Goodwill Fire Company

2016 Call Statistics
Jan 60
Feb 21
Mar 27
Apr 25
May 24
Jun 34
Jul 36
Aug 27
Sep 45
Oct 14
Total 313

2015 Call Statistics
Jan 34
Feb 46
Mar 25
Apr 40
May 39
Jun 46
Jul 38
Aug 34
Sep 42
Oct 47
Nov 33
Dec 30
Total 454

Past Incident Totals
2015 454
2014 479
2013 384
2012 395
2011 437
2010 454

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Welcome to the Official Website for the Good Will Fire Company

Members -- As of January 2016 the monthly meeting has moved to the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The Executive meeting begins at 6:30 PM and the General meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

The Good Will Fire Company No. 2 is a 100% volunteer fire service that protects the lives and property of the communities of the Borough of West Chester, West Goshen Township, Westtown Township, Birmingham Township, East Bradford Township, and the entire township of Thornbury in Chester County.

Organized over 175 years ago in 1833 we are one of three volunteer fire companies that make up the West Chester Fire Department.

Certification Logo The Good Will Fire Company earned the 100% certification level from the PA State Fire Commissioner's Office.  This level is awarded when 100% of the fire company’s active members hold at least one of the state's certification levels


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New Tanker Delivery Right Around the Corner

Second Class Fire Fighter Tracey Axelrod, May 21

The Good Will will soon perform final inspection and take delivery of a new 3,000 gallon tanker.

GWFC Truck Committee members will inspect the tanker, built by 4 Guys Fire Trucks, on May 25. Delivery will be on June 6, which is also when the station's Officers and Firefighters will undergo training specific to the new tanker.

The tanker is looking great in its Good Will white and green and the station ... (Full Story & Photos)

View of the Alpha side as the bulk of the fire has been knocked
View of the Alpha side as the bulk of the fire has been knocked

Full Company Response to 2 Alarm Fire in Westtown Township

3rd Class Fire Fighter Dave Smiley Jr., March 16

This morning around 7AM, Stations 54/56 (Goshen), 52, and Delaware County 41 (Newtown Square), were alerted to the 1100 block of S. Chester Rd for a reported house fire. Engine 52-2 (Captain Barry), along with Ladder 56, Engine 54-1, and Captain 54 made the response within minutes, and Chester County Fire Communications advised that multiple calls were being received. Captain 54 arrived with a large ... (Full Story & Photos)

Good Will Responds to Basement Fire in the 54 Local

3rd Class Fire Fighter Dave Smiley Jr., March 11

At 7:22PM on Friday, March 11, a dryer fire at the Rose Hill Apartments on West Chester Pike was upgraded to a building fire with people trapped. The original call was dispatched at 7:16, for Stations 54/56 (Goshen) for a reported dryer on fire in the basement of a three story, occupied apartment building. Upon the arrival of Westtown-East Goshen Police Department officers, they advised that there ... (Full Story & Photos)

The fire room in the basement
The fire room in the basement

Ladder 53 and Engine 52-1
Ladder 53 and Engine 52-1

Fire Alarm Turned Hazard Box Response in the First Due

Firefighter Dave Smiley Jr., January 26

At 3:22PM on Tuesday, January 26, the fire alarm was dispatched to 800 E. Virginia Ave in the 52 local. Engine 52-2 made the response and while enroute Chester advised that a West Goshen Police Department officer had arrived to find a partial roof collapse in a one story commercial building. Engine 52-2's officer (Lt. Creager) then requested that the building fire response be dispatched, bringing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Good Will Crews Staff Station During Snow Storm Jonas

Firefighter Dave Smiley Jr., January 22

From the early evening on Friday, January 22, until late day on Sunday, Good Will members staffed the firehouse with multiple crews rotating on 8-hour shifts. Members were kept busy, clearing snow from the firehouse sidewalks, entrances, and infront of the bays, while also handling multiple emergencies, and also clearing snow from various hydrants across the WCFD local. On Sunday, Station 51 was ... (Full Story & Photos)

Conditions were less than ideal at Station 52 throughout the storm
Conditions were less than ideal at Station 52 throughout the storm



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