Newport Fire Department
NFD is comprised of 27 volunteers and 11 staff. We serve approximately 12,500 residents and 5,000-15,000 guests in the City of Newport and surrounding Newport Rural Fire Protection District. We serve these areas out of three fire stations. We are a proud, service-oriented organization with a rich history.
Starting as Newport Hook and Ladder Co. No. 1 on May 4, 1885, Newport Fire Department has adapted and grown along with our community. Newport Fire Department provides first-rate Emergency Services including: Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services (including Advanced Life Support), Motor Vehicle Accident Rescue and Extrication, Hazardous Materials Response, Marine and Beach Fire/Rescue Response, Fire Inspections, Investigations and Public Education.
Newport Fire Department actively participates in community activities like Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, Newport Marathon, Holiday Toy Drive, and Newport High School Senior’s Grad Night.
Newport Fire Department uses the Public Fire Safety system to improve communications and public safety by coordinating burn permits and regulations in partnership with Newport Fire Department community members.
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