BAKER - A six-figure grant for the Baker Fire Department could mean more prevention and fewer fires in the city limits.
The $115,000 grant comes from a program within FEMA that provides funding for equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources needed to help protect the public.... more »
BATON ROUGE - Nationwide, Turkey Day can be a dangerous day, even if you never leave your home.
Thousands of fires are reported every year on Thanksgiving Day, most caused by cooking. One of the major hazards includes frying turkeys.
Firefighters in Baton Rouge had these important points... more »
BATON ROUGE - Recent crime and home invasions during the holidays have many people questioning how to better protect their home.
Our Home Depot "How To" expert, David Stringfellow gives us tips on how to keep your home safe with less than $100. One of the most important ways... more »
An employee of the LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute who is accused of stealing and selling 200 fire extinguishers has been indicted by a Baton Rouge grand jury. William Landry of Albany is charged with one count of felony theft for trying to sell the FEMA-donated fire extinguishers for... more »
Update: A fire extinguisher was discharged and graffiti written with permanent marker on whiteboards in several Galvez Middle School classrooms.
The vandals broke-in through a window in one of the classrooms according to Johnny Balfontz with the Ascension Parish School Board. A fire extinguisher was discharged in two... more »