Fire

Fire
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Jim Hanzo
December 03, 2019 - 5:30 pm
A two alarm fire destroys a poplular bar and an apartment building in the Marigny. According to the NOFD the fire started in a small wooden shed next to the bar. Neighbors say the shed was dipapidated and addicts used it to cook drugs. The fire was first reported near St. Claude Avenue and...
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Chemical plant blast near LA border injures three
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Associated Press
November 27, 2019 - 6:30 am
(AP) — A chemical company says three people were injured in an explosion at its plant in East Texas. The powerful blast blew out the windows of homes and sent a chemical plume blowing over neighborhoods miles away. The explosion happened at about 1 a.m. Wednesday at the TPC Group Port Neches plant...
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Scrap yard fire (Mandeville Fire)
Chris Miller
November 21, 2019 - 1:46 pm
A fire burning at a scrap yard on the Norhshore has sent towers of black smoke in to the sky and officials say it could cause trouble for people with breathing problems. Tires, garbage, and scrap have been burning at P&W Industries off of Hwy. 59 since around 8:00 a.m. Fire officials say they'...
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City of Kenner
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 18, 2019 - 9:14 pm
Firefighters raced into a home filled with flames to save a baby Friday night in Kenner. "The Kenner Fire Department received a call shortly after 6 p.m. of a fire in the 500 block of 27th Street with the structure fully engulfed in flames and a baby inside," Kenner Fire Chief Terence Morris said...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 05, 2019 - 10:05 pm
The State Fire Marshal's office says a woman is facing arson charges after setting her apartment on fire with her four kids inside. "A Luling woman has been arrested for setting fire to her apartment unit with her children inside," Public Affairs Director Ashley Rodrigue said in a release. The...
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July 10, 2019 - 9:07 am
The New Orleans Fire Department says a house fire in New Orleans East left one man dead. "NOFD was dispatched on a report of a house fire at 4401 Longfellow Drive," according to a news release. The fire was reported just after noon Tuesday. When crews arrived on they found much of the home fully...
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Jim Hanzo
June 23, 2019 - 8:32 pm
A fire in an apartment took the life of a 3-year-old girl Sunday evening. Jefferson Parish East Bank Fire Chief Dave Tibbets, said the girl was rescued by firefighters and EMS performed CPR on her but she died at a hospital. The fire broke out at the Bellemont Apartments, near Riverside and...
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Thomas Perumean
June 12, 2019 - 8:33 am
Surveillance images show the man suspected of starting a Sunday morning fire that laid waste to a strip mall on the corner of South Carrollton and Olive. NOPD is searching for the suspect who is facing charges aggrevated business burglary and negligent arson. The wanted subject used a stolen black...
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NOFD Photo Unit
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 06, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Fire crews raced to the Entergy Building Wednesday night after calls of a fire. "The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire in a high rise building on Loyola Ave.," Operator Louis Carrier said in an email. "The first fire company arrived on the scene of the Entergy...
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