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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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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 02, 2019 - 9:46 pm
A house fire in Gentilly has left one man dead. "The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) was dispatched to 2726 O’Reilly Street," according to a news release. "Fire companies arrived within 4 minutes to find a single-story, wood-framed shotgun double with flames coming from the rear of the house."...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 28, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Officials say a 63-year-old woman apparently plugged space heater into an overloaded power strip, sparking a fire that killed her. "At around 7:32 p.m., NOPD and NOFD responded to a one alarm fire at a home in the 1500 block of Dante Street," Public Information Officer Paris Holmes said in an email...
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WWL Newsroom
September 06, 2019 - 3:47 pm
A high pressure gas leak that had a section of Tchoupitoulas Street blocked off Friday afternoon has been secured. City officials said New Orleans Fire Fighters and Entergy workers were on the scene. Four blocks of Tchoupitoulas, from Robert to Valence Streets, were closed because of a gas leak...
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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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Ten New Orleans firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation and exhaustion after having to carry gear up 24 stories to battle a fire at the top of a Poydras Street hotel. "NOFD received a 911 call reporting smoke permeating the Le Meridien Hotel at 333 Poydras Street," Operator Louis Carrier...
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Chris Miller
May 11, 2019 - 4:36 pm
A fire on Conti Street just off Bourbon caused extensive damage to businesses in the building, and firefighters are likely to remain on the scene into Sunday to make sure all of it is out. The five-alarm blaze was declared under control around 10:45 Saturday morning. But by then, significant damage...
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