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Burn Season Opens October 1st, 2016

The new burn season to burn your yard debris begins October 1st. If you do not have a burn permit, please come to the main station at 245 NW 10th Street and pick one up for the new 2016-2017 burn season.

The Great Oregon Shake-Out is October 20th

The Great Oregon Shake-out will begin at 10:20 a.m. on October 20th. This is a chance to for you to practice what to do when an earthquake strikes. When an earthquake strikes, you could be anywhere. If you, your family, your business, your employer or your community wish to practice your "drop, cover and hold" techniques, we would love to have you register. You can register at http://shakeout.org/oregon to participate in this practice drill. By registering you will be assisting your community by preparing for an earthquake disaster.

Fire Prevention Week October 9th-15th

Fire Prevention week is from October 9th-15th. This year's theme is Does Your Smoke Alarm Work? If your smoke alarm is 10 years old or older, replace it. If you rent and do not have a smoke alarm, contact your landlord to get one. Smoke alarms alert you to a fire and gives you and your family time to get out of the house and to safety. Smoke alarms save lives. Does your smoke alarm work?


Message from the Chief

Chief Rob Murphy

Welcome to the Newport Fire Department official website. 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, we have adapted and grown along with our community. We provide 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, and Fire Inspections, Investigations, and Public Education. We actively participate in community activities like Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, Newport Marathon, Holiday Toy Drive, and Newport High School Senior’s Grad Night.

I invite you to please look around our website. You will find new features such as commonly requested forms, new links and more photos.

Thank you,

Rob Murphy

Fire Chief