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Posted on: November 7, 2019

City of Newton Burning Regulations

City of Newton  Burning Regulations

Open Burning

Open burning is the process of burning any materials where the products of combustion pass directly into the open air without going through a chimney or stack. Open burning is NOT allowed in the city limits of Newton. This includes, but is not...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Fire Prevention Week Uses S.A.F.E. House to Educate Students

Students Escape S.A.F.E. House

The Newton Fire Department is providing a valuable opportunity to plan and practice escapes as part of Fire Prevention Week visiting local elementary schools this week with the S.A.F.E. House.

Following a classroom visit, third graders view a video inside ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Newton Fire Department Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week

Ball Drop by Helicopter

The Newton Fire Department and Mercy One Air worked together to plan Newton, Iowa's first-ever helicopter delivered game ball at the Newton High School football game on Friday, October 4. Thank you Captain Rex Heisdorffer and Athletic Director Ryan Rump f...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Fire Department Call Volume Up Over Last Year

Newton Fire Department

The Fire Department ended this fiscal year (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019) with an increase in calls again over last year.  

The Fire Department responded to 3,272 calls for service.  Emergency Medical Services (EMS) calls account for 90% ...

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