This morning KVFD and SFC firefighters and EMTs, with police officers from Sadsbury Township and West Caln Township, presented a static display and age appropriate discussion of fire, EMT and police topics to groups of children attending Gateway Church's pre-school children's ministry. Also, a local veterinarian and a nurse made presentations.
We were proud to host the 2016 Face of America Ride today. Around noon, approximately 80 bicyclists and 20 or so support staff from the ride took a break at our Central Station. They had lunch, did a water re-supply and to used the restrooms before heading off into Lancaster County.
This route was a trial run and organizers were pleased so far with it's success. They expect the north route could ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Thursday evening, the Sadsburyville Fire Company with KVFD was dispatched for a motorcycle accident on Rt.#30 at Rt.#10 in West Sadsbury Township.
Callers reported that the cyclist rolled after striking the car.
Ambulance 8-1 with a paramedic from Brandywine Hospital were initially dispatched with SFC. The location was soon corrected to Rt.#30 at Commons Drive and Rescue 8 was added to the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Firefighters assist in the clean-up at last night's crash.
Fire police at today's traffic detail.
Photo by FP Ofc. J. Shultz
KVFD fire police, with multiple other fire police units from Chester and Lancaster counties, responded at 2:44 PM to assist the Sadsbury Township police with traffic control on Business Rt.#30 between the Rt.#30 Bypass and Old Wilmington Road for wires down on the roadway. Reportedly a truck pulled down both Comcast and Verizon wires, and those wires blocked the road.
KVFD came together tonight for training and firefighters reviewed hydrant operations using a 5" Large Diameter Hoses (LDH) on W. Eighth Avenue while our fire police unit went to Christiana for a meeting. LDH is critical to water supply and with the fire load we are experiencing, it can make a huge difference knocking down the fire. But LDH is not easy to maneuver and quite a bit of our district has ... (Full Story & Photos)
KVFD has multiple members working incidents and details, and at training today. It's also been a very busy day for firefighters throughout the County.
This morning, six firefighters attended a work detail moving the contents of the Atglen station to other storage locations and cleaning out what is no longer needed.
Our EMS unit has been busy running calls all day while fire police were assisting ... (Full Story & Photos)
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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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