The department is organized in accordance with state statutes as a Municipal Fire Department with all Municipal Firefighters and Emergency Medical personnel employed on an "on-call" basis. The department is staffed by 1 full-time firefighter/EMT and 26 on-call firefighters who provide 24 hour fire and rescue services with an average call-out response of 5-10 minutes to scene depending on location. The department was ISO inspected in 2002.
Jeff Chretien
Fire Chief, Jeff Chretien
(207) 368-4410
Amanda Chretien
Full-time Firefighter/EMT
Amanda Chretien
Newport has written mutual aid agreements with Plymouth, Pittsfield, Corinna, and St. Albans.


Presently, Newport has emergency service agreements with Sebasticook Valley Hospital and Corinna Ambulance Service to provide residents with emergency ambulance service. The two agreements provides adequate emergency service for the residents of Newport according to the Comprehensive Plan Committee. The Town of Newport provides first response rescue service with trained personnel from the Newport Fire Dept.
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Major equipment includes:

  • 2001 central states 1500 Gpm pumper
  • 2013 pumper tanker
  • 1991 pierce pumper 1250 gpm
  • 2013 Ford 1 ton forestry unit 250 gallon skid unit
  • 2011 gmc suburban rescue
  • 1989 e-one pumper- heavy rescue 1250 gpm
  • Yamaha side by side
  • Rescue boat 40hp mercury
Mia Broad
Live-in Student
Mia Broad