Westwood Fire Company
Westwood
2017 Fire Call Stats
Jan 25
Feb 21
Mar 25
Apr 29
May 18
Jun 22
Jul 20
Aug 0
Sep 0
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 160

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 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 701 862

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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Visitors Since
September 16, 2005:
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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)

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

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

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)

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)

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.

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

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)

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)

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

Engine 44-5 participating in the Honey Brook Fire Company's 125th Anniversary Parade
Engine 44-5 participating in the Honey Brook Fire Company's 125th Anniversary Parade

Honey Brook Fire Company No. 1 Celebrates 125 Years of Service

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, August 05

The Honey Brook Fire Company No. 1 celebrated 125 years of service to the community Saturday which brought a parade through town followed by a ceremony at their station. Honey Brook Firefighters led the parade as they marched the streets that they have been protected for the past 125 years.

Honey Brook Past Chief Barry Messner was quoted as saying he has never felt more proud to be a Honey Brook ... (Full Story & Photos)

Auto Fire Reported on the Route 30 Bypass

Battalion Chief John Sly, July 19

On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 the Fire Company was dispatched at 1325 to Mile Marker 269.7 on the Eastbound Route 30 Bypass for a report of a vehicle on fire.

Battalion Chief Sly arrived at the scene at 1331 and updated the location to the Westbound lanes, with no fire apparent. Upon further investigation, the vehicle had appeared to have a small fire in the engine compartment which was extinguished ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighters arrived to discover the fire out prior to our arrival
Firefighters arrived to discover the fire out prior to our arrival

Smoke showing upon arrival of firefighters on Wagontown Road in Valley Township.
Smoke showing upon arrival of firefighters on Wagontown Road in Valley Township.

Working Smoke Alarms Alert of a Fire in Rock Run

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, July 15

At 1354 hours today the Westwood, Sadsburyville and Wagontown Fire Companies were dispatched for a house fire in the 900 block of Wagontown Road in the Rock Run section of Valley Township. Wagontown Deputy Chief Reber arrived first reporting smoke showing from the exterior of the 2 story duplex type structure.

Engine 35 arriving first due knocked down the flames in the kitchen area and checked for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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