May 6 Chicken BBQ and Open House

Weidner’s Chicken BBQ is back at Newton Abbott for the third year! Come join us on May 6 from 11-4 (or until the chicken is sold out). Tickets are $10 per meal, and will definitely sell out. The meal includes one half a chicken, salt potatoes, and cole slaw. You…

Safe Winter Weather Tips

We’re used to winter weather around these parts, of course. Still, it’s always good to remind ourselves to be safe when travelling, and around the home, when the snow starts to fly hard and heavy. Here are some tips: If you decide to run a gas-powered generator in the event…

Engine 1 supplying water.

Major Fire At Former Bethlehem Steel Site

In the early morning of Wednesday, November 9, Hamburg Fire Control began to receive multiple reports of heavy smoke in the north end of town.┬áThe source was quickly determined to be a very large fire occurring at a storage facility operating in the former Bethlehem Steel facility in the City…

Missing Person Search

Newton Abbott firefighters, along with numerous other organizations, were called to assist in a missing person search in the late hours of Tuesday, November 8. 15-year-old Dillon Brown of Orchard Park had not returned home within the usual time frame, and a call by family to Orchard Park police led…

Newton Abbott, Scranton Extinguish Vehicle Fire on Thruway

This afternoon, Newton Abbott and Scranton fire companies were dispatched to the I-90 Eastbound near Exit 56, for a reported vehicle fire. Multiple callers reported a well-involved semi truck. Newton Abbott Engine 1 arrived first on scene, controlling traffic which had stopped due to the smoke conditions, and advanced a…