Jan 102019

Five people were displaced after a three-apartment house on State Street caught fire overnight, New Orleans firefighters said Thursday morning. A firefighter was injured while battling the blaze.

The fire at 2433-35 State Street was reported at 12:55 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, and the first firefighters arrived six minutes later to find a two-story masonry veneer multi-unit residence fully engulfed in heavy smoke and fire.

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Jan 042019

Firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze in a corner store at Constance and First streets. (NOFD via Twitter)

A fire that broke out Thursday night in the Irish Channel left one man critically injured, the New Orleans Fire Department reports.

An emergency call at 8:51 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, reported a “fire with possible persons trapped” at the corner of Constance and First streets. Dispatched at 8:52 p.m., the first New Orleans Fire Department company arrived at 2372 Constance St. at 8:56 p.m. and found a small corner grocery store already heavily involved. A second alarm was requested immediately upon arrival.

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Nov 292018

Firefighters douse the blaze in the 800 block of Lyons Street on Tuesday night. (photo via New Orleans Fire Department on Twitter)

A house on Lyons Street was heavily damaged in a fire that broke out late Tuesday night, New Orleans fire officials said. Continue reading »

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Nov 262018
Bohn Ford building, South Broad Street, New Orleans

A two-alarm fire was reported at the old Bohn car dealership building on South Broad Street on Nov. 26. (Tyree C. Worthy, UptownMessenger.com)

New Orleans firefighters responded to a reported two-alarm fire at the former Bohn Ford building on South Broad Street, New Orleans Fire Department officials said late Monday morning (Nov. 26). Continue reading »

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May 042018

Firefighters respond to a fire in a multi-unit home on the corner of Freret and First streets on Friday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

A large, multi-unit home on Freret Street caught fire Friday morning, but New Orleans firefighters were able to extinguish it quickly enough to save the structure and no injuries were reported, authorities said.

NOFD Superintendent Tim McConnell speaks to reporters at the scene of a fire in a multi-unit home on the corner of Freret and First streets on Friday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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