Goodwill Fire Company

2021 Call Statistics
Jan 28
Feb 36
Mar 52
Apr 33
May 35
Jun 35
Total 219

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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Working Fire in Kennett Square
Working Fire in Kennett Square

May in Review

Second Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley, May 31

Station 52 responded to 35 calls for service in May.

On 5/3/21 At approximately 1:20 AM, Station 52 was alerted for Air 52 to assist Station 24(Kennett Fire Co) on a Working Commercial Building Fire. Air 52(Lt. L. Pierson) responded shortly after dispatch with a crew of 5. Air 52 arrived and setup to fill cylinders while the crew of Air 52 met with Manpower. Air 52 was directed to complete Vertical ... (Full Story & Photos)

April in Review

Second Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley, April 30

Station 52 responded to 33 Calls for service in April.

On 4/1/21 Station 52 responded to a dumpster fire in the 300 block of Westtown Road, West Goshen Township. Engine 52-1(Capt P. Widmayer) stretched the bumper line and extinguished the fire.

On 4/3/21 The WCFD volunteers attended the West Chester Parks and Recreation Easter drive thru Egg Scramble at Borough Hall. Station 52 had the pleasure ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dumpster Fire
Dumpster Fire

Engine 52-2(Lt C. Simpkins) relocating Longwood Fire Co. as they operate at a Working Fire
Engine 52-2(Lt C. Simpkins) relocating Longwood Fire Co. as they operate at a Working Fire

March in Review

Second Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley, March 31

Station 52 handled 52 calls for service in March.

On March 1st Newly placed in service Engine 52-1 handled its first call in the 52 local.

On March 2nd Station 52 was dispatched to multiple calls in the West Chester local due to a power outage.

On March 14th Station 52 was dispatched to an AFA, 2 Brush Fires, a Working Barn fire, a Relocate and a Working Outbuilding Fire. Crews stayed busy throughout ... (Full Story & Photos)

February in Review

Third Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley, March 13

In February Station 52 handled 36 calls for service.

New Engine 52-1 was officially placed in service on February 28th.

On February 23rd Station 52 was originally alerted for a fire alarm in the 800 block of Virginia Ave., West Goshen Township. As responding units arrived on location, workers were removing a dumpster, that was on fire, from the building using a forklift. Fire was contained to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dumpster Fire
Dumpster Fire

No Caption Engine 52-1

Captain Paul Widmayer, March 02

02/28/2021 starts a new era for the Good Will. Crews started the process of preparing the new Engine 52-1 into service. The truck is a 2020 Custom Fire side mount pumper on a Spartan Metrostar chassis. The truck houses a Hale QMax 2250 GPM Pump. There is 1500 feet of 5 inch, Two 1 3/4" cross lays of 200 feet, a 400' 1 3/4" off the rear with 2 1/2" and 3" hoses , booster and a bumper line. There ... (Full Story & Photos)


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