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Opelousas: Fire Incidents in 2006, Louisiana (LA)

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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 189
  • Hazardous Condition: 98
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 27

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents per 100,000 population

Incident types - Opelousas

Incident types - Louisiana



Location: hwy 178, opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Cankton Vol Fire Dept, LA 70584,  ID: 49005,  Incident #: 21
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 06/27/2006 17:14,  Arrival Time: 06/27/2006 17:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/27/2006 18:38
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: Crouchet Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 4,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 01/02/2006 16:10,  Arrival Time: 01/02/2006 16:15,  Controlled Time: 01/02/2006 16:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/02/2006 16:44
Property Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Main, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 5,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Trash or rubbish fire in a structure, with no flame damage to structure or its contents.
Alarm Time: 01/03/2006 18:12,  Arrival Time: 01/03/2006 18:15,  Controlled Time: 01/03/2006 18:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/03/2006 18:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Chute/container - trash, rubbish, waste,  Item First Ignited: Rolled, wound material (paper, fabric)
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Perry Lane 317 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 7,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 01/04/2006 17:13,  Arrival Time: 01/04/2006 17:16,  Controlled Time: 01/04/2006 17:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/04/2006 17:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Restore fire alarm system. Includes restoring fire alarm systems monitored by the fire service.
Location: Natchez Boulevard, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 10,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 01/05/2006 19:07,  Arrival Time: 01/05/2006 19:09,  Controlled Time: 01/05/2006 19:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/05/2006 19:35
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Main, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 11,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 01/06/2006 17:52,  Arrival Time: 01/06/2006 17:55,  Controlled Time: 01/06/2006 17:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/06/2006 17:59
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: King Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 12,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 01/07/2006 02:25,  Arrival Time: 01/07/2006 02:28,  Controlled Time: 01/07/2006 02:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/07/2006 02:51
Contents Value: $200,  Contents Loss: $200
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Vidrine St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 24,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 13:06,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 13:09,  Controlled Time: 01/15/2006 13:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 13:16
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: Cherry St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 25,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 23:23,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 23:26,  Controlled Time: 01/15/2006 23:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 23:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
  • Playing with heat source
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Location: Perry Lane 406 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 26,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 01/16/2006 14:58,  Arrival Time: 01/16/2006 15:01,  Controlled Time: 01/16/2006 15:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/16/2006 15:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Restore fire alarm system. Includes restoring fire alarm systems monitored by the fire service.
Location: Blk. East Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 27,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/16/2006 19:24,  Arrival Time: 01/16/2006 19:26,  Controlled Time: 01/16/2006 19:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/16/2006 19:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation
Location: Hollier St LOT 3 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 28,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 01/17/2006 08:41,  Arrival Time: 01/17/2006 08:44,  Controlled Time: 01/17/2006 09:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/17/2006 09:58
Property Value: $8000,  Property Loss: $3000,  Contents Value: $4000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter,  Item First Ignited: Box, carton, bag, basket, barrel
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Playing with heat source
  • Age was a factor
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 720
Location: I-49 Service Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 30,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 01/20/2006 19:18,  Arrival Time: 01/20/2006 19:22,  Controlled Time: 01/20/2006 19:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/20/2006 19:52
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Oak St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 32,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 01/22/2006 03:58,  Arrival Time: 01/22/2006 04:01,  Controlled Time: 01/22/2006 04:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/22/2006 04:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Perry Lane 413 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 36,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 01/25/2006 22:01,  Arrival Time: 01/25/2006 22:03,  Controlled Time: 01/25/2006 22:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/25/2006 22:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Restore fire alarm system. Includes restoring fire alarm systems monitored by the fire service.
Location: Blk. Emmett, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 37,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 01/26/2006 22:40,  Arrival Time: 01/26/2006 22:46,  Controlled Time: 01/27/2006 00:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/27/2006 00:11
Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Candle,  Item First Ignited: Interior wall covering excluding drapes, etc.
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Heat source too close to combustibles.
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Vacant and unsecured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 960
Location: Stardust St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 40,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Forest, woods, or wildland fire. Includes fires involving vegetative fuels, other than prescribed fire, that occur in an area in which development is essentially nonexistent, except for roads, railroads, power lines, and the like.
Alarm Time: 01/27/2006 23:17,  Arrival Time: 01/27/2006 23:19,  Controlled Time: 01/27/2006 23:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/27/2006 23:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Location: South Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 43,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 01/30/2006 17:18,  Arrival Time: 01/30/2006 17:23,  Controlled Time: 01/30/2006 17:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/30/2006 17:35
Property Value: $15000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Equipment unattended
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1120,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Parkview Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 49,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 02/07/2006 19:14,  Arrival Time: 02/07/2006 19:19,  Controlled Time: 02/07/2006 19:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/07/2006 19:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Arcing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Arc, spark from operating equipment)
Equipment Involved: Range with or without oven, cooking surface,  Brand: MAYTAG,  Power: Electrical, other,  Portability: Stationary
Location: Larkspur Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 53,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 02/09/2006 10:58,  Arrival Time: 02/09/2006 11:02,  Controlled Time: 02/09/2006 11:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/09/2006 11:23
Property Loss: $2500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cargo/trunk area - all vehicles
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: C1500,  Year: 2001,  License Plate: W879079 LA,  VIN No: 2GCEC19W511407926
Location: Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 54,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside stationary compactor or compacted trash fire. Includes fires where the only material burning is rubbish.
Alarm Time: 02/11/2006 17:39,  Arrival Time: 02/11/2006 17:40,  Controlled Time: 02/11/2006 18:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/11/2006 18:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Nicole Lane 612 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 55,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/12/2006 19:21,  Arrival Time: 02/12/2006 19:25,  Controlled Time: 02/12/2006 19:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/12/2006 20:22
Property Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Equipment unattended)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1500,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
Location: Cherokee Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 56,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 02/12/2006 22:27,  Arrival Time: 02/12/2006 22:30,  Controlled Time: 02/12/2006 22:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/12/2006 22:42
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Truman Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 74,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective or worn insulation.
