West Bradford Fire Company


2017 Incidents
Jan 24
Feb 26
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
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Dec
Total 50

Recent Years Incidents Totals
2016 362
2015 332
2014 395
2013 340
2012 296

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Mar 29, 2017
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West Bradford Receives Large Diameter Hose Grant

Lt Tom Barton, March 28

Any modern-day firefighter will tell you that second to responding quickly and safely to the scene of a building fire, securing a sustainable water source for fire suppression and rescue is of utmost importance. The West Bradford Fire Company is ever-mindful of the fact that in portions of our response area, residents are not protected by a dedicated hydrant system. It is imperative to our mission ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pre-Season Wildland Training

West Bradford Volunteers, March 26

This past weekend, West Bradford and other Chester County volunteers completed a 16 hour class on Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting. Wildland Urban Interface Firefighting is designed to teach firefighters how fight wood and brush fires that pose a direct threat to houses or other structures built in the affected environments. This course was designed by the National Fire Academy with assistance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Greenhouse Fire

Chief Jack Law III, March 10

Shortly after 1:00pm on Thursday, March 9, 2017 the fire assignment was dispatched for an outbuilding /greenhouse fire, Engine 39-3 arrived to report a 20ft x 100ft greenhouse structure with smoke showing and going into service with a hand line. The fire was quickly extinguished with extensive overhaul, Chief 39 held the units to Station 39 and the remaining units were recalled. The business owner ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Field and Woods

Chief Jack Law III, February 25

Station 39 was dispatched to the 1100 Block of W Strasburg Road on Friday February 24 in the late morning for Brush, the caller reported approximately 3 acres involved. Upon arrival of Engine 39-3 they advised they were trying to find access and that there was a subject on a tractor attempting to contain and extinguish the fire. Chief 39 arrived to advise the Engines to take position on Strasburg ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Traffic 39's new bar being installed.
Traffic 39's new bar being installed.

Old Trucks Get New Tech

Engineer Sohn Stark, January 28

2017 has started out very well for some of our older apparatus. Brush 39, Traffic 39, and Tanker 39 all received a much needed upgrade over the last month, increasing safety for the community and firefighters.

Each vehicle was upgraded with new light emitting diode (LED) emergency warning lights. The LED lights will increase apparatus visibility when responding to emergencies and during fire ground ... (Full Story & Photos)

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