Meat Raffle Meal announced

The meal for this saturday night will be a Picnic style meal of Hot Dogs, Burgers, Bar-B-Q, Baked Beans, macaroni salad and chips. Come on out for an enjoyable evening and bring a friend or two. Don't forget those loyalty cards if you have been at a Meat Raffle this year. Our May Meat Raffle has been cancelled so this will be the last one until October.

Meat Raffle Meal

The meal for the Meat Raffle this Saturday will be Ham, Mac & Cheese and Green Beans. Don't forget your loyalty cards and bring a friend or two. we look forward to seeing you Saturday night.



BUNCO tickets still available for tommorrow

The Auxiliary advised me they still have about 20 tickets for tomorrow's BUNCO event.

 Sunday, March 8, 2015
~~ BUNCO ~~...

Food, fun, raffles, 50/50, & prizes!

Doors open at 12:30 PM
Dice rolls at 1:30 PM
**Only 100 tickets!**

$20 donation per ticket
Tickets - Donna @ 254-7131 or Glorianne @ 385-2275

Walnut Bottom Firehouse at
16 Firehouse Road, Walnut Bottom

Sponsored by Auxiliary
of South Newton Twp. Vol. Fire Co. #49


Reminder - change your clock and smoke detector batteries

Public Service announcement: Tonight (2 am Sunday) turn your clocks forward for daylight savings time and while your doing that don't forget to change your smoke detector batteries

Ritner Highway Rollover crash in the Township

Yesterday Company 49 responded to an auto accident - South Newton twp. in the area of 2048 Ritner Highway for a Jeep that rolled over.

Oakville Road crash

Company 49 responded to an auto accident with wires down on a truck on
February 18 - North Newton Twp. Oakville Road just off Rt. 11 - Neg

Eggs for sale!

The Auxiliary has Peanut Butter and Coconut eggs for sale. $0.75 each or $9.00/dozen. They only made 130 dozen so don't wait, when they are gone, there gone.

Annual Haz-Mat OPS refresher training

Thanks to all those who attended from Company 46, 47 and 49 also to the instructor Bill Adams.

Thank You

We would like to thank all those who braved the weather on Saturday night and came out to support our Meat Raffle. We had around 180 people attend. We had a lot of new faces and hope to see everyone back for our March Meat Raffle. Again thanks for your continued support.

Meat Raffle is a go!

For those wondering the status of our meat raffle for Saturday night it is a GO!

Meat Raffle

The meal for Saturday night will be Pot Pie and Cole Slaw. Come on out, bring a friend or two and don't forget your loyalty card. Also we will be rolling out our new Red insulated South Newton Fire Company/Dutch Country Store bag for our breakfast rounds. We look forward to seeing you and thanks for your continued support.

Awards Night

Wednesday February 11 our meeting started out with our annual awards. Top Fire and EMS responder went to Harold Wilson. Most training hours went to Chase Clippinger. Presidents Award went to High Peak Tent Rental who was not able to make the meeting. Fire Police presented 2 awards and neither were present -  they went to the Minnequa Social Club for their financial support and Zach Devore for his help in support functions. Chiefs award was presented to Chase Clippinger for his ALL around dedication to Company 49 in 2014, he was in the top 10 for Fire, EMS, Fundraising and Training. Lastly we presented 8 members with Life membership, they are as follows: Left to Right David "Sonny" Coons, David Evelhoch, Edward Beam, Thomas Coons,  Emory Hamman, Cary Murray, Mark Jones and Jerry Wilson (not present in photo)
Photos by Denny Clopper

House fire in the Township

Yesterday morning at 08:44 Units were dispatched for a chimney fire, South Newton Twp. 434 Mt. View Rd. Engine 49 arrived to find heavy smoke pushing from the attic area and a short time later heavy fire. The house was a total loss. The Officers and members would like to thank all the Companies that assisted. The following companies assisted and I will try not to miss any: Co. 36,39,45,46,47,48 transferred to 49,50,51,52,53,54, Franklin County Co. 7, 11 at the fill site, Adams County 7 & 27. EMS from 73 and Rehab 40. Thanks to the Fire Police from 50,52,51 and whomever else assisted. A special thanks to the members who provided drinks and food, especially Dorothy Hoover at Dutch Country Store for making soup and sandwiches while having her annual customer appreciation days. Our community is GREAT at pulling together in the time of need, please keep your thoughts and prayers with the Evelhoch family as they lost most everything. Anyone wishing to help the family with clothes and basic needs can contact Heather Evelhoch Fickel at 717-404-1995

Gun Drawing winners announced

First we would like to thank all those who came out last evening and supported our Gun Drawing. Congratulations to the following winners:


Ticket Drawn

 Ticket #

 Ticket Drawn

 Ticket #

156  291   248
 50  86  292  234
 100  148  293  153
 150  32  294  244
 200  112  295  35
 250  184  296  160
 287  284  297  155
 288  66  298  260
 289  11  299  105
 290  99  300 89 



1st Meat Raffle of the year

Saturday January 17 will be out first Meat Raffle of the year. Come out and have some fun while supporting your local fire department. We will be handing out our loyalty cards. The meal will be Spaghetti and Salad. Hope to see you and as always THANKS for your continued support.

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