PO Box 49, 16 Firehouse Road
Walnut Bottom, PA 17266
Phone: (717) 532-4999
Fax: (717) 532-6240
Yesterday Company 49 responded to an auto accident - South Newton twp. in the area of 2048 Ritner Highway for a Jeep that rolled over.
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
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.
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.
For those wondering the status of our meat raffle for Saturday night it is a GO!
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.
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
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
First we would like to thank all those who came out last evening and supported our Gun Drawing. Congratulations to the following winners:
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.
The Fire Police will be holding it 3rd annual Breakfast Meat Raffle on Saturday December 27. The doors open at 7 am, meal served at 8 am and raffle starting at 9 am. Raffle should be done around 11 am for those who plan their day. The meal will consist of Eggs, choice of bacon or sausage, home fries, toast as well as drinks. We look forward to seeing you and we plan to have some rounds to fit the season. Please pass the word and bring a friend or two.
The meal for the Meat Raffle this Saturday night is Hot Turkey Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes and Homemade Coleslaw. Don't forget to bring your a friend or two and your loyalty card as this is the last Meat Raffle for the year.
We would like to thank everyone who attended the raffle last evening. Below are the winning numbers.
1 - 47
50 - 204
100 - 180...
150 - 164
200 - 31
250 - 172
287 - 174
288 - 147
289 - 277
290 - 89
291 - 22
292 - 34
293 - 120
294 - 27
295 - 240
296 - 186
297 - 254
298 - 104
299 - 11
300 - 267
Not responsible for typos
Friday October 31 Company 49 responded to Penn Twp - Station Road for a Chimney Fire. Engine 49 crew was assigned roof operations. Tanker 49 and Traffic 49 also responded. Photos from Penn Twp. Fire Company