Assistant Fire Chief Anthony Campbell joined the Wheeling Fire Department in March 1989 and currently oversees the department’s “B Platoon.”
Assistant Chief Campbell has been an employee with the City of Wheeling since 1978, when he joined the Wheeling Police Department, and he served as a patrolman for 11 years.
After switching departments in 1989, Assistant Chief Campbell earned his Certificate of Applied Science in Paramedic Technology in 1991.
He served as a paramedic on Squad 1 and 2 from 1991 until 1997 when he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.
From 1997-2009 he worked in the Bureau of Fire Investigations, serving as Chief Investigator from 2005-09.
In February 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief.
Assistant Chief Campbell, a lifelong resident of Wheeling also earned his bachelor of science in Liberal Arts from West Liberty University in 2008.