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2017 Fire Call Stats
Jan 25
Feb 21
Mar 25
Apr 29
May 18
Jun 22
Jul 20
Aug 19
Sep 14
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 193

2017 EMS Call Stats
A44 A144
Jan 111 131
Feb 91 101
Mar 109 126
Apr 105 141
May 105 132
Jun 95 104
Jul 85 127
Aug 100 116
Sep 90 120
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 891 1098

Past Call Stats
Year Fire EMS
2016 289 2484
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

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Ambulance 144 Assist with Fire Prevention Education

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, October 10

It's not uncommon for fire companies to take advantage of fire prevention week to educate our nation's youth on fire safety, with this year not being any different. This week being National Fire Prevention Week, the promotional message is "Every second counts, plan 2 ways out.

The Wagontown Fire Company traditionally spreads the message to the children at Kings Highway Elementary. The Westwood Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter/EMT John Reilly talks about the equipment found on an ambulance.
Firefighter/EMT John Reilly talks about the equipment found on an ambulance.

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Chief McWilliams uses the smoke house to teach kids how to escape from smoke.
Chief McWilliams uses the smoke house to teach kids how to escape from smoke.

Valley Day and Fall Flying Fest

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, October 07

The Chester County G.O. Carlson Airport hosted the 13th Annual Valley Day and Fall Flying Fest as a cooperative effort between the Airport and where it resides, Valley Township. The days festivities included the Valley Police Department, Westwood Fire Company, Sadsburyville Fire Company, moon bounces, food, helicopters, airplanes, face painting, monster truck and much more!

The Kennett Fire Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

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9/11 Ceremony, Never Forget

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, September 11

The Westwood Fire Company spent the day remembering those who made the supreme sacrifice on September 11th, 2001. Whether it was the 343 firefighters that died on that tragic day or the 2600+ civilians and numerous other injured, America will never forget the terror that occurred.

The Westwood Fire Company was able to participate in two remembrance events, 1 being at East Fallowfield Elementary ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cub Scout Jake Wright presents a flag to a homeland security officer.
Cub Scout Jake Wright presents a flag to a homeland security officer.

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The new Ambulance 44-1 is a result of our 2009 Braun ambulance body mounted onto a 2016 Chevrolet chassis
The new Ambulance 44-1 is a result of our 2009 Braun ambulance body mounted onto a 2016 Chevrolet chassis

Ambulance Remount Completed

President John Sly, August 18

On Friday, August 18th, 2017 President Sly flew to Ohio to perform final inspection on our "newest" piece of EMS apparatus.

In May, our 2009 Ford Braun Chief XL Ambulance was sent to the Braun Manufacturing facility in Van Wert, Ohio to have a new 2016 Chevrolet chassis installed. This process of remounting the existing body onto a new chassis provided a tremendous cost savings to the Fire Company. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Aircraft Emergency on Earhardt Drive

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, August 13

On Sunday August 13th, 2017 at 1115 the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched to the unit block of Earhardt Drive in Valley Township for an aircraft emergency.

Ambulance 44-1 already on the street arrived within 2 minutes reporting 1 plane up an embankment and was checking on injuries. Battalion Chief Sly arrived at 1119 and assumed Airport Command.

After patient evaluation it was determined there ... (Full Story & Photos)

A plane left the tarmac Sunday at the Chester County Airport
A plane left the tarmac Sunday at the Chester County Airport

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Westwood Firefighters Crawford and Waldrop prepare to descend a hill with the stokes basket.
Westwood Firefighters Crawford and Waldrop prepare to descend a hill with the stokes basket.

Basic Rigging For Rope Rescue

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, August 12

For most of the day, Westwood rescue personnel spent their Saturday training in basic rigging for rope rescue training. This class offers the basic knowledge needed to perform a technical rescue using rope hauling systems.

Many areas of our district offer a potential hazard to people where they could injure theirselves and it may not be easy to rescue them, example in a car accident off an embankment ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue 44 Attends Upper Main Line YMCA Emergency Services Day

Battalion Chief John Sly, August 09

On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 Rescue 44 attended the 15th Annual Upper Main Line YMCA Emergency Services Day. As a previous supporter at the event, we were asked to return for this milestone anniversary.

Chief Eamon Brazunas of the Berwyn Fire Company organized the event and requested us to attend to provide a static display of our Rescue truck and equipment.

Firefighters and equipment from numerous ... (Full Story & Photos)

Over 400 attendees had the opportunity to look over various emergency apparatus and speak with personnel at this popular annual event
Over 400 attendees had the opportunity to look over various emergency apparatus and speak with personnel at this popular annual event

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Bart, West Grove and Westwood Fire Companies stand by for Cochranville.
Bart, West Grove and Westwood Fire Companies stand by for Cochranville.

Standby for Cochranville Fire Carnival

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, August 05

That time of year again for carnival season to be in full swing. This year was no different for the Cochranville Fire Company as their carnival is one of their main fundraisers.

The Cochranville Fire Company called upon Westwood to help them out by supplementing manpower for their fire/rescue calls while their personnel worked the carnival grounds. Westwood was also on stand by with the Bart and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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