Alarm Time: 02/28/2006 15:17,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 15:23,  Controlled Time: 02/28/2006 15:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 15:36
Property Loss: $50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 75,  Station: A,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 06:58,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 07:00,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 07:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 07:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Lastrapes Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 78,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/03/2006 13:53,  Arrival Time: 03/03/2006 13:57,  Controlled Time: 03/03/2006 14:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/03/2006 14:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Location: Powers Avenue Lot #2 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 79,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/04/2006 20:43,  Arrival Time: 03/04/2006 20:48,  Controlled Time: 03/04/2006 21:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/04/2006 22:00
Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - 5+ persons,  Heat Source: Candle,  Item First Ignited: Bedding
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Ledoux circle, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 83,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Special outside fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/10/2006 18:02,  Arrival Time: 03/10/2006 18:07,  Controlled Time: 03/10/2006 18:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 18:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Lumber, sawn wood
Area of Origin: Railroad right of way: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Railroad ties, (Poor or no access for fire department apparatus)
Location: 117 Dunbar Ave., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 85,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 03/12/2006 04:08,  Arrival Time: 03/12/2006 04:14,  Controlled Time: 03/12/2006 05:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/12/2006 05:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Bullard Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 89,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/15/2006 08:58,  Arrival Time: 03/15/2006 09:01,  Controlled Time: 03/15/2006 09:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/15/2006 09:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Motor vehicles & parts, other
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Flame/torch used for lighting
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet
Location: Congress Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 91,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/15/2006 22:33,  Arrival Time: 03/15/2006 22:37,  Controlled Time: 03/16/2006 00:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/16/2006 00:51
Property Loss: $35000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Candle,  Item First Ignited: Bedding
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Heat source too close to combustibles.
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1000
Location: Hickory Avenue, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 93,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 03/17/2006 18:38,  Arrival Time: 03/17/2006 18:43,  Controlled Time: 03/17/2006 18:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/17/2006 18:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Vine Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 95,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 03/20/2006 20:04,  Arrival Time: 03/20/2006 20:06,  Controlled Time: 03/20/2006 20:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/20/2006 20:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Hazardous materials spill control and confinement. Includes confining or diking hazardous materials.
Location: Pulford Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 98,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 03/22/2006 19:57,  Arrival Time: 03/22/2006 20:02,  Controlled Time: 03/22/2006 20:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/22/2006 20:05
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: B Alley, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 99,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/23/2006 00:11,  Arrival Time: 03/23/2006 00:16,  Controlled Time: 03/23/2006 01:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/23/2006 01:47
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Wood, other
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Heather Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 107,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 03/27/2006 10:48,  Arrival Time: 03/27/2006 10:50,  Controlled Time: 03/27/2006 10:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 10:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Vine Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 108,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/27/2006 12:22,  Arrival Time: 03/27/2006 12:24,  Controlled Time: 03/27/2006 13:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 13:05
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Cigarette,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Abandoned or discarded materials or products
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Location: I-49 Service Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 110,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 03/28/2006 07:24,  Arrival Time: 03/28/2006 07:31,  Controlled Time: 03/28/2006 07:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/28/2006 07:53
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Market Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 112,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 03/29/2006 10:58,  Arrival Time: 03/29/2006 11:00,  Controlled Time: 03/29/2006 11:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/29/2006 11:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Cane Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 114,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 03/31/2006 06:40,  Arrival Time: 03/31/2006 06:44,  Controlled Time: 03/31/2006 06:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/31/2006 07:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Jefferson St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 117,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/01/2006 19:58,  Arrival Time: 04/01/2006 20:01,  Controlled Time: 04/01/2006 20:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/01/2006 20:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees, (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Location: I-49 Service Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 118,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/03/2006 13:50,  Arrival Time: 04/03/2006 13:53,  Controlled Time: 04/03/2006 14:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/03/2006 14:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: Clay street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 119,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 04/03/2006 16:19,  Arrival Time: 04/03/2006 16:24,  Controlled Time: 04/03/2006 16:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/03/2006 16:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Location: Martell Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 120,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 04/05/2006 06:34,  Arrival Time: 04/05/2006 06:41,  Controlled Time: 04/05/2006 06:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/05/2006 07:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: North main, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 124,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 04/07/2006 16:00,  Arrival Time: 04/07/2006 16:05,  Controlled Time: 04/07/2006 16:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/07/2006 16:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Frilot Street Lot #3 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 127,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 04/08/2006 14:10,  Arrival Time: 04/08/2006 14:14,  Controlled Time: 04/08/2006 15:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/08/2006 15:53
Property Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Interior wall covering excluding drapes, etc.
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1280
Location: Perry Lane 416 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 128,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 04/08/2006 22:41,  Arrival Time: 04/08/2006 22:44,  Controlled Time: 04/08/2006 22:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/08/2006 23:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Restore fire alarm system. Includes restoring fire alarm systems monitored by the fire service.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Blk. Landry, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 133,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 04/12/2006 17:12,  Arrival Time: 04/12/2006 17:14,  Controlled Time: 04/12/2006 17:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/12/2006 17:46
Property Loss: $6900
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from defective, worn insulation)
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Dodge,  Model: DAKOTA,  Year: 2004,  License Plate: IN TRANSIT LA,  VIN No: 1D7HL48K645618222
Location: Sapphire Street Lot 1 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 134,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/13/2006 14:41,  Arrival Time: 04/13/2006 14:45,  Controlled Time: 04/13/2006 14:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/13/2006 14:59
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Goods not made up, including fabrics & yard goods
Location: Grolee, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 137,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 04/16/2006 15:39,  Arrival Time: 04/16/2006 15:41,  Controlled Time: 04/16/2006 17:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/16/2006 17:44
Property Loss: $2000,  Contents Loss: $13000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall assembly,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Unspecified short-circuit arc
  • Wind, including hurricanes or tornadoes
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 980,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: St. Cyr Avenue, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 139,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Hazardous condition (no fire), other.
Alarm Time: 04/16/2006 20:31,  Arrival Time: 04/16/2006 20:33,  Controlled Time: 04/16/2006 20:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/16/2006 21:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Natchez Boulevard, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 140,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 04/17/2006 05:12,  Arrival Time: 04/17/2006 05:15,  Controlled Time: 04/17/2006 05:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/17/2006 05:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Block of I-49 Service rd., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 142,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/18/2006 10:58,  Arrival Time: 04/18/2006 11:03,  Controlled Time: 04/18/2006 11:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/18/2006 11:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near
Location: Courtyard Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 149,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 04/20/2006 18:20,  Arrival Time: 04/20/2006 18:24,  Controlled Time: 04/20/2006 18:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/20/2006 18:53
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Natchez Boulevard, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 156,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 04/24/2006 20:43,  Arrival Time: 04/24/2006 20:44,  Controlled Time: 04/24/2006 21:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/24/2006 21:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Location: Blk. of Highland Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 157,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 04/24/2006 22:45,  Arrival Time: 04/24/2006 22:50,  Controlled Time: 04/24/2006 23:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/24/2006 23:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Cane Street Lot #5 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 164,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 04/28/2006 20:03,  Arrival Time: 04/28/2006 20:03,  Controlled Time: 04/28/2006 20:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/28/2006 20:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 165,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 04/28/2006 20:28,  Arrival Time: 04/28/2006 20:30,  Controlled Time: 04/28/2006 20:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/28/2006 20:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Blk. James Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 168,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 04/29/2006 14:59,  Arrival Time: 04/29/2006 15:10,  Controlled Time: 04/29/2006 16:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/29/2006 16:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: King Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 171,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 05/01/2006 22:21,  Arrival Time: 05/01/2006 22:25,  Controlled Time: 05/01/2006 22:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/01/2006 22:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Planter Street Lot A , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 173,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective or worn insulation.
