Newark Township​​

Fire Department

Areas Served

  •  Newark Township within Licking County

Newark Township Fire Department participates in automatic response agreements with surrounding Departments.

The Department was formed in 1951 and was 100% volunteer up until 2009 when we became Part Time Paid from the hours of 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. 365 days a year including weekends and holidays. We continue to maintain 100% volunteer after 7 p.m.

Services Provided

  • Fire
  • Rescue
  • EMS
  • Prevention and Safety
  • ​Inspections

Services Funded By

  • Property Tax
  • Grants
  • Donations

ISO Rating

​The Department Currently holds an Insurance Services (ISO) rating of in all hydrant areas, which is considered a premium rate by most insurance companies. All non-hydrant areas hold a rating of 9. With the current number of non-sprinkler-ed buildings and those planned, along with the increase service demanded by a growing community, it will be a struggle to maintain that rating. The Trustees and the Department are committed to providing the best possible services.


For Emergencies dial 911

Est. 1951

Newark, Ohio 43055


grass 547

76' Chevy Custom Deluxe 20

250 Gal. Tank

​250 GPM

​Medic 548

Medic 549


medic 549

00' E450

​McCoy Miller Box


​02' E450

​Marque Box

Chief Tim Ridenbaugh


Engine 542

82' Pierce Sabre

1000 Gal. Tank

1250 GPM Pump

engine 541

96' Pierce Sabre.

1000 Gal. Tank

1250 GPM Pump

​6 Man Cab

​Engine 541

Fire Chief

​Tim Ridenbaugh


​Engine 542

Truck 543

89' Ford

300 Gal. Tank

350 GPM Pump