At 1:28 PM, KVFD, Christiana Community Ambulance, and Brandywine Hospital paramedics were dispatched to an automobile accident reported to be serious on Lower Valley Road in West Sadsbury Township, Chester County. Ambulance 8-2 was on a previous EMS call and was unavailable.
Deputy 8, Deputy Chief Gathercole, Rescue 8, and Utility 8 responded. Chief 8 Stackhouse who was in the area and arrived on-scene ... (Full Story & Photos)
Chief Engineer Gary Myers at the panel of Tanker 8.
Last night Tanker 8 was dispatched, along with resources throughout the County, to assist the Modena Fire Company (Station #37) with a fluff fire at the scrap yard in South Coatesville. Upon arrival Tanker 8 was assigned to re-supply Engine 37-3 with water, about 3200 gallons, and after doing so, they refilled the tanker and cleared the scene.
Assistant Chief Cazillo,Lt. Delestienne, Capt. Schreiber and FF/EMT Shultz did some demo today at the Central station, part of the overall renovation plan. The old kitchen didn't meet code, and really needed an update.
So it's not surprising that a group of firefighters came together to help in the demolition. Seems that firefighters like to cut up and tear stuff apart, and surprisingly do a great ... (Full Story & Photos)
KVFD assisted by providing EMS and fire stand-by details at three games for Octorara Youth Football at the Primary Learning Center on Sunday, with Utility 8 staging there.While another crew worked an event for the Piston Poppers.
KVFD units Ambulance 8-1 & Squad 8-1 participated again in one of the four events hosted by The Pa Eastern Piston Poppers Motorcycle Club. This month’s event also hosted ... (Full Story & Photos)
Today's hard hitting storm brought multiple dispatches for KVFD and surrounding departments. At 3:00 PM, during the height of the storm, we were dispatched to assist Station#27 with a tree/wires call in Steelville on King Road. Engine 8-2 responded but was recalled before arrival.
At 3:05 PM, KVFD was dispatched for a water rescue, a car that was floating in high water on S. Culvert Street. Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 12:12 PM, KVFD was dispatched to assist the Cochranville Fire Company with a barn fire soon changed to a silo fire at a farm in the 400 block of Gum Tree Road, Highland Township, Chester County. Multiple departments from Western Chester County and Eastern Lancaster County were also requested to assist.
Cochranville Fire Chief Dean Hoopes assumed "Gum Tree Road Command" and began to develop an ... (Full Story & Photos)
Tower 24 firefighters cutting a cap off.
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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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