firehouse

Temporary Newcastle firehouse stalled

Plans to move the Newcastle Fire Department out of a 90-year-old firehouse and into a temporary structure by Oct. 29 have come to a standstill while officials work out permit and p ...

It’s how groups define ‘firehouse’

“Vote yes on K — save the fire station.” Next sign: “Vote no on K – save the fire station.” Confusing? The difference between the two is the ideology. Supporters of Mea ...

Newcastle firehouse site search paused until after election

As the election that will decide whether or not a new tax will be reformed approaches, the Newcastle Fire Protection District has put its effort to find a site for a new station on ...

Temporary Newcastle firehouse location changes

Firefighters in Newcastle are facing a move in the near future, but it isn't to the location they initially thought they would be calling home, at least for a little while. After e ...

Fire board acts amid heated audience

The small fire protection district in Newcastle will seek the consultation of a licensed engineer in regard to the structural issues of its deteriorating fire department building. ...

Mr. Brassfield doesn't offer 'balanced' response to Measure B

I must strongly disagree with the opinion of John Brassfield (Measure B Offers a Blank Check for Newcastle Fire Dept. - Another View, Friday February 10, 2012). He seems to believe ...

Horseshoe Bar's Alexander brings local California flavor

Chef Vincent Paul Alexander has a following and the success of his restaurant, Alexander’s Horseshoe Bar Grill, shows it. “You have to have emotion, passion, behind the food, ...

First responders work out of a condemned building

The men and women charged with saving Newcastle residents need a little saving of their own. The Newcastle Fire Protection District has for six years been working out of a condem ...