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Newport Fire Dept

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1st Newport Fire Squad 1957-

Front row: Burl Hewitt, Tom Meadows, Ike O'Neill, Lynn "Shorty" Gibson, Don Greene, Earl Rouse, Rolla Turner, Charles Murphy, Bill Drennen (instructor) and John Finley (instructor). Second row: Ralph Hendricks, Dwight Sanford, Myles Lamm, Harold "Dutch" Lauer, Jim Perrine, Dave Bayless, Ed Pryor (partially hidden behind Earl Rouse), Dave Riggs popping over Charles Murphy's right shoulder. Back row: Dick Harris, Bob Holdren and Paul Riggs. Courtesy Greg Gibson

60 Firemen


Newport O., Has 60 Firemen -By Helen M. White The Parkersburg News, Sunday, October 15, 1961

60 Firemen

New Van


Newport squad displays van -March 11, 1977

New Van



History After 1993


Squad in 1979


Marietta Times - June 28, 1979


Newport Makes History


Newport Volunteer Rescue Squad made history when squad members delivered its first baby...

Makes History