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Grass Fire on 12/01/2019

December 01

Ward Six Firefighters were dispatched today at 3:00pm to a grass fire on Coward Road that was out of control and threatening structures. Upon our arrival, several homes and a barn were in danger of catching fire. Firefighters from Ward Six, DeQuincy and Gordon Fire Depts were able to quickly contain and extinguish the fire with no damage to any structures.
We would like to take this opportunity to ... (Full Story)


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Woods FIre

November 28

Ward Six Firefighters have been busy this Thanksgiving Day extinguishing a large brush and woods fire that threatened two homes on Stagecoach Lane in north Sulphur. It took 18 Firefighters from Ward Six & Houston River Fire Depts approximately 1 hour to bring the 10 acre fire under control. The fire spread from a pile of trash being burned by a property owner and flames came within 3 feet of catching ... (Full Story & Photos)

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November 27

Ward Six Firefighters responded to a single vehicle wreck today on Pecan Street in Pine Acres. The truck left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver was not injured.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Search and Rescue; Ventilation Training

November 26

Ward Six Firefighters participated in search & rescue training and structural ventilation training this evening with DeQuincy, Houston River and Gordon Fire Depts at the Calcasieu Emergency Response Training Center.... (Full Story & Photos)

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November 16

Ward Six Fire provided automatic aid assistance to DeQuincy Fire Dept for a house fire on North Overton Street in DeQuincy. The departments were called at approximately 9:30AM this morning to respond to the fire. Upon arrival there were heavy flames and smoke showing. Assistance was received from Gordon, Meadow Village, Broadlands and Houston River Fire Departments. There were more than 30 Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Certifications

November 13

Ward Six Fire Chief Todd Parker is shown with fire department members who recently achieved their LSU HazMat Operations Certifications. Left to right are as follows: Firefighter Roddy Dauzat, Firefighter River Racca, Chief Todd Parker, Assistant Chief Anthony Broxson. This was a HazMat Operations re-certification for Assistant Chief Broxson.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cold Weather Reminders

District Captain Teri Parker, November 12

Please remember to check on elderly neighbors or homebound persons to ensure their well being during this cold weather event. Elderly persons and people who have mobility issues are much more susceptible to the cold weather.

Some tips for helping you prepare and weather the cold:

Plug electric space heaters directly into the wall socket, not into extension cords . Keep anything that may burn at ... (Full Story)


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PIAL Rating

Chief Todd Parker, November 06

Ward 6 Fire Protection District #1 recently completed the evaluation of the fire department, water supply, and communications protocols by the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana (PIAL).

The department was notified today that the department has maintained the Public Protection Classification 4 for the next 5 years.

The review is an extensive process covering fire response capabilities, firefighter ... (Full Story)


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November 05

Several Ward Six Firefighters are attending a 24 hour emergency vehicle driver training course during the next 2 weeks at Ward Six Fire Protection.
The course covers the safe operation of emergency vehicles and includes 16 hours of classroom training, along with 8 hours of hands-on training.
New recruits are required to have 60 hours of combined classroom and hands-on driver training prior to being ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Trunk or Treat

October 31

Wow!! We saw lots of little ghosts, goblins and everything in between this evening at the DeQuincy Fall Festival. We handed out about 300 candy filled cups and about 50 candy bags, plus a ton of loose candy. Lots and lots of kiddos came by and visited with us, toured our fire truck and took photos by it. It was a great night for all!... (Full Story & Photos)

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