Westwood Fire Company
Westwood
2016 Fire Call Stats
Jan 30
Feb 24
Mar 18
Apr 22
May 19
Jun 0
Jul 0
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 113

2016 EMS Call Stats
A44 A144
Jan 94 122
Feb 92 101
Mar 81 127
Apr 94 107
May 99 94
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 460 551

Past Call Stats
Year Fire EMS
2015 312 2329
2014 310 2388
2013 259 2294
2012 284 2045
2011 308 1278
2010 275 621
2009 304 639
2008 314 707
2007 321 663
2006 316 727
2005 344 796
2004 349 742
2003 388 625
2002 389 707

Visitors Today:
598

Visitors Since
September 16, 2005:
2,091,428

Accident on the Route 30 Bypass Causes Traffic Backup

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, June 25

Just after 1400 Saturday June 25th, 2016, the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched to the Westbound Route 30 Bypass East of Route 82 in Valley Township for an auto accident. Calls to 911 indicated one vehicle had overturned and it was unknown on the extent of injuries.

Rescue 44, Tac 44, Traffic 44, Ambulance 44-1 and Ambulance 144 all made the response within minutes of being dispatch.

Arriving ... (Full Story & Photos)

One vehicle collided with this guardrail causing a traffic backup for miles.
One vehicle collided with this guardrail causing a traffic backup for miles.

Westwood units were on display to support the recent graduates of the 2016 Junior Firefighter Camp
Westwood units were on display to support the recent graduates of the 2016 Junior Firefighter Camp

Fire & EMS Units Attend Junior Firefighter Graduation

Battalion Chief John Sly, June 24

On Friday, June 24th, 2016 units from the Westwood Fire Company were utilized on display at the graduation ceremony for 2016's Junior Firefighter Camp, hosted by the Chester County Department of Emergency Services at the Public Safety Training Facility in South Coatesville Borough.

Rescue 44 along with Ambulance 44-1 were both on display as crews spent the morning speaking with the junior cadets, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Drafting Operations To Meet Driver Qualifications

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, June 20

Monday Firefighter Ranck met the final requirement for qualification on Engine 44-5. Engine 44-5 is a 3,000 gallon pumper tanker that can be used as an attack engine or used to supply and/or shuttle water into a fire scene.

Over the past several months Firefighter Ranck has been diligently working at becoming a qualified driver on Engine 44-5. Previously this year Firefighter Ranck completed the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Westwood units were dispatched for a two vehicle accident on Newlinville Road.
Westwood units were dispatched for a two vehicle accident on Newlinville Road.

Midday Accident in Newlinville

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, June 19

Around the midday, the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched to Newlinville Road East of Jane Street for an auto accident. The caller reported a two vehicle accident not blocking the roadway.

Battalion Chief Sly arrived within minutes and confirmed the report including minor injuries. Ambulance 44-1 and Traffic 44 made an immediate response.

Due to no fire department services being required, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Due on Coatesville Building Fire

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, June 15

Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire showing from a three-story building in Coatesville's West End Wednesday. Numerous hose lines were placed in service as the City of Coatesville Fire Department arrived to battle the blaze. The call came in around 1234 when Westwood Fire Company was on the first alarm assignment as well as units from Modena, Thorndale and Coatesville VA to assist the City of Coatesville ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 44-5 and firefighters assisted at a building fire in Coatesville.
Engine 44-5 and firefighters assisted at a building fire in Coatesville.

Firefighter Ranck and Deputy Chief Scott training on Engine 44-5.
Firefighter Ranck and Deputy Chief Scott training on Engine 44-5.

Training for Driver Qualification

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, June 13

Customarily firefighters spend countless hours perfecting the ultimate responsibility of driving and operating fire apparatus. Tonight Firefighter Ranck continued his effort in becoming a qualified driver/operator on Engine 44-5. Engine 44-5 is a large pumper tanker carrying 3,000 gallons of water and a 2000 gallon per minute pump for getting water to the fire scene.

Typically several hours of driving, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tanker and EMS Due on Ash Road Fire

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, June 10

On June 10th, 2016 at 1614 the Wagontown Fire Company including Ambulance 144 were dispatched to the 100 block of Ash Road in West Caln Township for a brush fire. Reports indicated that a pile of wood was on fire and possibly extending to a near by calf shed.

Wagontown Deputy Chief Reber marked on location minutes after dispatch and requested a tanker to be dispatched to provide more water to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 44-5 supplying water to a fire scene in West Caln Township.
Engine 44-5 supplying water to a fire scene in West Caln Township.

Westwood Firefighters arrived to find a car well involved with flames.
Westwood Firefighters arrived to find a car well involved with flames.

Car Fire On Wilmington Road in East Fallowfield

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, June 07

Westwood Fire and EMS were dispatched Tuesday for a car fire in the unit block of Wilmington Road in East Fallowfield Township. Firefighters received the dispatch around 1946 and Rescue 44 and Ambulance 44-1 were on the street within minutes.

At 1953 firefighters arrived to find a car's engine compartment involved with flames. Crews of Rescue 44 stretched an 1-1/2" hose line and began making an ... (Full Story & Photos)

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