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Fire Dist. 1, HFD hold open house

HAUGHTON — Bossier Parish Fire District 1, located at 4494 Highway 80, and the Haughton Fire Department, located at 224 West McKinley in Haughton, invites the public to their Fire and Life Safety Open House’s on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will feature static displays of firefighting apparatus, rescue equipment as well as interactive fire and life safety learning stations for both children and adults. The event will also include live fire demonstrations, vehicle extrication and technical rescue demonstrations, as well as presentations on how to choose and safely use home fire extinguishers.

This event will be held rain or shine, and there will be light refreshments available at both stations.

For more information, call Bossier Parish Fire District 1 at 949-9440 or Haughton Fire Department at 949-9500, or stop by either station at anytime.


BSO hosts Hunter Field Day

The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Hunter Education Field Day on Sept. 21 to provide the shooting portion for those who have completed training for hunting with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

The shooting will take place on the Bossier Sheriff’s Office range located at 2977 Old Plain Dealing Road in Plain Dealing with registration at 7:30 a.m. and training at 8 a.m.

Participants must complete an on-line training course with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries prior to participating in the Field Day, located at www.wlf.louisiana.gov under the menu “Hunter Education.” This will provide you with information to allow you to sign up for the classroom course or the Internet Home Study Course.

Shooters will need to bring the voucher showing they have completed the required on-line training or in-class training in order to register for Field Day. The Sheriff’s Office will provide firearms and ammunition; shooters will not use their own weapons.

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