The mission of the Plaquemines Parish Fire Department (PPFD) is to assist the seven Volunteer Fire Departments within Plaquemines Parish in protecting lives and property through the prevention and/or mitigation of fires and emergencies. This mission will be accomplished through a variety of programs that are hereby established. These programs are established with life safety, property conservation, and cost-effectiveness in mind.
PPFD is responsible for:
Emergency medical services
Fire and life safety programs
Career Staff Organization
The Plaquemines Parish Fire Department is made up of two divisions: administration and fire / emergency operations. Each day the fire department currently maintains on-duty staffing for all seven fire districts: