News & Updates
October 15, 2014
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
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
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
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
On September 29, 2014 at 12:31 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a 911 for 2300 South Roman Street.
September 14, 2014
On Sunday, September 14, 2014, the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a 911 call reporting a fire in a commercial structure at 4701 Downman Road.
September 12, 2014
On Friday, September 12, 2014, at 03:51 am, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a 911 call for 2701 Marais Street.
August 26, 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 4:31 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a 911 call reporting an overturned and burning fuel tanker on Interstate-10 eastbound, just past I-510, in the Little Woods area of New Orleans East.
July 12, 2014
Saturday, July 12, 2014 the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a call at 1:35 p.m. to 3620 Royal Street. Companies arrived at 1:40 p.m. to find a large two story-sheet metal warehouse structure fully engulfed and immediately struck a second alarm.
July 09, 2014
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Wednesday, July 09, 2014 the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received calls through the 911 system to 823 Cadiz Street in the uptown area. At 3:22 a.m., companies arrived to a two-story wood frame dwelling which consisted of four apartments heavily involved with fire spread to an adjacent building; which is a combination of an old family sheet metal business with two apartments above.