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We Can't Help You if We Can't Find You

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, September 30

House numbers are very important in the case of an emergency. Clearly marked numbers on the front exterior, visible from the street or on your mailbox in front of your residence make it easier for fire and EMS respoonders to find your house. If you have an emergency at your house at night, please turn on the front light and open the front door if possible. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Pit Safety

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, September 01

Fire Pit Safety

Fire pits have become very popular lately. The warmth and joy that radiates from the open fire can make parties, intimate gatherings and simple marshmallow roasts the most sought-after and enjoyable activities of the spring, summer and autumn months. However, fire pits are wrought with dangers, and to ensure the safety of you, your family, and your guests, you should address the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Have a Happy and Safe Labor Day

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, August 29

We celebrate Labor Day across the country to recognize the achievements of American workers and the contributions they made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country. Labor Day also marks the unofficial end of summer. Highways and recreation areas will be busy as people take advantage of the remaining good weather. Boating, swimming, motorcycle riding, grilling, camping and hiking ... (Full Story & Photos)

SCCEMS Releases Its 2013 Annual Report

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, August 18

Southern Chester County Emergency Medical Services released its 2013 Annual Report today. This report has been developed annually over the past decade as a review for our citizens, municipalities and supports of the fiscal and operational highlights of the past year.

Copies of the 2013 Annual Report are available for review below or downloading at the About Us/ Corporate Governance tab of the website.... (Full Story & Photos)

Happy 4th of July!

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, July 03

Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!... (Full Story & Photos)

New Paramedic Unit Placed into Service

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, June 17

SCCEMS placed a new MEDIC 94 paramedic unit in service today. The 2014 Ford Explorer replaces a 2012 Ford Explorer that was damaged in a property damage accident in April. The new unit will be based out of the Jennersville station with the MEDIC 94-1 designation.

The out of pocket costs for the new vehicle were minimized due to the utilization of insurance funds, salvage revenue and reutilization ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of Col. Edward "Ed" Atkins, Director of Emergency Services

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, June 10

Chester County Department of Emergency Services Director Colonel Edward "Ed" Atkins passed late yesterday afternoon following a brief illness.

Ed Atkins’s life was dedicated to his wife and children, to the defense of the United States of America and in public service to the people of Chester County, Pennsylvania. A son of Harold (Cy) and Doris Atkins, Ed grew up in Yardville, New Jersey with his ... (Full Story & Photos)

National CPR and AED Awareness Week

EMS Chief Bob Hotchkiss, June 05

June 1 through 7 is National CPR and AED Awareness Week and the American Heart Association has created additional Hands Only CPR videos. Hands-Only CPR has just two simple steps: 1) If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, call 9-1-1; and 2) Push hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of the classic Bee Gees’ song “Stayin’ Alive.” Click on link to check out the video and send ... (Full Story & Photos)


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2014 Dispatches
Jan 251
Feb 235
Mar 237
Apr 251
May 274
Jun 243
Jul 229
Aug 222
Sep 225
Oct 0
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 2167

Past Incidents
2013 2957
2012 3078
2011 3349
2010 2993
2009 2888
2008 3076
2007 2980
2006 2620
2005 2742

2014 Incidents By Municipality-District 1
E.Nottingham 120
Elk 21
Franklin 50
Highland 15
Londonderry 41
L. Oxford 90
New London 71
Oxford 369
Penn 387
U. Oxford 62
West Grove 52
W. Fallowfield 52
W. Nottingham 69

2014 Dispatches By Nature
Medical 1692
Motor Vehicle Accidents 120
Cardiac Arrests 23
Falls 100
Other Trauma 74
Standby's 21
Total 2030

2014 Incidents By Municipality-District 2
Avondale 32
London Britain 34
London Grove 187
New Garden 312
W. Marlborough 22
Mutual Aid 96

2014 Patients By Hospital
Jennersville 858
Brandywine 13
Chester County 132
Christiana 281
duPont Childrens 60
Lancaster General 43
Other 21
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