Wayne County Fire Department

Find Wayne 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.


Ceredo Fire Department 700 B Street Kenova WV 25530 304-453-4808


Dunlow Volunteer Fire & Rescue 1383 Left Fork Dunlow Bypass Road Dunlow WV 25511 304-385-4631

East Lynn Volunteer Fire Department HCR 85 Box 2 East Lynn WV 25512 304-849-5601

Fort Gay Fire Department 3014 Court Street Fort Gay WV 25514 304-648-5325

Kenova Volunteer Fire Department 1600 Pine Street Kenova WV 25530 304-453-1601

Lavalette Volunteer Fire Department 4504 5th Street Road Lavalette WV 25535 304-525-7156

Prichard Volunteer Fire Department 4900 Smith Street Prichard WV 25555 304-486-5051

Wayne Volunteer Fire Department Rt 152 S Rt 152 St Wayne WV 25570 304-272-5656

About Wayne County Fire Departments

Wayne County Fire Departments provide fire protection and emergency response services to the Wayne County, WV community with a mission to prevent the loss of life and property. In addition to responding to calls for fire suppression, Wayne 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:
  • Wayne County fire stations
  • 9-1-1 emergencies and first response
  • Fire and emergency preparedness
  • Wayne County Fire Marshals and Inspectors
  • Wayne County Fire Department jobs and employment
Fire Departments in Wayne County

Wayne 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 Wayne County. Wayne County Volunteer Fire Departments are organized with a similar structure or as independent Wayne County Fire departments and districts with their own fire company.

First Response and Fire Emergencies in Wayne County, WV

In an emergency situation, 911 calls are received at a designated public safety answering point (PSAP). The Wayne County PSAP routes the call to the appropriate dispatch agency, which coordinates the Wayne 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.

Wayne County Fire Code Inspections

Fire prevention education is part of Fire Department operations under the authority of the Wayne County Fire Marshal. Fire prevention involves the enforcement of the Wayne 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 Wayne County schools, public information campaigns, smoke detector distribution programs, and outreach at public events. The Wayne County Fire Marshal also investigates structure fires to determine their causes.