Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
2016 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
Jan 25 88
Feb 25 95
Mar 34 107
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 84 290

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 TOTALS: EMS TOTALS:
2015 284 1157
2014 323 1142
2013 291 893

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Latest 10 Responses
  • 04/29/2016: 08:27 ALARM - FIRE 302 MAIN ST ,08
  • 04/28/2016: 11:42 CHIMNEY FIRE 141 BERNARD AV ,45
  • 04/25/2016: 15:57 RELOCATE FIRE/EMS UNITS STATION 23 (NV)
  • 04/25/2016: 06:57 ACCIDENT - UNKNOWN INJURIES E FIRST AV/RT 10 ,08 (V)
  • 04/22/2016: 22:27 VEHICLE FIRE (OTHER 3711 W LINCOLN HW ,36
  • 04/22/2016: 16:23 ALARM - CARBON MONOXIDE 932 ZOOK RD ,36
  • 04/22/2016: 07:21 CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - ALS 492 WASHINGTON AV ,08
  • 04/21/2016: 23:32 ACCIDENT - MOTORCYCLE RT 10/RT 30 ,37 (V)
  • 04/21/2016: 12:51 NOTIFY FIRE CHIEF 320 W FIRST AV ,08
  • 04/20/2016: 16:29 STUCK/MALFUNCTIONING ELEVATOR 320 W FIRST AV ,08

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Chester County Station #8

"Working Regionally to Survive Locally"

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Firefighters and Police at Gateway Church

KVFD, April 24

This morning KVFD and SFC firefighters and EMTs, with police officers from Sadsbury Township and West Caln Township, presented a static display and age appropriate discussion of fire, EMT and police topics to groups of children attending Gateway Church's pre-school children's ministry. Also, a local veterinarian and a nurse made presentations.

Gateway's preschool has been learning about "community ... (Full Story & Photos)

Sadsburyville's Ass't Chief Chris McCarthy demonstrating turn-out gear.
Sadsburyville's Ass't Chief Chris McCarthy demonstrating turn-out gear.

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Lunch break at our Central Station
Lunch break at our Central Station

KVFD Hosts the Face of America Bicycle Race 4/23

KVFD, April 23

We were proud to host the 2016 Face of America Ride today. Around noon, approximately 80 bicyclists and 20 or so support staff from the ride took a break at our Central Station. They had lunch, did a water re-supply and to used the restrooms before heading off into Lancaster County.

This route was a trial run and organizers were pleased so far with it's success. They expect the north route could ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Motorcycle Crash Injures One

KVFD, April 22

On Thursday evening, the Sadsburyville Fire Company with KVFD was dispatched for a motorcycle accident on Rt.#30 at Rt.#10 in West Sadsbury Township.

Callers reported that the cyclist rolled after striking the car.

Ambulance 8-1 with a paramedic from Brandywine Hospital were initially dispatched with SFC. The location was soon corrected to Rt.#30 at Commons Drive and Rescue 8 was added to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters assist in the clean-up at last night's crash.
Firefighters assist in the clean-up at last night's crash.

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Fire police at today's traffic detail.

Photo by FP Ofc. J. Shultz
Fire police at today's traffic detail. Photo by FP Ofc. J. Shultz

Major Road in Sadsbury Closed - Wires Down

KVFD, April 19

KVFD fire police, with multiple other fire police units from Chester and Lancaster counties, responded at 2:44 PM to assist the Sadsbury Township police with traffic control on Business Rt.#30 between the Rt.#30 Bypass and Old Wilmington Road for wires down on the roadway. Reportedly a truck pulled down both Comcast and Verizon wires, and those wires blocked the road.

KVFD fire police and surrounding ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Monday Night Training - LDH

KVFD, April 11

KVFD came together tonight for training and firefighters reviewed hydrant operations using a 5" Large Diameter Hoses (LDH) on W. Eighth Avenue while our fire police unit went to Christiana for a meeting. LDH is critical to water supply and with the fire load we are experiencing, it can make a huge difference knocking down the fire. But LDH is not easy to maneuver and quite a bit of our district has ... (Full Story & Photos)

Packing hose...

Photo by Chief Gathercole
Packing hose... Photo by Chief Gathercole

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Photo by FF Clements
Photo by FF Clements

Sunday's Brush Fire

KVFD , April 10

KVFD responded to Old Limestone Road north of Glen Run Road for a brush fire shortly after 4:00 PM.

Tac 8 and Engine 8-2 initially responded with the other KVFD units following. Firefighters had difficulty accessing the site due to soft fields and requested additional brush units.

Brush units from Christiana, Westwood and Modena also responded.

Assistant 8 had Limestone Road Command and he reported ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident on First Avenue

KVFD, April 07

This afternoon at 2:34 PM, KVFD was dispatched to an accident with injuries in the 400 block of W. First Avenue, Parkesburg.

Ambulance 8-1, Tac 8 and Utility 8 responded and assisted. The occupants were checked and declined EMS services.

Firefighters then assisted the Parkesburg police and M&N Towing with hazard remediation and traffic control.

Photos by Engineer Rhoades. ... (Full Story & Photos)

W. First Avenue crash. 

Photos by Engineer Rhoades
W. First Avenue crash. Photos by Engineer Rhoades

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(L-R) Jack Assetto,Robert A. McMinn, Pete Mango, Joann Carmen and Dave Boozer at the KVFD/Gary Sensenig No-Limit Texas Hold-em $500.00 check presentation.
(L-R) Jack Assetto,Robert A. McMinn, Pete Mango, Joann Carmen and Dave Boozer at the KVFD/Gary Sensenig No-Limit Texas Hold-em $500.00 check presentation.

Busy Sunday

KVFD, April 03

KVFD has multiple members working incidents and details, and at training today. It's also been a very busy day for firefighters throughout the County.

This morning, six firefighters attended a work detail moving the contents of the Atglen station to other storage locations and cleaning out what is no longer needed.

Our EMS unit has been busy running calls all day while fire police were assisting ... (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

04/30/2016
Octorara Baseball's Casino Night

05/21/2016
Community Breakfast at The Point

07/05/2016 - 07/09/2016
KVFD Carnival


Firefighter of the Month

Chris Smith 

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