The City of Wheeling, West Virginia


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Fire Prevention & Safety Information

The Wheeling Fire Department is working with the National Fire Safety Council in a continuing effort to reduce the staggering loss due to fire and burns.They are now organizing their annual ?Fire Safety and Burn Prevention Educational Program? geared toward children in the community.  

Chief Helms says that in cooperation with his department, educationally sound fire safety educational materials will be provided to youngsters.The materials have been designed exclusively by the National Fire Safety Council, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization.This vital program will assist in teaching children fire safety and burn prevention.The department strongly believes that reaching children in this way is the key to reducing the tragedy of fire loss, burns, and death.  

Upon request, The Wheeling Fire Department will send program sponsor request letters which explains the entire program to area business, industrial and professional leaders.The letter will also solicit their financial support to help cover the cost of the materials utilized by the department for this desperately needed program.    

All supporters will be acknowledged with a listing on the Prestige Page of activity manuals under the heading ?PROVIDED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE BY PEOPLE WHO CARE?.   This is the only Fire Safety and Burn Prevention Educational Program the department endorses or sponsors. 

Please contact Chief Helms today to join this effort at 304-234-3776.

From the region’s largest trail system, to national schools of excellence, to a reorganized municipal government, the City of Wheeling offers a dynamic environment for you, your family and your business. There are many features that are unique to this area and we are proud of them! Our businesses enjoy the business climate as well with our advanced, motivated work force. The work force also enjoys being active in our various professional organizations. The area boasts year-round entertainment, leisure, sports, music, festivals, dining, shopping, and much more.

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