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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

News & Updates

September 15, 2016

Three Alarm Fire Destroys Two Properties in the Broadmoor Neighborhood

On Thursday, September 15, 2016, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 9-1-1 call reporting a dwelling fire in the 4200 block of S. Rocheblave St., in the city’s Broadmoor neighborhood.

September 14, 2016

New Orleans Firefighters Discover Body While Extinguishing Vehicle Fire

On Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 5:01 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a car fire in the 8700 block of Morrison Road. The vehicle was on the eastbound side of Morrison Road just pass the intersection of Benson Court.

September 14, 2016

NOFD and NOEMS Remove Driver from Submerged Eighteen Wheeler

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 8:26 am, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a single vehicle accident involving an eighteen wheeler truck that had veered off of eastbound Interstate-10 just passed the Michoud exit and plunged into a canal.

September 14, 2016

Two-Alarm Fire in the 5600 Block of Maple Ridge Dr. in N.O.E

Tuesday, September 14, 2016 at 8:37 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a residential fire with possible persons trapped in the 5600 block of Maple Ridge Dr. in the Michoud neighborhood of New Orleans East.

August 28, 2016

NOFD NOPD and USCG Partnering in Recovery Effort from Plane Crash

Sunday, August 28, 2016: The New Orleans Fire Department’s (NOFD) Fireboat Blaze is currently assisting the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) Dive Team and the United States Coast Guard (USCG) with the search and recovery effort of two adult male victims of last night’s plane crash into Lake Pontchartrain near the Lakefront Airport.

August 18, 2016

NOFD Responds to Gas Line Rupture with Injuries at

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 1:13 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a call reporting a ruptured gas line with possible persons trapped at the recently closed Entergy Power Plant in Michoud.

August 13, 2016

Four Alarm Fire on St. Ferdinand St. and Higgins Blvd

Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 9:01 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in an unoccupied apartment complex near the intersection of St. Ferdinand St and Higgins Blvd.

August 06, 2016

The NOFD Responds to Barge Fire on the Mississippi River

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:44 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a call reporting a fire on a barge near 3500 Clarence Henry Parkway along the Mississippi River.  The first of ten NOFD units carrying twenty-seven Fire Operations personnel arrived on the scene at 2:52 p.m. finding the engine room of a 150ft crane located on a barge on the Mississippi River on fire. 

August 04, 2016

NOFD Responds to Three Building Collapses in the Treme Area

Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 3:38 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to numerous 911 calls reporting building collapses in the Treme neighborhood.

August 01, 2016

NOFD Responds to Building Collapse in the 2200 Block of D’Abadie St.

Monday, August 1, 2016 at 1:26 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a 911 call reporting the collapse of a residential building in the 2200 block of D’Abadie St.

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