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Welcome to! We are a website providing content about the Wheeling Fire Department and the Fire Departments of the Ohio County, WV in an unofficial capacity. 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. The WFD handles an average of 18 calls per day and responded to 6,881 calls in 2015.

Latest Updates: September 29, 2016

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National Fire Prevention Week

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871, is one of the primary reasons why we have a full week dedicated to National Fire Prevention. The fire which started on October 9, 1871 at 21:00 hours , killed up 300 people and destroyed 3.3 square miles of Chicago, Il.1 The largest fire in this week was not the Great …

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City of Wheeling, WV moves to WVSIRN

Wheeling, West Virginia – The City of Wheeling has moved over to the  WV Statewide Interoperable Radio Network (SIRN). The new system allows for better and quicker commutations between agencies as well as different counties. Since the change, you will need to upgrade your scanner to a Digital Trucking Scanner or listen to our online broadcast …

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