St. John Fire Department reports more calls in 2021

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 2, 2022

LAPLACE — The St. John Fire Department recently released its Response Report for 2021, which included a total of 2,314 incidents. This is 382 more or a 19.8% increase over 2020.

The breakdown is as follows:

  • Fire – 257
  • Medical – 966
  • Rescue – 18
  • Hazardous – 225
  • Service Call – 37
  • Good Intent – 319
  • False Alarm – 492

The St. John Parish Office of Fire Services provides fire, emergency medical, hazardous

materials and technical rescue services to everyone who lives, works or visits St. John

the Baptist Parish.