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Iberia Parish Fire District #1

Iberia Parish Fire District #1 Iberia Parish Fire District #1 is located at 2309 Avery Island Road in New Iberia, LA and serves all

The District assists Delcambre, Jeanerette and Loreauville within their municipalities, and also maintains volunteer stations in Belair-Olivier-Morbihan (B.O.M.), Coteau, Grand Marais, Lydia and Rynella, with additional substations on Avery Island and at the Acadiana Regional Airport.

Operating as usual

Pictured are 65 air packs and 135 bottles, all brand new, that were received to replace old breathing apparatus for our ...
02/01/2023

Pictured are 65 air packs and 135 bottles, all brand new, that were received to replace old breathing apparatus for our firefighters. This purchase was made possible through bond money approved by Iberia Parish Fire Board Commission.

The Iberia Parish Fire District #1 administrative office will be closed today, January 16, 2023 in honor of Martin Luthe...
01/16/2023

The Iberia Parish Fire District #1 administrative office will be closed today, January 16, 2023 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

Administration office closed
01/02/2023

Administration office closed

01/01/2023

On behalf of the Iberia Parish Fire District #1, we wish all a Happy New Years. Last year the Fire District, made history with its busiest year to date. Our men and women responded to over 3165 emergencies. That averages out to about 8.67 calls a day. The previous record was 3057 set in 2017. The year of 2022 was only the second time in our agency’s history to responded to over 3000 calls. Our typically yearly response is about 2800 calls.

01/01/2023
✨Cheers to 2023🎆
01/01/2023

✨Cheers to 2023🎆

Administration office closed
12/26/2022

Administration office closed

12/25/2022
Training is always great when your learning from each other. Iberia Parish Fire and New Iberia Fire along with FETA work...
11/29/2022

Training is always great when your learning from each other. Iberia Parish Fire and New Iberia Fire along with FETA working as one. Teamwork!!!!!

Administration office closed
11/24/2022

Administration office closed

🍂Happy Thanksgiving to ALL from the Iberia Parish Fire District #1 family 🚒
11/24/2022

🍂Happy Thanksgiving to ALL from the Iberia Parish Fire District #1 family 🚒

Happy Veteran's Day to all our past and current veteran's! IPFD#1 supports you
11/11/2022

Happy Veteran's Day to all our past and current veteran's! IPFD#1 supports you

Friendly reminder ⏰
11/05/2022

Friendly reminder ⏰

Happy Boss’s day to fire Chief Guy M Bonin, pictured with his beautiful wife, Dr. Renee B Bonin. Chief Bonin has led and...
10/17/2022

Happy Boss’s day to fire Chief Guy M Bonin, pictured with his beautiful wife, Dr. Renee B Bonin. Chief Bonin has led and guided the Fire District for 14 years. He’s been the driving force and innovative mind turning ideas into reality, overall benefiting the department and community as a whole. His leadership has allowed Iberia Parish Fire District #1 to provide exceptional emergency services to Iberia Parish. Thank you for your leadership Chief!

10/14/2022

In honor or Miss Connie’s love and devotion to children and their education, Iberia Parish Fire District #1 is dedicating the service of Ladder 1 in Miss Connie’s name. Her name with her signature “hand print” will be proudly displayed on each rear cab door on Ladder 1. Our condolences to all her loved ones! She will truly be missed.

Miss Connie Chambers Pre-K annual field trip ❤️
10/14/2022

Miss Connie Chambers Pre-K annual field trip ❤️

10/14/2022
10/14/2022
CHS HOCO 2022 - Senior Football players aboard IPFD#1 Ladder 1
09/29/2022

CHS HOCO 2022 - Senior Football players aboard IPFD#1 Ladder 1

“Train physically and mentally, it’s how you’ll overcome life’s adversities.” Pictured: Captain Brandon Abshire and Fire...
09/14/2022

“Train physically and mentally, it’s how you’ll overcome life’s adversities.” Pictured: Captain Brandon Abshire and Firefighter/Operator Kassidy Scott

IPFD#1 responded to an incident yesterday morning, Tuesday September 13, where AirMed was called to transport a patient ...
09/14/2022

IPFD#1 responded to an incident yesterday morning, Tuesday September 13, where AirMed was called to transport a patient to a local hospital. Pictured are Firefighter Darryon Babineaux and Captain Christopher Comeaux.

Special thanks to Acadian Ambulance Operations Supervisor, Jimmy Dupuy for presenting a Meritorious Service Award to Fir...
08/22/2022

Special thanks to Acadian Ambulance Operations Supervisor, Jimmy Dupuy for presenting a Meritorious Service Award to Firefighter Gage Turner, Captain Josh Bourque and Chief Guy M Bonin in recognition of a medical emergency that occurred on June 23. Iberia Parish Fire District #1 strives to work alongside Acadian Ambulance to provide the best emergency care services in Iberia Parish. We thank you for the recognition!

