Fire Chief

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

Chief Brent Gates,
New Concord Fire Department

The Fire Chief is Brent Gates. Chief Gates has served on the New Concord Fire Department for 37 years, with 23 of those years as the Fire Chief.

Responsibilities and Services

Chief Gates leads a combination Fire Department that consists of volunteers, part-time paid employees and full-time paid employees.

The New Concord Fire Department responds to an average of 1400 emergency runs annually. It provides fire prevention, fire inspections, fire safety education, suppression, EMS, and rescue services to the coverage area, along with automatic and mutual aid to other departments.

Chief Gates is active in the State of Ohio with the Ohio Fire Chiefs Association, as an instructor at the Ohio Fire Academy, active with the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP), a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the International Society of Fire Service Instructors (ISFSI), and the Ohio Society of Fire Service Instructors (OSFSI).

Chief Gates also serves as the Zoning Officer for the Village.

Contact the Fire Chief

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