Fire Department

Craig Matthews, Chief
808 Virginia Street 
Charleston, WV 25302 
P: (304) 348-8137 
F: (304) 348-0731


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

For additional information, please visit the Charleston Fire Department's web site.

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