Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
2015 KVFD Incidents
Month: Fire: EMS:
Jan 21 89
Feb 29 81
Mar 24 102
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 74 272

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 20 91
Dec 19 99
Total 323 1142

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
  • 04/24/2015: 20:21 ALARM - FIRE 3911 W LINCOLN HW ,36
  • 04/24/2015: 11:55 COMPOST PILE FIRE 200 S FRIENDS MEETINGHOUSE RD ,45
  • 04/24/2015: 11:25 BRUSH FIRE E BRIDGE ST/MAIN ST ,08 (V)
  • 04/24/2015: 06:23 COMPOST PILE FIRE NB FERNWOOD RD SO S FRIENDS MEETINGHOUSE
  • 04/24/2015: 02:14 ACCIDENT - INVOLVING FIRE 177 OCTORARA RD ,37
  • 04/24/2015: 00:24 SEIZURES - BLS 26 FRIENDSHIP WY ,37
  • 04/22/2015: 16:14 ELECTRICAL FIRE INSIDE 20 OAK ST ,16
  • 04/22/2015: 15:21 ALARM - FIRE 100 S LIMESTONE RD ,08
  • 04/21/2015: 12:20 ALARM - FIRE 1121 OCTORARA TR ,37
  • 04/20/2015: 06:57 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES EB RT 30 WO RT 10 ,36 (V)

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

"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

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Octorara Students Visit the Central Station

KVFD, April 24

This morning, guests from the CCIU class at the Octorara Area School District visited the Central Station for a field trip. Firefighters provided the students a tour of the apparatus and demonstrated the appearance and voice of a firefighter geared up fully in turn-out gear and SCBA. Students were at KVFD for one hour and then proceeded to the Parkesburg Police Department for the second part of their ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Gathercole with some of the students.
Chief Gathercole with some of the students.

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Firefighter/EMT Bambrick on the 1 3/4" line
Firefighter/EMT Bambrick on the 1 3/4" line

Busy Friday

KVFD , April 24

On Friday, April 24, 2015, KVFD crews started a busy day by assisting the Sadsburyville Fire Company with a motor vehicle accident at 2:13 AM in the 100 block of Octorara Road, Sadsbury Township, Chester County. Initial reports were of a one-vehicle crash with fire but upon arrival SFC responders found there was no fire, and our fire response was cancelled. Ambulance 8-1 did respond and assist Sadsburyville ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Training - Pump Tests and WOD Re-Packing Hose

KVFD, April 21

Last night's training consisted of assisting our training coordinator, and past chief, Ray Stackhouse, Capt. Schreiber, and Mr. Steve Miller of MES, with pump testing the apparatus discharge pressures to improve efficiency and service delivery time during pumping operations. They began the set-up and some testing earlier in the evening with EMS Lt. Emerson's assistance at the location to the rear ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mr. Miller of MES on the left viewing his equipment installed inside the crew compartment of Engine 8-2 with Capt. Schreiber giving directions.
Mr. Miller of MES on the left viewing his equipment installed inside the crew compartment of Engine 8-2 with Capt. Schreiber giving directions.

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Ambulance assists Sta. 31 with Rollover

KVFD, April 20

06:57hrs - Ambulance 8 along with a paramedic from 93 were dispatched to assist Station 31, sadsburyville Fire Co with an accident on the RT 30 bypass East of RT 30. Asst. 31 arrived on location to find a single vehicle blocking the right Eastbound lane which had been involved in a rollover accident with the driver unconscious inside the vehicle. Entry to the vehicle was made and patient care initiated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD Helps Train the Girl Scout Leaders of the Western Chester County Area

KVFD , April 20

On Sunday, April 19, 2015, KVFD hosted CPR/AED training for the Mom’s and Girl Scout Leaders of the Western Chester County Area.

Training was provided by our EMS Instructors and it was required of the Girl Scouts Troop Leaders in order for their troop to participate in various Girl Scout activities, events and trips.

The following Girl Scout Troops participated:

Girl Scout Troop 4223
Girl Scout ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure fire with collapse.

Photo by M. Edwards
Structure fire with collapse. Photo by M. Edwards

Help Good Works!

KVFD, April 16

http://www.goodworksinc.org/gene

On Christmas Eve, Good Works homeowner Eugene (Gene) Sabbi lost his home in a devastating fire due to a mishap with his wood burning stove. He received 2nd degree burns to hands and arms and lost his dog Elsa, a one-year old boxer pup in the inferno.

According to eye witnesses, the old timber home was engulfed in flames within 4 to 5 minutes. Gene lost everything ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Dynamics

KVFD, April 14

Last night, KVFD firefighters and Cochranville Fire Co., firefighters attended a three hour Office of the State Fire Commissioner course taught by Capt. Dennis Gallagher from Upper Darby at our Central station. The course covered some new content and updated some old information based on research by UL and NIST.

We learned that Capt. Gallagher was actually recently involved in a residential fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kacie's Cause Walk

KVFD, April 14

From Kacie's Cause:

May 10, 2015 at 9am, beginning at The Parkesburg Point, 700 Main Street, Parkesburg, PA 19365

This is a family event and it will be held "rain or shine."

Join us to bring awareness of the drug epidemic in our communities. Please consider walking in memory of a loved one.

Lunch will be provided after the walk by The Parkesburg Point.

Register at: http://goo.gl/forms/Gpq0V6uqqO

See ... (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

05/10/2015
Kacie's Cause - 2015 Mother's Day Walk

05/14/2015
Miller-Keystone Blood Drive

05/17/2015
Parkesburg VFW Memorial Day Parade

05/23/2015
Community Breakfast at VFW

06/29/2015 - 07/04/2015
KVFD Fair

07/25/2015
Community Breakfast at VFW

08/08/2015
Parkesburg Community Day and Firefighter's Challenge


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