Operations Division

Office: Located in Fire Station 1 (3rd St. & Avery St.)
Hours: Staffed 24 hours
Phone: 304-424-8450

The Duty Officer functions as the shift supervisor and manages the daily operations of the fire department.
They are comprised of the senior staff of the fire department and oversee six fire stations throughout the city.
Their office is located at Fire Station #1 on the first floor of the City Building.
The operations division responds to roughly 4,000 calls for service annually.

  • Captain John Geary
  • Captain Justin Beha
  • Captain Tom Werry
  • Captain Benjamin Woodward

Fire Inspection Bureau

Office: Fourth Floor of the City Building (3rd St. & Avery St.)
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Phone: 304-424-8522

For inspection scheduling contact the Fire Department Administrative Assistant at 304-424-8470.

The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for the following:

  • fire inspections
  • plans and review

Training Division

Training Officer – Lieutenant Jason Fleak 

Office: Located behind Fire Station 6 at 2311 Rear Camden Ave
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Phone: 304-424-8443

The training office is responsible for the following:

  • probationary firefighters receive in-house training for 3 months
  • firefighters are required to complete a 3-year apprenticeship program
  • firefighters routinely conduct proficiency drills in a multitude of skills
  • Emergency Medical Technician continuing education is conducted in-house