Charleston, West Virginia


Woolworth Fire 65th Anniversary

Published on March 5th, 2014 | by Darin Virag

March 4, 2014 marked the 65th Anniversary of the Charleston Woolworth Fire where we lost 7 of our brother firefighters. Sixty-five years ago, the Charleston Fire Department experienced one of its worst fires in city history.  On March 4th, 1949 [&hellip... Read More

Fire Safety

Fire and Hot Oil Safety in the Kitchen

Published on December 4th, 2012 | by admin

Here is some very important knowledge that can help you keep from being hurt when you work with fire and other hot things around the kitchen. “The Fat is on the Fire, Beware…” This is an [&hellip... Read More

Fire Safety

Safety City – Spring 2010

Published on March 4th, 2010 | by admin

Organized in 1985; the firefighters, police, community businesses and various civic groups developed a partnership to donate their time, resources and skills to create a miniature injury prevention city. Instruction is given by members from both [&hellip... Read More

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  • Mission Statement

    It is the mission of the Charleston Fire Department to provide maximum protection of life and property through the prevention and extinguishment of fires, provision of Emergency Medical Services, Hazardous Material response and Mitigation, Rescue, and performance of any other services to the citizens of Charleston that may be required to ensure a safe community.

    The Fire Department will attain this goal through preparation and training, dedication, public education, and a constant focus toward the end result — a safe City of Charleston.

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