UPDATE: Funeral set for Preston County firefighter killed in line of duty


Capt. Charles Miller
Browning Funeral Home

UPDATE (4/7/21 6:16 p.m.):

Capt. Charles Miller

ALBRIGHT, W.Va. – Funeral arrangements have been set for Albright Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Charles Miller.

Visitation will be held Thursday and Friday at the Armed Forces Reserve Center on Route 72 South toward Rowlesburg. It will run 6–8 p.m. Thursday, April 8, and 2–8 p.m. Friday, April 9.

A funeral service will be held at the reserve center on Saturday, April 10, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Beech Run Cemetery.

Masks and social distancing will be observed during the visitation and funeral service.

ORIGINAL STORY (4/5/21 10:42 a.m.):

A firefighter with the Albright Volunteer Fire Department in Preston County was killed Sunday in the line of duty.

According to a Facebook post from the VFD, Capt. Charles Miller was responding to the station for a brush fire when he was killed. The VFD did not provide any details on what led to Miller’s death.

Miller had 29 years of service with the department, according to the post.

There is no word at this time on funeral arrangements for Miller.

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