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The proposed stations for the FF Combat Challenge:
Goal is to have distance from each station to next a minimum of 50' or greater based on below: 1. 100' 3" line drag 50', hand over hand 50' 2. forcible entry prop 3. 100' charged handline drag (100 ft) (line can be charged then truck shut off - tie bail closed) 4. Pittsburgh ... (Full Story & Photos)
Our Board of Directors would like to publicly recognize and thank Mr. Dave Boozer of Power-Man Electric for recently doing some wiring at the the Central Station and donating his time, service and supplies to get the job done for KVFD.
KVFD was busy on Saturday with several calls for service.
KVFD was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at Martin Road and Station Road in Highland Township at 2:32 PM. Fortunately, there were only minor injuries and Capt. Guiney held our response to just Ambulance 8-1,Tac-8 and Traffic 8.
Later in the afternoon, Tanker 8 was dispatched to assist Modena Fire Company on ... (Full Story & Photos)
Engineer Burkhart and FF Sharpess on Tanker 8 at the East Fallowfield fire.
A demonstration by FF/EMT Legieko on a downed firefighter.
KVFD was well represented at the PA Annual Weekend at The National Fire Academy. Chief Brian Gathercole, Past chief Raymond Stackhouse, Deputy Chief Robert Cazillo, and FF Danny O'Connell attended, with FF/EMT Kevin Bambrick, who was there for another agency. Other Chester County fire companies represented were Malvern, West Grove, Honeybrook, and Wagontown.
Once again we were pleased to be invited to and to attend J.D. Eckman's company picnic on Saturday, July 18, 2015, from noon to 2 PM. Firefighters attended in Ambulance 8-1, Ladder 8, Tanker 8 and Engine 8-2.
Firefighters provided a static display and had an opportunity to enjoy some of the fine food.
As 7:50 PM last night, KVFD EMS responded to 9 calls in a 24 hour period, with four more incidents being covered by our neighbor's EMS units because Ambulance 8-1 was committed on a call.
One of those calls, dispatched at 6:12 AM, was a cardiac arrest in an alley in the Borough of Parkesburg. It resulted in what appeared to be a successful cardiac arrest save. KVFD Firefighter/EMTs Dave Wallace, ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 6:05 PM, KVFD was dispatched to a motor vehicle crash with injuries in the first block of Highland Road, Highland Township, Chester County. Ambulance 8-1 responded immediately with career staff. Captain 8, Tac 8, Chief 8, Traffic 8, a fire police unit, and Rescue 8 also soon responded. Upon arrival it was determined that both occupants were refusing treatment, or signing off. Rescue 8 was recalled ... (Full Story & Photos)
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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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