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Category Archives: EMS

2018 AHA Mission Lifeline Award

Newark, May 31, 2018- The Newark Fire Department has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) the most deadly type of heart attack caused by a […]

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NFD Welcomes new Medical Director

Dr. Larrimore is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University and is board certified both Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. She received her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center and her Emergency Medical Services […]

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NFD Receives EMS Trauma Award

Firefighter/Paramedic Larry Thomas, Brandon Turner and John Guegold, along with the flight crew from Air Evac treated a male patient who partially amputated his foot from a fall. The patient was appropriately treated and involved the use of a tourniquet. THe patient was transported via AirEvac to Grant Medical Center. The Patient underwent surgery and […]

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2017 AHA Mission Lifeline Gold Award

Newark Fire Departmet receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award   Newark, Ohio, May 23, 2017 — Newark Fire Department has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation […]

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NFD Welcomes 2 New Firefighters

NFD Welcomes two new personnel

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2015 NFD Awards Ceremony

On December 15th the Newark Fire Department honored citizens and firefighters who went beyond the normal scope of duty or activity.  To see a photo gallery of the event, click here. The awards signify the following events: Life saving award– is awarded to any Division member who performs a life saving act under conditions where […]

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Station 1 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On December 16th, 2015 the new station 1 was dedicated to full service.  Click here to see the gallery of photos from the ceremony.

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NFD Welcomes 4 New Firefighters

The city of Newark, Division of Fire hired four new personnel today.  Three of the 4 were hired thanks to a SAFER Grant.  Here are the details of each new employee:   Micah Collett, born and raised in Colorado, moved to Ohio in 2010. He attended Columbus State and Grant Medical Center. He and his […]

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NFD partners with OSU for New Medical Director- Ashish Panchal, MD, PhD

Physician Spotlight Ashish R. Panchal, MD, Ph,D. Medical School:  The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH Residency: Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. OH Interests: Pre hospital Care, Sudden Cardiac death and Resuscitation, Emergency ultrasound Dr. Panchal began his career as a cardiovascular researcher completing a Ph.D at Case […]

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SAFER Grant Awarded for 3 Additional Personnel

The City of Newark was selected to receive $369,265 in the FY14 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program.  In essence the grant will cover 100% of the costs including salary and benefits for three firefighters for two years.  After which the City of Newark could elect to retain the personnel without federal subsidy.  The […]

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