Natchitoches Fire Officials Battle Early Morning Structure Fire| Around The Town


At approximately 5 am on Monday, September 23, 2019, NPSO and NPFD 6 were dispatched to a structure fire in the Payne Subdivision. When units arrived on scene, smoke and flames were visible coming from the residence. The occupants escaped the home with minor injuries sustained while exiting through windows. Members brought the fire under control quickly with an aggressive interior attack, saving the residence from being a total loss. Engine 1, Engine 21, Tanker 13 and Ladder 43 responded along with 14 NPFD 6 members.

NPFD 6 urges residents to have working smoke alarms in their homes. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries.

· Almost three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms (40%) or no working smoke alarms (17%).

· No smoke alarms were present in two out of every five (40%) home fire deaths.

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