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A burn-to-learn is a controlled burn used by NFD for training exercises. Structures used in burn-to-learns are donated by members of the community. A special thank you to Jewett Hill Photography for these pictures from NFD's January burn-to-learn.
BURN INFORMATION LINE: 503-538-7441
Effective: June 19, 2015
A Burn Ban has been enacted for all of Yamhill County - all burning is now prohibited until further notice.
The following counties have also enacted burn bans: Clatsop, Columbia, Tillamook, Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas, Marion, Linn, and Polk.
Before you burn…..
The following information is valid for those burning within the City of Newberg, and the Newberg Rural Fire Protection District - ONLY. If you would like to burn yard debris, and/or agricultural waste, you MUST call the burn information line on the day you would like to burn. Burning for each day is governed by DEQ and/or the Department of Agriculture who send us the message for each day. The burn line is updated daily at 8am, and no permits can or will be issued before this time or after 5pm.
Newberg Fire Department (NFD) provides structural and wildland fire protection to the City of Newberg and the surrounding Newberg Rural Fire District which consists of 65 square miles. Additionally, NFD honors an automatic aid agreement with Dundee Fire and mutual aid agreements with Yamhill and Washington Counties as well as St Paul Fire District.
NFD has 70 fire personnel (28 paid and 42 volunteer) and a response fleet of 5 engines, 1 ladder truck, 2 brush rigs, 2 water tenders, 2 rescue units, 4 medic units, 1 water rescue with boat and 5 command vehicles.
The Administrative Station, located in downtown Newberg just off of Hwy 99W, is staffed 24 hours a day. All Chief Officers have offices at this station.
The Newberg Rural Fire Protection District (NRFPD) contracts with the City of Newberg for fire protection and EMS services. The NRFPD's 65 square miles surrounds the City of Newberg and consist of some of the Northwest's and Willlamete Valley's prestigious wine country, portion of Oregon's own Willamette River and the Bald Peak State Park.
Newberg Fire Department (NFD) is a combination of paid and volunteer firefighter supporting each other. NFD has always produced a strong corp of volunteers and are proud to say that the tradition will continue for many years to come if we continue to recruit and produce individuals who are willing to sacrifice their time to provide the necessary service to this community.
The Newberg Fire Department can assist you in finding a class so you can learn: Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Basic First Aid Training Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) American Safety & Health Institute courses (ASHI) Bloodborne Pathogens, BioHazards, Advanced First Aid, Babysitter Safety, Emergency Medical Response and more...
Newberg Fire Department has a well trained and equipped water rescue team that that includes dive rescue capabilities. We receive calls for help several times each year from all over the greater Willamette Valley.
Newberg Fire Department's Rope Rescue Team offers high and low angle rope rescue to the Newberg and Dundee response areas.