First West Chester Fire Company

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Feb 54
Mar 64
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Jul 38
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Mar 58
Apr 44
May 53
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2021 581
2020 563
2019 557
2018 608
2017 612
2016 512
2015 487
2014 542
2013 447
2012 436
2011 525
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2009 538
2008 525
2007 522

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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.

No Caption Vehicle into two houses with fire in East Bradford

WCFD PIO , July 22

East Bradford Township, PA

At approximately 6:30 PM this evening Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and West Chester Borough Police Department were dispatched for an auto accident in the 600 block of Downingtown Pike, East Bradford Township.

The incident was quickly upgraded to a vehicle into a house with fire, alerting the WCFD.

WCFD volunteers arrived, extinguished a small fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department trains for pipeline emergency with large scale tabletop exercise

WCFD PIO , July 21

This evening volunteers of the WCFD were joined by Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute, West Goshen Township Police Department, West Chester Borough Police Department, Chester County Department of Emergency Services Hazardous Materials Team, and elected officials for an information session and tabletop exercise sponsored by Enterprise Products - Eastern Pipeline. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Investigation inside on N. Everhart Street

WCFD PIO team , July 16

West Chester Borough, PA
July 16, 2022 - 6:26 PM
400 block of North Everhart Street

Odor Investigation
The WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and Goshen Fire Company (Tower 54) were alerted for an odor investigation inside the property.

Volunteers of the department checked the property and nothing was found. All units returned available. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working House Fire in Birmingham Township - Delaware County

Delco 59, June 27

WCFD Stations 51, 52 and 53 assisted Delaware County Station 59 at this working house fire

Story and photo credit to Concordville Fire & Protection Association (Delco 59)

On Monday June 27th, just after 8pm Company 59 along with mutual aid were dispatched to a residential dwelling fire in Birmingham Township. As units responded Chester County radio reported Police were on location with a working ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Reported House Fire - 400 blk of W. Gay - WC Borough

WCFD PIO team , June 26

West Chester Borough, PA
June 26, 2022
400 block of West Gay Street
House Fire

Just after 5:00 PM, WCFD along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and West Whiteland Fire Company were dispatched for a house fire where the caller reported the stove was on fire.

Asst. 51 arrived on-location advising the fire was out and held the response to one engine. Crews checked for fire extension ... (Full Story & Photos)


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