Wade Fire Protection District is located at 104 N. First Street and is an all-volunteer fire department made up of 30 members. The district encompasses approximately 84 miles of town and rural area for protection. The department is home to three pumper trucks, one tanker, one equipment/rescue and two brush trucks.
Fire Department personnel:
Gary Lindemann, Chief
Bruce Benefiel, Assistant Chief
Ron StClair, Fire Captain
Larry Bedwell Jr., Rescue Captain
Larry Dorn, Training Captain
Fire Fighters: Alex Wagner, Jeff Vahling, Tony Weber, Brent Benefiel, Derick Fischer, Jeremy Haycraft, Ben Keller, Keith Kocher, Jordan Knicley, Doug Long, John Phillips, Raymond Reynolds, Jerry Rubsam, Randy Shamhart, Randy Stoops, Matt Tarr, Gene Utley, Doug Weddell, Kevin Woods, Martin Curtright, Clayton Curtright, Adam Painter, Seth Woods and Michael Finley
Trustees: Richard Ochs, Jim Dhom, Tony Hartrich, Paul Johnson, Galen Mendenhall, Mike Murbarger, and Brian Ochs.
The City of Newton Police Department is located inside City Hall and office hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Ten officers and a secretary make up the City of Newton Police Department and it maintains 24-hour emergency service. Visit the Newton Police Department on facebook by clicking here.
Police Department personnel:
Mike Swick, Chief
Jeremy Haycraft, Sergeant
Jim Riddle, Full-time Officer
Greg Coker, Full-time Officer
Adam Deckard Full-time Officer
Riley Britton, Full-time Officer
Ron Heltsley, Part-time Officer
Brian Cox, Part-time Officer
Alec Westrich, Part-time Officer
A. J. Hyatt, Part-time Officer
Sandy Dhom, Secretary
AFTER HOURS UTILITY EMERGENCY:
Electric Department: (618) 783-3139
Fire Department: (618) 783-3887
Cemetery - (618) 783-2173
Batting Cages/Mini-Golf/Aquatic Center
Police Department: (618) 783-8478
Streets Department: (618) 783-8511
WasteWater Department: (618) 783-2715
Water Department: (618) 783-2711
The City of Newton provides quality services to its residents through its several departments. The safety of residents and visitors is top priority in this community.
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