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 22 98
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 284 952

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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  • 11/23/2014: 10:09 ALARM - CARBON MONOXIDE 700 W FIRST AV ,08
  • 11/19/2014: 12:25 ACCIDENT - INJURIES WB RT 30 WO RT 10 ,36 (V)
  • 11/19/2014: 10:51 ELECTRICAL FIRE INSIDE 41 NEWPORT AV, CHRIST, 89 (NV)
  • 11/19/2014: 08:48 ACCIDENT - SERIOUS 613 W FIRST AV ,08
  • 11/18/2014: 15:10 ALARM - CARBON MONOXIDE 369 STRASBURG AV ,08
  • 11/11/2014: 13:42 ACCIDENT - PEDESTRIAN STRUCK 100 COMMONS DR ,36
  • 11/11/2014: 10:13 BUILDING FIRE 4581 LOWER VALLEY RD ,36
  • 11/07/2014: 11:58 ALARM - FIRE 140 E STEWART HUSTON DR ,37
  • 11/06/2014: 06:30 ACCIDENT - INJURIES COMMONS DR/RT 30 ,36 (V)

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Fire Prevention at Westminster Place

KVFD, November 20

On Thursday afternoon, Chief Raymond Stackhouse, Ass't Chief Robbie Cazillo, our PIO, and our career staff on Ambulance 8-2 traveled to Westminster Place to meet with the residents and discuss fire safety.

This facility has 72 one or two-bedroom senior apartments, all with fully equipped kitchens, spacious living rooms and walk-in closets.

After meeting with the property manager and discussing a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Stackhouse leading the discussion.
Chief Stackhouse leading the discussion.

Car Hits Railway Bridge Abutment

KVFD, November 20

At 1:46 PM on Thursday, November 20, 2014, KVFD was dispatched to an accident with injuries, reported to be a car into a railroad bridge abutment on Greenbelt Drive at Old Wilmington Road, Sadsbury Township, Chester County. A medic unit from Brandywine Hospital with an Engine from Sadsburyville Fire Co. were also dispatched.

Ambulance 8-2 responded with Tac-8 also responding. Upon arrival EMT's found ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Kevin Holmes Graduates from "Firefighter 1"

KVFD, November 20

Congratulations to Firefighter Kevin Holmes on his completion of Chester County's "Firefighter 1" course. Kevin made the commitment to attend the course over the last few months balancing working full-time, and a busy family life while still running calls and working events. He and his wife, Jennifer, also a KVFD firefighter, have four children.

"Firefighter 1" is a 172 hour “recruit” level basic ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lt. Taylor, Lt. Smith, FF Holmes and Deputy Chief Gathercole (from L-R)
Lt. Taylor, Lt. Smith, FF Holmes and Deputy Chief Gathercole (from L-R)

Photos by Mysticman Photography
Photos by Mysticman Photography

SUV vs. House

KVFD, November 19

On Wednesday morning at 8:47 AM, KVFD was dispatched with the Cochranville Fire Co for a second rescue truck, and Westwood Fire Co., for a second ambulance, to an accident, reported to be serious, vehicle into a house in the 600 block of W. First Avenue, Borough of Parkesburg, PA. County 9-1-1 reported people screaming in the background when the call was received. A medic unit from Brandywine Hospital ... (Full Story & Photos)

Live Burn

KVFD, November 16

On Sunday KVFD traveled to the West Chester Fire Training Center for a day of live burn drills, i.e., practicing skills learned over the last few weeks in live fire conditions. Ladder 8, Rescue 8 and Ambulance 8-1 under command of Capt. Schreiber attended while Rescue 40 from the Boothwyn Fire Company, Delaware County assisted in covering the District.

Thanks Rescue 40!... (Full Story & Photos)

Press Fire Shuts Down Production

KVFD, November 11

A mid-morning press fire at Quad Graphics shut down production and caused the evacuation of the building during a busy time of the year. Fortunately no one was hurt and production is expected to resume shortly.

At 10:12 AM, KVFD along with assisting companies from Christiana Fire Company, Gap Fire Company, and Cochranville Fire Company were dispatched to a building fire in the 4000 block of Lower ... (Full Story & Photos)

Day #2 of Engine and Truck Operations with Minimal Staffing by Traditions Training, LLC

KVFD, November 09

KVFD sponsored a class on "Engine and Truck Operations with Minimal Staffing" presented by Traditions Training,(, this weekend. It was 100% KVFD and a great class.

Our instructors for this course:

Nicholas Martin Battalion Chief, Columbia Fire Department

Nick began his fire service career in 1994 as a volunteer in his hometown located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. ... (Full Story & Photos)

KVFD Attends Sadsbury Fire Company Housing and Celebration

KVFD , November 09

On Saturday afternoon, KVFD with surrounding fire companies, was invited to attend the housing and dedication of Sadsburyville's Engine 31-1.

Deputy Chief Brian Gathercole represented KVFD with BOD Chair-person Ray Campbell, EMT Penny Knotts, and Fire Police Lt. Bob Linsinbigler also attending. Most of our active crew were attending a two day long training class and weren't available.

Sadsbury ... (Full Story & Photos)


"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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