Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
2017 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
JAN 22 107
FEB 30 91
MAR 12
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEPT
NOV
DEC
Total 64 198

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 27 105
Aug 15 96
Sept 20 103
Oct 19 101
Nov 35 90
Dec 17 94
Total 313 1187

PAST CALL STATS
YEAR: FIRE: EMS:
2016 313 1187
2015 284 1157
2014 323 1142
2013 291 893

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  • 03/26/2017: 15:13 ALARM-FIRE 41 NEWPORT AVE
  • 03/25/2017: 11:30 ACCIDENT-BLS N MOSCOW RD / W LINCOLN HWY
  • 03/25/2017: 08:33 MEDICAL-CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - 5626 W LINCOLN HWY
  • 03/24/2017: 22:10 ACCIDENT-SERIOUS 102 EVERETT CT
  • 03/21/2017: 21:24 FIRE-OUT BUILDING/SHED 600 FALLOWFIELD RD
  • 03/18/2017: 01:03 MEDICAL-CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - 632 N LIMESTONE RD
  • 03/16/2017: 17:14 ACCIDENT-BLS GEORGETOWN RD / NOBLE RD
  • 03/16/2017: 16:11 ACCIDENT-BLS BELL RD / NOBLE RD
  • 03/16/2017: 13:28 ACCIDENT-SERIOUS LIMESTONE RD / HOSTETTER RD

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"FOR SALE" 1999 KME Engine

Click on the following Link:  http://www.kvfd8.com/apps/public/news/newsView.cfm?News_ID=1326 

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Firefighters at today's training.
Firefighters at today's training.

Sunday Morning VRT Training at Atglen Recycling

KVFD, March 26

Today, firefighters had the opportunity to do some VRT training at Atglen Recycling and use state of the art Hurst Rescue equipment as a demo of possible equipment for a new rescue truck. The training was set up by Lt. Tim "Hacksaw" Reynolds and it was well attended.

Thanks to John Sileski and Steve Miller for coming out, teaching us new rescue techniques and demonstrating the latest technology in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine For-Sale - 1999 Custom KME Pumper (Price Reduced)

KVFD , March 16

The KVFD has announced it is continuing to down-sized its fleet and has placed Engine 8-1 up for sale. Tonight the price was reduced to $95K.

Engine 8-1 is a 1999 Custom KME class A pumper, 1250 GPM top mounted Hale pump with 750 Gals of water, 30 Gall Class A Foam System. The pump is a Hale QMAX125-21.

The Engine is a set-up with Rescue Style compartments and has a six (6)-man chassis with pre-piped ... (Full Story & Photos)

1999 KME Pumper, Six Man Cab with Top Mount Pump
1999 KME Pumper, Six Man Cab with Top Mount Pump

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Ladder 8 on-scene assisting Station # 27
Ladder 8 on-scene assisting Station # 27

KVFD Assists Cochranville Fire Company on Mutual-Assist Garage Fire

KVFD, March 13

This morning, KVFD was dispatched to assist Cochranville Fire Company, Station #27, on garage fire at 37 Barkley Road in West Fallowfield Township.

Tanker 8 and Ladder 8 made the responses on the assignment. Captain 27 (Null) assumed "Barkley Command" and Engine 27-2 arrived on-scene and quickly extinguished the garage fire.

Ladder 8 went into service with Truck 42 (Gap) on the garage fire. Tanker ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd Alarm Building Fire in Highland

KVFD, March 10

On Friday morning at 9:46 AM, during a snowstorm, KVFD, and many other fire companies from Chester, Lancaster, and Cecil counties were dispatched to a building fire at a farm on Racetrack Road in Highland Township, Chester County. The first arriving unit was Eng 8-2 with FF/EMT Barrett, FF/EMT Bambrick, and Firefighter Jones riding as the Officer.

FF Jones said, "We found heavy fire conditions and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters at work.

Photo by FF/EMT Shultz
Firefighters at work. Photo by FF/EMT Shultz

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Mr. Jim Kelly (L) with Deputy Chief Josh Schreiber (R).
Mr. Jim Kelly (L) with Deputy Chief Josh Schreiber (R).

PA American Water donates to buy Firefighter Gloves

KVFD, March 08

Today, Mr. Jim Kelly from Pennsylvania American Water met Deputy Chief Schreiber at the Central Station and presented a $725.00 check to KVFD. The funds will be used to purchase new structural firefighter gloves. A new pair of gloves costs between $70 and $120 depending on manufacturer and the specifications.

Thank you, Mr. Kelly and PA American Water!


... (Full Story & Photos)

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Equine Lift Assist

KVFD, March 07

At 3:45 PM, KVFD was dispatched as per a "Fire Chief Notification" to assist with an animal rescue in a field at the 200 block of S. Church Street, Borough of Parkesburg. The career staff on Ambulance 8-2 initially responded, assessed the situation and then requested a fire response. Rescue 8, Assistant 8, and Tac 8 responded.

Firefighters found a 30-year-old horse who was blind and recumbent. She ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters at work.

Photo by Lt. Reynolds
Firefighters at work. Photo by Lt. Reynolds

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Crews training on a "roof" with the structure eventually being town down by the end of the night.
Crews training on a "roof" with the structure eventually being town down by the end of the night.

Monday Night Training - Ventilation and Saws

KVFD, March 06

This Monday night KVFD personnel met at the East Station (Pomeroy) to conduct ventilation and saw practices training led by Fire Lieutenant Tim (Hacksaw) Reynolds.

Personnel first were able to identify what saws were carried on KVFD equipment and what the makes and types were. KVFD carries a saw on everyone unit except the Ambulances. Each saw was identified and explained along with the KVFD Standard ... (Full Story & Photos)

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$66K in Grant Funds Awarded to KVFD

KVFD, March 06

Director Jared Dalmas received notification last week that the 2016 - 2017 Pennsylvania State Volunteer Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant program awards were awarded.

This year the Keystone Valley Fire Department was awarded $51,233.13 for use in fire operations and $15,494.21 for use in EMS operations. Mr Dalmas said, "These funds will go a long way to improving our capability to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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

04/08/2017
Spaghetti Dinner

04/30/2017
Parkesburg VFW - Beef and Beer

05/13/2017
Mother's Day - Car Wash/Flowers and Chicken Barbecue

06/20/2017 - 06/24/2017
Parkesburg Community Fair

06/24/2017
Crafters Wanted - Parkesburg Community Fair by KVFD

09/16/2017
Pork Roast Dinner

10/22/2017 - 12/20/2017
Fruitcake Sales

12/16/2017
Breakfast with Santa


 

 

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