Fire Department Services Division

Mission and Responsibilities

The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office, Fire Department Services Division is responsible for duties that include administration and oversight for all fire and non-fire data collected through the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) and related data analysis and fire department training, evaluation of fire departments and the coordination and issuance of emergency vehicle permits for all West Virginia fire departments and certain other entities.

Fire Department Listing - Click Here

2022 Funding and Certification Applications *** NEW***

2022 Fire Chief Certification ***NEW***​

Fire Department Self Evaluation Forms

Important Documents/Links

Staff Listing

Division Director 
David Blaylock, Deputy State Fire Marshal
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20744
Field Personnel
Assistant State Fire Marshal - Bradley Scott
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20757

NFIRS Tech Support and Report Submissions:
Alice Morrison
Data Analyst I
State Program Manager
(304) 558-2191, Ext. 20751
(Full name of the fire department is required in the subject line of all emails.)