Holidays no vacation for many service providers

Members of Newton Fire and EMS Crew eat their Christmas dinner at Newton Fire/EMS Station two. The holidays might mean time off for much of the community but not emergency responders. Contributed photo
By Jeff Guy, Special to Newton Now On Christmas Eve, a rollover accident in Newton sent dozens people to work. Dispatchers took the emergency call, police, fire and EMS responded. The vehicle hit a power pole and was in contact with electrified power lines. Members of Westar energy had to shut off the power before the victim could be extracted. A person flew a helicopter

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