400th Call of 2020 Today!
Oct 6, 2020
Today we responded to our 400th incident for the year.
So far we have responded to:
- 52 Structure Fires
- 20 Vehicle Fires
- 33 Brush Fires
- 5 Misc. Fires
- 114 Automatic Fire Alarms
- 65 Vehicle Accidents
- 31 Officer-In-Charge Contact 911 Calls
- 8 Hazardous Materials incidents
- 4 Public Assistance
- 3 Smoke Investigations
- 12 Medical Incidents
- 11 Fire Police Only
- 15 Utility Emergencies
- 15 CO Alarms
- 3 Technical Rescues
- 8 Burn Complaints
- 1 Search
Chief's August Tropical Storm/Flood Update
Aug 4, 2020
The department was busy today as you can imagine. The heavy rains and winds caused several road closures, floods, utility lines to come down, trees to come down, and people getting trapped. The volunteers worked with local and county officials to minimize the damage and impacts to the community. The Township Emergency Management, Road Crew, Fire and EMS worked together well to provide life saving services to the residents and visitors of Chestnuthill Township.
So far today we responded to 36 incidents. This includes 10 - 911 calls and 26 incidents called in by field units and the public.
Polk Township Fire Company 50th Anniversary
Jun 8, 2019
Saturday, June 8th, 2019
While several of our members were manning our Effort Station to cover Polk Township calls, members of our Fire Police assisted with traffic control for Polk Township Fire Company's 50th Anniversary Parade. 43 Engine 2 was also in the parade.
Two Civilians Honored for Saving Victim
Mar 6, 2019
On December 8th, 2018, while operating at a house fire, West End Fire Company, Blue Ridge Hook & Ladder and West End Ambulance responded to a motor vehicle accident in Chestnuhtill Township. The vehicle was reported to be fully involved, as confirmed by first arriving fire officer on scene. The victim involved in the accident was removed from the burning vehicle by two civilians who were honored at the Chestnuthill Township meeting on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019.
Below is a link from the Times News from Tuesday's meeting:
On Saturday, June 18th, 2016, Ladder 43 and crew from West End Fire Company flew the American Flag atop of our ladder truck to honor a fallen Vietnam veteran. Here are some photos ...