Study Group supports the renovation of the Parkesburg Station
Last Spring, Municipal Resources Inc. (MRI), of Meredith, New Hampshire, was hired by the Fire District to perform an Emergency Services study. The purpose of the study is to perform a risk and needs assessment of the four Municipalities that comprise the District, evaluate current and future fire, rescue and ambulance service delivery, ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Friday, October 21st, Fire Prevention was conducted at Our Lady of Consolation Church Pre-School in West Sadsbury Township. KVFD personnel discussed fire prevention with the pre-school class and allowed them to tour the apparatus.
This is part of the KVFD fire prevention program educating the youth on the importance of fire prevention. Today's Fire prevention was lead by Doug Delestienne who ... (Full Story & Photos)
Keystone Valley Fire Department traveled to Curiosity Corner Children's Academy in West Sadsbury Township for our Annual Fire Prevention with the pre-school children. KVFD put on a static display and also spoke to each classroom on the importance of fire safety.
Today over 70 children were able to have a guest speaker in their classroom's as well as get a tour of Ambulance 8-2, and Ladder 8 and ... (Full Story & Photos)
FF/EMT Peter Mango on Ladder 8 with the kids around Ladder 8.
Today firefighters came out from the Cochranville Fire Company, Christiana Fire Company (Lancaster County), Westwood Fire Company and the Keystone Valley Fire Department to conduct the annual fire prevention week activities at the Octorara Area School District.
The presentations were tailored for each age group and included fire prevention messages, a static display of apparatus, and a demonstration ... (Full Story & Photos)
For the last few Monday evenings, KVFD personnel trained on basement fires and the risks and hazards of the specifics on lower level fires. On Monday, October 3rd firefighters attended the classroom portion of the class. Then last Monday, the firefighters went to CCPSTC and participated in the live burn portion of the class.
Early this morning KVFD was dispatched to a single vehicle crash, car into the underpass, at Old Wilmington Road and Greenbelt Drive in Sadsbury Township, Chester County. Our ambulance was committed to another call so Westwood's ambulance 44-1 was dispatched to assist.
Initial reports were that airbags deployed and there was possibly only the driver present with facial injuries. Lt. Taylor responded ... (Full Story & Photos)
This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents the final year of our three-year effort to educate the public about basic but essential elements of smoke alarm safety. Why focus on smoke alarms three years in a row? Because NFPA’s survey data shows that the public has many misconceptions about smoke alarms, ... (Full Story & Photos)
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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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