Today, several members teamed up with Parkesburg police, PFC Ryan Murtagh, to help clear a resident's driveway and sidewalk. The family suffered a tragedy this summer when they lost a family member. PFC. Murtagh stopped by the fire house today and asked if our crew would partner with him to help.
Lt. Ford Smith, Safety Officer Kevin Holmes, FF/EMT Kevin Bambrick, FF/EMT Justin Shultz, FF Nate Vazquez, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Last Saturday's event was a huge success with 55 players, 110 people attending and over $3,000 raised for KVFD and the American Cancer Society.
Thank you to our community, the awesome donors, and the following sponsors: a basket of cheer from Chet and Risky, and round of golf for 4 from Hawk Valley Golf Course, Victory Brewing, Rocco & Anna's Ristorante Italiano, Provident Home Corporation, Parkesburg ... (Full Story & Photos)
Seven firefighters attended a functional fitness program led by training coordinator and Past Chief Ray Stackhouse at the Central Station last night. The training was aptly named "Deck of Death" as the specific exercise was dictated by a card drawn from a deck of playing cards with Hearts = Push-ups, Spades = Mountain Climbers, Clubs = Walking Lunges, Diamonds = Sqts. The specific reps were dictated ... (Full Story & Photos)
FF/EMT Wallace getting up after finishing his set of push-ups.
At 6:07 PM, KVFD was dispatched to an accident reportedly with unknown injuries on Rt. #10, north of Rt. #30 in West Sadsbury Township, Chester County. KVFD fitness training was just ending and crews were assembling for training night so Ambulance 8-2, Rescue 8, Command 8, Traffic 8, Tac-8 and Utility 8 immediately were staffed and responded.
On Friday at 9:53 AM, KVFD was dispatched to a CO investigation at a residence in the 500 block of W. Third Avenue, Parkesburg, PA.
Ambulance 8-1 responded with career staff and Tac 8, Utility 8, and Squad 8-1 soon also responded. Reportedly the residents at this address were not feeling well during the early morning hours and went to Paoli Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Saturday, August 8th! Area firefighters are invited to participate in our 2nd annual Firefighter's Challenge. It's going to be bigger and even better than last year's with new sponsors, great prizes and a very challenging course. Stay connected to the Parkesburg Community Day Facebook page for updates and KVFD8 for registration information.
At 13:15 KVFD received the dispatch to the Turkey Hill on East First Ave for a reported vehicle fire, Battalion 31 on location advised the fire appeared to be out. Ambulance 8-1 made the immediate response, arriving on location confirming the report and holding the response to the 1st out engine. Career staff on ambulance 8-1 contained the fluids leaking from the vehicle prior to the arrival of Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)
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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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