The Tyler Mountain Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1951 and is located at 5380 Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes, WV. It serves the Tyler Mountain and Cross Lanes area. Our station has only had three fire chiefs since its first opened its doors. They are Lester Casto “Pop Casto”, Russell Thaxton and the current chief David S. Martin. We serve about 26,000 citizens in the Tyler Mountain and Cross Lanes area. Providing several different types of services:

  • Fire Protection
  • Rescue
  • 1st Responders
  • Community Education
  • Chaplaincy

We operate out of one station with two Engines, two Rescue/Engines, Tanker,  Brush Truck, UTV w/trailer for search and rescue, and two medical Pick- Up Trucks.

Tyler Mountain Volunteer Fire Department is also proud to be affiliated with several other organizations:

  • Kanawha County Firefighter Mutual Aid Association
  • West Virginia State Firefighters Association
  • Kanawha Valley Fellowship of Christian Firefighters
  • Kanawha Putnam Emergency Planning Council