Newcastle Fire

Newcastle firefighters cancel plans for association

NEWCASTLE – As a result of meetings with the district’s board of directors, Newcastle firefighters have decided to abandon their attempt to form a labor association. A ...

Board axes battalion chief job in Newcastle

The Newcastle fire board cut the district’s battalion chief position last week for being redundant with its newly-appointed interim fire chief, who recommended the measure, a ...

Measure B worth the price

I voted for Measure B, joining a majority of my neighbors in working to save Newcastle Fire. I treasure the peace of mind of having an experienced fire department and a safe fire s ...

Rabbits killed in outbuilding fire

Some 40 rabbits perished in an outbuilding fire on Still Road west of Lake of the Pines Friday afternoon, according to Cal Fire reports. Three outbuildings were destroyed but the r ...

Too many questions remain for a yes vote from me

Mr. Smith of Newcastle (Auburn Journal, Feb. 15) stated that he is “convinced” that Newcastle Fire needs additional funds. I don’t know how he became convinced, so please sho ...

Garage fire scorches car

A vehicle fire was stopped in time before it consumed an Auburn garage and its adjoining home. At about 9:08 p.m. Thursday, emergency responders answered a 911 call to a home on ...

Chaplains organize fatal accident training

Friday night Placer County emergency responders will have to respond to a fatal accident. Placer County law enforcement, fire and emergency responders will gather at 6 p.m. in New ...

Fire destroys Auburn home

A pet-loving neighbor saved two dogs despite the heavy smoke and flames that trapped them in the yard of an Auburn home that burned Wednesday. No occupants were reportedly inside ...