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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Fire Department Completes Hose Testing

Fire Department Completes Hose Testing

Newton Fire Department staff completed annual hose testing during October.  Annual hose testing is done to ensure that fire hose condition is monitored lessening the chance for failure on emergency scenes. 

All totaled the department unlo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Hydrant Testing to Start Soon in Newton

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Newton Fire Department staff will begin hydrant testing in the community for 2019.  Look for specifics on areas to be tested to be released in the next couple of weeks.  

The inspections ensure that the hydrants are operational and determ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Emergency Medical Services Week Recap

Emergency Medical Services Week

Each year the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) celebrate EMS Week. The EMS system consists of emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, emergency physicians, emergency nurses, educators, administrators and others. Recognition included:

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Engine 1 Returns From Repair

Engine 1 Returning from Repair

The Fire Department’s newest engine was out of service since the end of April while being repaired in Weyauwega, Wisconsin. In December of 2018, while responding to an ambulance rollover on Interstate 80, Engine 1 lost traction on the icy highwa...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Testing Completed for New Members at the Newton Fire Department

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As part of the budget process a shifting of positions was transacted resulting in not replacing the Fire Marshal and adding two line staff. This will bring our daily staffing to a minimum of six firefighter/paramedics by the time all are on board and prop...

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