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  • Insurance rates spike due to lack of fire service Play Video

    February 10, 2014 4:51 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - Some property owners in West Feliciana Parish saw homeowners insurance double because they live too far away from a fire station in the parish. The fire protection district will discuss adding two new stations to meet insurance requirements for property owners. Melvin Harvey owns a camp... more »
  • 7th District Fire Station nearing completion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 8, 2013 5:14 PM

    GONZALES - Volunteer firefighters won't have to wait much longer for repairs to the 7th District fire station in Ascension Parish, which was damaged in a tornado. Crews have just a few more days of work left on the building's facade and the garage area, and the station will... more »
  • BRFD opens new Wooddale firehouse

    August 6, 2013 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters in Baton Rouge held a grand opening today to show off a new firehouse. The new Fire Station No. 8 replaces the old station on Wooddale Boulevard, which was built in 1950 and then extensively remodeled in 1988. The 8,400-square-foot station cost the city about... more »
  • Ascension Parish fire department repairs coming check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 16, 2013 5:56 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - The 7th District Fire Station on LA 44 has seen better days. The facade is still crumbling after a tornado tore through the area in December. Since then, the volunteer fire department has staffed a fire fighter on duty 24 hours a day to secure the property.... more »
  • Parish fire stations working together check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 6, 2013 4:53 PM

    CENTRAL - The Central Fire Department is changing the way they respond to structure fires. Central residents will be seeing fire units from District Six and East Side Fire Departments beginning next week. "With today's economy, constraints, lack of volunteers, we're getting to a point now, where the departments... more »
  • Volunteers provide much-needed help in Livingston check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 4, 2012 5:10 PM

    MAUREPAS- Relief organizations like the Red Cross and Salvation Army, as well as local volunteers, are helping people deal with Hurricane Isaac cleanup in Livingston Parish. The Livingston Parish District 9 Fire Station in Maurepas has been operating as a distribution site for the past several days. Lines of... more »
  • Sandbags ready for heavy rain in Ascension Parish

    May 11, 2012 10:30 AM

    GONZALES - Parish workers set up sandbag locations for Ascension Parish residents concerned about expected heavy rains this weekend. Department of Public Works Director Ronnie Fairchild said sand and bags are staged at five fire stations in the parish. Residents need to bring their own shovels to the locations.... more »
  • New fire station on standby because of bankruptcy

    July 22, 2011 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Efforts to replace a rundown fire station with a new one have gone belly up. The Department of Public Works says contractor Quadrants, Inc., that was building the new Choctaw Fire Station, went bankrupt, so now, construction is on hold. The project started more than a... more »

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