Alarm Time: 05/03/2006 15:43,  Arrival Time: 05/03/2006 15:47,  Controlled Time: 05/03/2006 15:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/03/2006 15:53
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Blk. Convent, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 174,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 05/03/2006 20:46,  Arrival Time: 05/03/2006 20:47,  Controlled Time: 05/03/2006 20:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/03/2006 20:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Grolee Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 175,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/04/2006 12:40,  Arrival Time: 05/04/2006 12:43,  Controlled Time: 05/04/2006 12:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/04/2006 12:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Location: Evans Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 176,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 05/04/2006 15:19,  Arrival Time: 05/04/2006 15:26,  Controlled Time: 05/04/2006 15:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/04/2006 15:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Prudhomme Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 177,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 05/05/2006 05:38,  Arrival Time: 05/05/2006 05:42,  Controlled Time: 05/05/2006 05:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/05/2006 05:54
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Powers Ave., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 184,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/11/2006 16:32,  Arrival Time: 05/11/2006 16:37,  Controlled Time: 05/11/2006 17:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/11/2006 17:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Rice Ln., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 186,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 05/12/2006 09:18,  Arrival Time: 05/12/2006 09:22,  Controlled Time: 05/12/2006 09:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/12/2006 09:42
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Item First Ignited: Chips, including wood chips
Location: Market Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 188,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 05/14/2006 01:45,  Arrival Time: 05/14/2006 01:49,  Controlled Time: 05/14/2006 03:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/14/2006 05:59
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Hazardous materials spill control and confinement. Includes confining or diking hazardous materials.
Released From: Outside of structure,  Population Density: Suburban - Predominantly single family residential,  Area Affected: 3 Blocks,  Cause of Release: Unintentional release,  Disposition: Completed by fire service only,  Actions Taken: Hazmat spill control and confinement,  ,  ,  Factors Contributing To Release: Failure to use ordinary care
Location: Diesi Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 191,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 05/15/2006 17:41,  Arrival Time: 05/15/2006 17:44,  Controlled Time: 05/15/2006 17:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/15/2006 17:52
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Natchez Boulevard, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 192,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 05/16/2006 21:35,  Arrival Time: 05/16/2006 21:37,  Controlled Time: 05/16/2006 21:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/16/2006 21:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 193,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 05/16/2006 21:56,  Arrival Time: 05/16/2006 21:57,  Controlled Time: 05/16/2006 22:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/16/2006 22:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Market Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 200,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/20/2006 14:13,  Arrival Time: 05/20/2006 14:16,  Controlled Time: 05/20/2006 15:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/20/2006 15:13
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Blk. King St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 201,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 05/20/2006 22:29,  Arrival Time: 05/20/2006 22:32,  Controlled Time: 05/20/2006 22:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/20/2006 22:57
Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Bronco,  Year: 1986,  License Plate: OZP 278 LA,  VIN No: 1FMDUI5N8GLA86629
Location: Raymond st. #7 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 202,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 05/21/2006 03:13,  Arrival Time: 05/21/2006 03:17,  Controlled Time: 05/21/2006 06:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/21/2006 06:12
Property Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 3,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1280
Location: Raymond st., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 202,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 05/21/2006 03:13,  Arrival Time: 05/21/2006 03:17,  Controlled Time: 05/21/2006 06:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/21/2006 06:12
Property Loss: $3000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Heat spread from another fire, other,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish, (Exposure fire)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 840
Location: Raymond st., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 202,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 05/21/2006 03:13,  Arrival Time: 05/21/2006 03:17,  Controlled Time: 05/21/2006 06:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/21/2006 06:12
Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Storage room, area, tank, or bin,  Heat Source: Heat spread from another fire, other, (Exposure fire)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 840
Location: Robin Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 207,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 05/23/2006 20:06,  Arrival Time: 05/23/2006 20:15,  Controlled Time: 05/23/2006 20:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/23/2006 20:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Laurent Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 208,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 05/24/2006 23:24,  Arrival Time: 05/24/2006 23:28,  Controlled Time: 05/24/2006 23:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/24/2006 23:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Main, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 210,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 05/26/2006 19:04,  Arrival Time: 05/26/2006 19:06,  Controlled Time: 05/26/2006 19:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/26/2006 19:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 215,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/01/2006 05:25,  Arrival Time: 06/01/2006 05:27,  Controlled Time: 06/01/2006 05:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/01/2006 05:46
Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Leak or break)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Garbage, waste, refuse truck,  Make: Mack,  Year: 1999,  License Plate: B537082 LA,  VIN No: 1m2k195c9xm015320
Location: Tennis Street 5 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 216,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 06/01/2006 09:21,  Arrival Time: 06/01/2006 09:25,  Controlled Time: 06/01/2006 09:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/01/2006 09:47
Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Blk. Sapphire St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 217,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 06/01/2006 22:36,  Arrival Time: 06/01/2006 22:39,  Controlled Time: 06/01/2006 22:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/01/2006 22:53
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Mattress, pillow
Location: Edith Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 221,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 06/05/2006 15:23,  Arrival Time: 06/05/2006 15:25,  Controlled Time: 06/05/2006 15:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/05/2006 15:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Blk. Rice Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 222,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/05/2006 18:03,  Arrival Time: 06/05/2006 18:06,  Controlled Time: 06/05/2006 19:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/05/2006 19:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 223,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 06/05/2006 22:20,  Arrival Time: 06/05/2006 22:21,  Controlled Time: 06/05/2006 22:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/05/2006 22:34
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Blanchard Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 225,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/09/2006 10:11,  Arrival Time: 06/09/2006 10:14,  Controlled Time: 06/09/2006 12:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/09/2006 12:01
Property Value: $20000,  Property Loss: $20000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Arcing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1200
Location: Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 226,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 06/09/2006 06:15,  Arrival Time: 06/09/2006 06:17,  Controlled Time: 06/09/2006 06:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/09/2006 06:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Park Ave., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 229,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 06/11/2006 08:42,  Arrival Time: 06/11/2006 08:45,  Controlled Time: 06/11/2006 08:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/11/2006 09:04
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Main, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 232,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/13/2006 01:20,  Arrival Time: 06/13/2006 01:22,  Controlled Time: 06/13/2006 01:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/13/2006 01:35
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Jefferson Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 235,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 11:57,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 11:59,  Controlled Time: 06/14/2006 12:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/14/2006 12:07
Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Box, carton, bag, basket, barrel
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Heat source too close to combustibles.)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Hyundai,  Model: Sonato,  Year: 2001,  License Plate: LOD-738 LA,  VIN No: kmhwf255z1a487925
