News & Updates
July 24, 2015
On Friday, July 24, 2015 at 4:30 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received several calls about a marsh fire, all in the same general area and responded on Highway 11 between the levee and the merger for I-10.
July 22, 2015
The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a call at 2:32 pm from neighbors of a home in 900 block of St. Phillip St. stating the home next door was starting to collapse.
July 17, 2015
Friday, July 17, 2015 at 11:53 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a report of a building collapse in the 3500 block of Delachaise St.
July 14, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9:17 p.m., the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched to investigate a building collapse in the 2400 block of Delachaise St.
June 18, 2015
The suspect believed to be involved in the March 26, 2015 vehicle arson at 701 Pine Street turned himself in to local authorities today and was booked with Simple Arson.
June 15, 2015
On Monday, June 15, 2015 the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a 911 call to 12151 N. I-10 Service Road; Windrun Apartments. When firefighters arrived on the scene they found a sixteen unit building with heavy smoke coming from the outer walls and roof and immediately struck a second alarm.
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
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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.