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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

News & Updates

January 09, 2017

One Alarm Fire 2213 Urquhart Street

Monday, January 9, 2017, The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a 911 call to 2213 Urquhart Street.  The first company arrived to find a one-story wood frame dwelling with fire coming from the back of the home and spreading to the house next door.

December 26, 2016

Firefighters Respond to Two Alarm Fire at Hidden Lake Apartment Complex

On Monday, December 26, 2015 at 9:37 pm, the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to 7001 Martin Drive, the Hidden Lake Apartment Complex.  Firefighters arrived at 9:43 pm to find fire coming from a second floor apartment in building “C”.  

December 14, 2016

NOFD Responds To Fire Small Onboard Riverboat

On Tuesday, December 14, 2016 at 9:19 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a call reporting a fire on board the Riverboat Natchez.

December 10, 2016

NOFD Battles Three-Alarm Fire in the 7th Ward

On Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:14 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a dwelling on fire in the 2500 block of New Orleans St.

December 09, 2016

NOFD Battles Four-Alarm Blaze on Tulane Ave

On Friday, December 9, 2016 at 12:13 p.m. a passing New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) ladder truck noticed smoke coming from the roof of a single-story commercial building in the 4000 block of Tulane Ave.

December 09, 2016

Regional Holiday Fire Safety Press Conference

The New Orleans, St. Bernard Parish, Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Plaquemines Parish, St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1 Fire Departments, the American Red Cross and the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office would like to wish you and your family a SAFE Holiday Season.

December 08, 2016

NOFD Cold Weather Fire Safety Tips

The New Orleans Fire Department would like to remind all citizens with this upcoming period of cold weather we will experience, not to compromise their safety in an effort to keep warm.  Below is a list of Winter Fire Safety Tips to keep in mind:

November 30, 2016

NOFD Responds To Two Early Morning Fires

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 5:16 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) began what proved to be a very busy morning. It began with the NOFD receiving a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire in the 6800 block of Mayo Blvd.

November 28, 2016

Two-Alarm Fire in the 2100 Block of Calhoun St

On Monday, November 28, 2016 at 7:07 p.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire in the 2100 block of Calhoun St., a neighborhood adjacent to Tulane and Loyola Universities.

November 22, 2016

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

Turkey Fryer Safety

A longtime food favorite in New Orleans the delicious deep-fried turkey has quickly grown in popularity thanks to celebrity chefs such as Emeril Lagasse and Martha Stewart. There are some dangers when attempting to prepare this holiday delicacy.

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