Location: Blk. Lomard Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 236,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 21:58,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 22:02,  Controlled Time: 06/14/2006 22:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/14/2006 22:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Blk. Walnut Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 237,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 22:50,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 22:55,  Controlled Time: 06/14/2006 23:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/14/2006 23:35
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: I-49, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 238,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 06/15/2006 16:00,  Arrival Time: 06/15/2006 16:03,  Controlled Time: 06/15/2006 16:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/15/2006 16:35
Property Loss: $9000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Explorer,  Year: 1997,  License Plate: NXK 301 ,  VIN No: 1FMD432X2V4D21065
Location: Sapphire, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 239,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 06/16/2006 00:04,  Arrival Time: 06/16/2006 00:10,  Controlled Time: 06/16/2006 00:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/16/2006 00:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Thompson Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 241,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 06/16/2006 12:30,  Arrival Time: 06/16/2006 12:32,  Controlled Time: 06/16/2006 13:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/16/2006 13:02
Contents Value: $200,  Contents Loss: $200
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - 5+ persons,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter,  Item First Ignited: Mattress, pillow
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Misuse of material or product, other
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 980
Location: Benjamin Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 242,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/16/2006 21:45,  Arrival Time: 06/16/2006 21:50,  Controlled Time: 06/16/2006 21:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/16/2006 22:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Redmond Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 243,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/18/2006 06:09,  Arrival Time: 06/18/2006 06:11,  Controlled Time: 06/18/2006 06:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/18/2006 07:29
Property Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Item First Ignited: Bedding
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1120,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Oak Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 244,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 06/19/2006 15:53,  Arrival Time: 06/19/2006 15:56,  Controlled Time: 06/19/2006 16:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/19/2006 16:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Sherwood, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 249,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 06/23/2006 02:38,  Arrival Time: 06/23/2006 02:45,  Controlled Time: 06/23/2006 02:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/23/2006 02:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Harper Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 252,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/25/2006 04:05,  Arrival Time: 06/25/2006 04:09,  Controlled Time: 06/25/2006 04:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/25/2006 06:38
Property Value: $25000,  Property Loss: $25000,  Contents Value: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Storage area, other,  Heat Source: Heat, spark from friction,  Item First Ignited: Interior wall covering excluding drapes, etc.
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 600,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: Harper Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 252,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/25/2006 04:05,  Arrival Time: 06/25/2006 04:09,  Controlled Time: 06/25/2006 04:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/25/2006 06:38
Property Value: $200,  Property Loss: $200
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Motor vehicle parts, not including tires
Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire, (Exposure fire)
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Chevrolet,  Year: 1977
Location: Williams St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 254,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/26/2006 14:42,  Arrival Time: 06/26/2006 14:45,  Controlled Time: 06/26/2006 15:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/26/2006 15:55
Property Value: $10000,  Property Loss: $10000,  Contents Value: $2000,  Contents Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Linen
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from defective, worn insulation)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above, 1 Below,  Square Feet: 480,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: Dustin Morgan Loop, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 255,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 06/26/2006 15:59,  Arrival Time: 06/26/2006 16:03,  Controlled Time: 06/26/2006 16:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/26/2006 16:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Arkansas Avenue, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 256,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/26/2006 21:36,  Arrival Time: 06/26/2006 21:39,  Controlled Time: 06/26/2006 21:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/26/2006 21:48
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Candy, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 257,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 06/28/2006 17:34,  Arrival Time: 06/28/2006 17:41,  Controlled Time: 06/28/2006 17:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/28/2006 18:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Rekindle)
Location: Park Ave. 28 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 262,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/30/2006 21:03,  Arrival Time: 06/30/2006 21:09,  Controlled Time: 06/30/2006 21:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/30/2006 22:57
Property Value: $10000,  Property Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (Playing with heat source)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 720,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme

Arson Case Status: Investigation closed with arrest
Location: Park Ave 27 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 262,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 06/30/2006 21:03,  Arrival Time: 06/30/2006 21:09,  Controlled Time: 06/30/2006 22:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/30/2006 22:57
Contents Loss: $30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Blk. Stardust Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 269,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 07/06/2006 20:02,  Arrival Time: 07/06/2006 20:04,  Controlled Time: 07/06/2006 20:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/06/2006 20:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Park Ave. Lot 25 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 274,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 07/10/2006 22:32,  Arrival Time: 07/10/2006 22:37,  Controlled Time: 07/11/2006 00:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/11/2006 00:15
Property Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Item First Ignited: Mattress, pillow
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 840
Location: School Board Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 275,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 07/11/2006 21:31,  Arrival Time: 07/11/2006 21:34,  Controlled Time: 07/11/2006 21:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/11/2006 21:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Creswell Lane Extension, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 276,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 07/11/2006 21:45,  Arrival Time: 07/11/2006 21:52,  Controlled Time: 07/11/2006 22:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/11/2006 22:15
Property Loss: $3000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Lincoln,  Model: Continental,  Year: 1987,  License Plate: DPM 160
Location: Main, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 280,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 07/16/2006 08:07,  Arrival Time: 07/16/2006 08:09,  Controlled Time: 07/16/2006 08:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/16/2006 08:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Franklin, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 283,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 07/18/2006 12:57,  Arrival Time: 07/18/2006 12:59,  Controlled Time: 07/18/2006 15:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/18/2006 15:06
Property Value: $52000,  Property Loss: $20000,  Contents Value: $26000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Item First Ignited: Bedding
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1200,  Stories with Damage: 1 Significant
Location: Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 285,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 07/19/2006 01:56,  Arrival Time: 07/19/2006 02:00,  Controlled Time: 07/19/2006 02:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/19/2006 02:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Ventre Boulevard, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 287,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 07/20/2006 13:41,  Arrival Time: 07/20/2006 13:48,  Controlled Time: 07/20/2006 14:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/20/2006 14:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 290,  Station: B,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 07/25/2006 03:07,  Arrival Time: 07/25/2006 03:10,  Controlled Time: 07/25/2006 03:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/25/2006 03:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Hwy 190, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 293,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 07/25/2006 17:50,  Arrival Time: 07/25/2006 17:54,  Controlled Time: 07/25/2006 18:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/25/2006 19:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Prudhomme Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 296,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 07/26/2006 10:34,  Arrival Time: 07/26/2006 10:36,  Controlled Time: 07/26/2006 10:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/26/2006 11:03
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Wall surface: exterior,  Heat Source: Heat, spark from friction
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Arc, spark from operating equipment)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Ford,  Year: 2003,  License Plate: PEV-3068 LA,  VIN No: 1fdxe45f23ha37427
Location: Jessie Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 299,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside equipment fire. Includes outside trash compactors, outside HVAC units, and irrigation pumps.
