Fire & Rescue


The City of New Castle boasts a career department with 28 full time firefighters.  The department operates with three shifts comprised of nine personnel including; an Assistant Chief, a Captain, a Lieutenant, three Engineers, and three fireground specialists. These firefighters are housed in three fire stations throughout the city. Each shift is 24 hours long starting at 7:00 AM and ending at 7:00 AM the next morning. In addition to fire suppression activities, the New Castle Fire Department also responds to a variety of other emergencies including Hazardous Materials incidents, motor vehicle accidents, water rescues, trench rescues, confined space incidents, technical rescue situations, and emergency medical calls.   When the lights aren't flashing and the sirens aren't blaring, the New Castle firefighters are involved in several other activities such as training, public education, school and group tours, and fire code inspections and enforcement.

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Mark Boatright,
Fire Chief
229 N Main St
New Castle, IN 47362
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  • Phone: (765) 521-6815
  • Fax: (765) 521-6816
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