At 1942hrs on 7/5/2012 LVFD was dispatched to a fire alarm call at Veron's Supermarket on Main Street. On arrival no evidence of fire was showing, keyholder arrived and LVFD walked through the entire building. One detector was found tripped, but no fire evidence was found. Detector seemed to be faulty tripped, owner will have the system checked out and problem resolved tomorrow. LVFD cleared the scene at 2017hrs
At approx 1942hrs LVFD was dispatched to a possible structure fire on N. Courseault. LVFD also requested PVFD for mutual aid. On arrival there was no fire and homeowners had cut the electrical breakers off in the residence. The source was wiring to an outside light which had shorted. The attic was checked and no further danger was found. PVFDs thermal imager was also used to check the exterior and firemen also checked and there was no further danger found. LVFD informed homeowner to keep the electrical breakers turned off and to contact a certified electrician for repairs. LVFD and PVFD cleared the scene approx 2020hrs.
At 0859 hrs on June 9, 2012 LVFD was dispatched to a fire alarm activation on Bon Sejour. On arrival it was found to be an unintentional smoke alarm activation. No fire, no damage
On June 5, 2012, LVFD dispatched to a structure fire on Levy Gaudet. PVFD was also dispatched for aid. On arrival an electrical fire was found in the attic and extinguished. FD also found more electrical deficiencies and fire hazards and Entergy removed the electrical meter until repairs could be made.
At 1942 hrs LVFD was dispatched to Dey Say street for a possible structure fire. On arrival, it was discovered to be abundant smoke rising from a backyard BBQ rising over the house causing an alert neighbor to mistake for the structure being on fire. LVFD cleared the scene at approx 1955hrs.
Lutcher VFD thanks our alert neighbors and reminds you not to hesitate to call 911 if you think there is a fire. We volunteer to serve our community.
at 1608 hrs LVFD was dispatched to a General Fire Alarm at Beacon Behavioral Hospital. The facility had just performed an alarm test and had difficulty resetting the system. Facility maintenance were enroute to assist in reset. LVFD cleared approx 1613 hrs.
On March 24, 2012 at 709 hrs, LVFD was dispatched to Texas Street for resident smelling smoke. Deputy on scene advised the odor was stronger outside the residence. A fog cloud that was slowly moving north east contained the odor and was observed by LVFD while enroute to Texas street. On arrival interior and exterior of residence was checked and nothing was found. LVFD checked streets West of Texas Street and did not find anything to be the source of the cloud. LVFD advised dispatch of the cloud and its direction. LVFD cleared at 736 hrs