Newcastle Fire Protection District

Study urges new fire station for Newcastle

A new study recommends that Newcastle Fire Protection District construct a new fire station instead of rehabilitating Station 41 on Cypress Street, and the fire board is moving for ...

Newcastle and Penryn to share a fire chief

Starting Nov. 1, Newcastle and Penryn fire protection districts will share a fire chief. The Newcastle Fire Protection District board approved a new chief’s administrative c ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Two local fire districts to share one chief; High school garden bears fall pumpkins for fellow students and trick-or-treat safety this Halloween

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Penryn’s fire chief will now be splitting his duties as he will be working with the Newcastle Fire Protection District. Reporter Andrew Westrope ...

Reader Input: Get moving on fire hydrants

At the Sept. 11 meeting of the Newcastle Fire Protection District board of directors, I learned that the progress of the fire hydrants was at a standstill. At a Newcastle Element ...

New fire hydrant in store for Newcastle Elementary

NEWCASTLE – Newcastle Elementary School officials say they’re on target to address fire safety concerns at the school as planned, but with project cost estimates upward ...

Newcastle fire district may hire full-time chief

NEWCASTLE – Board members of the Newcastle Fire Protection District say they’re pleased with Interim Fire Chief John Carr’s performance -- but they’re in th ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn Cruise Nite pays tribute to 9/11 tonight; Placer County Supervisor has portrait done; is Amgen back in Auburn?; crossing Mount Whitney off the bucket list

What we’re working on: The final Auburn Cruise Nite of the season takes place Friday night and organizers expect a full house. Part of the evening’s events includes a m ...

Placer County to do fire safety inspections for Newcastle

NEWCASTLE - Fire prevention inspections in Newcastle are now the responsibility of Placer County. The Newcastle Fire Protection District’s board of trustees entered a memora ...

Reader Input: Why spend more on silly old safety?

At the Newcastle Fire (Protection District) Board meeting Aug. 14, it was revealed that the fire hydrant that services the Newcastle Elementary School is woefully inadequate (&ldqu ...

Reader Input: Make repairs and move on

In response to Newcastle Fire (Protection District) vs. Newcastle Elementary School (“Plans under way to bring Newcastle school hydrants up to code,” Journal, Aug. 18). ...