West Chester Fire Department

2019 Incidents
Jan 109
Feb 89
Total 198

2018 Incidents
Jan 138
Feb 110
Mar 107
Apr 105
May 126
Jun 98
Jul 120
Aug 126
Sep 125
Oct 125
Nov 120
Dec 88
Total 1388

2017 Incidents
Jan 148
Feb 132
Mar 125
Apr 97
May 126
Jun 136
Jul 120
Aug 146
Sep 156
Oct 143
Nov 156
Dec 153
Total 1638

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Welcome to the Official Website for the West Chester Fire Department.


No Caption Thursday, June 13th - Give20 Dinner & Fightin' 51st IPA release at Iron Hill West Chester!

WCFD, June 10

The First West Chester Fire Company and Iron Hill Brewery (West Chester) have teamed up again to create the Fightin' 51st IPA, an American Pale Ale Beer.

Members joined the Iron Hill Brewery staff in May to help brew the beer, which will be released on Thursday June 13th in conjunction with a Give20 dinner night that benefits the Fire Company. A dollar of each pint sold and 20% of your dinner bill ... (Full Story & Photos)

County Urban Search & Rescue Team Deployed To Assist Montgomery County

Lieutenant Bill Cummings, May 30

Last evening, a line of very strong and severe storms moved through the region. Upper parts of nearby Montgomery County were especially hard hit. Montgomery County’s USAR Team had worked hard searching and assessing damaged buildings into the night, but there remained a large area still needing to be searched. Around 7:00 am this morning, a request was received from Montgomery County for assistance ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo by Beau Crowding
Photo by Beau Crowding

No Caption Tanker Response to Hockessin 2nd Alarm Fire

WCFD, April 07

On Sunday 4/7/19, at approximately 13:40 NCC 19 and Mutual Aid where dispatch to a Reported House Fire in the 100 Block of Chandler Ave. Ladder 16 arrived with fire showing from the attached garage and command requested a tanker task force. Eventually the 2nd alarm and 2nd alarm tanker task force was added, which was when Tanker 52 was added to the assignment. Tanker 52 (FF. C Simpkins) went Responding ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working Apartment Fire in 51 Local

WCFD, March 31

On Sunday, at approximately 15:41 PM, the West Chester Fire Department was dispatched to the Brandywine Garden Apartments in West Chester Borough for an apartment fire. Quickly after dispatch Engine 51-2, Assistant 51 went enroute. Followed by Engine 52-2, 51-1, and Ladder 53. Engine 51-2 and Assistant 51 arrived to find a three-story apartment building with smoke showing from a second floor apartment. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Free smoke alarms as part of a new community-wide fire prevention effort.

WCFD, March 27

The West Chester Borough Fire Department in conjunction with 6abc Action News Operation Save a Life and corporate partners The Home Depot, Kidde Fire Safety and Toyota USA received over 100 free smoke alarms as part of a new community-wide fire prevention effort.

Residents who wish to schedule a home visit should email smokealarms@wcfiredept.org. Eligible areas include: Borough of West Chester and ... (Full Story & Photos)


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