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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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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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Veteran’s Day 2015

Captain Metzger was invited to read a story to Mrs. Simmons’ kindergarten class at Hillview Elementary School on Veteran’s Day. In addition to being an officer at the Newark Fire Department, Captain Mezger is a Staff Sargeant and Combat Medic in the Army.  He read Hero Dad to the students today.

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NFD Participates in Addiction Awareness Rally

A rally was held on the courthouse gazebo on August 31st to disperse information about addiction. Captain Metzger joined Senator Jay Hottinger in speaking about addiction and the staggering number of people who are effected by the epidemic. For more information go to

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2nd Annual Licking County Public Safety Day

Please come join us for the 2nd Annual Licking County Public safety Day!  This day will allow Local and County Law Enforcement, Fire Departments, and Safety Services, located in Licking County, to interact with the public. We will be providing information on Public Safety by showcasing what Licking County resources are offered to its residence. […]

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The Building Formerly Known as Station 1 Comes Down

The demolition of the old station 1 began today at 0900 hours, with Fire Chief Pat Connor taking the wheel of the demolition equipment. Chief Connor got a brief course in heavy equipment operation and was given the honor of beginning the demolition today. For the full gallery click here.

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NFD Hosts Click it or Ticket 2015

Newark Fire Department in cooperation with the Licking County Health Department hosted the annual Click it or Ticket kickoff for 2015. Visitors were greeted by Newark Police Department, Ohio State Patrol, Licking County Sheriff, State Farm, Impact Teen Drivers and the Licking County Health Department.

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