On Thursday at 1:26 PM, KVFD, with the Sadsburyville Fire Company to assist, was dispatched to a two-vehicle crash with one person reportedly entrapped at the intersection of Valley Road and Old Stottsville Road in Sadsbury Township.
Additional callers reported that the driver who was entrapped was screaming for help and that the vehicle was smoking. Engine 8-1 and Engine 8-2 had just cleared from ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Thursday, at 12:01 PM, KVFD, the Gap Fire Company, Christiana Community Ambulance and the Chester County Haz-Mat team were dispatched to a residential hazardous materials incident at a home in the 300 block of Quarry Road, West Sadsbury Township. The caller reported that they accidently mixed rust remover and hydrogen peroxide and a hazard cloud was filling the house.
At 2:56 PM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Sadsburyville Fire Company along with a paramedic from Brandywine Hospital to a crash reported to be on Rt.#10 north of Rt. #30. The original caller reported that it involved a horse and buggy vs. a vehicle. Battalion Chief Erik Brecht of the Sadsburyville Fire Company was the first on the scene and he assumed "Rt.#10 Command" ordering a second ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)
Crews on the scene of today's crash.
Photo by FF Doug Delestienne
KVFD is selling Traffic 8. As part of our resource management program, we are continuing to down-size our support units. Fire police service will still be provided utilizing Utility 8 and/or Squad 8 if personnel are available.
2009 Chevrolet Utility Body / Two-Door 8,500 Miles Unit is two-wheel drive New Tires Serviced every 3,000 miles Set-Up for traffic control and as a ... (Full Story & Photos)
Last week, two KVFD Junior firefighters, Micheal Lavender, and Rian Holmes, joined other teens from across the County to participate in the renamed Junior Public Safety Camp Week. In year's past, this event was more focused on firefighting, but the County decided to include some other disciplines recognizing that there was great interest and that in a major incident dispatch, police, fire, EMS, emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)
This afternoon KVFD members, friends, and family came together at Victory Brewing to celebrate Bob Tribbett's life. KVFD attended with duty crews in Ladder 8, Amb 8-1, Engine 8-1 and Engine 8-2, while many others came in their personal vehicles. Our Flag was displayed on Ladder 8 and Victory Brewing reserved the second floor for our private party. Photos of "Mr. T" were displayed throughout as was ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 0704 hours this morning KVFD was dispatched for a motor vehicle accident in the area of W. First Ave and West Street in Parkesburg Borough. Ambulance 8 arrived on-scene within seconds of dispatch reported a two vehicle accident with one subject to be checked along with fluids and debris on the ground.
Tac 8 made the response along with Rescue 8. Since the accident was in close proximity to the ... (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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