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Caddo Parish Fire DistrictsCADDO FIRE DISTRICT 8

Chief Jay Paulette

 

1007 S Spruce
Vivian La 71082

Station:    (318) 375-3233

Caddo Parish Fire District #8 was formed in October, 1989.  

The Fire District covers the towns of:

    Hosston, Ida, Rodessa, and Vivian

The total land coverage is approximately 144 square miles.

 

 

District 8 has two (2) paid personnel, the District Chief and the Station Captain.  Both are valuable assets in keeping the equipment in top running condition.  The District also has 65 volunteers that help cover the entire District.  Contact the District Chief or Station Captain to become a volunteer.

 

Since the District's conception in 1989, the fire ratings have dropped as follows:

     WOW!    1992     the town of Vivian dropped from a class 6 to a class 5.

     WOW!    1994     the District dropped from a class 10 - 8 to a class 7.

     WOW!   1998     the town of Vivian remained a class 5.

     WOW!    1998     the District dropped from a class 7 to a class 6.

     WOW!    1998     the town of Rodessa dropped from a class 7 to a class 5.

CONGRATS!THANKS!CONGRATS!THANKS!CONGRATS!

Thanks to the

VOLUNTEERS of CADDO FIRE DISTRICT 8

for their hard work and dedication!

THANKS!THANKS!THANKS!CONGRATS!THANKS!

 

1997 CALL STATISTICS & MAN-HOURS STATISTICS

Type of Call  

# of Calls  

Total Hours/Per Person

EMS Calls  

424  

18,186.18 (172.86 PER PERSON)

MVAs  

104  

3,017.45 (59.38 PER PERSON)

Structure Fires   

34  

976.08 (25.05 PER PERSON)

Vehicle Fires  

22  

150.10 (11.11 PER PERSON)

Grass Fires  

37  

557.51 (19.06 PER PERSON)

Oil Tank Fires  

4  

60.98 (5.95 PER PERSON)

Haz-Mat Calls  

1  

11.25 (2.25 PER PERSON)

False Alarms  

32  

89.51 (6.92 PER PERSON)

Down Power Lines   

14  

75.00 (2.50 PER PERSON)

Other Calls  

30  

419.96 (19.26 PER PERSON)

Total Calls  

702  

 

FD 8    Central Station (Station #1)

         Located at 1007-A South Spruce Street, Vivian, LA 71037

        Equipment located at Station #1 includes:

Rescue/Service 811 (1991 Dodge D-350)

Engine 821 (1977 Amer. LaFra.)   1000 GPM w/ 750 Gal.        

Engine 831 (1991 GMC TopKick)    1000 GPM w/ 1000 Gal.

Engine 841 (1971 International)    250 GPM w/ 1300 Gal.

FD 8    Station #2

        Located at 9419 Hosston-Vivian Road, Vivian, LA 71037   

          Equipment located at Station #2 includes:

Engine 822   (1963 Ward LaFra)         1000 GPM w/500 Gal.

 

FD 8    Station #3

         Located at 6450 La. Hwy 2, Hosston, LA  71043

  Equipment located at Station #3 includes:

Engine 823 (1987 GMS-FMC)          1000 GPM w/1000 Gal.

Engine 843 (1956 GMC)                  500 GPM w/1200 Gal.

Engine 853 (1979 Ford)                    250 GPM w/2000 Gal.   

 

FD 8    Station #4

           Located at 18855 Virginia Street, Ida, LA 71044

            Equipment located at Station #4 includes:

Rescue/Service 814 (1991 Dodge D-350)

Engine 824 (1992 GMC Topkick)             1000 GPM w/ 1000 Gal.

Tanker 844 (1984 GMC Topkick)               350 GPM w/ 2500 Gal.

Brush Trk 861 (1976 Dodge D-250)          10 GPM w/ 150  Gal.

 

FD 8    Station #5

           Located at 20421 La. Hwy 1 North, Rodessa, LA 71069

            Equipment located at Station #5 includes:

Engine 825 (1991 GMC Topkick)                1000 GPM w/ 1000 Gal.

Tanker 855 (1980 Ford)                                250 GPM w/ 2000 Gal.

Brush Trk 865 (1968 Kaiser Jeep)                  12 GPM w/   250 Gal.

Board Members

Fred C. Parker (Chairman)   

Rodessa Representative   

318-223-4313

 Terry Alexander (Secretary/Treasurer)  

Vivian Representative  

318-375-3936

 Cliff Holt, Sr.  

At-Large   

318-223-4351

 Joe Sagona   

At-Large   

318-287-3580

 Rev. Byron Putman  

Hosston Representative  

318-287-3241

 Harry Murphy   

Ida Representative   

318-284-3556

 Douglas Domnick  

District's Attorney   

318-375-5297

 Margret Chandler  

Bookkeeper   

318-375-3856






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