Alarm Time: 07/29/2006 19:52,  Arrival Time: 07/29/2006 19:55,  Controlled Time: 07/29/2006 20:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/29/2006 20:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Heavy vegetation - not crop, including trees
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Location: Market Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 302,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/31/2006 09:12,  Arrival Time: 07/31/2006 09:15,  Controlled Time: 07/31/2006 09:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/31/2006 09:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Hiram St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 309,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Fire in mobile home used as a fixed residence. Includes mobile homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes; and manufactured homes built on a permanent chassis.
Alarm Time: 08/07/2006 12:57,  Arrival Time: 08/07/2006 13:00,  Controlled Time: 08/07/2006 14:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/07/2006 14:43
Property Value: $3000,  Property Loss: $3000,  Contents Value: $2500,  Contents Loss: $2500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Floor covering or rug/carpet/mat
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 648,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: Hwy 190, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 310,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Fire in mobile property used as a fixed structure, other.
Alarm Time: 08/08/2006 15:46,  Arrival Time: 08/08/2006 15:53,  Controlled Time: 08/08/2006 16:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/08/2006 16:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 312,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 08/08/2006 22:41,  Arrival Time: 08/08/2006 22:43,  Controlled Time: 08/08/2006 22:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/08/2006 22:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 313,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 08/09/2006 11:47,  Arrival Time: 08/09/2006 11:50,  Controlled Time: 08/09/2006 11:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/09/2006 12:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: HWY 190 East, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 314,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 08/09/2006 12:41,  Arrival Time: 08/09/2006 12:45,  Controlled Time: 08/09/2006 13:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/09/2006 13:12
Property Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Dodge,  Model: Stratue,  Year: 1999,  License Plate: ISA 405 LA,  VIN No: 1B3EJ46X5XN599507
Location: Mlk, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 315,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 08/10/2006 20:03,  Arrival Time: 08/10/2006 20:04,  Controlled Time: 08/10/2006 20:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/10/2006 20:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Blk Access Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 316,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 08/10/2006 20:17,  Arrival Time: 08/10/2006 20:20,  Controlled Time: 08/10/2006 20:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/10/2006 20:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Garland Avenue 4 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 321,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/13/2006 16:44,  Arrival Time: 08/13/2006 16:48,  Controlled Time: 08/13/2006 17:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/13/2006 17:18
Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Equipment unattended
  • Possibly impaired by alcohol or drugs
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1120,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 322,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/14/2006 10:00,  Arrival Time: 08/14/2006 10:04,  Controlled Time: 08/14/2006 10:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/14/2006 10:26
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Laundry area, wash house (laundry),  Heat Source: Heat from undetermined smoking material,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing, (Abandoned or discarded materials or products)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 600
Location: Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 324,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 08/16/2006 17:12,  Arrival Time: 08/16/2006 17:18,  Controlled Time: 08/16/2006 17:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/16/2006 17:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Brown Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 327,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 08/16/2006 19:53,  Arrival Time: 08/16/2006 19:58,  Controlled Time: 08/16/2006 20:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/16/2006 20:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 335,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/20/2006 21:11,  Arrival Time: 08/20/2006 21:14,  Controlled Time: 08/20/2006 21:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/20/2006 21:43
Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Attic: vacant, crawl space above top story, cupola,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Interior ceiling cover or finish
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Installation deficiency)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1200
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Failed to Operate,  Failure Reason: Battery missing or disconnected
Location: Heather Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 336,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 08/21/2006 10:26,  Arrival Time: 08/21/2006 10:29,  Controlled Time: 08/21/2006 10:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/21/2006 10:42
Property Loss: $150
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Tires
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Tire
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Worn out)
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Mercury,  Model: Grand Marquis,  Year: 1980,  License Plate: NVJ642 LA,  VIN No: 2mebm74fgkx718703
Location: Pike Avenue, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 339,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 08/23/2006 07:27,  Arrival Time: 08/23/2006 07:29,  Controlled Time: 08/23/2006 08:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/23/2006 08:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Sapphire LOT 7 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 340,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 08/23/2006 20:57,  Arrival Time: 08/23/2006 21:01,  Controlled Time: 08/23/2006 21:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/23/2006 21:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Perrault Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 345,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 08/24/2006 22:34,  Arrival Time: 08/24/2006 22:36,  Controlled Time: 08/24/2006 23:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/24/2006 23:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Grolee Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 358,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 09/01/2006 21:46,  Arrival Time: 09/01/2006 21:51,  Controlled Time: 09/01/2006 22:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/01/2006 22:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Perrault Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 363,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 09/03/2006 20:21,  Arrival Time: 09/03/2006 20:23,  Controlled Time: 09/03/2006 20:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/03/2006 20:36
Property Value: $5000,  Contents Value: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Madison St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 365,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 09/04/2006 22:01,  Arrival Time: 09/04/2006 22:04,  Controlled Time: 09/04/2006 22:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/04/2006 22:15
Property Value: $50000,  Contents Value: $25000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 366,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 09/05/2006 09:56,  Arrival Time: 09/05/2006 10:00,  Controlled Time: 09/05/2006 10:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/05/2006 10:14
Property Value: $20000,  Property Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Short circuit arc from mechanical damage)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Chrysler,  Model: Concord,  Year: 1998,  License Plate: 02P-890 LA,  VIN No: 2C3HD46J8WH157590
Location: Market Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 373,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 09/10/2006 16:35,  Arrival Time: 09/10/2006 16:38,  Controlled Time: 09/10/2006 16:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/10/2006 17:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Carriere St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 377,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 09/12/2006 08:35,  Arrival Time: 09/12/2006 08:40,  Controlled Time: 09/12/2006 08:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/12/2006 08:56
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Union & Jefferson, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 378,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 09/13/2006 09:32,  Arrival Time: 09/13/2006 09:34,  Controlled Time: 09/13/2006 09:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/13/2006 09:44
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Creswell Lane Extension, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 379,  Station: B,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Overheated motor or wiring.
