Ohio County Fire Department

Find Ohio County West Virginia fire departments, city fire stations, firefighters, brigades, chiefs, inspectors, marshals, and local volunteers. Fire departments provide information on fire risk assessment, permits, fire alarms, and safety guidance.

Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department 7 Chapel Road Wheeling WV 26003 304-242-1603

Clearview Volunteer Fire Department 166 Clearview Avenue Wheeling WV 26003 304-277-1230

Mozart Volunteer Fire Department 25 South Frazier Avenue Wheeling WV 26003 304-232-2016

Stone Church Volunteer Fire Department Stone Church Rd Wheeling WV 26003 304-243-1571

Triadelphia Volunteer Fire Department 227 National Road Triadelphia WV 26059 304-547-5010

Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department 3470 National Road Valley Grove WV 26060 304-547-0347

Waynesboro Fire Department 29 Atkinson Potomac Hill Road Valley Grove WV 26060 717-762-2515

Wheeling Fire Department 1500 Chapline Street Wheeling WV 26003

About Ohio County Fire Departments

Ohio County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Ohio County, WV community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Ohio County Fire Departments respond to medical emergencies, incidents involving hazardous materials, rescue calls, and motor vehicle or other accidents.

You may contact the Fire Department for questions about:
  • Ohio County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Ohio County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Ohio County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Ohio County

Ohio County Fire Departments may be staffed with paid professional firefighters, volunteers, or a combination of the two. Professional Fire Services in West Virginia are organized around a central command with response units, known as fire companies, geographically dispersed throughout Ohio County. Ohio County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Ohio County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Ohio County, WV

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Ohio County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Ohio County Fire Dept response. The responding Fire House may be determined based on geographic location or the resource needed for the call, such as an aerial ladder, fire hose, fire truck, water pumper, tanker truck, brush fire vehicle, rescue vehicle, or paramedic emergency services. In many cases, multiple Fire Stations and fire engines are dispatched to the emergency.

Ohio County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Ohio County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Ohio County and West Virginia Fire Code and is closely associated with the building code and building permitting process. The Fire Marshal is involved in the plan review process for new construction or renovation projects and is responsible for ensuring that Fire Code requirements are met before signing off on design plans. Other common fire prevention efforts include educational programs in Ohio County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Ohio County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.