|Country United States|
Fire chief John G. Centanni
Phone +1 973-733-7400
|State New Jersey|
EMS level BLS
Annual budget 65.84 million USD (2013)
Platforms in use 1
|Address 311 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102, USA|
Newark fire department 4th alarm working multi structure fire prospect ave 9 5 16
The Newark Fire Department provides fire protection and first responder emergency medical services to the city of Newark, New Jersey.
- Newark fire department 4th alarm working multi structure fire prospect ave 9 5 16
- Newark fire department engine 10 ladder 5 and rescue 1 responding 10 11 15
- Stations and apparatus
- Disbanded Fire Companies
Newark fire department engine 10 ladder 5 and rescue 1 responding 10 11 15
The Newark Fire Department is the largest municipal fire department in the state of New Jersey. The department is organized into 13 Divisions: Administration, Community Relations, M.I.S. (Technology), Emergency Management, Fire Prevention and Life Safety, Fire Signal System Operation (Communications), Firefighting, Investigations, Photography and Media Liaison, Special Operations and Hazardous Materials Response, Apparatus, Mask Repair, Special Services, and Training.
The office of the Fire Director and Chief of Department, the Administration Division, the Emergency Management Division, the Fire Prevention and Life Safety Division, and the Investigations and Photography and Media Liaison Divisions are located at Fire Headquarters, 1010 18th Ave.
The Community Relations Division is located at the quarters of Engine Co. 10, Ladder Co. 5, and Rescue Co. 1 at 360 Clinton Ave.
The Special Operations and Hazardous Materials Response Division, as well as the Training Division are located at 191 Orange St. Special Operations and Haz-Mat. Units, such as the Haz-Mat. Support Unit, the Haz-Mat. Mobile Lab, the Mobile Command Unit, the Dive Team Unit, the Quick Attack Foam Unit, the Collapse Rescue Shoring Unit, the Mobile Ambulance Bus, the Mask Service (Air Cascade) Unit, as well as additional support and spare apparatus are all housed at the Special Operations and Training Facility.
The M.I.S. and Communications Division is located at a joint Emergency Dispatch facility with the Newark Police Department, located at 311 Washington St.
The Apparatus Division, as well as the Mask Repair Division, are located at the city of Newark's Motors Division at 233 Wilson Ave.
The Newark Fire Department's Special Services Division, which includes the Fire Alarm Line and Supply Divisions, is located at 56 Prospect St.
As a part of the Firefighting Division, the Newark Fire Department currently operates 16 Engine Companies, 8 Ladder Companies, and 1 Rescue Company out of 16 Firehouses, located throughout the city. These 16 Firehouses are organized into 3 Battalions, each commanded by a Battalion Chief per shift. There is also an Safety Battalion and a Special Operations Battalion which are staffed by Battalion Chiefs per shift. A Deputy Chief, known as a Tour Commander, commands all of the Battalion Chiefs per shift.
The department is part of the Metro USAR Strike Team, which consists of nine northern New Jersey fire departments and other emergency services divisions working to address major emergency rescue situations.
Stations and apparatus
Below is a list of all fire companies and firehouses in the city of Newark. All Special Operations and support units are housed at 191 Orange St. unless otherwise noted below.
Disbanded Fire Companies
Below is a list of NFD fire companies that have been disbanded due to budget cuts or departmental reorganization.* Engine 1 - 188 Mulberry St. - Disbanded 1980 * Engine 2 - 39 Centre St. - Disbanded 1974 * Engine 3 - 188 Mulberry St. - Disbanded 1956 * Engine 4 - 241 High St. - Disbanded 1985 * Engine 8 - 296 Ferry St. - Disbanded 1997 * Engine 12 - 360 Clinton Ave. - Disbanded 2010 * Engine 17 - 86 Clinton Pl. - Disbanded 2006 * Engine 20 - 15 Prince St. - Disbanded 1974 * Engine 21 - 420 Sanford Ave. - Disbanded 2006 * Engine 22 - 199 New St. - Disbanded 1956 * Engine 23 - 44 Mt. Prospect Ave. - Disbanded 1957 * Engine 24 - 188 Mulberry St. - Disbanded 1943 * Engine 25 - 395 Avon Ave. - Disbanded 1933 * Engine 30 - 44 Mt. Prospect Ave. - Disbanded 1933 * Engine 31 - 69 Vesey St. - Disbanded 1935 * Engine 32 - 270 Port St. - Disbanded 1983 * Ladder 1 - 191 Orange St. - Disbanded 2010 * Ladder 2 - 241 High St. - Disbanded 1982 * Ladder 3 - 241 W. Market St. - Disbanded 1980 * Ladder 9 - 395 Avon Ave. - Disbanded 2006 * Battalion 1 - 345 S. 9th St. - Disbanded 2010 * Battalion 4-1 - 395 Avon Ave. - Disbanded 1972 * Deputy 2 - 65 Congress St. - Disbanded 1994 * Deputy 3 - 44 Mt. Prospect Ave. - Disbanded 1974 * Foam 1 - 270 Port St. - Disbanded 1983 * Fireboat 2 - Port St. & Corbin St. - Disbanded 1959 * Water Tower 1 - 39 Centre St. - Disbanded 1944 * Searchlight 1 - 56 Prospect St. - Disbanded 1969 * Salvage 1 - 65 Congress St. - Disbanded 1972 * Salvage 2 - 213 Belmont Ave. - Disbanded 1972 * Tactical Unit 1 - 15 Prince St. - Disbanded 1980 * Tactical Unit 2 - 241 W. Market St. - Disbanded 1976