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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Newport News Fire Department members learn leadership skills at week-long academy

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Three Newport News Fire Department members recently attended a week-long academy that taught them valuable leadership skills.

Lt. Steven Gray and senior firefighter-medics Carlos Munoz III and Ashley Roberts were among 80 firefighting professionals from ac...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

NNFD awarded 2018 Outstanding EMS Agency; recognized for Community Paramedicine, Peer Support

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The Newport News Fire Department was recently recognized as the Peninsula EMS Council’s Outstanding EMS Agency of the year.

The department also received the council’s 2018 award for Outstanding Contributions to EMS Health and Safety, and Lt. Andre Dorsey w...

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Posted on: March 30, 2015

Fire Department Receives Insurance Service Office's Top Rating

Newport News one of just 97 agencies in the country and 3 in Virginia with Class 1 Rating

Newport News City Manager Jim Bourey today announced that the Insurance Service Office has upgraded the Fire Department’s Public Protection Classification (PPC) ratin...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

PulsePoint App Empowers Everyday Citizens to help Save Lives

The Newport News Fire Department participates in PulsePoint, a nationally recognized mobile app that empowers citizens to help save lives.

The app, which interfaces with the City's dispatch system, alerts CPR trained users when someone nearby is experienci...

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