Welcome to WheelingsBravest.com! The Unofficial website about the Wheeling FD. We’re here to promote the work of the Wheeling Firefighters and give them a service they can be proud of. We are your source for all the Fire, Rescue and EMS news about the Wheeling Fire Department.
City of Wheeling, WV
Wheeling is a small city in an area of 16 square miles in the northern panhandle of the state of West Virginia. We are an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and two hours east of Columbus, OH. The Wheeling Fire Department proudly protects the lives and property of its 28,000 residents and provides mutual aid to volunteer departments, when needed, in Ohio County and it’s neighboring state, Ohio.
Wheeling FD Overview
The Wheeling FD is comprised of 7 firehouses with 8 Engine companies, 2 Truck companies, 1 Heavy Rescue company, 4 Paramedic Squads, 1 Fireboat, the West Virginia Regional Response Team Truck and Squad companies, and multiple support and administrative vehicles and units. The primary station locations include Centre Wheeling, North Wheeling, South Wheeling, Wheeling Island, Warwood, Woodsdale and Elm Grove. The WFD handles an average of 18 calls per day and responded to 6,656 calls in 2016.