Westwood Fire Company
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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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Rescue 44 on scene of a 5 vehicle accident on the Route 30 Bypass just east of Route 82.
Rescue 44 on scene of a 5 vehicle accident on the Route 30 Bypass just east of Route 82.

Auto Accident Causes Rush Hour Traffic Delay

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, November 03

As traffic was hitting its peak on the Route 30 Bypass, Westwood Fire and EMS were alerted to the 272.6 eastbound mile marker for an auto accident involving multiple vehicles. Rescue 44, Engine 44-5, Ambulance 44-1 and Deputy 44 all hit the streets within minutes to answer the call.

Arriving at 0709 Ambulance 44-1 reported the accident just east of Route 82 and confirmed a total of 5 vehicles involved. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd Alarm Barn Fire in Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, November 01

At 0400 the Pumper Tanker was alerted to the 100 block of Lower Valley Road in Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County for a barn reported to be fully involved in flames. Engine 44-5 was part of the 2nd alarm assignment along with the Cochranville Fire Company and several other Lancaster County Fire Companies to provide additional manpower and water to the scene.

Engine 44-5 arrived and delivered 3,000 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 44-5 provides water to a fire scene in Lancaster County.
Engine 44-5 provides water to a fire scene in Lancaster County.

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All the fire hose was stripped from our apparatus and pressure tested to ensure its durability.
All the fire hose was stripped from our apparatus and pressure tested to ensure its durability.

Annual Hose Testing

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, October 31

The Westwood Fire Company conducted fire hose testing contracted through a third party company. The purpose of fire hose testing is to provide a reasonable level of safety for users of fire hose and a reasonable degree of assurance that the hose, coupling assemblies, appliances, and nozzles will perform as designed.

Fire hose testing is conducted regularly and is required by NFPA 1962, Standard ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident With Entrapment in East Fallowfield

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, October 30

On Monday October 30, 2017 the Modena Fire Company was dispatched at 2333 to a reported auto accident in front of 2135 Strasburg Road in East Fallowfield Township.

Modena Chiefs arrived and established Strasburg Command. After an assessment they found one patient still inside the vehicle unresponsive. Strasburg command then upgraded the call to entrapment adding Medic 93 and Rescue 44.

Engine 37-1’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

Westwood and Modena Firefighters extricate a patient from a vehicle accident down an embankment.
Westwood and Modena Firefighters extricate a patient from a vehicle accident down an embankment.

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PLT 44 and Duty Vehicle 44 providing lighting at the Trunk or Treat event in Valley.
PLT 44 and Duty Vehicle 44 providing lighting at the Trunk or Treat event in Valley.

Trunk or Treat at Rainbow

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, October 26

On Thursday October 26th, 2017 the Westwood Fire Company provided lighting assistance to an event held at the Rainbow Elementary School in Valley Township. The event taking place was the annual Haunted Hallways and was attended by nearly 1,000 people of the school and community.

This year’s event added a special trunk or treat held on the exterior of the building. Our assistance was requested to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Westwood Firefighters Visit Rainbow Elementary School

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, October 25

Wednesday October 25th, 2017 was the annual fire prevention event at the Rainbow Elementary School in Valley Township. Rescue 44, Ambulance 44-1, Ambulance 144, Traffic 44 and ATV 44 with personnel headed to the school in hopes to make a difference in a child's life when it comes to fire safety and prevention. The Sadsburyville Fire Company was also invited to attend bringing Engine 31-1 and additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter/EMT Crawford discusses to the children about firefighter turnout gear.
Firefighter/EMT Crawford discusses to the children about firefighter turnout gear.

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Westwood Firefighters on scene of a gas leak in Valley Township.
Westwood Firefighters on scene of a gas leak in Valley Township.

Gas Line Struck on Mount Carmel Road

Assistant Fire Chief Adam Grossman, October 24

As the daylight hours were winding down, the Westwood Fire Company was dispatched at 1634 for a gas leak outside in the 100 block of Mount Carmel Road in Valley Township. Rescue 44, Ambulance 44-1 and Deputy 44 all responsed within 3 minutes of being dispatched followed by Engine 44-5.

Units arrived on scene to confirm a gas line had been struck in a yard adjacent to two houses. The area was secured ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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