If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

FIREFIGHTING & RESCUE TEAM

Proudly Serving Since 1948…

Meet the men and women behind the Town of Granville’s Firefighting and Rescue Teams.

Granville Volunteer Fire Department Mission Statement

As a first responder to fires, medical emergencies, disasters and terrorist threats, domestic or foreign, The Granville Volunteer Fire Department protects the lives and property of residents, visitors and surrounding communities.

Granville Volunteer Fire Department advances public safely through educational programs and fire prevention inspections.   

The timely delivery of these services enables the Granville Volunteer Fire Department to make significant contributions to the safety of the citizens of Granville and Monongalia County.

SERVICES

The Granville Volunteer Fire Department continues to unwaveringly respond to the citizens calls for assistance. 

Bravery

Courage is the foundation of our character and bravery is our ability to overcome fear through fortitude, instinct and compassion for others.

Dedication

Commitment to the objectives to this department is our code of conduct.  The faithful observance to duty demands that we perform professionally and honestly.

Safety

Our goal is to keep our citizens reasonably free from danger with the best equipment and training.  It is the mission of the Granville Volunteer Fire Department to reduce the risk to the public and brother and sister fire fighters.  The enormous commitment necessary to perform the department goals requires excellence of character and commitment to our fellow man. We inspire each other through pride in our department which reflects on members past and present.

Preparedness

By combining all the components of our core values and dedication, the Granville Volunteer Fire Department maintains its constant state of readiness to meet all threats and challenges wither man made or natural.

SERVICES

The Granville Volunteer Fire Department continues to unwaveringly respond to the citizens calls for assistance. 

Bravery

Courage is the foundation of our character and bravery is our ability to overcome fear through fortitude, instinct and compassion for others.

Dedication

Commitment to the objectives to this department is our code of conduct.  The faithful observance to duty demands that we perform professionally and honestly.

Safety

Our goal is to keep our citizens reasonably free from danger with the best equipment and training.  It is the mission of the Granville Volunteer Fire Department to reduce the risk to the public and brother and sister fire fighters.  The enormous commitment necessary to perform the department goals requires excellence of character and commitment to our fellow man. We inspire each other through pride in our department which reflects on members past and present.

Preparedness

By combining all the components of our core values and dedication, the Granville Volunteer Fire Department maintains its constant state of readiness to meet all threats and challenges wither man made or natural.

Our Force

Our fire fighting force is made up of 13 full-time firefighters and 20 volunteer firefighters that are on call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Fire Chief Butch Renner became chief in May 2007 and has since been the leader of this dedicated, professional fire fighting force.

Our Equipment

In addition to our hard-working force, it take a lot of equipment to keep our town safe. Below is a list of all our current vehicles:

  • 3 engines
  • Quint fire truck
  • Mini
  • Tanker
  • Utility
  • 3 boats, including the joint Police/Fire boat

Our trucks are thoroughly checked on Friday of every week. During these checks, we run the engines, run all pumps, check lights, pull off and check all portable equipment. We also run pack checks every Saturday and Thursday and battery checks every Wednesday on all equipment with batteries.

Our #1 Priority

The number one priority of the Town of Granville Fire Department is to ensure the safety of all residents and civilians in the Granville area. Our force, consisting of 11 full-time fire fighters and 23 volunteer fire fighters, is on call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year to protect our community’s residents, businesses, institutions, and guests.

We Love Our Community!

The Granville fire department is always looking for ways to connect with the residents and businesses in our community. Look for us and come say hello at the next community event.

Fire Prevention Class Every Fall

Join to learn how to keep your home and business safe, and get a free smoke detector. Visit our Facebook page or contact us for information on when the class will be held.

Check our Facebook page and Events page for all our upcoming events, food drives, and safety classes!

Services & Resources

Emergency Services

The Granville Fire Department is on call for all emergency services. If you are having an emergency, call 911.

For non-emergencies, call the fire department directly at 304-599-5190.

Vehicle Lock Services

In the town of granville, we will unlock your vehicle for you for free. No need to wait for AAA. Give us a call at 304-599-5190, option 3, if you need our assistance.

If a person is locked in the vehicle, call 911 right away.

Smoke Detectors

In the town of Granville, we will provide residents with a smoke detector if they can’t purchase their own. 

Please call the fire department directly at 304-599-5080 for more details. 

Knox Box Program

Open Burning

Fireworks

Home Safety

Become a Firefighter

Historical Photos

Meet Our Fire Chief

Charles “Butch” Renner II

Chief Renner started working for the Granville Fire Department in February 1976 as a Junior fire fighter. His leadership and dedication to the safety of his community led him through the ranks to become Fire Chief in May 2007 to present. He holds all training required by the West Virginia State Fire Commission, with additional training as well.  

Butch was instrumental in implementing a combination Fire Department (volunteer and paid staff) to better serve the Town of Granville and its citizens with fire protection.

Butch oversees the Town of Granville Fire Department staff having ten paid firefighters, three of which are on shift 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year round.

Please Call 911 in an EMERGENCY

To Speak with the Fire Department, Please Call 304-599-5190

Town of Granville

Main: (304) 599-5080

City Hall

1245 Main Street
Granville, WV 26534

8am - 5pm daily

Mailing Address

PO Box 119
Granville, WV 26534