News & Updates
April 05, 2013
On Friday, April 5, 2013 at 09:54 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a call of a fire at Raising Cane Restaurant located at 4009 Behrman Highway in Algiers, LA. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find the restaurant heavily involved in fire.
April 01, 2013
Late Monday evening at 10:52 pm the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting smoke coming from a building located at 2431 Clio St. The first company arrived on the scene at 10:58 pm, finding heavy smoke pumping out of a brick office building and one metal warehouse building already fully involved in flames.
March 31, 2013
Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 4:48pm the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched on a report of a residential fire at 1347 Esplanade Ave., the corner of Esplanade Ave. and N. Villere St., in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans. The first company arrived on the scene at 4:52pm, finding a three-story antebellum that had long been converted into a 5-unit apartment building, with heavy smoke coming from the windows near the front of the building on all floors.
March 27, 2013
Wednesday morning, March 27, 2013 a neighbor in the 2000 block of Josephine St forced entry into a unit of a one-story shotgun double at 2004-06 Josephine St. to save eight toddlers, approximate ages 3-5.
March 25, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013 at 05:24 am, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a 911 call for 327 North Miro at Bienville street. First arriving companies found this 1 story, 6 unit shotgun style dwelling, fully involved with fire extending through windows.
March 15, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013 at 06:35 am, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a 911 call for 223 North Broad at Bienville street. When firefighters arrived on the scene, fire had already extended to the second floor of this vacant two story wood frame structure and had broken the roof line; a second alarm was struck immediately.
January 29, 2013
New Orleans Fire Department is proud to have partnered with world renowned artist Jamie Hayes, to create the official 2013 New Orleans Fire Department Mardi Gras Poster - a fund raiser with 50% of the proceeds going to the New Orleans Fire Fighters Foundation.
January 20, 2013
Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 12:08 pm the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to an alarm at 1515 Poydras Street; the Louisiana Superdome. A fire ignited in a dryer on the northeast corner of the first floor which activated the fire alarm.
January 18, 2013
Saturday, January 19, 2013 has been designated as a “National Day of Service” in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The New Orleans Fire Department and more than 100 volunteers from the American Red Cross will join six other agencies to canvass neighborhoods with fire safety materials and install smoke detectors.
December 30, 2012
The New Orleans Fire Department would like to remind citizens that fireworks are illegal in Orleans Parish. Permanent scarring, loss of vision, dismemberment; these are all too often harsh realities of amateur fireworks use.