City of Newcastle Oklahoma

Special Information:

  • Insurance Protection Class “6”
  • Partially funded by city 3/4 cent sales tax approved by voters in 2000, as well as a county 1/2 cent sales tax approved by voters in 2006.
  • The Department personnel operate on three different shifts (Blue, Green and Red). Each are 24-hour shifts (7:00 am to 7:00 am). They are on duty 24 hours, off 24, on 24, off 24, on 24, off 4 days. In addition to emergency response services, firefighters continually train and take care of their firehouses and equipment.
  • Must contact the Department for burn permit.  If permit is not registered with the Department, burn is illegal and subject to fine. Guidelines for permit issuance>>
  • Story of the Maltese Cross
  • Firefighter's Prayer

Emergency Medical Services:

  • Emergency Medical Services for the Newcastle City Limits are provided by The Star of LifeMcClain/Grady County E.M.S. - 405.485.2000, PO Box 43, Blanchard, OK 73010.
  • The McClain/Grady County E.M.S. provides three levels of service:
    1. E.M.S. - Emergency Medical Service provided by ground ambulance.
    2. Emergency - Emergency callstake first priority. McClain/Grady County E.M.S. responds immediately with warning lights and sirens.
    3. Urgent - A medical situation where the prompt but not necessarily immediate attention is required. Generally, the E.M.S. responds in 30 minutes or less without the aid of emergency warning lights and sirens.
  • To become a member (annual fee of $54.00 - subject to change with notice) of the McClain/Grady County E.M.S., contact the number above or pick an application at the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce.

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