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    What do you have to do to become a certified firefighter in WV?
    "I truly believe that tradition is important to the long-term survival of the fire service."-Lt. Andrew Fredricks, FDNY,9-11-01

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    Take a FF1 class, i think its 40 hours. Then there is also a FF2, which is also 40 hours. Most department's will give the classes if you join. There is also state or county schools. www.wvfireschools.com Lists most of the schools. The state school in Morgantown is nice, a large variety of classes is offered. You also need a CPR/first aid card and HazMat class to be able to "offically" respond. In my opinion, WV is very user friendly when it comes to training, compared to other states.

    If you have out of state training they may let you challenge the test. I'm not 100% sure on that though. WV is a proboard state. Contact the state office for info on reciprocity. Wv is also a NREMT state, i think you can challenge the state test if you are NREMT certified. You would need to contact the state EMS office for info.

    Hope that helped, any more questions please feel free to ask. Knowing you specific situation would help direct you in the right direction. Good Luck.


    Mike

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      Thanks. I live just across the river from Wayne County I could actuallu throw a rock from my back yard and hit the water plant in Fort Gay. I had just been pondering on it we run alot of mutual aid for that department, and at one time I had thought about joining to help them out. I was just curious as to what was required to become ceritfied in WV. It would be kinda nice to be a certified FF in two different states. Just something I could feel I accomplished. I've got my Kentucky 150-hr cert(equivalant to FF1 in WV) and not far from the 400-hr cert(FF2). Just something I had been pondering on. Thanks for the info.
      "I truly believe that tradition is important to the long-term survival of the fire service."-Lt. Andrew Fredricks, FDNY,9-11-01

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