Pinch Volunteer Fire Department

2023 Responses
Runs Structure Fires MVA
Jan 53 3 15
Feb 49 4 9
Mar 57 2 14
Apr 70 4 15
May 48 3 17
Jun 45 2 11
Jul 51 1 12
Aug 53 4 14
Sep 60 5 10
Oct 46 5 15
Nov 65 4 17
Total 597 37 149

Past Responses
Year Total Calls Structure Fires MVA
2022 625 64 164
2021 640 68 189
2020 583 62 156
2019 645
2018 697
2017 659
2016 850
2015 732
2014 670
2013 832
2012 899
2011 786
2010 747
2009 771
Total 10136 194 509

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DEPUTY CHIEF Charlie Cunningham, June 01

You can now make online donations to Pinch VFD. You can either follow the link below or scan the QR code on the donation letter or below. This will make it easier to donate and hopefully make it easier than writing a check. If you still want to donate by checks the donation letters should be coming to your mailbox soon.

You can find my form " Donation Form" at: (Full Story & Photos)

Engine For Sale

DEPUTY CHIEF Charlie Cunningham, October 19

For Sale- 1993 HME Fire Engine
-1500 GPM Darley Pump
- 1,000 water tank
- Cummins Engine
- 27,XXX miles (Truck still in use)
- 27' Overall length, 96" wide, 9'6" height
- 5 man cab with top-mount pump
- Truck will be sold AS IS
- Loose equipment will be removed along with some decals and a few other items. Emergency warning lights will remain with engine.

If interested sealed bids must be submitted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DEPUTY CHIEF Charlie Cunningham, August 18


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the Pinch Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. located in Pinch, WV (the Issuer), will allow for public comment through August 28, 2023, at 5:00pm., via email at or via phone at 304-965-1657, for the purpose of satisfying the public hearing requirements of Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue ... (Full Story)

2023 September 11th Memorial Stairclimb

DEPUTY CHIEF Charlie Cunningham, August 15

Come and join the Pinch Volunteer Fire Dept for the 5th Annual Memorial Stair Climb Challenge on September 9, 2023 at Anytime Fitness of Elkview! This is our way to honor and remember the 343 FDNY firefighters who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. First Responders and the public are invited and fire gear will be provided for the public and firefighters are asked to bring their own. Prizes will ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DEPUTY CHIEF Charlie Cunningham, August 15

Each year, we create a new t-shirt design to raise money for breast cancer awareness. This year, it hit a lot closer to home. Two of our firefighters have been directly impacted by the toll that breast cancer can take on a person and family. Mike’s wife and Maddie’s mom, Missy Bohan, has spent this year undergoing treatments for breast cancer. Missy is continuing to fight, but we felt we needed to ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Carnival is back

DEPUTY CHIEF Charlie Cunningham, June 01

Pinch VFD is pleased to announce the Fire Prevention Carnival is coming again. Come out and see us and enjoy an evening of rides and good food. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DEPUTY CHIEF Charlie Cunningham, May 13

On Saturday June 3rd from 8a-2p Pinch VFD will be hosting a community yard sale. If you'd like to sell your goods you can rent a space and tables (tables are available for rent on a 1st come basis). You can rent a space or table by clicking on the link. If you have questions or need assistance feel free to message us. The yard sale will be in the field across from our main station at 231 N Pinch Rd. ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Officer Appointments

CAPTAIN Charlie Cunningham, May 12

Last night at the May monthly board meeting, Chief Thaxton promoted several members to fill vacant officer positions and several members advanced in rank. The current line up of officers at Pinch VFD are as follows

Charlie Cunningham- Deputy Chief (Administration/Operations)

Corey Carr - Assistant Chief (Operations)

Jason "Mongo" Anderson - Assistant Chief (Personnell/New Member training)

Cody ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assistant Chief Jason "Mongo"
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