FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Submerged Vehicle off Hwy. 433← Back


January 16, 2013

Date of incident January 15, 2013

Submerged Vehicle off Hwy. 433

Slidell, LA.-St. Tammany Fire District#1 responded to a submerged vehicle off Hwy. 433 near the Salt Bayou Bridge.  In a little over eight minutes firefighters arrived on the scene to find a partially submerged vehicle in the canal.  Firefighters deployed rapid diver equipment and searched the vehicle for possible trapped occupants.  No one was found in the vehicle.

1st alarm: 14:23:37
On scene: 14:31:30
Under Control: 14:53:25
Units: 3
Firefighters: 7
Injuries: 0

For more information contact Chief of Fire Prevention Chad A. Duffaut
at 985-646-4387
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