Newcastle Fire Protection District

Plans underway to bring Newcastle school hydrants up to code

NEWCASTLE – In response to safety concerns raised in June by the Newcastle Fire Protection District, Newcastle Elementary School has placed two water tanks on its campus whil ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Placer County’s new budget; unemployment in the county; fire codes in Newcastle and Tahoe National Forest closes lands

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Newcastle fire district, residents outraged at school fire code violation

NEWCASTLE - The Newcastle Fire Protection District will not guarantee the safety of Newcastle Elementary School since it defaulted on its agreement to install new fire hydrants. F ...

Grand jury slams former Newcastle fire board

NEWCASTLE – Several board members of the Newcastle Fire Protection District failed to win re-election last November amid criticisms of wasteful spending, and now a report by ...

Reader Input: Helpers upgrade Newcastle fire

In November 2013 the taxpayers of the Newcastle Fire Protection District voted in a new fire board. The improvements they have made are extraordinary. Many hours have gone into mak ...

Reader Input: Look again at Newcastle Fire issues

I find it very strange that an editor would express his or her opinion without taking a closer look at what is going on with Newcastle Fire Protection District (“Cutting posi ...

Auburn, Newcastle teams train together for wildland fires

  Auburn and Newcastle firefighters trained Thursday to ensure they’re on the same page when mutual aid calls come in for wildland fires. About a dozen firefighters fr ...

Newcastle fire ordinance forbids excessive overgrowth

  With summer dry spells around the corner, a new ordinance will require Newcastle property owners to keep their lawns and fields in check. The Newcastle Fire Protection Dis ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Sacramento asks Auburn for Kings support; Rincon del Rio heads to BOS; tax season in Auburn; Newcastle Fire Protection District meets

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Our View: Citizen awareness, board transparency key for Newcastle

Recent news of Newcastle firefighters moving back into their controversial station has sparked more questions than answers. How can a $300 temporary fix be all that’s neede ...