Newcastle Fire Department

Measure B benefits all

Re: “Measure B deserves ‘yes,’” I agree with Elinor Petuskey (Reader Input, Feb. 28). I am dismayed that the people of Newcastle are even debating the value of their own Ne ...

Measure B will help save lives

Until Feb. 24 I had little interest in Measure B, but that was before I required Newcastle Fire Department’s medical response services. At 4 a.m. on the 24th I was suffering fro ...

Don’t apply cheapness to fire safety

I just cannot understand what is so wrong with the City of Newcastle and Measure B. For some reason people think that just because they vote down Measure B that they won’t have t ...

Newcastle Fire came through

My name is Ron Kester and I have lived in Newcastle, off of Uncle Joe’s Lane, for 40 years. Over those years I have come to appreciate and respect our local fire department, but ...

Anti-Measure B columnist so misguided it's pathetic

John Brassfields view is so misguided, it’s pathetic. Mr. Brassfield made the statement about Measure B “The way it is offered to the voters is deceitful and deserves to fail ...

Another View: Measure B offers a blank check for Newcastle Fire Dept.

Editor’s note: John Brassfield is a Newcastle resident. He was a Newcastle Fire District Board member between 2005 and 2007. He was asked to resign from the board. His column is ...

Castle City Koffee Klatch continues support of Newcastle Fire Department

The Koffee Klatch of Castle City Mobile Home Park in Newcastle is dedicated to raising funds for the Newcastle Volunteer Fire Department. The group has raised money over the years ...

Thanks for effort that saved home

Count your blessings for living in Auburn. Praises and thank-yous to Auburn Police Department and Auburn and Newcastle fire departments for saving our home Dec. 5 early morning. Th ...

Fire response is overly ambitious

On June 6, I read in the Journal that the Newcastle Fire Department went on 512 calls in one year. If that’s the case, why do they need a place to sleep? They’re in the truck ...

In-N-Out Burger billboard charred

A billboard advertising In-N-Out Burger off Interstate 80 in Newcastle was burnt to a crisp Tuesday evening. Cal Fire responded at about 5:43 p.m. with backup from Newcastle and ...