Garage fire, Wildwood Dr, Willistown Twp.
By Fire Chief Jim Rapp
May 17, 2023

Shortly after 7pm on 5/16 Malvern fire Company was dispatched to a reported garage fire on Wildwood Dr. in Willistown Township. Crews arrived to smoke coming from the garage, Engine 4’s crew went into service with a 1 ¾ attack line. (Paoli) Engine 3-1 crew placed a second line into service. Both crew made a quick stop on the fire. Mutual aid was provided from Paoli Fire Co., Berwyn Fire Co., East Whiteland Fire Co., and Goshen Fire Co.. A Tanker Task Force was added to the Alarm due to limited hydrant in the general area, bring additional Tankers from Good Will of West Chester, Lionville, and Valley Forge fire companies. Crew were in service for approx. 1 ½ hours.

Thank you to Exton, Valley Forge and Newtown Square fire companies for covering Station 4 and 3’s local. The fire is still under investigation with the Chester County Fire Marshal’s office.

Units: E-4, L-4, T-4,Micu 4-2, Chief, Assistant 4, Assistant 4A.
Mutual Aid: 3, 2, 5, 54, 56, 52, 47, 68, 6, and DC station 41