First West Chester Fire Company

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Welcome to the Official Website for the First West Chester Fire Company

The First West Chester Fire Company is one of three 100% volunteer fire companies that make the West Chester Fire Department. The Station is located at South Bradford Avenue and West Miner Street in East Bradford Township.  The First West Chester Fire Company provides fire/rescue coverage to West Chester Borough, as well as West Goshen, East Bradford, Westtown, Birmingham, and Thornbury Townships. As the oldest company in the West Chester Fire Department, our volunteer organization has been proudly serving our communities since 1799.

Department travels to Chester County PSTC for "Day in the life" training

WCFD PIO team , May 21

Today, the WCFD travel to the Chester County Public Safety Training Campus in Coatesville for “Day in the Life” training.
Crews were dispatched to multiple types of incidents throughout the day. Some incidents included car fires, dumpster fires, rubbish fires, elevator rescues, carbon monoxide incidents, and building fires.

Everyone was challenged to safety mitigate each situation. We were also ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Company, May 21

The First West Chester Fire Company would like to extend a huge congratulations to our member Alex on graduating from Thaddeus Stevens College this weekend. We are so proud of you!

Alex graduates from the Metals Fabrication & Welding Technology program and received honors for having the highest overall GPA & demonstrating professionalism in the field.... (Full Story & Photos)

3 members graduate Chester County Fire Academy

Captain Billy Ronayne, May 17

On Wednesday May 3rd, Firefighters Tony Ioele, Andrew Becker, and Nathan Sanchez were promoted to the rank of 3rd Class Firefighter. These three gentlemen recently completed the Chester County Department of Emergency Services Spring Fire Fire 1 program. This program is the entry level training required by all firefighters to be qualified as interior firefighters. Each of these firefighters committed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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WCFD PIO team , May 16

Birmingham Township, PA - May 16, 2023

Just before 7:00 PM the WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute were dispatched to the 1000 block of General Lafayette Blvd., Birmingham Township for an electrical fire.
Chief 51 (Pelna) arrived on-location advising the was an issue with the electrical system at the property and PECO was on-scene. Crews checked the inside and found ... (Full Story & Photos)

East Bradford House Fire

WCFD PIO team , May 14

East Bradford Township, PA - March 14, 2023

Just after 5:00 AM this morning, WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and West Whiteland Fire Company were alerted for a house fire in the 900 block of Pine View Drive, East Bradford Township.

The homeowner reported to tbe 911 center of a fire inside the garage and the family was evacuating.

Assistant 51 (McClure) arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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