Early this morning at 12:57 AM the Cochranville Fire Company was dispatched to the 2000 block of Limestone Road between Troop Road and Hostetter Rd for an accident reported with entrapment. KVFD and area fire police were requested to respond and close down the road while CFC crews worked to extricate the driver and clear the hazards.
KVFD stands ready to respond and assist our neighbors as per our District Response Guidelines.
The politics and policies of other fire companies or departments are the sole responsibility of their Officers and in no way plays a part in KVFD's readiness or willingness to provide effective and efficient automatic or mutual aid.
On Thursday, August 27th, the American Red Cross will be partnering with the Parkesburg Office of Emergency Management and KVFD on a community outreach in the area surrounding the 300 block of W. Main Street in Parkesburg. The American Red Cross typically follows fatal fires with an effort to educate and inform neighbors and nearby residents. They will be in the area at 1 PM with preparedness materials, ... (Full Story & Photos)
KVFD was contacted several weeks ago by Chief Piatelli of the North East Fire Company and asked to provide a rescue and crew yesterday.
The North East Fire Company had three events occurring that is estimated to bring over 30,000 people a day into the area. The events were the ESPN Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Chesapeake Bay, Lucas Oil NHRA Drag Races at the track, and a boat show.
The FM Global Corporation is the largest insurer of commercial property in the United States. Partnering with Fire Departments nationwide, as part of their Fire Prevention Grant Program, they believe that the majority of fires can be prevented. Today, Jared Dalmas of the Keystone Valley Fire Department, Board of Directors met with Harold Silbaugh from the FM Global Corporation to receive a Fire Prevention ... (Full Story & Photos)
Mr. Harold Silbaugh (L) with FF/Paramedic Dalmas (R)
Photo by FF/EMT Solecki
Photos from The 2015 Frank Haas Memorial Firefighters' Challenge taken by our event photographer, Mark of IrishEyez Photography, are now posted on his Facebook page. Please visit his website to see his other work.
Mark donated his time, and we ask that you consider using IrishEyez Photography when you need a professional photographer.
At 4:53 AM KVFD, with multiple surrounding departments, was dispatched to a house fire in the 300 block of Main Street, Parkesburg Borough. Firefighters were in the area for a fire alarm at 428 Strasburg Avenue, so our response was within a few minutes. Callers reported that the house was fully involved with "the family still inside."
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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