Fire Department

Shoulder Patch for Village of New Concord Fire Department

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Mission of the Fire Department

The mission of the New Concord Fire Department is the protection, preservation and well-being of the health, safety and property of all persons residing, working or otherwise within the coverage area. We will accomplish this mission through Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Response, Fire Prevention and Education. We wil maintain a high standard of training and education, act and perform in a safe manner, be courteous to all, and treat everyone in a professional manner. We will strive to create a strong bond with the community and interact professionally with other area departments. As members of this department, we have chosen to be part of a team that takes pride in representing this mission through dedication and integrity.

Number of Calls

There were a total of 1,327 Fire and EMS runs in 2016.

 

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Fire Chief and Staffing

The Fire Chief is Brent Gates. Chief Gates has served the Village since 1983.

Brent Gates, Fire Chief, Village of New Concord, Ohio

Chief Brent Gates,
New Concord Fire Department

The first full year for the Fire Department to operate as a paid 24/7 department was 2014. The department continues to evaluate the conversion from volunteer to paid staff in an effort to monitor costs, budget for future capital expenses, and improve services provided to the community. The department will continue to focus on all aspects of departmental training, preventative pre-planning, and emergency response efforts.

Contact the Fire Department

Special Note: If you have a fire or medical emergency, DIAL 911.

For all other calls, please use the non-emergency Fire Department number (740-826-7671).

  • Phone: Fire Department Non-Emergency Line, (740) 826-7671
  • Fax: (740) 826-7617
  • Email the Fire Chief

Apparatus

The Fire Department maintains a fleet of 9 vehicles and 1 Fire Prevention trailer: