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State Fire Marshal Press Releases

The following are press releases issued by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal for use as you see fit. The information must be quoted accurately as presented herein.

If you do not find what you are looking for here, check Louisiana State Fire Marshal Publications or check the State Fire Marshal Press Release Archive.

Press Releases

pdf One Dead in Ville Platte House Fire
Issued: 04.12.17

pdf K-9 Teams From Across U.S. Gather in South Louisiana for Annual Recertification
Issued: 04.07.17

pdf Firefighters, Families, Public to Gather for Annual Ceremony
Issued: 04.07.17

pdf Deville Fire Leaves Elderly Woman Dead
Issued: 04.01.17

pdf East Feliciana Investigation Ruled Arson-Suicide
Issued: 03.27.17

pdf Zachary Fire Claims Life of Elderly Woman
Issued: 03.21.17

pdf Simsboro House Fire Leaves One Dead
Issued: 03.21.17

pdf Shreveport Fire to be Recognized by State Fire Marshal
Issued: 03.14.17

pdf Oakdale Man Dies from Injuries Sustained in House Fire
Issued: 03.10.17

pdf One Dead in Harvey Apartment Fire
Issued: 03.03.17

pdf Two Dead in Sulphur House Fire
Issued: 03.01.17

pdf One Dead in Mardi Gras Day Fire
Issued: 03.01.17

pdf Three Lives Lost, Two Injured in Spate of Deadly Fires
Issued: 02.01.17

pdf Overnight Fire in Bastrop Under Investigation
Issued: 01.19.17

pdf Lutcher Duplex Fire Under Investigation
Issued: 01.11.17

pdf Man Dies in Donaldsonville Fire
Issued: 01.05.17

pdf Greensburg Fire Claims Life of 3-Year-Old
Issued: 12.08.16

pdf Greensburg Fire Claims Life of 3-Year-Old
Issued: 12.05.16

pdf Louisiana Investigative Agency Recognized by International Organization
Issued: 12.01.16

pdf Statewide Burn Ban has been lifted
Issued: 11.21.16

pdf Mansfield Man Dies in House Fire
Issued: 11.21.16

pdf Chilly Temperatures Pose Increased Risk of Fire
Issued: 11.21.16

pdf Burn Ban Issued for Parts of Louisiana - Update
Issued: 11.11.16

pdf Elderly Man Dies in Westlake Fire
Issued: 11.15.16

pdf Burn Ban Issued for Parts of Louisiana
Issued: 11.04.16

pdf A Happy Halloween is a Safe Halloween
Issued: 10.28.16

pdf Girl, 6, Dies in Jena Fire; Mother Charged in Death
Issued: 10.27.16

pdf Christmas Tree Displays In Commercial Occupancies
Issued: 10.26.16

pdf Coushatta House Fire Claims Woman's Life
Issued: 10.22.16

pdf Early Morning Fire Claims Lives of Mamou Couple
Issued: 10.08.16

pdf "Don't Wait! Check the Date!" National Fire Prevention Week
Issued: 10.07.16

pdf Early Morning Fire Claims Life of Ferriday Woman
Issued: 9.30.16

pdf Choctaw Man Dies In Fire He Set At His Home
Issued: 9.23.16

pdf Richland Parish Woman Dies in House Fire
Issued: 9.17.16

pdf Westlake Fire Leaves One Dead
Issued: 9.4.16

pdf State Fire Marshal Grants Latitude to Life Safety and Property Protection Companies
Issued: 8.31.16

pdf Post-Flood Requirements for Businesses
Issued: 8.26.16

pdf Temporary Capacity Increase for certain Daycare Occupancies
Issued: 8.24.16

pdf Flood Damage Repairs and Temporary Occupancy Plan Review and Inspection Procedures
Issued: 8.24.16

pdf Licensing Procedure
Issued: 8.24.16

pdf Body Discovered in Burning Car in Marrero
Issued: 8.12.16

pdf Two Dead in Overnight Fire
Issued: 7.30.16

pdf Browning Reelected President of National Association of State Fire Marshals
Issued: 7.29.16

pdf Opelousas Fire Claims One Life
Issued: 7.15.16

pdf One Dead in Centerville Fire
Issued: 7.14.16

pdf State Fire Marshal Urges Caution This Holiday Weekend
Issued: 7.1.16

pdf Tips for Safe Outdoor Cooking
Issued: 5.26.16

pdf Warning Concerning Electronic Cigarette Devices
Issued: 5.5.16

pdf One Dead in Caddo Parish Fire
Issued: 4.21.16

pdf Man, 106, Dies in Ville Platte Fire
Issued: 4.16.16

pdf Louisiana Firefighters Gather to Honor Fallen
Issued: 3.31.16

pdf Zachary Fire Claims Life of Elderly Man
Issued: 3.30.16

pdf Murder Investigation Underway in St. Martinville
Issued: 3.3.16

pdf Lafayette Man Charged In Double Murder-Arson
Issued: 2.28.16

pdf Deville Fire Leaves Child, 6, Dead; Two Others Injured
Issued: 2.4.16

pdf Contractor Cited in LSU Building Fire
Issued: 2.4.16

pdf Woman's Body Found in Burned Structure; Investigation Continues
Issued: 1.26.16

