In August of 2016, Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency (JCESA) received a 4-year, $960,710 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help support the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters in Jefferson County. Before receiving the grant, the high overhead cost of taking on a new firefighter was typically paid for by each […]
About Stand the Heat WV
Stand The Heat WV is a firefighter recruitment program in Jefferson County, WV. This blog is dedicated to recording the history of our program, while also displaying some of the life changing experiences that are happening in our fire departments. Please fell free to read the articles, and to share them with others.