Emergency Services

City of Petersburg Police Department

The Petersburg Police Department is empowered to enforce the law, protect property and reduce civil disorder in the City of Petersburg. The Petersburg Police Department is engaged in an array of activities, depending on the situation, but its predominant concern is the preservation of order.

Phone: 304-257-1100 or 911
Petersburg Police Department
21 Mount View Street
Petersburg, WV 26847


City of Petersburg Fire Department

The fire department that is empowered to provide fire protection and first response services for the City of Petersburg is the Petersburg Fire Department. The Petersburg Fire Department also employs the services of other county VFDs to oversee the fire protection district that encompasses the City of Petersburg.

Fire Chief: Wes Alt
Phone: 304-257-1122 or 911
Petersburg Fire Department
49 South Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Mathias Baker Emergency Squad

Mathias Baker Emergency Squad is a branch of emergency services dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care and/or transport to definitive care, to patients with illnesses and injuries which the patient, or the medical practitioner, believes constitutes a medical emergency. The goal of the Mathias Baker Emergency Squad as it relates to Emergency Medical Services is to either provide treatment to those in need of urgent medical care, with the goal of satisfactorily treating the malady, or arranging for timely removal of the patient to the next point of definitive care.

Phone: 304-257-5000 or 911
Mathias Baker Emergency Squad
Keyser Avenue
Petersburg, WV 26847