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.

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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Fire department swears in two new officers.

Fire department swears in two new officers.

The Parkersburg Fire Department wishes to welcome our newest firefighters to the department. From left to right, Mayor Jimmie Colombo, Jeremiah Moyers, Kristopher Burdette, and Chief Jason Matthews. The two were sworn in this morning and will begin their training immediately.

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