Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2020 Responses
Runs Structure Fires MVA
Jan 49 7 15
Feb 43 5 18
Mar 38 5 8
Apr 50 8 6
May 58 8 14
Jun 44 2 11
Jul 69 7 18
Total 351 42 90

Past Responses
2019 645
2018 697
2017 659
2016 850
2015 732
2014 670
2013 832
2012 899
2011 786
2010 747
2009 771
Total 8288

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Firefighter/EMT and President Chris Avis
Firefighter/EMT and President Chris Avis

New Board of Directors President

DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, August 07

We would like to welcome Firefighter/EMT Chris 'Billy Jack' Avis as our new Board of Director’s President. President Avis was voted into this role by the membership of the department and will lead the business operations of the department. Prior to this appointment Firefighter Avis served as a Board Member-at-Large, and successfully wrote many grants for various equipment.

President Avis has nearly ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lieutenant Cody Carr “Officially” Promoted

DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, August 06

After last nights Board of Director’s Meeting Lieutenant Cody Carr was formally recognized for his prior promotion. While Lieutenant Carr was officially promoted back on March 5th, he was then deployed with the WV Air National Guard, and is now home with his wife and children after a long 5 month deployment! In addition to his Lieutenant role with our department Cody also serves as a Firefighter/EMT ... (Full Story & Photos)

Lieutenant Cody Carr with his Lieutenant’s Shield
Lieutenant Cody Carr with his Lieutenant’s Shield

Junior Firefighter Quinton Teel
Junior Firefighter Quinton Teel

Five Members Complete Firefighter Level 1

DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, August 06

We would like to recognize and congratulate five of our members for completing their Firefighter Level 1 training. Three of those member are 18, or older, and are both trained and ready to answer alarms. They were issued their black helmets and will wear orange probationary shields for an addition six months as they complete their probationary period. Two additional members are under 18, and will ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cloth Masks for Firefighters

DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, August 06

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Sara Lilly, the daughter of Firefighter Aaron Lilly, for delivering 40 handmade cloth masks, which she made, for our members to utilize while in the station and while riding on apparatus.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Annual Donation Letter Drive

CAPTAIN Charles Cunningham, July 21

Our annual donation letter drive is in full swing. The majority of our funding comes in the form donations from our citizens, neighbors and friends. Please take a few moments and support us. All funds goes to outfitting, training and purchasing equipment for our members. Which, inturn protects and keeps our community safe. Thank you in advanced for your continued support.... (Full Story & Photos)


DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, July 17

Good Morning All,

We have made the very difficult decision to cancel our 2020 Hootnanny in the Hills event. This decision was made after lengthy discussions within our departments senior leadership, consulting with both the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department and Kanawha County Emergency Managers, and due to Governor Jim Justice’s July 13th order to restrict gatherings to less than 25 persons ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ASST. CHIEF Duane Legg, June 17

The annual ATV/SXS/Jeep/Dirt Bike ride takes place in the mountains of Sanderson, WV. This ride is approx. 35 miles in length and takes approx. 5-6 hours to complete.

We do not encourage people to consume adult beverages. Please be responsible as you ride the trail.

Online registration and souvenir sales will begin July 1st and continue until July 25th.

To register online

Onsite ... (Full Story & Photos)

WV Governor Issues “Stay at Home” Order

DEPUTY CHIEF Jonathan Coleman, March 23

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice issues a “Stay at Home” order for all West Virginians. Please reference include photo for further details. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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