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Posted on: August 28, 2019

9/11 Memorial Service Reminder

The 9/11 Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday, September 11 in front of the Newton Fire Department. Please visit www.newtongov.org for more details next week.

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Ladder Truck in Indiana for Repairs

Ladder Truck in Indiana for Repairs

Ladder 1 has been delivered to Fire Services, Inc. of St. John, Indiana for repairs to the ladder. During a recent safety inspection, the ladder was found to have structural deficiencies that needed to be repaired. This is a very specialized type of busin...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

New EMT/Firefighters Start Paramedic Class

Three recently hired firefighters have started paramedic class. The course is approximately 1,200 hours in length and will take nearly a year to complete. Firefighters will experience a combination of classroom, clinical, field practicum time. This progra...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Fire Department Utilizing New Radio System

Firefighters participated in training on the new radio system in mid-August and all operations have switched to the new system. At the beginning of 2019 the Fire Department purchased radio equipment to upgrade to the new 800 megahertz system. The new radi...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

New Ambulance Now In Service

New Ambulance

 The ambulance is on the road and being utilized as the primary transfer ambulance. Ambulances are replaced on a nine-year rotation, with one ambulance being replaced every three years. This ambulance replaces a 2010 model that will be kept and u...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

Fire and Police Departments Receive Children’s Bicycle Helmets for Distribution

Helmets

Firefighters participated in the Hot Dogs & Helmets event on Friday, July 12. The donated helmets from organizer Joe Urias were given to the Newton Fire Department and Newton Police Department to distribute. These helmets are available free of charge ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Firefighters Participate in Helmets and Hot Dogs Event

Firefighters Participate in Helmets and Hot Dogs Event

Those who attended engaged in activities designed to teach bicycle safety. Firefighters displayed their equipment and talked to children about the importance of safety while riding their bicycles. 

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

New Ambulance In Service Soon

New Ambulance

The Newton Fire Department recently took possession of the newest vehicle for EMS services. Finishing touches like installing the radio and mobile computing equipment are in process. The ambulance is expected to be on the road within the next couple of we...

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