fire department

$479,233 for new Auburn fire engine gets OK from Council

The Auburn City Council authorized the purchase of a new fire engine for nearly a half-million dollars, allowing the department to further phase out a pair of 25-year-old Type 1 en ...

Thanks to our fine rescuers

To all emergency and fire department personnel: I wanted to say thank you for all you do every day in the lives of the people around you. I am so grateful for the help you provided ...

Expose these disability fakers

Around a hundred years ago Iowa Hill was totally destroyed by fire. Books tell us that the lack of equipment the fire department had led to many heartbreaks. The same excuse is bei ...

Don’t hesitate on Measure B

I don’t live in Newcastle, but I don’t understand why anyone would be against Measure B which is calling for a modest $146 per year increase in taxes to build and fund a much-n ...

Why no public forum on fire house?

Measure B questions: Through this letter, I’m hoping to generate some discussion and gain further insight into Newcastle’s Measure B re: our fire department. We usually have p ...