Goodwill Fire Company

2020 Call Statistics
Jan 51
Feb 35
Mar 29
Apr 30
May 32
Jun 31
Jul 41
Aug 57
Sep 34
Total 340

2019 Call Statistics
Jan 43
Feb 37
Mar 38
Apr 38
May 39
Jun 49
Jul 55
Aug 44
Sep 52
Oct 33
Nov 34
Dec 43
Total 505

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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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)

No Caption July in review

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)

Busy Week in June

Captain Paul Widmayer, June 18

The crews from the Good Will started Monday night with a back to normal training event. With the corona virus restrictions lifting crews returned to the fire school to resume training. "Training Never Ends." Training was a burn drill with practice pulling the 300' line. Crews worked for a couple of hours with live fire. On Tuesday night a small crew returned to the fire school to practice car fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

CBD Response Drill
CBD Response Drill

Tanker 52 supplying Engine 51-2
Tanker 52 supplying Engine 51-2

Working House Fire in the 53 local

Third Class Fire Fighter Al Smiley, May 05

Tuesday morning just before 06:00 AM, the West Chester Fire Department (Stations 51, 52, 53) and Good Fellowship Ambulance (Station 55) were dispatched to the 1100 block of Old Wilmington Pike for the House Fire. Assistant 52 and Assistant 51 went responding and were given the report of a passerby reporting a house on fire. Shortly after dispatch Engine 52-2 (Capt P. Widmayer), Engine 51-2 and Ladder ... (Full Story & Photos)


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