News & Updates
June 10, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
May 01, 2015
On Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:25 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department received a call from an alarm company and several 911 calls of smoke in the area in the French Quarters. When firefighters arrived on the scene at 5:28 pm they saw light smoke coming from the first floor of Mango Mango, a Daiquiri Shop located in a four story mixed use commercial structure at the corner of Bourbon and Iberville Street.
April 29, 2015
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New Orleans, LA—On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 2:43 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fire at 5940 Freret Street.