Judge Orders Locks Placed on West Virginia Fire Department

Judge also ordered town officials to take possession of all the fire department's property and financial accounts.


  • Change the locks on the firehouse and any other property of the fire department.

Although specific individuals were not named, Rowe also ordered the Ronceverte Volunteer Fire Department Inc. to appear in court Feb. 17 to "give any legal reason" and to "show cause" why town officials should not take over the department.

Campbell could not be reached for comment late Wednesday.

Republished with permission of The Register-Herald.