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Issue Date: May 24, 2023

Issued By: Lincoln County Fire Defense Board

Notice: City of Newport and Newport Rural Fire Protection District

Lincoln County Fire Agencies To Begin Debris Burn Ban

With increased temperatures, decreased precipitation, and in cooperation with the Oregon Department of Forestry, fire agencies in Lincoln County will soon be implementing bans on yard debris burning.


North Lincoln Fire & Rescue – (541) 996-2233

Depoe Bay Fire District – (541) 764-2202

Newport Fire Department – (541) 265-9461

Seal Rock Fire District – (541) 563-4441

Central Coast Fire & Rescue – (541) 563-3121

Toledo Fire Department – (541) 336-3311

Siletz Fire District – (541) 444-2043

Yachats Fire District – (541) 547-3266

Oregon Department of Forestry – (541) 336-2273

This ban is specific to yard debris burning and does not include recreational campfires, portable propane/patio fireplaces, or charcoal BBQ grills. Please check with your local fire agency for details specific to each jurisdiction.

Reminder: Carelessness is the largest cause of wildfire.

Escaped fires of any kind resulting in property damage requiring efforts from a fire agency or multiple fire agencies, may result in fines and individual financial responsibility for damages caused and for fire response recovery, per Oregon Revised Statue; 476.920 - Billing owner of property for cost of extinguishing fire.


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Message from the Chief

Chief Rob Murphy

Welcome to the Newport Fire Department official website. NFD is comprised of 20 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, 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



Please call us at 541-265-9461

if you need assistance.

If you have a medical emergency,

call 911.

updated 5/2023