Local Newslouisiana

  • Boat Blaze Lights Up N.O. Canal

    News
    Posted: January 10th, 2003

    A one-alarm boat fire near the Industrial Canal, which sent up plumes of smoke seen for miles Thursday afternoon, wasn't as bad as it looked.


  • Fire District 7 Seeks New Station, 2 Trucks

    News
    Posted: January 9th, 2003

    Fire Protection District No. 7, which serves part of east and central St. Tammany Parish, will ask voters Jan. 18 to approve a $ 600,000 bond issue.


  • Woman Accused of Arson For Burning Car

    News
    Daily Comment
    Posted: January 9th, 2003

    Thibodaux--Officers with the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Morgan City woman who they say had her vehicle set on fire and then reported it stolen


  • Fire Damages Youree Drive Law Firm

    News
    The Shreveport Times
    Posted: January 8th, 2003

    Shreveport--Fire partially destroyed a building housing the law firm Spradling, Frederick and Associates and forced the closure of Youree Drive for nearly an hour Tuesday night


  • Fire Destroys Home

    News
    Lafayette Advertiser
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    A house on the 1000 block South Magnolia Street was destroyed by fire late last night in a bizarre incident the occupants of the house are calling arson.


  • Other Elections Slated For Jan. 18

    News
    The Times
    Posted: January 7th, 2003

    Other issues face voters in various area parishes Jan. 18. The first proposition is a $500,000 bond issue allowing the district to complete its new fire station on North Lakeshore Drive and purchase a new firetruck and equipment.


  • Tower Worker Dies In Mud Pit

    News
    Times Picayune
    Posted: January 6th, 2003

    Firefighters executing a "delicate and complicated operation" shored a 20-foot-deep mud hole with plywood so they could safely recover the body of a communications tower worker crushed to death in a pool of mud.