Last night we held a Holiday Gathering at Victory Brewing in West Sadsbury Township for the active crew and spouses. Over 70 people attended with catering and beverages by Victory Brewing. During the party, three people were recognized for their work over the last year, or years:Chief Raymond Stackhouse, EMS Captain Stephanie Klingler, and Mrs. Tina Myers.
In partnership with J. McCully, a KVFD career staff EMT and the owner of Mysticman Photography, we provided a years worth of photos for him to use in creating a slideshow for tomorrow night's KVFD Holiday party. This is the finished product.
At 9:13 PM, KVFD was requested to assist the public with a lock out. The request came from Parkesburg Borough Police.
Ladder 8 w/Deputy 8 arrived on-scene and assisted with entry from the second floor of the apartment. Career FF/EMT Bengough entered the structure via a ground ladder, unlocked the door and allowed for re-entry of the owners.
Thanks to the Kennett Fire Company for the invitation to cover your station for fire and rescue responses tonight. Lt. Ford Smith, FF Danny O'Connell, FF Nathan Vazquez, and FF Justin Goss volunteered to help out while the Kennett active crew attended one of their member's weddings.
They took the opportunity to re-pack the hose on Rescue 8, inspecting it as they did so, shot some pool at the Kennett ... (Full Story & Photos)
Reports To: Career Staff Supervisor
FLSA Code: Career Staff: Non-exempt
Providing emergency medical care to the sick and injured within the scope of practice defined by the Pennsylvania BLS Protocols along with fire/rescue services as defined in employee handbook and Department ‘s Policies and Procedures
Our condolences and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of a eleven year veteran firefighter who died last night while reportedly fighting a basement fire in the 1600 block of Middleton Street in the city's West Oak Lane section. Media reports indicate that she is the first female firefighter to die in the history of the PFD. She was later identified as Firefighter/EMT Joyce Craig ... (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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