Newcastle Fire Protection District

Another View: A vote for Measure B preserves Newcastle public safety

Not long ago, a friend of mine suffered a massive heart attack. His friends and even the Newcastle Fire Protection District first-responders who worked tirelessly to save him didn& ...

Another View: Get them out of the trailer and into a firehouse

For the last several years the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) has suffered financial difficulties that have been caused by many factors. Please allow me to explain how t ...

Fire district taking tax plea to voters

Newcastle firefighters spend their days in a condemned, 89-year-old building that has never been renovated. Earning less than $10 an hour, the men then move, for safety reasons, ...

Jim Ruffalo: Time to clean up at Placer Co. Republican Central

If the recalcitrant leadership of the Placer County Republican Central Committee thinks that stalling will wind up with everyone ignoring that foul odor wafting in from its leader ...

Local residents voice concerns about supposed mismanagement of fire district

With the Newcastle Fire Protection District surveying residents about a potential increase in the tax paid for fire protection, some local community members are questioning the way ...

What is Newcastle fire board doing?

Open letter to the property owners in the Newcastle Fire Protection District: If the NFPD were to be “found guilty” of not complying with a law that they are sworn to uphold, t ...