Alarm Time: 09/13/2006 11:24,  Arrival Time: 09/13/2006 11:28,  Controlled Time: 09/13/2006 11:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/13/2006 11:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Hill Side St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 389,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/20/2006 11:31,  Arrival Time: 09/20/2006 11:35,  Controlled Time: 09/20/2006 13:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/20/2006 13:35
Property Value: $50000,  Property Loss: $50000,  Contents Value: $20000,  Contents Loss: $20000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Common room, den, family room, living room, lounge,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from defective, worn insulation)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1200
Location: Occidental, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 390,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 09/23/2006 03:05,  Arrival Time: 09/23/2006 03:08,  Controlled Time: 09/23/2006 03:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/23/2006 03:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Railroad, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 397,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 09/26/2006 16:13,  Arrival Time: 09/26/2006 16:20,  Controlled Time: 09/26/2006 16:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/26/2006 16:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: James Paul, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 400,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/28/2006 19:13,  Arrival Time: 09/28/2006 19:17,  Controlled Time: 09/28/2006 19:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/28/2006 19:31
Contents Value: $200,  Contents Loss: $200
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1500
Location: Evans Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 401,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/29/2006 07:39,  Arrival Time: 09/29/2006 07:45,  Controlled Time: 09/29/2006 07:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/29/2006 07:55
Contents Value: $20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Cigarette,  Item First Ignited: Linen
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Misuse of material or product, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1500
Location: Perry Lane 309 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 408,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 10/01/2006 23:02,  Arrival Time: 10/01/2006 23:06,  Controlled Time: 10/01/2006 23:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/01/2006 23:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Restore fire alarm system. Includes restoring fire alarm systems monitored by the fire service.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Jessie St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 409,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 10/02/2006 18:07,  Arrival Time: 10/02/2006 18:10,  Controlled Time: 10/02/2006 18:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/02/2006 18:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Cane Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 410,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 10/02/2006 19:02,  Arrival Time: 10/02/2006 19:06,  Controlled Time: 10/02/2006 19:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/02/2006 19:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Linwood Loop, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 411,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 10/04/2006 10:30,  Arrival Time: 10/04/2006 10:35,  Controlled Time: 10/04/2006 10:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/04/2006 10:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Raymond St. 19 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 414,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 10/08/2006 11:25,  Arrival Time: 10/08/2006 11:28,  Controlled Time: 10/08/2006 12:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/08/2006 12:14
Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Iris Dr., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 416,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 10/08/2006 18:23,  Arrival Time: 10/08/2006 18:27,  Controlled Time: 10/08/2006 18:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/08/2006 18:42
Contents Value: $100,  Contents Loss: $100
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Appliance housing or casing
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Equipment unattended
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Location: Convent, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 417,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 10/10/2006 13:03,  Arrival Time: 10/10/2006 13:08,  Controlled Time: 10/10/2006 13:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/10/2006 13:16
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Park Avenue 3 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 419,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 10/11/2006 19:15,  Arrival Time: 10/11/2006 19:20,  Controlled Time: 10/11/2006 19:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/11/2006 19:37
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Parkview Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 420,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 10/11/2006 21:00,  Arrival Time: 10/11/2006 21:03,  Controlled Time: 10/11/2006 21:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/11/2006 21:19
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $300
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Crown Vicotria,  Year: 1992,  License Plate: OTW 438 ,  VIN No: 2FACP74W1NX114216
Location: Park circle, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 421,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 10/12/2006 09:36,  Arrival Time: 10/12/2006 09:40,  Controlled Time: 10/12/2006 09:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/12/2006 10:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 423,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 10/13/2006 08:50,  Arrival Time: 10/13/2006 08:54,  Controlled Time: 10/13/2006 08:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/13/2006 08:57
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: I-49 north, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 426,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 10/14/2006 06:46,  Arrival Time: 10/14/2006 06:53,  Controlled Time: 10/14/2006 06:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/14/2006 07:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 427,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 10/16/2006 08:18,  Arrival Time: 10/16/2006 08:21,  Controlled Time: 10/16/2006 08:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/16/2006 08:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Gradnigo Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 429,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 10/16/2006 12:39,  Arrival Time: 10/16/2006 12:44,  Controlled Time: 10/16/2006 14:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/16/2006 14:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Jessie St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 431,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 10/18/2006 07:34,  Arrival Time: 10/18/2006 07:40,  Controlled Time: 10/18/2006 08:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/18/2006 08:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Burr St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 434,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 10/20/2006 13:17,  Arrival Time: 10/20/2006 13:21,  Controlled Time: 10/20/2006 13:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/20/2006 13:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Judson Walsh Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 437,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Oil or other combustible liquid spill (flash point at or above 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class II or III)).
Alarm Time: 10/22/2006 07:15,  Arrival Time: 10/22/2006 07:18,  Controlled Time: 10/22/2006 07:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/22/2006 07:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Judson Walsh Drive, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 438,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Oil or other combustible liquid spill (flash point at or above 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class II or III)).
Alarm Time: 10/22/2006 08:52,  Arrival Time: 10/22/2006 08:58,  Controlled Time: 10/22/2006 09:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/22/2006 09:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Motor oil from engine or portable container less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: I-49, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 442,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 10/25/2006 12:18,  Arrival Time: 10/25/2006 12:24,  Controlled Time: 10/25/2006 12:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 10/25/2006 12:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Highway, parking lot, street: on or near,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Evergreen Lane 378 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 448,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/04/2006 12:36,  Arrival Time: 11/04/2006 12:38,  Controlled Time: 11/04/2006 14:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/04/2006 14:03
Property Value: $30000,  Property Loss: $10000,  Contents Value: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other,  Item First Ignited: Appliance housing or casing
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
  • Unspecified short-circuit arc
  • Building contents, other
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 600,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Location: Market, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 458,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 11/12/2006 18:09,  Arrival Time: 11/12/2006 18:12,  Controlled Time: 11/12/2006 18:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/12/2006 18:54
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from defective, worn insulation)
Location: Blk. Stardust, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 461,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 11/13/2006 19:15,  Arrival Time: 11/13/2006 19:17,  Controlled Time: 11/13/2006 19:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/13/2006 19:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Academy Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 466,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 11/18/2006 01:31,  Arrival Time: 11/18/2006 01:34,  Controlled Time: 11/18/2006 01:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/18/2006 02:18
Property Value: $5000,  Property Loss: $3000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Dodge,  Model: Stratus,  Year: 1995,  License Plate: PAB 160 LA,  VIN No: 1B3EJ46X7SN550883
Location: Jefferson St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 467,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/18/2006 02:44,  Arrival Time: 11/18/2006 02:47,  Controlled Time: 11/18/2006 03:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/18/2006 03:56
Property Value: $5000,  Property Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Common room, den, family room, living room, lounge
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: Idle, not routinely used,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1120,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Location: St. Cyr Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 469,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 11/19/2006 04:42,  Arrival Time: 11/19/2006 04:45,  Controlled Time: 11/19/2006 04:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/19/2006 05:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 471,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 11/20/2006 22:10,  Arrival Time: 11/20/2006 22:11,  Controlled Time: 11/20/2006 22:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/20/2006 22:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 474,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 11/21/2006 19:08,  Arrival Time: 11/21/2006 19:09,  Controlled Time: 11/21/2006 19:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/21/2006 19:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Diesel fuel or fuel oil, vehicle fuel tank or portable storage container less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 476,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 11/25/2006 17:57,  Arrival Time: 11/25/2006 17:59,  Controlled Time: 11/25/2006 18:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/25/2006 18:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: B Alley, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 478,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 11/26/2006 13:26,  Arrival Time: 11/26/2006 13:29,  Controlled Time: 11/26/2006 13:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/26/2006 13:53
Property Value: $4000,  Property Loss: $2000,  Contents Value: $2000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Short circuit arc from mechanical damage)
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Honda,  Model: Accord,  Year: 1993,  License Plate: OTW507 LA,  VIN No: 1HGCB755OPA167601
Location: I-49 Service Road Suite 5, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 480,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 11/28/2006 19:28,  Arrival Time: 11/28/2006 19:35,  Controlled Time: 11/28/2006 20:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/28/2006 20:11
Property Value: $2500,  Property Loss: $2500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Cadillac,  Model: Seville,  Year: 1989,  License Plate: JXL 862 LA,  VIN No: 166K5153KU811770
Location: Chaney, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 481,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 11/29/2006 10:10,  Arrival Time: 11/29/2006 10:13,  Controlled Time: 11/29/2006 10:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/29/2006 10:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Stelly Street Lot 9, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 484,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 11/30/2006 10:45,  Arrival Time: 11/30/2006 10:49,  Controlled Time: 11/30/2006 11:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/30/2006 11:59
Property Value: $8000,  Property Loss: $8000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Function area, other,  Item First Ignited: Interior wall covering excluding drapes, etc.
