Members of Natchitoches Parish Fire Dept. 5 gathered with colleagues, friends and family of the late Chief John Nicholas at Lambre’s Gin Station Thursday, Nov. 18 to dedicate Engine 1 in honor of his dedication and service.
Chief Nicholas served the district in many capacities over 18 years, serving the last 12+ in the Chief’s role. He was tireless in the pursuit of the betterment of the services provided to the residents in Fire District #5 and was the driving force behind the acquisition of Engine 1.
It has the latest in pump and equipment technology and enables efficient and effective fire response. A plaque to honor his memory was also installed at the station. Above are Patricia Nicholas and Chief Derek Boyt.