Martinsburg VA Medical Center
The Martinsburg VA Medical Center Fire Department Open House
November 7, 2013
The Martinsburg VA Medical Center Fire Department will host an open house Saturday, November 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All Fire equipment will be on display for the public to include the brand new Pierce 100 ft. aerial platform, decontamination unit and dual-use vehicles.
The medical center fire department was originated in 1943 under the Newton D. Baker Hospital. Through-out the year the medical center fire department responds to over one hundred mutual aid calls from Berkeley, Jefferson and Washington County’s when requested. Today, there are 19 men and women of the fire department to support the medical center and surrounding communities.