Nitro Fire Department 2009 20th St, Nitro, WV 25143 304.755.1437

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 Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Nitro Fire Department
to prevent the loss of life and property damage
through current training, fire prevention and providing
community education. This fire department will provide
quality professional services to citizens with honesty and integrity.



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•SALARY- base pay $37,500
•Incentivized pay available
•High school graduate or equivalent.
•Age 18-35 years old on the date the application is signed.
•Complete a physical agility test
•Pass a written exam
•Pass a medical exam
•SHIFTS 24 hours on 48 hours off.
The City of Nitro Fire Department will be testing for Probationary Firefighters on November 7,2020.
Application packets will be available in the Nitro City Hall, located at 20th Street and Second Avenue
, In Nitro, between The hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday beginning Friday, October 9,2020.
The Application packets shall be returned by no later than 3:00pm on October 26,2020 to Nitro City Hall.
All testing information is located inside the application packet. Make sure that all of the packet information is
completed in full before turning the application packet back in. Your application information shall be returned
and resealed in the packet in which you received it.
For more information contact Chief Casey Mathes at 304-755-1431 or 304-206-1718.


Our Focus

Nitro Fire Department will focus its efforts on responding quickly to emergencies and providing appropriate professional care with dignity.

Core Values

  • To the community: Quality, professional service, with honesty and integrity16265492 1801093090131933 8401055727769294682 N
  • To Ourselves: Personal and Professional growth.
  • At the Fire Department: Promote Teamwork, Professionalism and Stewardship
  • To Each other: Trust, Respect, Honesty and Guidance.


  1. Promote the most effective and efficient use of resources within the Nitro Fire Department.
  2. Educate the community on effective Fire Prevention.
  3. Develop and implement systems to minimize the impact of small or large disasters through awareness and education.
  4. Maintain up to date training, always moving forward to be leaders in the fire service.

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Casey Mathes Chief

AJ Shinn Captain

Chad Mathes Captain

Rob Ely Captain

Jonathan Atkins Captain

Zach Bonnett Captain

Garrett Kiser Lieutenant

James Setliff Lieutenant

Ron Harvey Lieutenant

Cody Carr Firefighter

Bobby Grishaber Firefighter

Darek Ashley Firefighter

Chase Petry Firefighter

Terrell Lovejoy Firefighter