At 6:45 PM, KVFD, with Westwood ambulance and paramedics from Brandywine Hospital, was dispatched to an accident with entrapment on Valley Road at Timicula Road in Sadsbury Township. The police arrived and advised there was no entrapment but there were three victims in the two involved vehicles. Chief 8, Amb 8-1, Tac 8, Rescue 8, Traffic 8, Amb 44-1, Brandywine's Hospital's Medic 93-2 and 93-3, initially ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday, February 1, 2016, KVFD was notified of two grant awards from the 2015-16 Pa State Fire Commissioner's, Fire Company Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.
We received an award of $47,834.12 for use in fire department operations and an award of $14,401.70 for use in emergency medical service operations. These funds will be utilized for the purchase of new portable radios. With the purchase ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 7:07 AM, KVFD, with multiple surrounding fire companies and ambulances, was dispatched to an apartment building fire at Westminister Place. The caller advised 9-1-1 that there was smoke on the second floor with alarms sounding from one of the apartments. This generated a dispatch of significant resources because that location is a senior housing facility with many ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 6:26 AM, KVFD was dispatched to an automobile accident reported to be one vehicle off the road into a corn field on Swan Road north of Strasburg Road in West Sadsbury Township, Chester County.
The caller reported that there was one person still in the vehicle and the vehicle had rolled over. It was now upright and there was no entrapment.
Yesterday, at 12:28 PM, KVFD, with Christiana Fire Company to assist, was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm, a water flow from the sprinkler system, at a business in the 3100 block of Lower Valley Road. West Sadsbury Township. Deputy 8, Ambulance 8-2, Ladder 8 and Tanker 8 responded.
Firefighters assisted in checking the building and found no fire. The alarm system was reset.
At 10:45 AM, KVFD responded with Utility 8 and Chief 8, and Christiana Community ambulance to a two vehicle accident in the 5000 block of W. Lincoln Highway, West Sadsbury Township. One motorist was reportedly complaining of neck pain, and the other was uninjured. Our ambulance was committed to another call.
Firefighters assisted the West Sadsbury Township police with hazard control and traffic. ... (Full Story & Photos)
While we are accustomed to dealing with the usual hurdles the winter weather brings, there are a few simple reminders we ask residents to help us with your residence. Lately, there has been in an increase in call volume related to these emergencies.
Wintry weather can create fire safety hazards, such as ice or heavy snowfall that can obstruct fire hydrants. You can help reduce the risk by keeping ... (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.
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Keystone Valley Regional Fire District (KVRFD) is seeking the services of a qualified Vendor to provide a study of current emergency service delivery and deployment, as well as strategic planning options for 5, 10 and 15 year goals and objectives.
Interested firms can obtain request for proposal documents; including RFP cover letter, RFP technical and contractual specifications, and Scope of Work, beginning Monday January 25, 2016.
Contact Raymond Stackhouse, Fire District Administrator at email@example.com for a copy of the RFP documents.