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Mission Statement

Protect life, property, and the environment with innovative professionalism and organizational effectiveness using highly trained professionals committed to unparalleled service excellence.



The Newport Beach Fire Department will be engaged in the community and recognized for exemplary lifesaving services, fire protection, prevention and preparedness by investing in our employees and the people we serve as well as focusing on our
five Core Values:
                            • Integrity          
                            • Teamwork          
                            • Caring          
                            • Respect          
                            • Innovation     

The mission and vision statement above provide the framework for all of the goals and activities of the Newport Beach Fire Department. The Department’s 150 full-time employees and  200 seasonal employees provide 24-hour protection and response to the City’s residents and visitors. 

• Identify and reduce fire and environmental hazards that may threaten life and property.
• Provide a safe, effective and expeditious response to requests for assistance.
• Develop an adequately trained work force to effectively perform their duties.
• Participate in the community development planning process to improve fire and life safety.
• Encourage department personnel to assume leadership roles in the organization.
• Plan for response to natural and man-made disasters that affect the community.
• Educate and train employees and the community to assist them in maintaining a safe environment.

Contact the Fire Administration

Phone: (949) 644-3106
Fax: (949) 644-3120

Scott Poster
Fire Chief

Angela Crespi

Administrative Manager

Colleen Gill
Administrative Assistant to the Fire Chief

Regular Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday - 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday - 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bay B, 2nd Floor
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Mailing Address:
Newport Beach Fire Department
Fire Administration
P.O. Box 1768
Newport Beach, CA 92658 


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Ready! Set! Go Program Brochure

Program Introduction
Program Guide
Melody Lane Fire

Courtesy of the
Orange County Fire Authority


For more information regarding wildland fire safety click here or contact Fire Prevention at 949-644-3106.

Bike License Info
Bicycle Licenses are available for $2.00 at the Police Department and at the Fire Department during normal business hours.

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