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    Bossier Parish Water Levels

    Posted Jan 26, 2021
    Despite several days of rainfall in Bossier Parish and areas to the north that bring additional water into the area’s streams and bayous, no serious problems with high water have occurred, according to Ian Snellgrove, Director of the Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
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    COVID-19 Precautions

    Posted Apr 1, 2020
    Medical specialists predict the problems facing our community could reach a peak soon. We have been asked to take precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID 19 (Coronavirus) and we are now asking you, as citizens of Bossier Parish, to do more.
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    Bossier Parish Unified Command Meeting

    Posted Mar 14, 2020
    Members of the Bossier Parish Unified Command, made up of parish officials and heads of emergency/first responder departments, heard reports on the COVID-19 and its impact on the state during a Friday conference call with the governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
  • BODCAU DAM OVERFLOW

    Bossier Parish Weather Update

    Posted Mar 12, 2020
    Bossier Parish is not currently expecting dangerous flooding from any of its waterways, according to Ian Snellgrove, director of the Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
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    COVID-19 VIrus Information

    Posted Mar 11, 2020
    While the Louisiana Public Health Department is the lead agency on the COVID-19 virus and is already promoting local public awareness campaigns, Bossier Parish’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness wants to reemphasize first that no one needs to panic.
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    Storm Damage Assessment

    Posted Oct 21, 2019
    No major damage was reported when heavy rains and winds accompanying a storm front roared through Bossier Parish Sunday evening.
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    Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Host Training

    Posted Apr 24, 2019
    First responders from across the region participated recently in a training exercise designed to test emergency plans through enactment of various scenarios.
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    Parish responders team with military for drill

    Posted Dec 12, 2018
    Teamwork is the key to success in many cases, especially when the safety of perhaps thousands of individuals hangs in the balance. And the key to refining teamwork in emergencies involving hazardous materials is training.
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    Agency assessment teams view storm damage

    Posted May 4, 2018
    Preliminary numbers show 82 Bossier Parish residences and businesses received some degree of damage when severe storms that included at least one tornado blew through Bossier Parish on Saturday evening, April 14.
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    Storm damage assessment teams coming to Bossier

    Posted Apr 27, 2018
    A pair of damage assessment teams will be in Bossier Parish next week to view damage from last week’s storms that left trees down and homes damaged across the area.