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 27 105
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 207 703

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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  • 08/29/2016: 08:55 F-MEDICAL-EMOTIONAL DISORDER - 950 OCTORARA TRL
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  • 08/28/2016: 13:12 f-MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - 500 WASHINGTON AVE
  • 08/28/2016: 10:30 F-MEDICAL-CVA/STROKE - ALS 105 FOX TRL
  • 08/27/2016: 13:37 F-MEDICAL-SICK PERSON - BLS 414 MAIN ST
  • 08/26/2016: 23:11 F-FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 137 RIDGEWOOD CIR
  • 08/26/2016: 19:27 F-MEDICAL-DOA - BLS 573 GAP NEWPORT PIKE
  • 08/26/2016: 16:55 F-MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - 360 STRASBURG AVE
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  • 08/26/2016: 14:49 F-MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICUL 3330 LIMESTONE RD

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School Is Back In Session- Watch Out for Buses!

KVFD , August 29

As summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect. Remember to safely share the roads with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists, and provide children with the necessary knowledge to stay safe at school.

Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they - and the motorists around them - take proper safety precautions​

Top ... (Full Story & Photos)

School Season is among us! Be Safe
School Season is among us! Be Safe

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Budweiser's Clydesdales Appear at the VFW

KVFD, August 29

Today, a very large crowd had an opportunity to meet the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales. The team made a trip from unloading in Minch Park, south on Gay Street and then west on Fourth Avenue to the rear of the VFW.

After a ceremony and a photo op with the crowd, the team returned to the park and headed back gradually into air-conditioned trailers.

KVFD and the Parkesburg police assisted with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD at Christiana Fire Company's Firefighter Camp

KVFD, August 28

On Saturday, KVFD crews participated in the annual kid's fire experience held by the Christiana Fire Company, Lancaster County, by setting up a station for Stop, Drop and Roll. Safety Officer Kevin Holmes with Junior Firefighter Mike Lavender and Junior Firefighter Rian Holmes ran the event and both Junior Firefighters participated in a challenge.

See our Facebook page for more photos.

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Jr. FF Rian Holmes showing the campers Tac-8.
Jr. FF Rian Holmes showing the campers Tac-8.

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Tanker 8 in-action at the fire.

Photo by FF/Paramedic Scot Kreger.
Tanker 8 in-action at the fire. Photo by FF/Paramedic Scot Kreger.

Tanker 8 assists East Brandywine Fire

KVFD, August 28

On Friday night at 11:13 PM, KVFD responded in Tanker 8 to assist the East Brandywine Fire Company with a working house fire. See the story below.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Race into Scouting at KVFD 9/14

KVFD, August 28

IMMEDIATE – “Race into Scouting!” For the next few months, Cub Scouts throughout the area will team up to encourage boys in first through fifth grade to sign up for Scouts. Classrooms throughout Chester County will receive a special invitation through in-school broadcasts, flyers and special stickers to join Scouting.

The campaign is part of the Chester County Council’s annual “Race into Scouting” ... (Full Story & Photos)

Prospective Scouts at last year's event shown with FF Doug Delestienne.
Prospective Scouts at last year's event shown with FF Doug Delestienne.

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Contractors working on Tanker 8
Contractors working on Tanker 8

KVFD Completes Hose Annual Testing

KVFD, August 25

This week KVFD completed annual hose testing. Over 10,000 feet of hose, every in-service section, was removed from the apparatus, tested and serviced IAW NFPA requirements. The hose was then re-packed. As you can imagine this is a very labor intensive process that took several contractors from Maintenance Unlimited Fire Services of Harrisburg two full days with our career and volunteer staff helping ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Training - Master Stream Operations

KVFD, August 22

Tonight, KVFD firefighters conducted a brief review in the use of the new mobile data terminals and then proceeded to the rear of the Home Depot for training in master stream operations after carefully checking that all trucks fit under the recently renovated Culvert Street Amtrak bridge. (They did !)

Firefighters used various master streams including portable and aerial devices while Chief Engineer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Master stream from Ladder 8

Photo by FF/EMT Carley Stutzman
Master stream from Ladder 8 Photo by FF/EMT Carley Stutzman

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Ladder 8 with our Flag over the park.
Ladder 8 with our Flag over the park.

Busy Saturday in the District

KVFD, August 20

Busy weekend again at KVFD!

Two major events occurred this weekend with Sadsbury Township’s Community Day and park dedication occurring at Bert Reel Park, and the 5th Annual Fiddler’s Picnic at the Landis Woodland Preserve in Atglen. KVFD staffed an ambulance and fire apparatus at each event, and firefighters ran v2 of our Kids’ Firefighter Challenge at Bert Reel Park.

The challenge was very successful ... (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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