Controlled burn scheduled on Monday

NEWTON, NC (May 16, 2013) – The Newton Fire Department will be conducting a controlled burn on Monday, May 20 at 214 West Fourth Street for training purposes. The Fire Department will begin preparations at 1 p.m. and expect to begin burning the building at 5:30 p.m. The section of West Fourth Street from Ashe to Deal avenues will be closed to traffic from 5:30 to 11 p.m. For more information, contact the Fire Department at 828-695-4314.