Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Fire Department
Keystone Valley Regional Fire District

2017 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
JAN 22 107
FEB 30 91
MAR 28 83
APR 22 92
MAY 27 101
JUN 15 102
JUL
AUG
SEPT
OCT
NOV
DEC
Total 144 576

2016 KVFD INCIDENTS
MONTH: FIRE: EMS:
Jan 25 88
Feb 25 95
Mar 34 107
Apr 41 97
May 25 108
June 30 103
July 27 105
Aug 15 96
Sept 20 103
Oct 19 101
Nov 35 90
Dec 17 94
Total 313 1187

PAST CALL STATS
YEAR: FIRE: EMS:
2016 313 1187
2015 284 1157
2014 323 1142
2013 291 893

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Latest 10 Responses
  • 08/19/2017: 20:06 FIRE-TRASH/DUMPSTER FIRE 580 FALLOWFIELD RD
  • 08/19/2017: 19:33 ACCIDENT-BLS 465 MAIN ST
  • 08/15/2017: 16:24 ACCIDENT-BLS 609 BEDROCK RD
  • 08/14/2017: 14:22 MEDICAL-CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - 950 OCTORARA TRL
  • 08/13/2017: 16:56 ALARM-FIRE 320 W FIRST AVE
  • 08/10/2017: 23:22 MEDICAL-CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - 4880 W LINCOLN HWY
  • 08/10/2017: 18:17 MEDICAL-CARDIAC/RESP ARREST - 3853 UPPER VALLEY RD
  • 08/08/2017: 17:53 ALARM-FIRE 4581 LOWER VALLEY RD
  • 08/08/2017: 17:04 ALARM-FIRE 825 W SECOND AVE
  • 08/08/2017: 16:24 ALARM-FIRE 4581 LOWER VALLEY RD

Welcome to the Official Website of the Keystone Valley Fire Department

Chester County Station #8

"Working Regionally to Survive Locally" 

Keystone Valley Fire Department @FireKVFD

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Busy Day for Events in the District

KVFD, August 19

KVFD had a busy day with two events going simultaneously. The 5th Annual Lanchester Fiddler's picnic at the Landis Woodland Preserve in West Sadsbury from 10 AM to 5 PM, and Victory Brewing's 9th Annual BrewBQ at the Lower Valley Road location from 1 PM to 6 PM.

Thanks to Victory Brewing! KVFD's Capital Campaign benefited from that event with those funds earmarked for our Central Station renovation ... (Full Story & Photos)

The crew of Engine 8 and Amb 8-1 at Victory Brewing for today's event.
The crew of Engine 8 and Amb 8-1 at Victory Brewing for today's event.

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KVFD Firefighters training with the new eDRAULIC® tools.
KVFD Firefighters training with the new eDRAULIC® tools.

eDRAULIC® Premieres at Atglen Recycling

KVFD, August 14

Tonight, KVFD firefighters had their first, of many opportunities, to train with the new eDRAULIC® tools at Atglen Recycling. Hurst Tools says, "This new line of battery-powered rescue tools has once again put us light years ahead of the competition. They require no hoses and no power unit. And because these tools are stronger, smaller and lighter, they're quicker than ever to the rescue."

Fire Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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EMS Lieutenant Earl Taylor ("People Helping People")

KVFD, August 07

Lt. Earl Taylor was rushed to Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia after he became ill while working as an EMT at Elverson-Honeybrook EMS. He is a serious condition and will have a long road to recovery. But with prayer and your help...he can get there.

Past Chief and BOD member Brian Gathercole said today, "Many of you know Earl for sure! He is a person who would stop what he is doing and help you ... (Full Story & Photos)

Earl Taylor!
Earl Taylor!

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Introducing our new fire station.
Introducing our new fire station.

KVFD Central Station Construction Project to Begin

KVFD, August 05

Keystone Valley Fire Department starts the renovation of the Central Station in Parkesburg Borough. August 7, 2017, is the projected start date.

Over the last year, the Board of Directors, building committee members, and our architect met many times to get a much-needed project jump-started — the renovation of our Central Station.

This project was originally started years ago by the Parkesburg ... (Full Story & Photos)

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9th Annual Victory BrewBQ benefits KVFD's Central Station Renovation Project

KVFD, August 02

Please join us!

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
1pm-6pm
Parkesburg Brewery
3127 Lower Valley Rd | Parkesburg, PA

This event will benefit our capital fundraising campaign, and is specifically earmarked for the Central Station renovation project. This is a critical and urgent need due to the condition of our Central Station. The project is necessary because of multiple issues. The building doesn't meet ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Schreiber (L) with Ass't Chief Klingler (R) at today's fire.

Photo by FF/EMT Mike Sells
Deputy Chief Schreiber (L) with Ass't Chief Klingler (R) at today's fire. Photo by FF/EMT Mike Sells

Dryer Fire in the Borough

KVFD, July 23

On Sunday morning at 6:05 AM, KVFD with other fire companies to assist, was dispatched to a dryer fire at a home in the 500 block of W. Second Avenue in the Borough of Parkesburg. The caller reported that their dryer located in the attic was on fire. Police officers arrived and found a smoke condition. The call was then upgraded to a house fire bringing additional resources.

Upon arrival, firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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12th Annual Cpl. Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride

KVFD, July 15

This morning KVFD fire police worked with fire police from other companies to assist the Cochranville Fire Company in the 12th Annual Cpl. Brandon Hardy Memorial Ride. While the fire police worked hard to direct traffic so that the riders could stay together, KVFD and the other fire companies had fire units stationed along the route.

Cpl. Hardy was stationed in the Haditha Dam area of Al Anbar. While ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The new Rescue 8
The new Rescue 8

KVFD Orders a Rescue/Engine to replace Rescue 8

KVFD, July 10

Many years of hard work and meetings by a truck committee, led by Chief Engineer Gary Myers, concluded with KVFD recently placing an order with Glick Fire Equipment for a new rescue/engine to replace Rescue 8. This will be the first piece of apparatus purchased by KVFD since the Consolidation in 2013.

The current Rescue 8, a 1994 E-One Cyclone II rescue/pumper, has served us well over the last 23 ... (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

09/09/2017
Beef & Beer for Lt. Earl Taylor

09/16/2017
Pork Roast Dinner

09/16/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

10/21/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

10/22/2017 - 12/20/2017
Fruitcake Sales

11/18/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

12/15/2017
Community Breakfast at The Point

12/16/2017
Breakfast with Santa


 

 

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