News & Updates
June 18, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 12:47 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a report of three tank cars being derailed at the CSX rail yard located at 7801 Almonaster Blvd.
June 17, 2014
The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) is on the scene of a Level 1 Hazardous Materials incident at the corner of Canal St. and Carrollton Ave. A Richard’s Disposal garbage truck has leaked approximately 50-60 gallons of hydraulic fluid spanning a four block stretch of lake-bound Canal St., from Carrollton Ave. to N. Solomon St.
June 05, 2014
Thursday, June 05, 2014 at 3:04 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in the 8000 block of Brevard Ave. in New Orleans East.
May 19, 2014
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:33 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched from a 911 call reporting a fire in a dwelling in the 5200 block of Camp St.
May 10, 2014
On Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 05:27 am, New Orleans firefighters returning from call a for assistance saw smoke in the 1700 block of Esplanade Avenue. Two other firefighters were passing in the area to report for duty also called the fire in and assisted with evacuation of residents.
May 04, 2014
Sunday, May 04, 2014 at 11:22 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in a dwelling on Tara Ln. in New Orleans East.
May 01, 2014
Thursday, May 01, 2014 at 2:24 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in the 1800 block of Duels St. The first NOFD company arrived on the scene at 2:28 p.m.; finding a single-story, wood-framed dwelling at 1859 Duels St. fully involved, with fire coming through the roof.
April 22, 2014
On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 12:27am, the New Orleans Fire Department received a 911 call to 2430 Gladiolus Street. Upon arrival companies found a single-story wood frame camelback heavily involved advancing toward adjacent homes.
April 04, 2014
On Friday, April 04, 2014 at 5:56 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department received a 911 call reporting a fire with people trapped at 6101 Tullis Drive; Cypress Run Apartments.
February 24, 2014
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In response to the two unfortunate incidents of riders falling from parade floats during the Krewe of Alla parade, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) would like to remind all riders, krewe members and parade participants of the importance of wearing a safety positioning device (harness) that is tethered to the float or truck at all times.