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

Monthly Call Stats
MONTH FIRE EMS
JAN: 24 101
FEB: 22 133
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Total 46 234

PAST CALL STATS
YEAR: FIRE: EMS:
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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  • 03/01/2021: 22:16 ACCIDENT-BLS OLD WILMINGTON RD / QUARRY RD 03/01/21 SADS 31
  • 03/01/2021: 14:36 ACCIDENT-ALS W LINCOLN HWY / COMMONS DR 03/01/21 WSADS 08
  • 02/26/2021: 07:42 ACCIDENT-BLS 762 OCTORARA TRL 02/26/21 SADS 31
  • 02/26/2021: 03:12 ALARM-CARBON MONOXIDE 507 CONTINENTAL AVE 02/26/21 SADS 31
  • 02/24/2021: 17:28 ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT W LINCOLN HWY / COUNTY LINE RD 02/24/21 WSADS 08
  • 02/24/2021: 17:22 ACCIDENT-BLS W LINCOLN HWY / COUNTY LINE RD 02/24/21 WSADS 08
  • 02/24/2021: 03:23 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 349 STRASBURG AVE 02/24/21 PRKSBG 08
  • 02/23/2021: 15:19 FIRE-ASSIST THE AMBULANCE 419 W FIFTH AVE 02/23/21 PRKSBG 08
  • 02/22/2021: 23:26 FIRE-GAS LEAK INSIDE 108 W FIRST AVE 02/22/21 PRKSBG 08
  • 02/22/2021: 15:47 ALARM-FIRE 302 MAIN ST 02/22/21 PRKSBG 08
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Chester County Station #8

" Working  Regionally to Survive Locally " 

 

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Quick actions by the home owner saves a Borough home

KVFD, February 24

This morning at 03:22 AM Keystone Valley firefighters along with additional mutual aid units were dispatched to a fire in the 300 block Strasburg Avenue in the Borough of Parkesburg.

The caller reported that smoke was filling-up inside his house after he heard an electrical popping sound. Parkesburg Police arrived on-scene in 2 mins and confirmed the best access to the residence was from North ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overnight fire on Strasburg Avenue in Parkesburg
Overnight fire on Strasburg Avenue in Parkesburg

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Firefighters quickly put a knock on the fire.
Firefighters quickly put a knock on the fire.

Working Barn Fire in West Sadsbury Township

KVFD, February 20

On Saturday morning at 11:30 AM, KVFD with multiple mutual aid fire companies and responders were dispatched to a barn fire in the 6100 block of Limeville Road in West Sadsbury Township. The caller advised that the livestock was being evacuated.

Chief Gathercole arrived and confirmed a working barn fire and requested additional resources. A water supply was established and firefighters went into ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Covid-19 Vaccination Donations to KVFD

KVFD, February 08

A huge thank you to Alexis and Megan from Saint John Vianney Center in Downingtown for the donation and administration of ten doses of the Moderna vaccine. The ten vaccinations were administered today to KVFD volunteers & staff at the Central station.

Chief Gathercole said, "Through the pandemic first responders have been on the front-lines with many other professions and having the ability to ensure ... (Full Story & Photos)

Megan, FF/EMT Lavender, Alexis and FF Roberts
Megan, FF/EMT Lavender, Alexis and FF Roberts

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KVFD firefighters investigating the odor of gas.
KVFD firefighters investigating the odor of gas.

Gas Leak at Planet Fitness

KVFD, February 04

At 5:08 PM, KVFD was dispatched and responded to the Planet Fitness in Parkesburg for an odor of gas. The building was evacuated by Planet Fitness staff. Upon arrival of Chief Officers they assumed command along with reporting that there was a strong odor of gas present in the area. Parkesburg Police Officers were on-scene and evacuating the building and parking-lot.

Engine 8 arrived to the rear ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Celebrating the Anniversary of a Save

KVFD, January 27

Ten years ago Fire & EMS were dispatched with Cochranville Fire and Christiana EMS for an ambulance call for a young adult in cardiac arrest in Highland Twp. The call had some problems as it was a second call for some of the agencies and Parkesburg. Therefore the call was sent to Station# 27 and Christiana EMS. All agencies ended up responding out and the outcome was positive. The patient had a double ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews stage for the drive-by.
Crews stage for the drive-by.

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Smoke showing....

Photo courtesy of Chief 8
Smoke showing.... Photo courtesy of Chief 8

Commercial Fire in Parkesburg Borough

KVFD, January 24

On Sunday at 2:25 PM KVFD, and surrounding fire companies were dispatched to the 400 block of W. First Avenue for a dryer fire soon upgraded to a commercial fire in a multi-family row building. The Parkesburg police arrived and confirmed the fire to the rear of the structure.

Chief 8 arrived on-scene and assumed the W. First Avenue Command and also confirmed an apartment fire on the 3rd floor of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD Starts "2021" Training

KVFD , January 12

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic KVFD has been doing on-line and self paced training for its member on-line. This past Monday evening for the first time in months personnel were able to come together continuing to social distance and wearing masks to start off the 2021 year of training at KVFD.

Members were given a small dinner and started with a 2021 overview of changes and procedures with Covid-19. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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KVFD, December 31

The Keystone Valley Fire Department would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year.

KVFD would like to thank all its members for their hard work and dedication to the communities in which we serve. We would also like to thank all those municipalities who support us and allow us to provide a service with full functional resources to the community.

And KVFD would like to thank its local businesses ... (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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