Welcome to the City of Newburgh Fire Department web pages. We hope that your exploration of these pages is both enjoyable and informative. You will find information about our department as well as fire prevention tips, electrical licensing, career opportunities, and related links to other sites.
Our web pages are a work-in-progress, and we will be adding more information in the coming months. Please feel free to look around, and if you have any suggestions of how we can improve our site, please let us know.
Michael J. Vatter, Fire Chief, EFO
- About the Newburgh Fire Department
- Code Compliance/Building Inspector
- Electrical Licensing & Permits
- Emergency Management
- Fire Prevention
- Generator Safety Tips
- History of the Fire Department
- Job Opportunities
- Links to Related Sites
- Local Weather from National Weather Service
- Mission Statement
- Newburgh Firefighters
Frequently Asked Questions
- Why do firefighters cut holes in the walls at a fire?
- Why do firefighters break windows and cut a hole in the roof at a fire?
- What kind of tools and equipment are on the different trucks?
- What does a Ladder Company do and what are their jobs on a fire scene?
- What does an Engine Company do and what are their jobs on a fire scene?