Fire Dept. earns improved rating


The City announces the City of Natchitoches’ Fire Department has received a rating of Class 2 Department from the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana. This is an improvement upon the last rating of Class 3 achieved in 2016.

Due to the effort put forth by firefighters running emergencies, training and inspection and serving the citizens of Natchitoches and Natchitoches Parish, teamwork between the Mayor’s Office and City Council, the Water Department, the Police Department and other public safety agencies, NFD achieved a score of 87.44, which puts them soundly in Class 2.

This article published in the Sept. 9, 2021, print edition