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

St. Amant firefighter Taylor Savoy recently graduated from the LSU Fire and Emergency Training Institute after completing a 14-week rookie academy, stated Chief Officer James E. LeBlanc.

Savoy received certifications in EMS Medical Responder, Firefighter I & II and Apparatus Driver / Operator.

Chief LeBlanc announced this week that Firefighter Savoy will work as a contract firefighter with Ascension Parish Fire Dist. #1. We are very proud of his dedication and loyalty to this community, stated LeBlanc.… Continue Reading

Shortly after 4:27 PM on January 7, 2015, Ascension Parish 911 center received several calls reporting a serious vehicle accident on Amite River Road near the Diversion Canal Road in the St. Amant Community. The St. Amant Diversion Canal Fire-Rescue (Station 63) was dispatched on the initial report of a one vehicle that struck a tree with unknown occupants and injuries.

The St. Amant Vehicle Rescue Team responded with Acadian Ambulance ground units; one Ascension Parish resident was extricated from the vehicle and transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries.… Continue Reading

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