To sign up for this class please visit: the WVPST site to register. Any questions can be answered by David Plume of the Martinsburg WVPST office at (304) 596-2653 or by calling our Main Station at (304) 274-2381 and speaking with one of our officers. You can also find the official explanation of how the modular program works by clicking here.
FF1 Modular Class Bedington_January 2019
Traffic Accident 11/18/18
On the morning of November the 18th around 0547, Company 40 was dispatched for a multi vehicle accident in the area of the 20.8MM of Interstate 81NB. Utility 40 with the Lieutenant responded. Once on scene he established command, confirming one entrapment. The roadway was already shut down at that point by a tractor and trailer that was not involved in the incident. Squad 40 and Washington County Rescue Engine 2 quickly arrived on scene to perform a simple extrication lasting approximately 10 minutes in length. The patient was transported by Berkeley County Ambulance Authority. The roadway remained shut down for about 2 hours, while the Berkeley County Sheriffs Office conducted there investigation and the roadway was cleaned up. Units assisting on this call were:
Bedington Fire Department: Utility 40, Squad 40 and Rescue Engine 42
Washington County Fire and Ems: Rescue Engine 2
Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority: Medic 96-2 and Mobile 92
Berkeley County Sheriffs Department
West Virginia Department Of Highways
Please remember WV burning laws have been in effect since October the 1st! Below you will find a list of the current rules for burning. If you plan to burn and are a resident of Berkeley County. You will need to contact Berkeley County Central Dispatch to advise them that you are burning and they will have a list of requirements for you to follow. They can be reached 24/7 at (304) 263-1330
If you are in need of a smoke alarm please follow this link to our smoke detector project page and fill out the form. Someone from our department will then be in touch with you to set up a time for installation. Remember working smoke alarms save lives!