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Winter Weather, Boil Water Advisory, Low Water Pressure

Residents and visitors are advised to take precautions during winter weather. A boil water advisory is in effect for the entire East Bank of New Orleans due to a further drop in water pressure Thursday morning, Jan. 18.

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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

New Orleans Firefighters Respond to Two-Alarm in Central City

November 30, 2017

On Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:44 a.m., the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a fire at 2416/18 Jackson Ave. near S. Robertson St. in Central City.  At 7:48 a.m. firefighters arrived to find heavy black smoke and fire coming from the roof line of a single story, wood-framed shotgun double home that appeared to be under renovation.  Firefighters conducted a primary of both units for possible persons trapped. Another crew of firefighters set up water streams between exposed homes to protect them from the heat, smoke and fire due to their close proximity. It was determined that fire started in the center of the home. The building was unoccupied at the time of the fire.

 

Fourteen NOFD units carrying thirty-eight firefighters responded to this incident, bringing it under control at 8:27 a.m.  There were no injuries reported and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.  The New Orleans Police Department, Entergy and New Orleans Emergency Medical Services responded to this incident.

 

Received:               7:44 am

1st Alarm:              7:44 am

On Scene:              7:48 am

2nd Alarm:              8:01 am

Under Control:       8:27 am

Injuries:                 No Injueies

NOFD Units:         14

NOFD Personnel:  38

Cause:                   Under Investigation

 

 

 

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