The Newport Fire Department conducts tests for prospective firefighters every two (2) years. The testing process consists of a written test, a physical ability test, a complete physical examination, an oral board and a psychological test.
Candidates are ranked by their performance. Candidates must be eighteen (18) years of age, possess a valid Rhode Island drivers license and have a high school diploma or GED.
To receive notification as to when the next test is being held, please contact the Human Resources Administrative Assistant, Daryl Kolator's office at (401) 845-5444 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To obtain a rescue report, contact Captain Paul Faerber at (401) 845-5914 or email at email@example.com
Reports will be provided to an individual, with proper identification, or to another party who has a signed release form. A $5.00 fee is required for each report.
Call the Fire Prevention office at (401) 845-5922 or you may email fire prevention Capt. Kevin Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fire Prevention Captain will schedule an inspection date and answer any questions that you may have.
RILSC 126.96.36.199 states: All fire alarm systems shall be tested at least once every three (3) months with twenty-five percent (25%) of all initiating devices operated with each test. A different twenty-five percent (25%) of the above-mentioned devices will be operated at each inspection so that the entire system will have been tested at the end of a twelve (12) months period as per NFPA 72.
Please mail test reports to:
Newport Fire Department
Attn: Fire Prevention
21 West Marlborough Street
Newport, RI 02840
A report may also be picked up in person at the above address. If you need more information please contact Fire Marshal Wayne Clark at (401) 845-5913 or email at email@example.com
43 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840
Phone: (401) 845-5300 (M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
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