You see firefighters in the news every day — but have you ever stopped to think about “What kind of people would risk their lives for their community?” or “What makes a firefighter go into a burning building when everyone else is running out?”.
Our firefighters (men and women) are your neighbors, your friends and your family — people from all walks of life who simply want to give back to their community.
Interested in lending a hand in your community?… Continue Reading
July 15, 2015 – The St. Amant and Sorrento Volunteer Fire Departments responded to an early morning fire in the St. Amant community. Fire apparatus from the two departments found an RV on fire threatening the residence it was parked next to.
“Great job by the volunteer firefighters who responded to this call at 1:35 AM this morning and for stopping the fire before any damage could be done to the residence”, stated Chief Officers James E.… Continue Reading
On March 14th, 2015, the St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department held its 2015 Awards and Installation of Officers Banquet.
For 2014, the St. Amant Fire Department collected christmas toys for needy families for the 16th year in a row; hosted Santa Claus at the fire station for the 10th year in a row; provided Thanksgiving meals to needy families in the community for the 10th year in a row; provided fire prevention training to schools, day care centers and churches; operated four fire stations with 14 apparatus and 45 responding members; provided free EMS coverage to many sporting events in Ascension parish and responded to over 800 calls.… Continue Reading