question-markDid you know that over 75% of the fire departments within West Virginia are members of the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association represents over 6000 paid and volunteer firefighters within the State of West Virginia?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association stands up for your rights? The WVSFA retains a lobbyist to communicate our concerns to the West Virginia State Legislature on a continual basis. We are there during the Legislative Session and during Interim Sessions to advocate for the benefit of our fire departments and individual firefighters, state-wide.

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association is a member and has representation on the National Volunteer Fire Council? Our representative meets with the NVFC and advocates for issues pertaining to the fire service in West Virginia.

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association helped create the “State Fund” for fire departments within West Virginia?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association’s efforts at the WV State Legislature created the “Workers Comp” fund, allowing reimbursement from the State for increased Workers Comp Premiums after the State privatized Workers Comp?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association has insurance available, at a nominal fee, to protect its members?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association offers a death benefit to members?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association offers scholarships to members and members’ families?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association offers membership to individuals as well as departments?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association was chartered in 1928?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association is a lead sponsor of the WVU Junior Fire Camp at the WVU Fire Service Academy in Jackson’s Mill WV where 100+ junior firefighter from all over the United States obtain training in the summer?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association is a charter member of the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association has members on various NFPA committees?

Did you know that the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association has former members that currently serve as Professors at colleges and universities in the United States?

Ask your fire department leadership if your department is a member of the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association. If not, ask why. We are here to serve the fire service of West Virginia.

Have your department fill out this document to obtain membership.

You can check here to see if your department is a member.

If your department doesn’t want to join, you may choose to join as an individual member by filling out this form.

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