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  • Firefighters see smoke, help evacuate building

    May 10, 2014 5:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Fire Department says firefighters were among people who called in what became a four-alarm blaze at a large house divided into 12 apartments. Firefighter Michael Williams says 11 residents were evacuated safely and the other two were away when the fire was reported... more »
  • Lafayette Bars Go Smoke-Free for a Night; Could Change be in the Air?

    November 14, 2012 11:17 PM

    A smoking ban in Lafayette bars and gaming facilities was brought up again Wednesday night, but it wasn't at a council meeting, but rather at the bars themselves. The advocacy group, "Let's Be Totally Clear" sponsored a smoke-free event in downtown Lafayette Wednesday night. It coincides with The Great... more »
  • Small fire sends smoke from Dubai's largest mall

    August 21, 2012 9:31 AM

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Officials in Dubai say a small blaze at one of the world's largest malls brought fire crews to the scene but was quickly brought under control. The emergency measures at the Dubai Mall on Tuesday were closely watched following upgraded planning around the Gulf... more »
  • Smoke From New Orleans Marsh Fires Makes Its Way to Acadiana

    September 1, 2011 12:01 AM

    Smoke from those marsh fires in New Orleans has made its way to Acadiana. Wednesday night's sunset cast a hazy, pink glow over much of the area. "It's just a thick haze, almost choking, the smell is out of control," said Jamie Boudreaux of Lafayette. The haze was... more »
  • Mystery Smoke, Smell in Iberia Parish

    August 29, 2011 11:28 PM

    A smoke problem in Iberia Parish could be related to the New Orleans' marsh fires. Dozens of people reported smokey skies and a strong odor in the air Monday morning. But the origin of the smoke has yet to be pinpointed "About 10 o'clock I saw smoke all over... more »
  • Operation Save a Life

    May 22, 2011 12:13 AM

    Acadiana homes are a bit more safe after Saturday's Operation Save a Life event. Dozens of fire fighters partnered up with the Louisiana State Fire Marshall's Office, Home Depot, and KATC. The event was all about the number one fire alert system, smoke detectors. "We could have still... more »
  • Flight ends in minutes, returns to Louisiana airport

    April 4, 2011 9:22 AM

    KENNER, La. (AP) - A United Air Lines flight from New Orleans to San Francisco returned to the New Orleans airport within minutes of taking off Monday after rocking back and forth. All 100 passengers and five crew members on Flight 497 were safe, airline spokesman Rahsaan Johnson said. Copilot... more »
  • Heavy Smoke causing Traffic

    December 20, 2010 7:01 AM

    Traffic news to report this morning, we've been receiving calls throughout the morning of thick smoke along highway 90 near Coteau and New Iberia. The smoke has started to dissipate, and traffic is starting to clear, but please take caution this morning if you are heading that way.
  • Smoke Testing on Portion of Sewer System in New Iberia

    August 25, 2010 11:51 AM

    As part of the City of New Iberia's Sewer Improvements, CES will begin smoke testing on a portion of the sewer system on Thursday, August 26th. These tests will take approximately two business days and will occur between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm. The following... more »
  • Benefit the Boogie

    November 23, 2009 11:45 AM

    David Egan has been writing and singing the blues for most of his fifty five years. Egan grew up in a musical household but it wasn't until he was 19 that he made the decision to make it his profession. Since then the Shreveport native has been all over the... more »
  • Dauterive Hospital launches tobacco-free campaign

    November 9, 2009 2:02 PM

    NEW IBERIA, La. - Dauterive Hospital is going tobacco-free on Feb. 12, 2010. As of that date, no tobacco use of any kind will be permitted - inside or outside - on the property, including all parking areas. This initiative also will include the elimination of designated areas outside Dauterive... more »
  • Creswell Elementary to be Dismissed

    October 13, 2009 9:53 AM

    10am: According to CLECO officials, a wire within an underground pipe shorted causing smoke. CLECO line crew members were alerted and arrived at the elementary school to investigate. Crew Members noted that upon investigating there was no fire witnessed and that there was no load on the wire leaving... more »

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