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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

News & Updates

December 21, 2013

Firefighters Rescue Ship Worker in Barge Hull

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 07:19 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to 2400 Clarence Henry Truckway

Road on the First Street wharf to assist Emergency Medical Service (EMS).


December 13, 2013

Suicide Victim Retrieved From Lake Pontchartrain

On Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:00 A.M., The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) and New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) recovered the body of a man in Lake Pontchartrain.

December 12, 2013

Four Inch Natural Gas Line Struck, One Block Radius Evacuated

On December 12, 2013 at 1:17 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a 911 call placed by a resident in the 2500 block of Jefferson Avenue.  T

November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Turkey Fryer Safety

A longtime food favorite in New Orleans the delicious deep-fried turkey has quickly grown in popularity thanks to celebrity chefs such as Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse. There are some dangers when attempting to prepare this holiday treat.


November 26, 2013


With this current stint, the New Orleans Fire Department would like to take this time to remind citizens not to compromise their safety in an effort to keep warm.  Below is a list of Winter Fire Safety Tips to keep in mind:


November 04, 2013

Early Morning Two-Alarm Fire at 1554 Lafreniere St.

Monday, November 04, 2013 at 3:27 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched from a 911 call reporting a fire near or under I-610 between Paris Ave. and St. Bernard Ave. 


October 31, 2013

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery

Daylight-saving time ends Sunday, November 3rd, and once again it’s for the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® (CYCCYB) program, sponsored by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs

October 27, 2013

Resident and Pets Rescued at Sunday Morning Fire on Lowerline St.

Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 5:22 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched on a call of a 1-alarm fire with possible persons trapped in the 2000 block of Lowerline St. in uptown New Orleans. 

October 15, 2013

Three Alarm Fire in Abandoned Apartment Building

– Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 2:34 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched to a report of a fire at 225 N. Roman Street.

October 03, 2013

Fire Prevention Week "Prevent Kitchen Fires"

– It's time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 6-12 the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires.' During this year's fire safety campaign, fire departments will be spreading the word about the dangers of kitchen fires--most of which result from unattended cooking—and teaching local residents how to prevent kitchen fires from starting in the first place.


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