Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

Daylight saving time ends at 2:00am on Sunday, November 5th. For 30 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 to remind people of the simple, life saving habit of changing and testing the…

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Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire. This fire occurred in 1871, killing more than 250 people, destroying more than 17,400 structures. The fire also burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8th, but most of the damage occurred on October 9th, 1871. A larger fire…

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Fire Department promotes one

Fire Department promotes one

The Parkersburg Fire Department proudly announces the promotion of Firefighter Matt Geary from Private to Lieutenant. Lt. Geary was promoted yesterday with Mayor Tom Joyce performing the honors. Lt. Geary is a 15-year veteran of the fire department and a life-long resident of Parkersburg. He’ll be stationed at Fire Station 6 on Camden Avenue. Lt. Geary is pictured with Mayor…

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