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 720
Location: Ballard Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 485,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/01/2006 12:31,  Arrival Time: 12/01/2006 12:37,  Controlled Time: 12/01/2006 12:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/01/2006 12:51
Property Value: $20000,  Property Loss: $100,  Contents Value: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Exterior balcony, unenclosed porch,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other,  Item First Ignited: Exterior trim, including doors
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Heat source too close to combustibles.
  • Possibly mentally disabled
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 720
Location: South Market St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 486,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 12/01/2006 14:27,  Arrival Time: 12/01/2006 14:30,  Controlled Time: 12/01/2006 14:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/01/2006 14:42
Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Martel Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 488,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/02/2006 10:14,  Arrival Time: 12/02/2006 10:18,  Controlled Time: 12/02/2006 10:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/02/2006 10:34
Property Value: $20000,  Property Loss: $200
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Personal & home products, other
Area of Origin: Laundry area, wash house (laundry),  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Magazine, newspaper, writing paper
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Playing with heat source
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1200
Location: B Alley, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 489,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 12/03/2006 14:00,  Arrival Time: 12/03/2006 14:03,  Controlled Time: 12/03/2006 14:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/03/2006 14:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Blk. Market, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 491,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Special outside fire, other.
Alarm Time: 12/04/2006 05:29,  Arrival Time: 12/04/2006 05:33,  Controlled Time: 12/04/2006 05:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/04/2006 05:39
Property Loss: $300
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Lumber, sawn wood
Area of Origin: Structural area, other
Location: Sapphire 5 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 494,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 12/04/2006 21:49,  Arrival Time: 12/04/2006 21:53,  Controlled Time: 12/04/2006 22:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/04/2006 22:04
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Shut down system. Includes shutting down water, gas, and fire alarm systems.
Location: East St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 495,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/05/2006 03:17,  Arrival Time: 12/05/2006 03:20,  Controlled Time: 12/05/2006 06:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/05/2006 06:01
Property Value: $40000,  Property Loss: $30000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 2,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Structural area, other,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Structural member or framing
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unattended or unsupervised person)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1040
Location: Garland and Vidrine, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 498,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 12/05/2006 21:30,  Arrival Time: 12/05/2006 21:33,  Controlled Time: 12/05/2006 22:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/05/2006 22:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Roosevelt st., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 499,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 12/06/2006 07:22,  Arrival Time: 12/06/2006 07:25,  Controlled Time: 12/06/2006 11:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/06/2006 11:20
Civilian Deaths: 2,  Civilian Injuries: 4,  Property Value: $50000,  Property Loss: $50000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Recover body or body parts.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Personal & home products, other
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Wearing apparel not on a person
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Heat source too close to combustibles.
  • Installation deficiency
  • Asleep
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
  • Multiple persons involved
  • Age was a factor
  • Holes or openings in walls or ceilings
  • Combustible interior finish
  • Floor collapse
Equipment Involved: Water heater,  Power: Natural gas or other lighter than air gas,  Portability: Stationary
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1500,  Stories with Damage: 1 Extreme
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Failed to Operate,  Failure Reason: Battery missing or disconnected
Civilian Casualties:
  •  Age: 56,  Gender: Male,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Moderate,  Activity: Escaping,  Location: Not in area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Struck by or contact with object,  Symptom: Cut or laceration,  Injured: Upper extremities,  Specific Location: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Factors Contributing: Egress problem, other, Exits blocked by flame, Exits blocked by smoke, Asleep
  •  Age: 50,  Gender: Female,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Moderate,  Activity: Escaping,  Location: Not in area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Smoke inhalation,  Injured: Internal,  Specific Location: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Factors Contributing: Egress problem, other, Fire pattern, other, Exits blocked by flame, Asleep
  •  Age: 1,  Gender: Female,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Minor,  Activity: Unable to act,  Location: Not in area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Burns only: thermal,  Injured: Head,  Specific Location: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Factors Contributing: Egress problem, other
  •  Age: 22,  Gender: Female,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Severe,  Activity: Escaping,  Location: Not in area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Multiple causes,  Symptom: Burns and smoke inhalation,  Injured: Head,  Specific Location: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Factors Contributing: Egress problem, other, Fire pattern, other, Exits blocked by flame, Asleep
  •  Age: 4,  Gender: Female,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Death,  Location: Not in area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Smoke inhalation,  Injured: Internal,  Specific Location: Function area, other,  Factors Contributing: Vision blocked or impaired by smoke, Fire pattern, other, Unattended or unsupervised person
  •  Age: 3,  Gender: Male,  Race: Black,  Affiliation: Civilian,  Severity: Death,  Location: Not in area of origin and not involved,  Cause: Exposed to fire products,  Symptom: Smoke inhalation,  Injured: Internal,  Specific Location: Function area, other,  Factors Contributing: Egress problem, other, Fire pattern, other, Escape, other, Unattended or unsupervised person
Location: Main St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 506,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 12/08/2006 00:18,  Arrival Time: 12/08/2006 00:22,  Controlled Time: 12/08/2006 00:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/08/2006 00:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Shut down system. Includes shutting down water, gas, and fire alarm systems.
Location: Vine Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 507,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 12/08/2006 06:25,  Arrival Time: 12/08/2006 06:28,  Controlled Time: 12/08/2006 06:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/08/2006 06:36
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Backfire from internal combustion engine,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas - in/from engine or burner
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Backfire)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Van,  Year: 1986,  License Plate: LFE793 LA,  VIN No: 1fdde14hxgha35564
Location: Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 519,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 12/12/2006 18:46,  Arrival Time: 12/12/2006 18:50,  Controlled Time: 12/12/2006 19:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/12/2006 19:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Main, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 520,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 12/12/2006 19:04,  Arrival Time: 12/12/2006 19:05,  Controlled Time: 12/12/2006 19:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/12/2006 19:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Leo Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 541,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 12/22/2006 12:25,  Arrival Time: 12/22/2006 12:30,  Controlled Time: 12/22/2006 12:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/22/2006 13:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Laurent Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 546,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Special outside fire, other.
