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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Family of five displaced by fire

Family of five displaced by fire

 At 9:03 am, the Parkersburg Fire Department responded to the intersection of 10th Ave and Pike Street for a report of a structure fire. First units arriving just one minute after the call reported heavy smoke and fire in the front of the structure. Once determining that occupants of the structure were all out safely, the…

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Fireworks Safety

With the Fourth of July fast approaching, many are making preparations for good times with friends. What should be a fun day can turn tragic when fireworks go awry. The NFPA and the National Council on Fireworks Safety have some great tips to keep your fireworks display safe and fun for everyone! Recommended Safety Tips:…

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