Brooke Fire Levy passes

WELLSBURG – The Brooke County Fire Levy will continue for another five years following Tuesday’s election.

With all precincts reporting in, the levy passed by a vote of 2,430 in favor and 480 against.

The levy will raise $371,382 per year for five years to provide funding for the Beech Bottom, Bethany, Bethany Pike, Colliers, Follansbee, Franklin Community, Hooverson Heights, McKinleyville, Weirton, Wellsburg and Windsor Heights fire departments.