When did service begin?

The Newport Fire/EMS Department has served the ever-growing City of Newport since 1854 when the first volunteer fire company was established through incorporation. The Fire Department has been an all career department since 1868 when the City of Newport passed an ordinance that created the first steam fire engine company.

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1. What is the Newport Fire/EMS Department?
2. When did service begin?
3. Where is the Newport Fire/EMS Department located?
4. What is the Department's coverage area?
5. What is in the Department's coverage area?