Skip to main content

Newton Fire Department does more than save lives

February 19, 2014

(O-N-E photo by Tiffany Fields)

A cheerful breakfast around the table with a close group of friends can get serious very quickly at the Newton Fire Department. The eggs and bacon have to be put on hold at the sound of the siren.

“We come in, we pick at one another and we have a good time, but when the pager goes off, everything changes,” said Captain Jackie Lail. “It’s time to put our game face on.”

The firemen respond to many different types of calls, including structural fires, car accidents, and even occasional medical calls.

To read more of this story, pick up the Thursday edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

The Newton-Conover boys soccer team maintained its dominant play Monday on the road against Bunker...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Fred T....
Giving up the third-most rushing yards in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers were...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes