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Emergency Services


Central Communications, Inc. (E-911)

Serving Doddridge & Ritchie Counties

Director: John Dotson| [email protected] 

Address: 4317 Lamberton Road, Pennsboro, WV 26415

Non-Emergency Contacts

Phone: 304-659-3770
Fax: 304-659-3772

Mapping/Addressing Phone: 304-659-2979
Mapping/Addressing Fax: 304-659-2989
Email: [email protected]

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*PLEASE DIAL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES


Quick Links: OEM/Floodplain Website | DCAA


Doddridge County Office of Emergency Management (OEM)/Floodplain

The Doddridge County Office of Emergency Management Director plans, organizes and directs the activities of Doddridge County and cooperating agencies’ response to disasters and emergencies; assists in planning, formulating, updating, and maintaining the Doddridge County Emergency Operations Plan (EOP), the Doddridge County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP), the Doddridge County Training and Exercise Plan (TEP), and the Doddridge County Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) program; coordinates and manages emergency operations of the County and cooperating agencies; assists the County and coordinating agencies in the performance of a variety of activities in the areas of prevention/mitigation, safety, preparedness, response, recovery, loss control, plan formulation and exercises, in compliance with WV State Code Chapter 15-5, and under authorities granted by the Doddridge County Commission.

The Doddridge County Floodplain Manager is the principal community administrator in the daily implementation of Doddridge County flood loss reduction activities including enforcing the communities flood damage prevention ordinance, updating flood maps, plans, and policies of the community, and any of the activities related to administration of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Doddridge County Office of Emergency Management/Floodplain

OEM/Floodplain Director: George Eidel | [email protected]

Contact Info

Address: 101 Church Street, Suite 102, West Union, WV 26456
Phone: 304-873-1343


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Doddridge County Ambulance Authority

The Commission of Doddridge County, West Virginia recognized that fundamental changes were needed in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system and worked to implement an innovative system design that would provide Advanced Life Support services for the county. The Doddridge County Commission created the Doddridge County Ambulance Authority and on October 1st, 2010 the County of Doddridge granted the DCAA the authority to provide primary 911 services to the citizens of Doddridge.
Since its inception, the goal for the Doddridge County Ambulance Authority (DCAA) has been to provide its community with clinical excellence, while ensuring response time reliability and fiscal responsibility.

Through leadership, support, and regulation, the DCAA ensures the development and maintenance of a high quality Emergency Medical Service delivery system for Doddridge County. Its primary focus is to reduce both human suffering and economic loss from premature death and disability resulting from sudden illness or injury.

Doddridge County Ambulance Authority

Agency Director: R. Neal Romain

Contact Info

Main Office Address & Contacts
Address: 101 Church Street, Suite 202, West Union, WV 26456
Phone: 304-873-3650
Fax: 304-873-3654

Smithburg Station Contacts
Station Phone: 304-873-3652
Station Fax: 304-873-3655

*PLEASE DIAL 911 FOR ALL EMERGENCIES