Goodwill Fire Company

2021 Call Statistics
Jan 28
Total 28

2020 Call Statistics
Jan 51
Feb 35
Mar 29
Apr 30
May 32
Jun 31
Jul 41
Aug 57
Sep 34
Oct 37
Nov 53
Dec 43
Total 473

Past Incident Totals
2019 505
2018 481
2017 516
2016 431
2015 454
2014 479
2013 384
2012 395
2011 437
2010 454

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


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.


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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Chief Stafford (Photo by Lauren Stafford)
Chief Stafford (Photo by Lauren Stafford)

Thank You Chief Stafford

Second Class Fire Fighter Tracey Axelrod, December 31

December 31, 2020 marks not only the end of a year unlike any other, it is also the culmination of Good Will’s own Jonathan Stafford’s tenure as Chief of the Department.

Jon has been an active member of the Good Will since the 1990s. His work ethic and strong abilities to think strategically as well as tactically helped Jon to steadily rise through the Officer ranks in the Company. Jon was voted ... (Full Story & Photos)

September in Review

Third Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley, September 30

In September Station 52 had 37 calls for service, crews continued to stay busy with training and continuing to staff the firehouse for quick response times.

On 9/14/20 Engine 52-1(FF C. Simpkins) and Engine 52-2(Capt P. Widmayer) responded to the reported vehicle fire in the 900 Block of Old Fernhill Rd. Crews arrived to find the fire knocked by an extinguisher with a small fire behind the fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 52-2 (FF L. Pierson) assisting West Whiteland Fire Co.
Engine 52-2 (FF L. Pierson) assisting West Whiteland Fire Co.

August in Review

Third Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley, August 31

In August the company ran 57 Calls for service. Crews continued to train and stay busy.

On 8/4/20 Engine 52-2(FF A. Smiley) started out the day with a gas leak inside in the 53 local. Later in the day Engine 52-2 and Assistant 52 along with Fame Fire Co. No. 3 and Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute responded to a Residential Rescue in the 100 Block of South High Street. Units arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

How Your Donations Have Helped

Second Class Fire Fighter Tracey Axelrod, August 24

Members and friends of the Good Will -

Just wanted to post a quick note on how your donations have supported our NEW Volunteer Live-In Program. Your donations allowed us to convert existing space to four new individual rooms. And we’ve already filled those rooms with four experienced firefighters. This helps them, but most importantly it helps you and our community to be a safer place. Staffing ... (Full Story)

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Captain Paul Widmayer, July 24

July 9,2020
This morning just after 9am the West Chester Borough Fire Department along with Good Fellowship Ambulance & EMS Training Institute and Goshen Fire Company were alerted to the 600 block of Downingtown Pike for the Apartment Building Fire. Assistant 52 arrived with light smoke showing followed by Engine 51-2. Engine 51-2 found fire in the 2nd floor bathroom extending into the attic. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)


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