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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

News & Updates

November 11, 2014

Firefighters Rescue Resident from a Fire at Fountainbleu Apartments on Carrollton Ave

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 2:17 am the New Orleans Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fire at the Fountainbleu Apartments, located on Carrollton Ave. near the corner of Tulane Ave.  Dispatched at 2:19 am, the first NOFD company arrived on the scene of 4002 S. Carrollton Ave at 2:23 am and noticed smoke coming from the area of second floor apartments. 

November 11, 2014

Five Family Members Perish in Broadmoor House Fire

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 12:15 am the New Orleans Fire Department began receiving several 911 calls reporting a house on fire with possible persons trapped at the corner of S. Miro St. and Gen. Pershing St.  Dispatched at 12:16 am, the first company arrived on the scene at 12:20 am and found a two-story, wood-framed single family dwelling with its left-rear side fully involved in fire.

November 06, 2014

Suspicious Vehicle Fire Extends to Home in the 1400 Block of Constantinople

On Thursday, November 06, 2014 at 2:27 am the New Orleans Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a vehicle fire in the 1400 block of Constantinople. The first company arrived on the scene at 2:33 am and found two vehicles on fire, one in the rear driveway of a home at 1407 Constantinople and another on the street adjacent to the property.

October 23, 2014

Two Alarm Fire at 1700 Louisiana Ave

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:49 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched from a 911 call to a purported commercial structure fire at 1700 Louisiana Ave.

October 15, 2014

Generator Starts Fire at Astor Crowne Plaza

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:49 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in the rear Iberville St. portion of the Astor Crowne Plaza, located at 739 Canal St.  The first NOFD company arrived on the scene at 1:52 p.m., finding a working fire on the roof decking of the hotel’s second floor rear mezzanine area.

October 15, 2014

Two Alarm Fire at 49 Cypress Grove Ct. in Algiers

Tuesday evening, October 14, 2014, at 9:54 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a residential fire at 49 Cypress Grove Ct. in Algiers.  Dispatched at 9:55 p.m., the first NOFD company arrived on the scene at 10:00 p.m. finding flames already through the roof

October 06, 2014

Six Dogs Rescued in Two Alarm Fire at 5231 Patterson St.

At 6:18 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department responded to several 911 calls reporting a house on fire at 5231 Patterson Street in Algiers.  When firefighters arrived they found a second floor bedroom of a three story wood frame family dwelling on fire. The fire spread onto the porch and the roof line.

October 03, 2014

Vehicular Accident Results into Three Alarm Fire with Fatality

Friday, October 03, 2014 at 2:31 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a vehicular fire at the corner of N.  Claiborne Ave and Franklin Ave. Engine 27 was dispatched at 2:32 a.m. with a full one-alarm being dispatched shortly after at 2:34 a.m. when a second caller to 911 gave clarification that a tanker was on fire in a gas station parking lot. 

October 02, 2014

National Fire Prevention Week

It's time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 5-11 the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) has joined forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents that “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives, Test Yours Every Month”

September 29, 2014

Firefighters Respond to 2300 South Roman Rescue an Unconscious Man

On September 29, 2014 at 12:31 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a 911 for 2300 South Roman Street. 

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