Fire News

WFD Investigating Overnight Fire


The Wheeling Fire Department is investigating an overnight fire in the Pleasanton area of the city. Around 1:25 a.m., Wednesday, firefighters were di…

Wheeling Fire Reminds Public of Holiday Fire Dangers


With the arrival of the holiday season, the Wheeling Fire Department wants to remind the public of several key safety factors to keep themselves safe…

Apartment Damaged in Overnight Fire


The Wheeling Fire Department is investigating a fire that occurred in the Woodsdale neighborhood of the city early Thursday morning.Around 12:10 a.m.…

Wheeling Fire Department Introduces First Ever Canine to the Force


The Wheeling Fire Department announced a new method when investigating fires today by introducing the newest member of its team – Indy, the departmen…

No Injuries in Overnight House Fire


The Wheeling Fire Department responded to a house fire early Sunday morning in the Elm Grove section of Wheeling. Firefighters were dispatched to 243…

Wheeling Fire Department to Mark Centennial Anniversary of ‘National Fire Prevention Week’


The Wheeling Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)—to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention…

Jacob Street Fire Investigation Update


The Wheeling Fire Department’s Bureau of Fire Investigations stated today the cause of the Saturday, Aug. 13 East Wheeling fire will remain u…

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New Wheeling Fire Department Headquarters


Members of the Wheeling Fire Department, alongside Wheeling city council, city administration and local leaders broke ground for the city’s n…

Multiple Buildings Catch Fire in Saturday Afternoon Second Alarm Fire


No one was injured when a fire engulfed several buildings Saturday afternoon in East Wheeling. At 12:23 p.m., the Wheeling Fire Department was dispat…

Wheeling Fire Department Recognized Again with AHA Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award


The Wheeling Fire Department has once again earned an American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® EMS Award. For the third year in a row, WFD earne…

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