Fire Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Wheeling Fire Department is to limit the loss of life and property resulting from fire, medical emergencies and environmental disasters. The Department fulfills its major service responsibilities through separate but related divisions: Emergency Response; Fire Prevention; Education; and Investigation. The Wheeling Fire Department also responds to calls that are considered non-emergency calls; water main breaks; customer assistance and interdepartmental assistance. We strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all of the resources at our command to provide a product deemed excellent by our citizens and visitors. The members of the Wheeling Fire Department believe that pride, the pursuit of excellence and commitment to public service is of paramount importance.

The Wheeling Fire Department believes in the employees who serve the citizens of the City of Wheeling. People are our most valuable resource.

Our Value to The Community Will Be Measured in The Type & Quality of Service Provided, including:

  • Respectful Attitude
  • Appearance and Behavior
  • Caring and Compassion for People
  • Training, Preparedness and Readiness
  • High Quality Service
  • Honesty and Integrity