Spring 1940

Start of Fire School

Start of Fire School with board and bed, 30 residents.

April 1941

Shed Burns Down

The Shed behind town hall got flames from another fire and burned down. The shed was the current Fire House. 3 pieces of apparatus burned too.

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.