NOFD

Jim Hanzo
January 26, 2018 - 8:56 am
The NOFD today responded to a 3-alarm house fire in Treme. Smoke was reported throughout the area. Two people and a dog were rescued from the second floor, they were uninjured. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries. Here are details from an NOFD News Release: On Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:28...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 29, 2017 - 6:24 am
A fatal fire tore through a home on Wave Drive early this morning in New Orleans East. "At 1:36 a.m., the New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) received a 9-1-1 call reporting a house on fire at 7731 Wave Drive," according to a news release. "The first company arrived at 1:42 a.m. and found a one-...
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Jim Hanzo
November 13, 2017 - 9:38 am
New Orleans firefighters battled a blaze at a hotel in the French Quarter overnight forcing guests and employees to evacuate the building. No one was injured in the blaze at The Oliver House Hotel at 822 Toulouse St. NOFD got the call just before midnight, Sunday and when firemen arrived, they...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
August 16, 2017 - 2:04 pm
Authorities have determined the source of diesel fuel discovered in the water near of the 17th Street Canal last night. The mayor's office was insistent that the spill was not from Pump Station Number Six where it was first found. Instead they say it was from another facility at the other end of...
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May 11, 2017 - 11:29 pm
Workers in New Orleans removed the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis early Thursday, the second of four Confederate monuments slated for removal in a long process that has sparked protests on both sides. (May 11)
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Chris Miller
April 06, 2017 - 5:54 pm
The New Orleans Police Department says a 51-year-old man tried to burn down an apartment Tuesday night with someone inside it. Cops arrested Robert Blair and booked him with aggravated arson for the April 4 incident. "At about 7:38 p.m., New Orleans Fire Department personnel responded to the scene...
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