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Entrance exam results certified by Commissioners.

Entrance exam results certified by Commissioners.

The Fire Civil Service Commission has certified the results of the fire department entrance exam given on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. The results will be posted at the city’s main station at the Parkersburg Municipal Building, #1 Government Square on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017. If you are unable to make it to the fire station,…

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

It’s that time of year again! Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries! Daylight saving time will begin at 2:00am on Sunday, March 12th. For 29 years, Energizer has partnered with the International Association of Fire Chiefs to keep families safe through the Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries program. During this time, fire departments work…

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Fire department responds to house fire.

Fire department responds to house fire.

Story: At 10:12 am, the Parkersburg Fire Department responded to 563 6th St. for a structure fire. Crews were on scene within minutes of the initial call. Upon arrival, units found the fire had been mostly extinguished by the resident of the apartment with a garden hose. The fire department opened walls and the downstairs…

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Fire Department to give entrance exam.

The Parkersburg Fire Department will begin taking applications for the position of probationary firefighter on February 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 3, 2017. Applications are available at the Fire Chief’s office on the 1st floor of the Parkersburg City Building. Applicants must be between 18 and 35 years of age at…

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