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.

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Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 – The St. Amant and Sorrento Fire Departments responded to Savoy Road in the St. Amant community for a motor home camper that exploded.

The call came in at 5:09 PM, with St. Amant Fire Chief James E. LeBlanc arriving on-scene at 5:11 PM. Upon arrival, Chief LeBlanc found the motor home fully involved with debris spread out in all directions, up to ninety feet away.

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The St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Haz-Mat Team and Louisiana State Police, responded to a gasoline tanker accident at the corner of Highway 431 and Gold Place Road in St. Amant. Emergency Responders were on-scene for more than eight hours.

While making a sharp turn from Gold Place Road, the tanker struck a light pole, puncturing two of its tanks. The tanker was carrying approximately one-thousand gallons of… Continue reading