaughn of Malvern, and Chief Barry Messner of the Honeybrook ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Crash on Rt.#41 with Entrapment

KVFD, July 18

At 3:36 PM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Christiana Fire Company, Lancaster County, on a crash reported with entrapment on Rt. #41 in Atglen Borough.

Rescue 8 initially responded, with Ambulance 8-2 and Traffic 8 being soon requested by Command 52, and responding. Upon arrival our Rescue 8 assisted with scene clean-up and traffic control until the Traffic unit arrived. Ambulance 8-2 was not ... (Full Story)


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Rescue 8

Mid-Morning Odor Investigation

KVFD, July 18

KVFD was dispatched at 10:26 AM to the report of an odor investigation in the 500 block of Strasburg Avenue, Parkesburg Borough. Tac 8, Rescue 8, Ambulance 8-1, and Engine 8-2 responded. Upon arrival crews used meters to check the house and found no hazards, and the odor was found to be degreaser being used. The homeowner was advised to use natural ventilation to clear the odor.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Challenge-Registration Closes Soon!

KVFD, July 18

Please see the attached for a registration form and release form.

PARKESBURG COMMUNITY DAY - FIREFIGHTER COMBAT CHALLENGE AUGUST 2, 2014 @ Minch Park Final heat and award presentation time will be announced after registration is closed.

Firefighters will race the clock in full turn out gear, including SCBA, while navigating obstacles and simulated tasks normally associated with fire ground operations: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assist to Sadsburyville FD on Fork-Lift on Fire in a Building

KVFD, July 17

At 1:40 PM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Sadsburyville Fire Company with a fork lift that was reported to be on fire inside a large commercial structure. Ambulance 8-1 responded immediately with Ladder 8 and Engine 8-2 soon following. Upon arrival crews were placed on standby and the fire was found to have been extinguished.

No services were necessary by KVFD. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD Monday Night Training

KVFD , July 14

This week, KVFD Members conducted a few "Rainy" day drills as a back up. Crews set up both the Forcible Entry and RIT prop's in our West Station. Originally crews were supposed to complete Vehicle Rescue training, however due to strong storms moving through our area, instead we completed a great night of forcible entry and self rescue training.

Chief Stackhouse conducted several drills with members ... (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

08/02/2014
Parkesburg's Community Day

08/02/2014
Firefighter Combat Challenge - Registration is Open

08/20/2014
VFW Blood Drive

08/22/2014 - 08/23/2014
Kid's Fire Camp- "Step into the Boots of a Firefighter"


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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