Alarm Time: 12/24/2006 11:57,  Arrival Time: 12/24/2006 12:00,  Controlled Time: 12/24/2006 12:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/24/2006 12:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Park Avenue 11 , Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 547,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 12/24/2006 18:51,  Arrival Time: 12/24/2006 18:56,  Controlled Time: 12/24/2006 18:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/24/2006 19:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 552,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 12/28/2006 18:38,  Arrival Time: 12/28/2006 18:39,  Controlled Time: 12/28/2006 18:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/28/2006 18:48
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Gasoline, vehicle fuel tank or portable container. Includes leaks or releases from equipment tanks where the release is less than 55 gallons.
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: landry St., Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 554,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 12/30/2006 12:30,  Arrival Time: 12/30/2006 12:34,  Controlled Time: 12/30/2006 13:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/30/2006 13:04
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Pickup truck, hauling rig (non-motorized),  Make: Ford,  Model: Explorer,  Year: 1996,  License Plate: ISB 204 LA,  VIN No: 1fmvu32x1t4b32663
Location: Truman Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: Opelousas Fire Department, LA 70570,  ID: 49035,  Incident #: 555,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective or worn insulation.
Alarm Time: 12/31/2006 01:32,  Arrival Time: 12/31/2006 01:36,  Controlled Time: 12/31/2006 01:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 12/31/2006 02:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Miller Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 1,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 01/01/2006 03:35,  Arrival Time: 01/01/2006 03:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/01/2006 04:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Ribbon Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 2,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/01/2006 12:41,  Arrival Time: 01/01/2006 12:55,  Controlled Time: 01/01/2006 13:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/01/2006 13:06
Property Value: $500,  Property Loss: $250
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter,  Item First Ignited: Magazine, newspaper, writing paper
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Playing with heat source
  • Unattended or unsupervised person
  • Age was a factor
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Suburban,  Year: 1988,  License Plate: NONE ,  VIN No: 1GNER16KATF185991
Location: Casey Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 3,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 01/01/2006 15:55,  Arrival Time: 01/01/2006 16:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/01/2006 16:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Prairie Rhonde Highway, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 6,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/05/2006 13:51,  Arrival Time: 01/05/2006 13:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/05/2006 15:13
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: 2
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Rubbish, trash, or waste
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (High wind)
Location: Grant Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 9,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 01/07/2006 14:23,  Arrival Time: 01/07/2006 14:29,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/07/2006 14:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Actions taken, other.
Location: Railroad Extension, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 14,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 01/13/2006 17:07,  Arrival Time: 01/13/2006 17:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/13/2006 17:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Grolee Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 16,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 01/16/2006 15:21,  Arrival Time: 01/16/2006 15:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/16/2006 15:35
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 18,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 01/17/2006 21:20,  Arrival Time: 01/17/2006 21:29,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/17/2006 21:37
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Homer Richard Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 29,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 02/01/2006 19:05,  Arrival Time: 02/01/2006 19:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/01/2006 19:54
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Unspecified, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 35,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 02/04/2006 18:43,  Arrival Time: 02/04/2006 18:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/04/2006 20:21
Property Value: $18000,  Property Loss: $18000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Extrication or disentangling of a person. Excludes body recovery.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Collision, knock down, run over, turn over)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: GMC (General Motors),  Model: Envoy,  Year: 2003,  License Plate: LUM 896 LA,  VIN No: 1GKDS13S732413545
Location: Unspecified, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 37,  Station: 9,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 02/05/2006 21:30,  Arrival Time: 02/05/2006 21:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/05/2006 22:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Rachal Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 43,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/13/2006 15:34,  Arrival Time: 02/13/2006 15:38,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/13/2006 15:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Intentional (Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal)
Location: I-49, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 44,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 02/13/2006 19:06,  Arrival Time: 02/13/2006 19:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/13/2006 19:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Old Spanish Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 46,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 02/16/2006 14:05,  Arrival Time: 02/16/2006 14:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/16/2006 14:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Hazardous materials spill control and confinement. Includes confining or diking hazardous materials.
Location: I-49 Service Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 52,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 02/22/2006 05:50,  Arrival Time: 02/22/2006 05:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/22/2006 06:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Ribbon Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 64,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 03/10/2006 16:28,  Arrival Time: 03/10/2006 16:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 16:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Nezat Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 73,  Station: 3,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Cooking fire involving the contents of a cooking vessel without fire extension beyond the vessel.
Alarm Time: 03/21/2006 17:47,  Arrival Time: 03/21/2006 17:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/21/2006 18:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Sunshine Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 77,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/23/2006 22:23,  Arrival Time: 03/23/2006 22:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/23/2006 23:02
Property Value: $75000,  Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Laundry area, wash house (laundry),  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Floor covering or rug/carpet/mat
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1890,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Hardwire with battery,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: Thomas Avenue, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 80,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 03/27/2006 15:52,  Arrival Time: 03/27/2006 16:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 16:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Autos, trucks, buses, recreational vehicles
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Flame/torch used for lighting
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Cutting, welding too close to combustible)
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned
Location: Tobys Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 83,  Station: 4,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 03/28/2006 13:59,  Arrival Time: 03/28/2006 14:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/28/2006 14:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Cresswell Extension, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 86,  Station: 8,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 03/30/2006 06:12,  Arrival Time: 03/30/2006 06:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/30/2006 06:50
Property Value: $1500,  Property Loss: $1500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Collision, knock down, run over, turn over)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Explorer,  Year: 1992,  License Plate: NVH 919 LA,  VIN No: 1FNDU34X3NVE13217
Location: Hildago Road, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 90,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: C
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/02/2006 15:15,  Arrival Time: 04/02/2006 15:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/02/2006 15:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Outside/open fire for debris or waste disposal)
Location: Patti Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 92,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: A
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 04/04/2006 06:35,  Arrival Time: 04/04/2006 06:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/04/2006 07:56
Property Value: $22000,  Property Loss: $10000,  Contents Value: $15000,  Contents Loss: $6000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1280,  Stories with Damage: 1 Heavy
Detector Presence: Detectors Present
Location: Hwy 358, Opelousas, LA 70570
Fire Department: St Landry Fire District 3, LA 70570,  ID: 49055,  Incident #: 101,  Station: 2,  Shift/Platoon: B
Incident Type: Prescribed fire. Includes fires ignited by management actions to meet specific objectives and have a written, approved prescribed fire plan prior to ignition. Excludes authorized controlled burning.
Alarm Time: 04/10/2006 22:24,  Arrival Time: 04/10/2006 22:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/10/2006 22:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.

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