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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

News & Updates

June 18, 2015

Arson Suspect Surrenders to Authorities

The suspect believed to be involved in the March 26, 2015 vehicle arson at 701 Pine Street turned himself in to local authorities today and was booked with Simple Arson

June 15, 2015

Two Alarm Fire at 12151 N. I-10 Service Rd. Apartment Building

On Monday, June 15, 2015 the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a 911 call to 12151 N. I-10 Service Road; Windrun Apartments. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found a sixteen unit building with heavy smoke coming from the outer walls and roof and immediately struck a second alarm.  

June 10, 2015

NOFD Extricates Victim Following Vehicles Fall from Parking Garage

On Wednesday, June 10th at 07:05am, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a call from New Orleans Emergency Medical Services (NOEMS) reporting a person trapped inside an auto at the intersection of Camp St., and Poydras St. NOFD firefighters arrived on the scene at 7:11 a.m., finding an overturned pick-up truck on Camp St. that had fallen from approximately the fourth floor of the Poydras Center parking garage located at 513 Camp Street. 

June 02, 2015

NOFD Firefighters Rescue Vagrant from Abandoned Dwelling

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at 5:10 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched from a 911 call reporting a fire in a dwelling in the 1300 block of Elysian Fields Ave.  The first of nine NOFD units carrying twenty-four fire suppression and support personnel arrived on the scene of 1310-12 Elysian Fields Ave at 5:15 a.m.  

May 28, 2015


The New Orleans Fire Department and Louisiana Task Force One  is hosting a technical rescue training event for first responders; SAR Day.  SAR Day will be held at the New Orleans Fire Department Training Academy at 13400 Old Gentilly Rd. in New Orleans East.  

May 26, 2015

NOFD Awarded $300K Assistance to Firefighters Grant from FEMA

The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) has been awarded $306,000.00 through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant.  The grant will go directly toward upgrading the Personal Protection Equipment (P.P.E.) of NOFD suppression members. 

May 16, 2015

One-Alarm Fire Forces Evacuation of Downtown Hotel

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 7:52 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting smoke on the first floor of a hotel in the 200 block of Magazine St.  

May 12, 2015

Two-Alarm Fire at Abandoned Tulane Ave Hotel

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:43 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in an  abandoned hotel in the 2800 block of Tulane Ave. 

May 02, 2015

Firefighters Respond to Fire Inside of Auto Paint/Repair Shop

On Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 11:35 am, the New Orleans Fire Department received a 911call reporting a fire inside an auto paint and repair garage located at 3016 First Street.  

May 02, 2015

Off-Duty NOFD Firefighter Rescues Two from House Fire at 2034 Burgundy St

Early Saturday, March 2, 2015 at around 2:20 a.m. off-duty New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) firefighter Roddrick Harrison noticed flames coming from a roof behind a bar located at the corner of Frenchman and Burgundy Streets.  

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