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


It takes a certain type of individual to be a volunteer firefighter. It takes someone committed to serving the community at a moment’s notice as well as spending numerous hours on fund raising, training, fire prevention, and all those other activities that volunteer fireman participate in, stated Chief Officer James E. LeBlanc.

Volunteer firefighters are willing to get out of bed in the middle of the night, willing to leave the family dinner table, and just about drop anything they are doing to respond to an emergency call.… Continue Reading


Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 - At 04:57 am the St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department Fire Response Boat responded to a working structure fire in the Three Rivers Island Community of Livingston Parish. Three Rivers Island is a golf cart community built on the Ascension and Livingston Parish lines. Even though the golf cart bridge falls in the Ascension Parish area, the entire Three Rivers Island Community falls in Livingston Parish.

The St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department assisted the Livingston Fire District 8 and 9 Departments with the structure fire.… Continue Reading

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