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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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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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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 Hires 2 New Firefighter/Paramedics

NEWARK, OH (November 2, 2017) – Newark Mayor Jeff Hall is proud to announce the addition of two new Firefighter/Paramedics to the Newark Division of Fire. The swearing in ceremonies will be held on Monday, November 6th, 2017, starting at 10:00am at Newark Fire Station #1, 75 South 4th Street in Downtown Newark. Sara Nethers, […]

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NFD Hires 1 New Firefighter

Jason Hood, age 34, is a state certified firefighter and paramedic. Jason attended Delaware Career Center and has worked with Eastern Knox Joint Fire District and the Madison Township Fire Department. Prior to joining the fire service, Jason operated his own business. Jason resides in Danville and enjoys spending time with his two sons, Aiden […]

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Chief Connor Graduates from OFE

Chief Connor graduated today from the Ohio Fire Executive program.  The Ohio Fire Executive (OFE) program, created and administered by the Ohio Fire & Emergency Services Foundation, is an executive development program.  The OFE assesses, enhances and refines the leadership qualities of Chiefs who are currently leading their organizations and develops ‘bench strength’ in high potential senior officers […]

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