pdf Mt. Hermon Fire Claims Life of Woman, 73
Issued: 1.25.16

pdf Man, 66, Perishes in Logansport Fire
Issued: 1.25.16

pdf West Monroe Fire Leaves Family of Four Clinging to Life
Issued: 1.24.16

pdf Tangipahoa River Fire Leaves One Dead, One Injured
Issued: 1.24.16

pdf Eunice Fire Claims Life of 12-Year-Old
Issued: 1.06.16

pdf One Dead in Franklinton Fire
Issued: 1.06.16

pdf Space Heater Suspected in Fatal Gretna Fire
Issued: 12.29.15

pdf One Dead, One Critical in Pineville Fire - Update
Issued: 12.22.15

pdf Seasonal Celebrations Increase Fire Risks
Issued: 12.21.15

pdf One Dead, One Critical in Pineville Fire
Issued: 12.21.15

pdf Fireworks Are a Blast—Only When Handled With Care
Issued: 12.17.15

pdf Hoverboard Fires Causing Concern Nationally
Issued: 12.04.15

pdf Investigation Continues In Fatal Chatham Fire
Issued: 11.25.15

pdf Addendum (Port Barre Fatal Fire; 11/24/15)
Issued: 11.24.15

pdf Port Barre Fire Claims Life of Homeowner
Issued: 11.24.15

pdf De Soto Man Dies After Escaping Burning Home
Issued: 11.24.15

pdf "Treat" Yourself to Safety This Halloween
Issued: 10.28.15

pdf State Officials to Lift Burn Ban
Issued: 10.26.15

pdf Jonesboro Man Arrested in Connection with Arson
Issued: 10.16.15

pdf Burn Ban Issued for Entire State of Louisiana
Issued: 10.15.15

pdf Arson Dogs Going "Back to School" This Week
Issued: 10.12.15

pdf Princeton Fire Claims the Life of a Woman
Issued: 09.13.15

pdf Fire Rips Through Vinton Home, Killing Owner
Issued: 09.09.15

pdf Lake Providence Man Dies in House Fire
Issued: 09.07.15

pdf Gonzales Arson Leaves One Suspect Dead, Second Suspect Clinging to Life
Issued: 08.18.15

pdf DeRidder Fire Claims Life of Homeowner
Issued: 08.11.15

pdf Ascension Firefighters Receive Assistance From the State
Issued: 08.03.15

pdf Browning to Continue Serving as President of National Association
Issued: 07.29.15

pdf Homeowner Dies in Luling Fire
Issued: 07.09.15

pdf State Fire Marshal: Legal Fireworks Can Have Lethal Results
Issued: 07.01.15

pdf Month-Long Investigation Leads to the Arrest of Six in Oakdale Arsons
Issued: 06.30.15

pdf State, Local Authorities Investigate Monroe Fire; 3 Confirmed Dead
Issued: 06.07.15

pdf Investigation Continues Into Deadly Opelousas Fire
Issued: 06.05.15

pdf California Man Nabbed In Fire Marshal Sting
Issued: 05.29.15

pdf NVFC Launches Volunteer Recruitment Portal for Fire Departments to Combat Declining Volunteerism
Issued: 05.28.15

pdf Fire Marshal Warns of Dangers Associated with Sky Lanterns
Issued: 05.19.15

pdf National Arson Awareness Week
Issued: 05.05.15

pdf New Iberia Fire Leaves Troubled Woman Dead
Issued: 05.05.15

pdf Fire Marshal Assoc. of LA Receives State Farm® Grant to Fight Arson
Issued: 05.01.15

pdf Louisiana Firefighters to Gather and Honor Fallen Brothers
Issued: 04.06.15

pdf Pineville Man Dies in Fire
Issued: 04.04.15

pdf Husband & Wife Die In Caddo Parish Fire
Issued: 03.30.15

pdf Fire Sinks Vessel, One Body Recovered
Issued: 03.08.15

pdf Fire Destroys Rosedale Home; One Dead
Issued: 03.07.15

pdf Lake Providence Woman, 63, Dies in House Fire
Issued: 03.06.15

pdf Mansura Fire Claims Life of Woman, 49
Issued: 03.04.15

pdf Fire Destroys Opelousas Home; One Dead
Issued: 03.03.15

pdf Fire Claims Life of Natalbany Woman
Issued: 02.06.15

pdf Overnight Fire Rips Through Marksville Home Leaving 4 Dead
Issued: 01.30.15

pdf Calhoun Home Destroyed by Fire; Two Dead
Issued: 01.28.15

pdf Natchitoches Home Burns; Body Found Inside
Issued: 01.26.15

pdf Mother of Deceased Bastrop Toddlers Now in Police Custody
Issued: 01.16.15

pdf Unattended Toddlers Die in Fire; Mother Charged
Issued: 01.13.15


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