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2022 Incidents
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2020 Incidents
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2019 Incidents
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Dedication of the New Bay

April 18

Since our new apparatus bay project is now complete, we were finally able to hang the new sign. The bay is dedicated in memory of our former Fire Chief Tim Gilland who passed away on August 20, 2021. The bay project was the last major project that he helped to design before he retired and moved to Wyoming. We are proud of the apparatus bay and will never forget his dedication to this department.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption We have installed more than 250 FREE smoke alarms since January 1, 2022 and still have plenty of these alarms available

Ward Six Fire Protection District No. One, April 18

These are 3 in 1 alarms that detect smoke, heat and carbon monoxide. Batteries last for 10 years!

If you live inside the Ward 6 Fire District and need smoke alarms, please call us at 337-786-2775. If no answer, leave a voicemail. You can also message our Facebook page, or send us an email at ward6fd@aol.com. It is VERY important that you use one of the 3 methods listed above in order to contact us ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assist Ward 5 with a Structure Fire

April 14

At 8:59pm on April 13, 2022, Ward 6 Engine 7, Service 8, Unit 901 and 903 with 9 firefighters responded as automatic aid to Ward 5 Fire District (Starks area) for a reported structure fire.
Ward 5 Fire arrived on scene and found multiple structures fully involved with fire and updated responding units.
Ward 6 apparatus was utilized to establish water shuttle operations for water supply. Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Congratulations Firefighter Ford

April 12

Chief Todd Parker is shown presenting Firefighter Trennis Ford with an Entry Level Firefighter Certificate of Completion. The in-house course consists of 68 hours of basic training on firefighting and rescue. Congratulations Firefighter Ford!... (Full Story & Photos)

Thank You Dispatchers

April 11

911 Dispatchers: The most important people you will never see.
This week is “National Public Safety Telecommunications Week."
Approved by Congress in 1991, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators, otherwise known as 911 dispatchers.
No matter the time of day or night, on weekends and holidays, in every type of weather imaginable, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure Fire in Ward 1

April 11

At approx. 10:45 am, Ward 6 Units 901, 903 with air trailer, and Engine 17 with 5 firefighters responded to a mutual aid request from Ward 1 Fire Department for a structure fire on Jones St. In Moss Bluff.
Firefighters assisted with overhaul of the structure and refilling of scba cylinders on scene.
Other agencies that responded:
Ward 1 FD
Lake Charles FD
Westlake FD
Ward 6 FD
Beauregard Parish Fire ... (Full Story)

Structure Fire

April 11

At 8:57pm, Ward 6 Engines 5, 7, and Service 6 with 9 firefighters responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 blk of Hwy 389.
DeQuincy Volunteer Fire Department and HOUSTON RIVER FIRE DEPARTMENT were also dispatched as automatic aid.
Upon arrival, firefighters made an offensive fire attack and extinguished the room and contents fire in the laundry room. The rest of the structure had smoke damage. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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April 09

At 6:32am, Ward 6 Units 901, 904, and Engine 17 responded to a mutual aid request from Ward 1 Fire Dept. for a structure fire on Traxler Dr near Apache and Redwood drive.
Ward 6 firefighters assisted Ward 1 with extinguishment and overhaul while E17 provided water.
HOUSTON RIVER FIRE DEPARTMENT responded with the air trailer to replenish SCBA cylinders on scene.
Ward 6 units were finished with the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Railroad Festival

April 08

Ward 6 and DeQuincy Fire Depts participated in the DeQuincy Railroad Days Festival Parade today.
Be sure to go by DeQuincy Volunteer Fire Department’s booth at the festival today or tomorrow and get you a loaded baked potato! They’re AWESOME, and it is benefiting a great cause! They also have their antique fire truck, “Charlemagne”, at the festival and are selling gun raffle tickets to raise money ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Woods Fire on Bud Bennett Rd.

April 07

At 12:35pm, Ward 6 was dispatched to a woods fire on Bud Bennett Rd.
Upon arrival, LA Dept of Agriculture and Forestry was on scene attempting to contain the fire with several dozers.
The high winds and low humidity made for extreme fire conditions that continuously jumped fire lanes.
Ward 6 utilized the mutual aid system and requested apparatus and manpower from multiple agencies to provide structure ... (Full Story)


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