Fire Department

Staff Overview


The City of Weirton Fire Department is a combination fire department. The Fire Department currently employs 28 full time employees who serve a population of more than 19,000 in a 19.27 square mile area.

Weirton Fire Department headquarters with apparatus lined in front.


Stations


The City of Weirton Fire Department operates 4 stations; 2 stations are manned full time by the career paid staff, 1 station houses a regional training center, reserve pumper, and serves as winter storage for the boat, 1 station is staffed by the volunteer division members.

Equipment


The City of Weirton Fire Department operates:

  • 4 Engines
  • 3 Squads
  • 1 25-feet Boston Whaler Fire Boat
  • 1 UTV with Trailer
  • 1 Chief SUV
  • 1 100' Tower Ladder
  • 1 75' Ladder
The career staff mans 1 engine company, 1 ladder company, and a duty chief on a full time basis. The City of Weirton Fire Department provides:

  • Dive Rescue and Recovery
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Suppression
  • Medical First Responder
  • Plans Review Services
  • Public Education
  • Rescue
  • Water Rescue
  • Hazardous Material Response
  • Fire Investigation 
  • Department Training Division 
The City of Weirton Fire Department is an EMT Basic Rapid Response Agency with 7 Class A vehicles.