Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
2016 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
Jan 25 88
Feb 25 95
Mar 34 107
Apr 41 97
May 25 108
June 30 103
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 180 598

2015 KVFD Incidents
Month: Fire: EMS:
Jan 21 89
Feb 29 82
Mar 24 103
Apr 28 88
May 25 104
June 27 107
July 18 115
Aug 24 89
Sept 21 93
Oct 28 94
Nov 22 95
Dec 17 98
Total 284 1157

PAST CALL STATS
YEAR: FIRE: EMS:
2015 284 1157
2014 323 1142
2013 291 893

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  • 07/22/2016: 18:45 ACCIDENT - ENTRAPMENT 30 E FIRST AV ,08
  • 07/22/2016: 18:45 ACCIDENT - SERIOUS 30 E FIRST AV ,08
  • 07/21/2016: 18:46 SYNCOPE/FAINTING - BLS 200 W STEWART HUSTON DR ,37
  • 07/20/2016: 01:32 BUILDING FIRE 1320 NEWARK RD ,60
  • 07/19/2016: 08:10 HOUSE FIRE 502 BROAD MEADOW DR ,37
  • 07/18/2016: 14:01 ACCIDENT - ENTRAPMENT RT 372/RT 41 ,07 (V)
  • 07/16/2016: 20:02 RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS STATION 27 (NV)
  • 07/16/2016: 16:52 RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS STATION 12 (NV)
  • 07/16/2016: 13:59 SYNCOPE/FAINTING - BLS 35 ANDREW DR ,37
  • 07/14/2016: 21:21 ACCIDENT - MOTORCYCLE 4781 LOWER VALLEY RD ,36
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Chester County Station #8

"Working Regionally to Survive Locally" 

 

For Sale 

2009 Chevrolet Pick-Up/Utility Body (Traffic Unit or Squad)

http://www.kvfd8.com/apps/public/news/newsView.cfm?News_ID=1247

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Photo courtesy of Mark Walsh
Photo courtesy of Mark Walsh

Crash with Entrapment

Mark Walsh, IrishEyez Photography, July 22

Last night at 6:45 PM, KVFD, along with Ambulances* 41 and 37 and Medic 93 were dispatched to the area of 30 E First Ave in Parkesburg for a motor vehicle accident reported to be serious and then upgraded to entrapment. Crews were advised of a vehicle into a pole with a sole occupant trapped and semi-conscious. Parkesburg PD arrived first and reported negative entrapment and the operator conscious ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The 2016 Parkesburg Community Day

KVFD, July 18

Please join KVFD at the 3rd annual Parkesburg Community Day. The day starts with a 5K race and walk sponsored by Victory Brewing, then at 1:30 PM, KVFD will be doing a fun filled Kid's Firefighter Challenge, and a static display of Ladder 8 with the Flag. All while artisans, food and entertainment vendors, bands, Victory Brewing, Black Walnut Winery, a car show, and many others entertain in Minch ... (Full Story & Photos)

We are looking for vendors and volunteers. Please join us at the next meeting at the Parkesburg VFW on 6/15 at 7PM.
We are looking for vendors and volunteers. Please join us at the next meeting at the Parkesburg VFW on 6/15 at 7PM.

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Jr. Firefighter Michael Lavender being honored for his service to our community.
Jr. Firefighter Michael Lavender being honored for his service to our community.

First Responder Service at the Parkesburg Mennonite Church

EMS Lt. Earl Taylor, July 17

Today members of the Keystone Valley Fire Department along with Parkesburg police officers attended a service dedicated to First Responders.

Before the services church members had the opportunity to greet and thank each and every responder including some past responders in the community. Services were geared toward thanking the first responders and the sacrifice they provide for their community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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11th Annual Cpl Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride

KVFD, July 16

This morning KVFD fire police worked with fire police from other companies to assist the Cochranville Fire Company in the 11th Annual Cpl. Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride. While the fire police worked hard to direct traffic so that the riders could stay together, KVFD and the other fire companies had fire units stationed along the route.

Cpl. Hardy was stationed in the Haditha Dam area of Al Anbar. ... (Full Story & Photos)

KVFD proudly displays our nation's Flag at today's 11th Annual Cpl Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride
KVFD proudly displays our nation's Flag at today's 11th Annual Cpl Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride

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Water on the fire
Water on the fire

Afternoon Car Fire in West Sadsbury

KVFD, July 12

KVFD was dispatched to 100 Commons Drive in the West Sadsbury Commons for an auto fire shortly after 1630 hours. Battalion 44 was in the area and arrived to find a minivan with fire in the engine compartment in front of Pebbles in the complex.

Chief 8 arrived on-scene and confirmed the report. Ladder 8 arrived on-scene and deployed a bumper 1 3/4 hand-line and placed water on the fire. Tanker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Traffic 8 is For-Sale

KVFD , July 12

Traffic Unit For-Sale

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 ... (Full Story & Photos)

2009 Chevrolet Pick-Up/Utility Body
2009 Chevrolet Pick-Up/Utility Body

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"People Helping People" - Past Chester County Fire Chief Needs Your Help!

Fire Chief Brian Gathercole, July 11

Last Sunday morning the past Fire Chief of Martins Corner Fire Company woke up to the worst possible situation and that is his own house on fire.

Dan being part of the Community in West Caln served his community and the residents for many years and now needs the help of us due to his families loss.

Dan and Erika Metzler's home was destroyed by fire. Thankfully, Dan, Erika, Joel and Sarah are ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Parkesburg Fair sponsored by KVFD - Thank you for your Support

KVFD, July 10

The Keystone Valley Fire Department would like to thank everyone for making our "2016" Carnival a success and thank you to everyone who attended the fair and the fireworks.

KVFD would like to thank everyone involved for their contributions and everyone that participated to make it a success.

Special thanks to Houghton Enterprises for bringing the fair to Parkesburg. Thank you to the Borough of ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Parkesburg Fair sponsored by KVFD.
The Parkesburg Fair sponsored by KVFD.

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"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

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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Events

08/13/2016
Parkesburg Community Day and Kid's Firefighter's Challenge

08/13/2016
Chicken Dinner at Community Day

08/13/2016
Fountain Inn 5K Sponsored by Victory Brewing

08/20/2016
Sadsbury Township's Community Day


 

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