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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Keep Your Family safe. Make a Family Emergency Plan.

family emergency plan

You and your family may not be together when an emergency happens, so knowing what to do, where you will go, and how to get in touch with family members is important. 

Create a family communication plan.

Choose an out-of-town friend or relative to...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Be Ready - Build An Emergency Supply Kit

emergency supply kit

Build an emergency supply kit. In an emergency, there are items you and your family will need. Pack a bag with items listed below. After assembling your kit, store it in a place known to all household members. Review the contents of your kit periodically ...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: January 1, 2023

How to obtain information about weather and road conditions

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Learn about the hazards that can affect your community and learn how to get information about current weather and road conditions. Pay attention to the news. Local radio and television stations provide up-to-date weather information.

Wireless Emergency Ale...

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Newton Fire Department
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Emergency Shelter Designated in Newton

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Jasper County has had its share of severe weather causing significant and extended disruption of electrical power impacting the public’s safety and the well-being of citizens. It has been and continues to be a major concern of  public s...

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Newton Fire Department