NOFD

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 14, 2019 - 8:38 pm
The New Orleans Fire Department says a man is dead after an accident at the dump. NOFD was dispatched to the 9300 block of Almonaster Ave to perform search and rescue operations. It followed "a member of a landfill contractor crew presumed to have fallen into the landfill." Captain Edwin Holmes...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 10, 2019 - 7:22 am
An overnight blaze left a home in Uptown New Orleans heavily damaged and five people needing a place to stay. "At 12:55 a.m. the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 911 call reporting a fire at a home in the 2400 block of State St.," Operator Louis Carrier said in a news release. "The...
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Jim Hanzo
January 04, 2019 - 6:52 am
A store in the Irish Channel suffered heavy damage from a fire, critically injuring a man. The fire broke out at St. Vincent's Market at the corner of Constance and First Street around 8:52 p.m. A primary search of the exterior and a rear living space was made as firefighters fought to gain entry...
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Don Ames
November 24, 2018 - 10:18 am
The NOPD is assisting the Louisiana State Fire Marshal and the NOFD with the investigation of a Seventh District arson fire Friday night that resulted in a fatality. A call reporting a fire in the 4700 block of Corinne Street was received shortly after 10:30 p.m. After the fire was extinguished,...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 07, 2018 - 5:09 pm
New Orleans firefighters pulled a dead body from a well. Someone who said they were looking for firewood in a wooded area of Gentilly reported an odor and flies in the area. They then found the victim in the well near Florida Avenue and Gibson Street. That was around 9:30pm Saturday. NOFD says the...
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August 21, 2018 - 12:50 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Two men have been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the shooting death of a New Orleans police officer's daughter. News outlets reported that 23-year-old Jaleel Broadway and 23-year-old Will Reed pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit second-degree murder in the 2015...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 07, 2018 - 12:20 am
A fitness instructor remains missing in Lake Pontchartrain after the man she was boating with was pulled from the water in New Orleans. "The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) is assisting with the search effort in Lake Pontchartrain for a missing female boater near the Lakefront Airport," Captain...
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Jim Hanzo
June 03, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Police investigating a car fire discovered a body inside the vehicle Sunday afternoon, according to The New Orleans Advocate . The discovery was made at the corner of Lourdes and Savoie Court in New Orleans East. The Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office, along with NOPD and NOFD,are involved in...
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Chris Miller
May 02, 2018 - 3:06 pm
New Orleans Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell and her transition team announced this afternoon that New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison will remain on the job, as will New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell. Collin Arnold, currently Deputy Director of the New Orleans Homeland Security and...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 12, 2018 - 8:52 pm
A boat capsized in the Mississippi, sending thee crew members into the water. It happened after the tug reportedly crashed into an anchored ship. "New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting three persons in the water following a collision on the Mississippi River,"...
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