Fame Fire Company
Fame Fire Company
2020 Calls
Jan 25

2020 Incidents
Working Fires Extrications Rescue TF Calls
2 0 0

2019 Calls
Jan 38
Feb 34
Mar 41
Apr 41
May 33
Jun 49
Jul 54
Aug 37
Sep 45
Oct 55
Nov 52
Dec 38
Total 517

2019 Incidents
Working Fires Extrications Rescue TF Calls
11 3 4

2018 Calls
Jan 50
Feb 46
Mar 47
Apr 41
May 46
Jun 41
Jul 41
Aug 48
Sep 56
Oct 50
Nov 55
Dec 38
Total 559

2018 Incidents
Working Fires Extrications Rescue TF Calls
9 9 3

2017 Calls
Jan 45
Feb 45
Mar 34
Apr 29
May 37
Jun 36
Jul 25
Aug 65
Sep 47
Oct 47
Nov 53
Dec 47
Total 510

2017 Incidents
Working Fires Extrications Rescue TF Calls
15 7 1

2016 Calls
Jan 63
Feb 43
Mar 32
Apr 41
May 32
Jun 35
Jul 34
Aug 26
Sep 37
Oct 39
Nov 43
Dec 50
Total 475

2016 Incidents
Working Fires Extrications Rescue TF Calls
16 10 6

Past Calls
2019 517
2018 559
2017 510
2016 475
2015 483
2014 512
2013 420
2012 476
2011 522
2010 530
Total 5004

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Fame Fire Company of West Chester

The Fame Fire Company No. 3 is one of three 100% volunteer fire companies that make up the West Chester Fire Department.  The WCFD provides fire and rescue services to the residents of the Borough of West Chester, Thornbury Township (Chester County), and portions of West Goshen, Westtown, Birmingham and  East Bradford Townships.  The West Chester Fire Department covers approximately 26.5 square miles.

Fame Fire Company is the dedicated Ladder/Truck Company and Heavy Rescue Company for the West Chester Fire Department. The other two fire companies in the West Chester Fire Department are First West Chester Fire Company and Good Will Fire Company #2.  The specific fire apparatus responding to an emergency may range from a single piece of apparatus from one fire station to many pieces from multiple stations depending on the nature and location of the emergency.

Fame Fire Company is also an integral part of The Chester County Rescue Task Force. Fame is the lead company for swiftwater, trench and structural collapse technical rescue disciplines and operates in a support role in the rope/high-angle and confined space technical rescue disciplines. Check out the Chester County Rescue Task Force Facebook page for additional information.

Fame is always looking for more volunteers!! If you have any interest at all in joining our organization, click here!

Make a Donation Today!

Fame Fire Company of West Chester is a 100 percent volunteer fire company supported by public donations.  As a 501(c)3 non-profit, donations may be tax deductible.

The members of Fame rely on generous support from the Greater West Chester Community.  In addition to West Chester Borough, Fame provides services in Birmingham, East Bradford, Thornbury, West Goshen and Westtown Townships.  The Chester County Rescue Task Force that Fame is part of also responds to technical rescue incidents in the Southeastern Region of the state with responses in Berks. Chester and Montgomery Counties so far in 2019.


2019 Christmas Parade

Watchdesk, December 06

The Fame Fire Company participated in the annual West Chester Christmas Parade sponsored by The Greater West Chester Borough Chamber of Commerce and QVC. Over 25 participants paraded our antique Silsby Hose Cart through the streets of West Chester. We enjoyed showcasing the hose cart to our community neighbors and wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Watchdesk, November 22

For the first time in ten years, the Fame Fire Company held a Turkey Raffle to benefit the fire company. For two hours members spun the wheel to see which lucky participant would win a fresh turkey. Over 24 turkeys were won by members of the community! Special thanks to On the Roll food truck for providing refreshments throughout the event. We look forward to continuing this tradition next year.... (Full Story & Photos)

New Rescue Boat Placed In Service

Watchdesk, November 04

The Fame Fire Company took delivery of a new Zodiac MilPro Grand Raid MK II inflatable rescue boat with a 30 horsepower Evinrude E-TEC outboard motor. Boat 53-1 will be our new first out boat for water rescue emergencies. Boat 53-2, also a Grand Raid MK II with a 25 horsepower Evinrude E-TEC outboard motor, will serve as our second out boat. Special thanks to our vendor Cumberland Marine Repair, LLC. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Watchdesk, November 02

During our November monthly technical rescue training, rescuers were tasked with stabilizing a passenger vehicle and gaining patient access in a four foot deep trench. After establishing safety zones and deploying ground pads, our rescuers used a griphoist to quickly anchor the vehicle. They then gained patient access by using an airbag. Crews made a modified trench panel and secured the patient area ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Rescue in East Bradford Township

Watchdesk, October 15

This morning at 0750 hrs, Stations 51 and 53 were alerted to the area of Downingtown Pike and Frank Rd for the Accident with Entrapment. Ambulance 56 was already on location and reported one patient trapped. Rescue 53 responded and arrived and stabilized the vehicle and removed the driver side doors. Engine 51-2 arrived and stretched a hand line for fire protection and assisted the Rescue crew. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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