News & Updates
October 31, 2013
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
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
– 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
– 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.
October 02, 2013
– Wednesday, October 02, 2013 at 3:50 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department was dispatched to a residential fire at 1129 N. Robertson, in the historic Treme neighborhood outside the French Quarter.
October 02, 2013
Wednesday, October 3, 2013 a New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) company officer injured his back when he fell through the floor of an abandoned dwelling while performing suppression activities during a one-alarm fire at 1688 N. Claiborne Ave.
September 30, 2013
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 12:25 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a report of a fire on the railroad tracks that run alongside the levee in the 7100 block of Hayne Blvd. in New Orleans East.
September 26, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:20 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched to a report of a fire at 1011 Decatur St. The first company arrived on the scene at 7:23 a.m., finding heavy smoke throughout the second and third floor of this three-story restaurant building, but they were unable to find the source of the smoke.
September 09, 2013
The New Orleans Fire Department will be participating in the annual “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive being held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 5am-3pm in the WDSU parking lot at 846 Howard Ave.
September 05, 2013
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On Thursday, September 05, 2013 at 1:10AM, the New Orleans Fire Department responded to a working fire at 2816-2828 Urquhart Street.