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Page Menu: Louisiana Fallen Firefighter's Memorial Ceremony
Volunteer Firemen
Fire Service Grants
Safe Haven Law
Financial Disclosure Of Fire Protection District Board Members
Fire Service Links of Interest


Louisiana Fallen Firefighter's Memorial Ceremony

To remember and recognize those who have perished protecting us from fire, the Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony is held annually at the Louisiana State Fallen Firefighter's Memorial on the grounds of the State Fire Marshal's Office.

For more information, including date and time of the next event, please visit the Louisiana Fallen Fire Fighter facebook page.




Volunteer Firemen

WHAT IF...
No One Answered the Call?

Volunteers make up the vast majortity of all emergency service personnel nationwide. Over the last 10 years, that number has steadily decreased leaving our communities, your community vulnerable. If you are interested in volunteering, call (800) FIRE-LINE (1-800-3473-5463), or visit the National Volunteer Fire Council website.




Fire Service Grants

There is a wealth of information on grants and funding alternatives on the USFA website:

Fire Service Grant




Safe Haven Law

Be advised that per this law, fire stations are designated Safe Haven locations. Find out more about your role as a Safe Haven and where to get Safe Haven materials.

http://www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=206
(CHC 1149-CHC 1160 of the Children's Code of Louisiana)




Financial Disclosure of Fire Protection District Board Members

Pursuant to R.S. 42:1124.2.1, members of certain boards and commissions are required to disclose specific financial information.

As the Office of the State Fire Marshal and NOT an attorney, we encourage you to obtain local legal advice as it relates to your specific Board and how it has been legally established to determine if you must report.

You are encouraged to contact local legal assistance in this matter. You can also contact the Louisiana Board of Ethics at:

Physical Address:
617 North Third Street,
LaSalle Building, 10th Floor,
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4368
Baton Rouge, LA 70821

Phone: (225) 219-5600 | Toll Free: 1(800) 842-6630
Fax: (225) 381-7271



Fire Service Links of Interest

Firehouse Network: Louisiana News.

Louisiana State Firemen's Association (LSFA)

Louisiana Fire Chief's Association




This page was last modified on February 3, 2016