Fire Safety Presentation

The NOFD Public Affairs Office, in conjunction with the Fire Prevention and Operations Units, coordinates and conducts Fire Safety Presentations for the public. These presentations work to educate the community on the dangers that lurk in homes and workplaces, the proper way to eliminate them, and proper ways to plan for and respond to an emergency. 

NOFD arranges Fire Safety Presentations for numerous groups, including Schools, Churches, Summer Camps, Health Care Facilities, Government Agencies, Senior Citizen Groups, Day Care/Head Start Facilities and Housing Developments. 

To schedule a program  please complete the Program Request Form, or call at (504) 658-4713.

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Meet actual firefighters as they explain their job descriptions and the equipment on the fire apparatus.
The New Orleans Fire Department Color Guard are volunteers who drill regularly to represent the colors and the department with professionalism and distinction. The Color Guard is available for special events.
Visit an Engine House and meet with the firefighters. Provides an opportunity for children to gain an understanding of the roles firefighters play in the community. Engine House visits are scheduled three (3) weeks in advance. Between 15 and 30 visitors, depending on Station size and only two (2) tours scheduled per day.
Tours are scheduled five days in advance and up to 30 visitors per tour. The museum charges no admission fee, but donations are welcome. Visitors of all ages will have a hands-on experience during the tour and fire safety class learning important fire safety techniques and about the history of firefighting is New Orleans.
Firefighters teach three main goals of an emergency action plan (eliminating hazards, education and evacuation) to facilities such as: Schools, Businesses or Public and Private Agencies.
If the type of program or service needed is not listed.

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New Orleans Fire Department

(504) 658-4700
317 Decatur St New Orleans, LA 70130 View on map



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The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) is a multi-response, professional fire protection agency with a classification of “Class 1” representing exemplary commitment to building code enforcement.

The NOFD covers 299 square miles of Greater New Orleans serving approximately 364,000 residents and is one of the best and most unique fire departments in the nation.