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

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PAST CALL STATS
YEAR: FIRE: EMS:
2022 358 1619
2021 307 1542
2020 235 1291
2019 271 1241
2018 248 1155
2017 237 1137
2016 313 1187
2015 284 1157
2014 323 1142
2013 291 893

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Latest 10 Responses
  • 01/27/2023: 13:02 FIRE-BARN 39 WHITE ROCK RD 01/27/23 COLRN OO
  • 01/26/2023: 20:23 ALARM-FIRE 500 COMMONS DR 01/26/23 WSADS 08
  • 01/26/2023: 20:20 ALARM-FIRE 100 COMMONS DR 01/26/23 WSADS 08
  • 01/26/2023: 07:16 FIRE-CHIMNEY 141 BERNARD AVE 01/26/23 HGHLND 27
  • 01/25/2023: 19:51 FIRE-FORCIBLE ENTRY 320 W FIRST AVE 01/25/23 PRKSBG 08
  • 01/24/2023: 21:38 ACCIDENT-BLS 2949 LINCOLN HWY 01/24/23 SADS 31
  • 01/23/2023: 04:45 FIRE-POLES,WIRES,TRANSFORMER F W LINCOLN HWY / S BLACKHORSE RD 01/23/23 WSADS 08
  • 01/22/2023: 17:44 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 132 E CHESTNUT ST 01/22/23 COATVL 41
  • 01/22/2023: 12:52 ALARM-FIRE 360 STRASBURG AVE 01/22/23 PRKSBG 08
  • 01/22/2023: 01:07 ACCIDENT-BLS OCTORARA TRL / LINCOLN HWY 01/22/23 SADS 31
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Chester County Station #8

" Working  Regionally to Survive Locally " 

 

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KVFD to host FREE Car Seat Checks, Saturday March 25, 2023 10am-1pm

KVFD , March 25

The Keystone Valley Fire Department is hosting a child passenger safety seat check on Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 10am-1pm. Appointment required, make one here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/517641217817

Child Passenger Safety Technicians from Keystone Valley Fire Department and Safe Kids Chester County will be providing car seat safety checks free of charge to families. These appointments are one-on-one, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Business 30 Accident causes traffic problems throughout the entire Monday January 23rd

KVFD , January 23

The Keystone Valley Fire Department was dispatched for an accident reported with wires down at Route 30 & Blackhorse Road in West Sadsbury Township on Monday January 23rd at 0445 hours in the Morning.

Assistant Chief Marks arrived with Tac 8 to find multiple wires down including the pole. The accident was changed to a pole and wires related incident and no injuries were noted from the accident. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Smoke Alarm Activation Turns into a Fire Investigation

KVFD , January 22

KVFD was dispatched to Parkesburg School Apartments on Sunday January 22nd at 1252 hours for an automatic fire alarm.

Crews arrived to find a smoke condition inside an apartment within the complex. Upon investigation it was found that a cell phone was the cause of the smoke condition. The cell phone's lithium-ion battery overheated on the cell phone.

The incident was mitigated on-scene. The cell ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gary Myers, Mayor Hagan, Tim Reynolds & Steph Klingler. Not pictured in George Budzik
Gary Myers, Mayor Hagan, Tim Reynolds & Steph Klingler. Not pictured in George Budzik

Borough of Parkesburg Recognizes KVFD Members

KVFD, January 17

Parkesburg Borough Mayor Hagan recognized several members of KVFD on Tuesday January 17th, 2023, during the regular Borough Council Meeting.

The following members were chosen to be recognized by someone outside of KVFD for all their contributions to Western Chester County.

Gary Myers -- Joined Parkesburg Fire Company in 1983 / Gary has served the community for the past 50 years.

Carl "Tim" Reynolds ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Houlahan Secures Over $10 Million for Local First Responders, Workforce Development, and Community Services

KVFD , January 12

The Keystone Valley Fire Department wants to thank Representative Chrissy Houlahan and her Office for "Helping us so we can help you! "

"The Keystone Valley Fire Department…is very grateful to be selected by Representative Houlahan and Staff to be one of the fourteen ‘FY23 Community Project Funding Award" Recipients,” said Joseph (Joe) Miles, EMS Manager, Keystone Valley Fire Department. “Our fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Keystone Valley Fire & EMS has its Busiest Year in 2022

KVFD , January 08

Keystone Valley Fire Department which consolidated on March 19th, 2013, from the Pomeroy-Parkesburg-Atglen Fire Companies has been operating to its most capable abilities since consolidation. The year 2022 was the busiest year this far for both Fire & Rescue and Emergency Medical Services.

Fire & Rescue - 358
Emergency Medical Services - 1, 619

The year 2022 has been the largest increase in Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WHYY Reports on EMS

KVFD, January 03

https://whyy.org/articles/chester-county-long-ambulance-rides-hospital-closures/

Thank you WHYY for your report on the crisis in Chester County.... (Full Story)


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No Caption Keystone Valley Fire Department 2022 Top Responders

Fire Chief Brian Gathercole, December 31

KVFD is very appreciative for the volunteer responders who respond to incidents 365 days a year / 24 hours a day. The volunteers respond to calls, however, also contribute many hours of training and time to special events.

Each of these volunteer responders achieved higher than 20 percent of all calls in the last year, which is an impressive response, said Chief Gathercole. The call volume for ... (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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