Ward 6 Fire Department answers 23 calls in August

Ward Six Fire Protection District No. One responded to a total of 23 emergency calls during the month of August.
Those calls are as follows:

Structure Fires, 3; Gas Leaks, 2; Motor Vehicle Crashes, 3; False Alarms, 3; Smoke Removal (ventilation of structure), 1; Cancelled Enroute to Call, 6; Mutual Aid Assistance Given, 3; Medical Assist, 1; Woods/Grass Fire, 1.

As of Aug. 31, the department has responded to a total of 210 emergencies during 2021.

For information on how to volunteer for Ward Six Fire Protection, visit www.ward6fire.com, click on “Public Information” tab, then on “Recruitment” tab. You will be sent to a page where you may enter your information and one of our Officers will contact you; or email us at ward6fd@aol.com and let us know you are interested and we will contact you.

Deployed to SELA

Ward 6 Firefighters and personnel from Calcasieu Emergency Response Training Center deployed today from Ward 6 Station 2 with E17 – 3,000 gallon pumper tanker, E7 – 1800 gallon pumper tanker, Rescue 1 and the department RV in support of firefighting operations in Lafourche Parish.

The crew is tasked with providing firefighters to relieve firefighters in Lafourche Fire District 3 and supporting firefighting operations with water due to the water system not being operational.

The crews and trucks arrived at 8:30 p.m. and are staged at Lafourche Fire District 3 in Galliano.