Westwood Fire Company
Westwood
2016 Fire Call Stats
Jan 30
Feb 24
Mar 18
Apr 22
May 19
Jun 25
Jul 24
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 162

2016 EMS Call Stats
A44 A144
Jan 94 122
Feb 92 101
Mar 81 127
Apr 94 107
May 99 94
Jun 96 104
Jul 101 108
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 657 763

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:
841

Visitors Since
September 16, 2005:
2,141,252

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Engine 44-5 was awarded as the "Best Appearing" Tanker at the Kennett Fire Company's housing ceremony
Engine 44-5 was awarded as the "Best Appearing" Tanker at the Kennett Fire Company's housing ceremony

Engine 44-5 Awarded Best Tanker at Kennett Housing

Battalion Chief John Sly, August 27

On Saturday, August 27th, 2016 following a very long night of service at the East Brandywine house fire, Engine 44-5 traveled to the Kennett Fire Company for the housing ceremony of their new Tower Ladder.

The day prior, Firefighter Ranck spent a great deal of time cleaning and preparing our Pumper/Tanker for judging at the Kennett event. Unfortunately, the house fire wiped away all the shine and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Auto Accident Reported Serious on Valley Road

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, August 27

On Saturday August 27th, 2016 at 1004 the Westwood Fire Company for EMS and Fire Police were dispatched to an auto accident in the 1700 block of Valley Road in Valley Township. Reports indicated a one vehicle accident with a child to be checked for injuries.

Additional reports upgraded the assignment to being serious in nature which re-alerted for a Fire/Rescue response and a medic unit.

Arriving ... (Full Story & Photos)

Westwood apparatus on scene of a vehicle accident on Valley Road.
Westwood apparatus on scene of a vehicle accident on Valley Road.

Engine 44-5 dumping its 3,000 gallons of water.
Engine 44-5 dumping its 3,000 gallons of water.

Tanker Assist at East Brandywine Fire

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, August 26

Late Friday night area firefighters were called to battle a blaze in the 100 block of Ridgewood Circle in East Brandywine Township.

Once on scene East Brandywine Firefighters encountered large volumes of fire on all levels of the involved structure. Fortunately all victims were accounted for and not injured.

Several fire companies were called to the scene for mostly water and needed manpower. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lawn Mower Fire in Towerville

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, August 23

On Tuesday August 23rd, 2016 at 1800, the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched to the 2600 block of Strasburg Road in the Towerville section of East Fallowfield Township for a trash fire. Engine 44-5 was on the street within 3 minutes of being dispatched and was advised of a lawn mower on fire that may be extending to a house.

Engine 44-5 arrived minutes later to find smoke showing from the rear ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 44-5 in the driveway with a hose line in service.
Engine 44-5 in the driveway with a hose line in service.

Westwood pictured with their four Braun Ambulances!
Westwood pictured with their four Braun Ambulances!

Vote For Westwood EMS!

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, August 21

Recently Braun Ambulance has started a contest for their customers, and partnering with IrishEyez Photography, Westwood EMS has entered into the Braun Ambulance "pose like the Nighwatch crew" photo contest. Our picture has been submitted to the Braun Ambulance Facebook page and that's where you come into play.

We need everybody to go to the Braun Ambulance Facebook page and look for the ambulances, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident Reported With Entrapment Turns Minor on Route 82

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, August 17

On Wednesday August 17th, 2016 at 1246 the Westwood Fire Company and mutual aid were dispatched to Northbound Route 82 North of Butterworth Road in Valley Township for an auto accident with entrapment. Deputy Chief Scott responded immediately receiving reports of one patient confined to their vehicle.

Arriving within minutes fire and EMS units sized up the scene. Injuries appeared to be minor and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters arrived to find a minor vehicle accident on Route 82.
Firefighters arrived to find a minor vehicle accident on Route 82.

One patient was trapped under this lawn mower when rescue crews arrived.
One patient was trapped under this lawn mower when rescue crews arrived.

Company Runs Multiple Calls in Less Then 24 Hours

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, August 15

On August 15th, 2016 at 1333 the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched for a technical rescue at Grove Avenue and Kirby Street in the Westwood section of Valley Township. Initially the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched for a fire alarm in East Fallowfield, when Fire Police Officer Law was responding he observed a person roll their lawn mower into a creek trapping them.

Upon arrival of Rescue 44 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mass Casualty Accident in Honey Brook

Firefighter/EMT Adam Grossman, August 14

On August 14th, 2016 at 1442 hours the Honey Brook Fire Company and EMS were dispatched to Route 10 South of Route 322 in Honey Brook Borough for an auto accident with entrapment. Calls to 911 indicated a two vehicle accident blocking with multiple patients involved.

Ambulance 189-1 arrived and reported several subjects injured and confirmed entrapment. Ambulance 189-1 also requested the dispatch ... (Full Story & Photos)

Multiple ambulances at Reading Hospital from the Honey Brook auto accident.
Multiple ambulances at Reading Hospital from the Honey Brook auto accident.

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