Fire Department

West Baton Rouge Fire Department District 1

A combination fire department with a Class 2 rating

District Fire Chief Kenny Hunts

 

On July 1, 2014, the Port Allen Fire Department merged with the West Baton Rouge Parish Fire District 1 – which now handles all fire department services for Port Allen. Firefighting and related emergency services are now overseen by Kenny Hunts, who serves as the parish-wide Fire Chief. A full team of highly trained and experienced firefighters also stand ready 24/7 to handle fires and emergency situations.

Port Allen offers two fire stations strategically located within the city. With the latest firefighting vehicles, equipment and technology in place, the residents of Port Allen can rest assured that their families, homes and property will be well protected in the event of fire.

Call 911 immediately in the event of fire or any emergency.


Station 1
700 North Alexander Avenue
Phone: (225) 346-5676
Fax: (225) 346-5675

Station 2
2616 Court Street
Phone: (225) 338-1944

Port Allen Fire Prevention Bureau

West Baton Rouge Fire Department District 1 through its Fire Prevention Bureau, offers Fire and Life Safety Classes for schools, residents, businesses, and health care providers. Participants learn about the proper installation, placement and maintenance of smoke detectors.

The Bureau also conducts classes on fire extinguisher types, how to use extinguishers, kitchen safety, and "Home Escape" planning. Additionally, the Port Allen Fire Department can provide classes on CPR and basic first aid.

Fire and Life Safety Classes Available

The maximum number of participants for fire extinguisher and CPR classes is eighteen. If you would like to schedule a class, home visit, or get additional information, please contact:

District Fire Chief: Kenny Hunts
       
(225) 346-5676

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