~The Whitesville Fire Department is dedicated to protecting life, property and community resources through prevention, preperation, response and mitigation.~


By joining the Whitesville Volunteer Fire Department you're afforded the chance to truly make a difference in your community. This is a rare opportunity to get involved in something rewarding and meaningful! You will receive all required training to be a volunteer fire fighter, develop the courage to act, and the ability to perform.

The Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant was created to provide funding directly to fire departments to help increase and maintain the number of trained "front line" firefighters available in their communities. A regional grant was awarded to fire departments in Boone County, WV. By joining the department in the area you reside, listed below you will find a few of the benefits:

- Free training provided.

-Potential hourly compensation for completing required WV State Fire Fighter 1 Certification.

-Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy in the amount of $10,000.

-Chances to win $100 Gift Card

-Potential new personal protective equipment

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The greatest way to give back to our community is answering the call when a neighbor is in need. It's providing the safety and reliability that the community needs. Most citizens may think they don't have the time- until they feel the honor of helping out their neighbor in a way that no one else can. You'll realize nothing is more worth your time. 


-Minimum 16 years of age

-Complete application 

-Complete Drug testing

-Attend Required Fire-Fighter Training 

-Regular participation in dept functions.

Membership Benefits

-Free Fire/EMS training

-Life insurance

-Opportunity for advancement

-Community involvement

-Access to fitness equipment

Training Offered

-Fire-Fighter 1

-CPR/First Aid

-Haz Mat Operations

Any questions? Please feel free to contact us via email or phone!

Phone: 304-854-1197