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Howe to Lt. and Black to Capt. Promotions

Josh Black, age 38, is an 11 year veteran of the Newark Fire Department and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2015. Josh is a 1998 graduate of the Licking County Christian Academy and earned an Associate’s Degree from Upper Iowa University. Josh resides in Granville with his wife, Jennifer, and their two […]

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Captain Walsh Retires

Captain Walsh will retire at the end of August, 2018 after over 41 years with the division of fire.  In an emotional farewell, he was surrounded by friends and family at Newark Fire Station 1.  We will miss Captain Walsh, best of luck in your new endeavors! Capt Walsh with his shift on 1 Unit […]

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Station 2 gets a facelift

Faith Life Church from New Albany Ohio selected Newark Fire Department Station #2 as their annual community service project.  The church and their army of volunteers updated a number of items including the following: Power washing all block walls inside and outside of the building Repairing the block walls Painting the exterior of the building […]

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Murphy and Glancy Promoted

Lieutenant Shaun Glancy will be promoted to the rank of Captain and Firefighter Neal Murphy will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.  Shaun Glancy, age 49, is a 28 year veteran of the Newark Fire Department and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2014. Shaun is a 1987 graduate of Utica High […]

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NFD Hires 1 Firefighter/Paramedic

Tristan Shoults, age 33, is a certified Firefighter II, Paramedic, Fire Instructor and Fire Safety Inspector. Tristan has over 14 years’ experience with both the City of Hebron and Granville Township Fire Departments. Tristan resides in Newark with his wife, Ashlee, and their son, Garett.

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Captain Morris Retires

Captain Morris will retire at the end of June, 2018.  Capt Morris has been with the division of fire for over 22 years.  He and his family have decided to make farming their full time occupation.  We will miss you Capt and wish you the best of luck in Oklahoma.

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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 Hires 2 Firefighter/Paramedics

Taylor Amacher, 24, graduated from Newark High School and attended Central Ohio Technical College. Taylor has worked full time at Monroe Township Fire Department for the past 3 years as well as part time at Newton Township Fire Department. Taylor resides in Newark with his 3 year old son, Colton, and enjoys outdoor activities in […]

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NFD Adds 4 Firefighter/Paramedics

Rich Nethers, 34, is a United States Army and Ohio Army National Guard Veteran with 12 years of combined service. He was deployed to Iraq in support of OIF III-IV and was honorably discharged in 2015. Rich has been involved in fire service for 10 years and was employed with the City of Delaware Fire […]

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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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