Wheelersburg, OH

Fire Dept.

** The Porter Township Fire Dept. will begin testing fire hydrants on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017. These tests will continue until all hydrants are tested between the hours of 9am-2pm on Tuesdays and Thursday.

** The Porter Township Fire dept. will begin testing the Storm Warning siren on the first Tuesday of each month during Tornado Season (April-July) at 7:30 p.m.  The test will consist of a 3 minute SOLID BLAST.

Questions regarding these tests can be directed to the Porter Township Fire Department by calling 740-574-6030, Mon.-Fri. 7:30pm-4:00 pm.


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676 Center Street
Wheelersburg, OH 45694

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: (740) 574-6030


Chief: Dean Hoover
Supervisor: Everett Hatfield


The Porter Township Fire Department received a grant from the Assistance to FireFighter’s Grant program on April 18th, 2014 for $51,500.

This grant is to purchase new rescue equipment (Jaws of Life) for the department. We were able to buy new spreaders, cutters, a battery operated

combi-tool, air lifting bags, windshield cutter, and a vehicle stabilization kit.

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