The Newark Fire Division currently operates nineteen engine companies, twelve ladder companies, and two rescue companies out of nineteen firehouses, located throughout the city. These nineteen firehouses are organized into six battalions, under the command of a tour commander (Deputy Chief) per shift. There is also an on-duty special operations battalion chief, as well as a safety battalion chief. In addition to the nineteen firehouses, the NFD also operates a special operations facility at 191 Orange St., which houses the Haz-Mat. Support Unit, the Haz-Mat. Mobile Lab, the Medical Ambulance Bus, the Air Cascade Unit, the Mobile Command Unit, the USAR Collapse Rescue Shoring Unit, the Special Operations Quick Response Attack Vehicle(QRV 1), the Marine Unit, and several other specialized units. The NFD also operates a Special Services Division at 56 Prospect St.
The headquarters of the Newark Fire Division is located at 480 Clinton Ave.