first_imgHome NewsWatch Local News Northfork Volunteer Fire Department Shuts Down Due To Non-Compliance Local NewsNewsWatchTop Stories Northfork Volunteer Fire Department Shuts Down Due To Non-Compliance By Tyler BarkerMar 02, 2018, 10:37 am 442 0 UPDATE: The West Virginia State Fire Marshals Office released the following information:The Northfork Volunteer Fire Department voluntarily shut down on Thursday, March 1, citing several deficiencies concerning defective and out-of-date equipment as well as a lack of fire personnel.  These deficiencies were identified by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office after an investigation prompted by a complaint to the agency. Residents of the Northfork community will be covered temporarily by the Keystone, Anawalt, Bramwell, Matoaka and Kimball volunteer fire departments. Fire service to the community will not be interrupted.  The Northfork VFD will remain closed while it undergoes a restructuring and the cited deficiencies are corrected. Completing both steps would allow it to resume operations.  The VFD is responsible to correct these deficiencies to comply with W.Va. Code § 29-3-9(i) and W.Va. Code of State Rules Title 87, Series 6 and series 8.NORTHFORK (WOAY) – The Northfork Volunteer Fire Department In McDowell County is closed until further notice.WOAY first learned about the closure on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from a viewer.WOAY reached out to McDowell County Dispatch and they confirmed that the fire department was forced to shut down due to non-compliance.WOAY reached out to the Northfork Volunteer Fire Department and one person working confirmed it was shut down. We were told we would need to talk to the Chief.  A message was left but so far we have not heard back from the Chief.Stay with WOAY-TV for updates on this developing story. Pinterest Tyler Barker Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at [email protected] Twitter Linkedin Tumblrcenter_img Facebook Google+ Next PostBeckley Man Arrested In Louisiana For Online Sales Scam Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Previous PostNine People Arrested In Immigration Deportation Case Maillast_img

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