Hello all and welcome
to our little corner of the World Wide Web. Here are some answers
to frequently asked questions concerning the operation of a volunteer fire
What is the Urania Volunteer Fire Department?
What does the term "volunteer" mean?
You mean there are not always firefighters at the fire station?
How are firefighters alerted to fire calls?
Are women allowed to join the fire department?
How do I find out more about the Urania Volunteer Fire Department?
Members of the Urania VFD
and our Motto:
...to provide the residents of, and visitors to this municipality a safe and secure community.
We are Dedicated
...to preservation of life, the protection of property and the safety of our personnel.
..is to provide the
highest quality of fire prevention, life safety code enforcement, fire
suppression, rescue, public education and environmental safety services
to assure a superior quality of life. We pursue our mission with
determination and resolve, and with emphasis on proactive, cost effective
...all that is achieved is accomplished by dedicated and compassionate volunteers serving their fellow man. Our staff is committed to teamwork, volunteer development, excellence and efficiency. We value the input of each member of this department to improve current services and programs, and to build for the future.
a little history of how fire fighting began click here.
This wouldn't be a fire department web site if we didn't mention fire safety.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency or (FEMA)
as it is known by most people, is a Federal Government agency whose
mission is to reduce life and economic losses due to fire and related emergencies,
through leadership, advocacy, coordination and support. They serve
the Nation independently, in coordination with other Federal agencies,
and in partnership with fire protection and emergency service communities.
With a commitment to excellence, they provide public education, training,
technology and data initiatives. To read more about FEMA and what they
do click here: FEMA
Urania Volunteer Fire Department
P. O. Box 339
Urania, La. 71480
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