Great Big Downtown Fire

The last day of April to the first day in May was the Great Big Downtown Fire. This fire destroyed 50 structures and caused 300 people to be homeless. 

August 1903

Municipal Water Supply

West Point finally coveted for a municipal water supply


March Fire Department gets Charter

The charter started with 30 volunteers. 


Fire Bell is Added to the Town

Content provided by William Palmer

William A. Palmer, Jr. Is the eleventh sworn chaplain of the West Point Volunteer Fire Dpartment., having served in that role from 2012 - 2022. An ordained clergyman in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), he has been endorsed for chaplaincy by that denomination and is a member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains.

Source: Palmer, W. (2014). Forged in Fire.