Fame Fire Company
Fame Fire Company
2020 Calls
Jan 40
Feb 40
Total 80

2020 Incidents
Working Fires Extrications Rescue TF Calls
5 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!

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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.


All Hands Fire in First Due Hotel

Lieutenant DJ Matthews, January 23

Shortly after 2000 hours, Station 53 was alerted to Willowbrook Lane at the Microtel Inn for an automatic fire alarm. Shortly after dispatch, 911 calls provided additional information of smoke in the building and the assignment was upgraded.

Assistant 53 Ladder 53 and Engine 53 responded simultaneously, arrived and reported nothing showing and the building evacuated. Crews entered the main lobby ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lieutenant DJ Matthews, January 03

This morning at 0228 hours, Rescue 53 was dispatched to assist Station 36 (Po-Mar-Lin) for a reported structure fire. Asst. 36 arrived on location and reported fire theough the roof. Rescue 53 (Lt. McDonald) responded with six and established RIT on side A. Shortly there after, command placed the crew in service and the 2nd Alarm was struck. The rescue crew pulled an additional hose line and began ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Years Day Fire

Lieutenant DJ Matthews, January 01

Just before 6:30 pm on New Years Day, the West Chester Fire Department and Good Fellowship EMS were dispatched to the 200 block of Blue Rock Road in East Bradford Township for a house fire. The 911 caller reported a significant amount of smoke in the attic and a burning smell. An additional call to 911 reported fire through the roof. Assistant 51 arrived on location and confirmed the callers report. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

2019 Turkey Raffle

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)

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