Today, a resident from N. Limestone Road requested assistance in getting their cat down from a tree. It was estimated that the cat was about 30' feet up in a large tree. We had firefighters on-station and available after Chief Winter's funeral, so Ladder 8 responded and made the rescue.
Thanks to Ass't Chief Rich Klingler, FF/EMT Nate Delestienne, and FF/EMT Peter Mango for assisting this family. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Thank you to everyone that came out and attended Chief Bill Winters (Chief 26) service today. It was a great honor to see many of Chester Counties past and present providers of the service send off Chief 26.
Chief Winters has in one way or another had some impact on many service providers of Chester County.
More importantly, on behalf of the Winters family and KVFD thank you for the continued support!
On Monday, November 28, 2016, the Chester County Emergency Services community lost another one of its long time leaders. William R. L. Winters, Sr. passed away in the early morning hours yesterday at Harrison Senior Living in Christiana PA.
Chief Winters had been involved with the Chester County Firefighting community for over 50 years, 47 of those years as Fire Chief of the Atglen Fire Company. ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Keystone Valley Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of William "Bill" Winters also known as "Chief 26" of Atglen Fire Company. Chief Winters served the Atglen Fire Company and residents of Atglen Borough for over 50 years. Chief 26 Winters was Fire Chief for 46 years at the Atglen Fire Company.
Many members indicated that once again the fire service has lost another icon in the ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Monday night at 8:23 PM, KVFD was dispatched to a chimney fire at house in the 200 block of Lenover Road in Highland Township.
The resident reported that their chimney was on fire and they were evacuating the house.
Firefighters responded and arrived to find a working fire in the chimney. The resident advised that she went to add a log to the fire box and noticed a noise coming from the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
Today, KVFD members assisted our community with two events. Early this morning we assisted with traffic control at Victory Brewing for a 5K bicycle race through the countryside. Then later in the morning firefighters came together to assist a resident who recently had a medical emergency and was in need of some help.
Deputy Chief Cazillo thanks all those who gave up their Sunday morning to serve ... (Full Story)
This morning at 7:10 AM, KVFD with surrounding companies to assist, was dispatched to an electrical fire inside a house in the 300 block of W. Fifth Avenue, Parkesburg Borough. The caller told 9-1-1 that there was smoke coming from a light switch at the rear of the house.
EMC 08 (Kreger) arrived on-scene and confirmed the report from CCFR. EMC 08 advised the incident could be held to Station # ... (Full Story & Photos)
At 3:55 PM, KVFD was dispatched to the area of 5900 Windmill Road in West Sadsbury Township for a "controlled" burn that was threatening a residence. Firefighters responded and assisted the resident in extinguishing it. Crews were in-service there for about an hour.
Please no "controlled burns" until the wind dies down AND we get significant precipitation. The conditions are not right to do so safely.... (Full Story & Photos)
Firefighters assisting in extinguishment.
Photo by FF/EMT Skymba
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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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Notice is hereby given that the Keystone Valley Regional Fire District will meet on Monday November 28 at 7:00 pm at the Keystone Valley Fire Department, 329 West First Avenue, Parkesburg, Pennsylvania to discuss the results of an emergency services study. Planned to attend are the following District member Municipal Officials; Parkesburg Borough, West Sadsbury Township, Highland Township, and Sadsbury Township.