Responders fight early morning fires

A-Shift: Friday, September 29, 2023 at 0037 Red River Fire District was dispatched to the report of a structure fire. All occupants were out of the residence. Units arrived on scene to find a working structure fire approximately 50% involved, along with three vehicles on fire. Fire crews preformed a defensive fire attack, transitioning into an interior fire attack. The structure fire was called controlled at 0141. Bienville Fire District 4&5 along with Natchitoches Fire District 9, were requested for water and manpower. All units were clear of this incident at 0516.

Friday, September 29,2023 at 0244 Red River Fire District was dispatched to a fully involved structure fire. Natchitoches Fire District 9, which had just cleared the previous structure fire and was back enroute to their fire district, arrived on scene at 0248. RRFD along with units from Bienville 4&5 responded from the previous Fire arriving on scene to find approximately 80% involved wood frame structure that was unoccupied. A defensive fire attack was performed to control the fire and to protect a nearby structure. All units cleared this scene at 10:00am.

Both fires are currently under investigation by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s.

Thank you to our neighboring departments for responding mutual aid, along with Red River Sheriff’s Office, Red River EMS, Coushatta Police Department and LSFM for the roles you played in these incidents.
RRFD would also like to thank the firefighters of Red River Parish who protect our community.