2016 WV Fallen Firefighter Memorial

The 2016 WV Fallen Firefighter Memorial will be held at the WV Cultural Center, Charleston West Virginia on October 16 2016 at 1pm, rain or shine (bring an umbrella!). We DO NOT have access to the Cultural Center’s “Great Hall” in the event of rain.

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2015 Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Charleston, W.V. – Firefighters, friends and family from all over West Virginia gathered at the Capitol Grounds for the Memorial to the Fallen Firefighters of the State. Two firefighters gave the ultimate sacrifice, Chief Paul Walters of the Bethlehem VFD and Firefighter Gary Rose of the McMechen VFD died in the Line of Duty. Their…

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9/11 Memorial Wreath Ceremony and Bell Ringing by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin

September 11, 2015 Charleston, WV Members of the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association joined with Governor Tomblin and hundreds of other First Responders and Military Personnel for the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at the WV Fallen Firefighter Memorial and the Bell Ringing Ceremony at the State Capitol. A solemn occasion, Governor Tomblin walks the wreath…

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2015 WV Fallen Firefighter Memorial

  IN MEMORIAM Chief Paul F. Walters, II Bethlehem VFD October 11, 2014 Firefighter Garry Rose McMechen VFD February 6, 2015 The Honor of your presence is requested at West Virginia Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service Cultural Center, State Capitol Complex Sunday, October 11th, 2015, at 1:00 pm Sponsored by the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association…

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2014 West Virginia Fallen Firefighter Memorial

WV FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL SERVICE In Memoriam: Chief Charles A. Pierson, Southern Jackson County VFD, 12/7/2013 Firefighter Michael D. Garrett, Nutter Fort VFD, 2/1/2014 Chief George Underwood, Lake VFD, 4/2/2014 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM WV FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL STATUE STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX CHARLESTON, WV

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9/11 Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Capitol

September 11, 2014, 08:47am. Members of the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association (pictured left) along with members of the Military, Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Service and other emergency services providers were in attendance at the WV State Capitol Complex to witness the laying of a wreath by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin at the Fallen Fighter…

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2013 Fallen Firefighter Memorial

IN MEMORIAM    John T. Appleton   Malden Volunteer Fire Department     The Honor of your presence is requested at West Virginia Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service Cultural Center, State Capitol Complex Sunday, November 3rd, 2013, at 1:00 pm   Sponsored by the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association

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non-LODD – Mark Doty, WVU Extension Service

9/18/2013 Mark Doty of WVU Fire Service Extension was killed in an ATV rollover accident this morning. Mark was one of the best friends the fire service in West Virginia could have. His leadership at the WVU Extension Service has brought their fire service training to the forefront within the United States fire service training…

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Governor Tomblin Lays Wreath at WV Fallen Firefighter Memorial

To commemorate 9/11, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin lays a wreath at the WV Fallen Firefighter Memorial. http://www.wvpubcast.org/newsarticle.aspx?id=31593

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2012 Fallen Firefighter Memorial

WV FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL SERVICE In Memorial: Joseph A. “Joey” King Davis Creek-Ruthdale Volunteer Fire Department LODD December 4th, 2011 SERVICE TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21st, 2012  at 1:00 PM WV FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL STATUE,  STATE CAPITOL COMPLEX SPONSORED BY WV STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION ALL FIRE DEPARTMENTS URGED TO ATTEND For Additional Information…

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