July 14, 2022 Badge Ceremony Congratulations to Captain, Kody Pyle and Firefighter/Operator, Connor Pagitt on receiving ...
07/14/2022

July 14, 2022 Badge Ceremony Congratulations to Captain, Kody Pyle and Firefighter/Operator, Connor Pagitt on receiving their badges today! Iberia Parish Fire District #1 is proud and honored to have you both! Congrats guys!!

This morning Saturday June 17th, 2022, IPFD#1, Rynella VFD and Loreauville VFD firefighters trained on Confined Space Re...
06/18/2022

This morning Saturday June 17th, 2022, IPFD#1, Rynella VFD and Loreauville VFD firefighters trained on Confined Space Rescue at Marine Industrial Fabrication located at the Port Of Iberia. With the assistance from MIF and the United States Coast Guard, firefighters were able to simulate real life emergencies and rescues situations. The training was a great success and IPFD#1 wants to thank all who participated.

Autism Awareness Month.
04/04/2022

Autism Awareness Month.

The District Firefighter’s Association will be selling T-Shirts to be printed & worn for the month of April for Autism A...
03/21/2022

The District Firefighter’s Association will be selling T-Shirts to be printed & worn for the month of April for Autism Awareness with proceeds going to a local organization.

Deadline to order shirts will be March 27, 2022.

Price of T-Shirts will be S-XL, $20
Add $1 for each additional X. Example XXL will be 21, ###L will be 22 and so forth.

Youth Shirts also available for $16
Cash or Checks Accepted.

Orders can be emailed to [email protected]

On Saturday, March 19, 2022 Chief Guy M. Bonin was sworn in as the President of the Louisiana Fire Chiefs Association.  ...
03/21/2022

On Saturday, March 19, 2022 Chief Guy M. Bonin was sworn in as the President of the Louisiana Fire Chiefs Association. He is looking forward to serving alongside his peers for the betterment of Louisiana Fire Service.

01/18/2022

On Thursday, January 20, 2022 starting at 9:30A.M. the IPFD#1 will be giving out COVID-19 Antigen Rapid self-test kits to the general public on a first come, first serve basis. The pick-up location will be the IPFD#1 Training Facility at 2417 Darnall Road in New Iberia.

Congratulations Kenny Russell on your 20 years of service with the Iberia Parish Fire District #1. Enjoy your retirement...
09/18/2021

Congratulations Kenny Russell on your 20 years of service with the Iberia Parish Fire District #1. Enjoy your retirement.

Iberia Soccer Opening Day.
09/11/2021

Iberia Soccer Opening Day.

09/03/2021
09/02/2021
Photos from Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal's post
09/02/2021

Photos from Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal's post

08/30/2021
Iberia Parish Fire District #1

Iberia Parish Fire District #1 and Iberia Parish 911 are collecting donations of water, toiletries and cleaning supplies for delivery by the Fire District to communities hardest hit by Hurricane Ida. Please bring any donations to the fire station at 2309 Avery Island Road between 8AM and 8PM.

Send a message to learn more.

07/29/2021

Iberia Parish Fire District #1 would like to extend our prayers and well wishes to our brothers at New Iberia Fire Department, while responding to an emergency call earlier today that left 3 firefighters injured. Please keep these men and their families in your prayers!

Wishing everyone a happy and safe 4th of July! 🇺🇸
07/04/2021

Wishing everyone a happy and safe 4th of July! 🇺🇸

On November 18 at 07:04 A.M. Iberia Parish Fire District with assistance from Grand Marais, Jeanerette  and Rynella Volu...
11/18/2020

On November 18 at 07:04 A.M. Iberia Parish Fire District with assistance from Grand Marais, Jeanerette and Rynella Volunteer Fire Department, responded to a house fire located in 1800 block of Lillie St. Upon arrival firefighters found a home with flames showing from the roof of a home. It took firefighters 25 minutes to have the fire under control.

This brings the total structure fires to 22 for 2020.

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2309 Avery Island Road
New Iberia, LA
70560

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Update from Iberia Parish Fire District #1’s Chief Guy Bonin and what the Chief’s been doing to raise the department’s profile, both locally and statewide. Also - Summer Fire Safety Tips and Reminders, just to keep fire safety top of mind.

Also broadcasted live on KANE 107.5 and 1240-Am - Teche Matters

ICYMI Annoucements:
• Ranch Sorting event at Sugarena At Acadiana Fairgrounds - (337) 281-3920
https://www.facebook.com/groups/505865403116571

• IPAL-Iberia Performing Arts League Site The Odd Couple"
(337) 364-6114, https://www.ipaltheater.com/

• Beats on the Bayou Series at Isle of Iberia RV Resort (337) 256-8681, https://www.isleofiberia.com/
Link to Concert Series poster: https://www.facebook.com/IsleOfIberia/photos/a.219673784843649/2641910975953239/

• Memorial Day Ceremony - (337) 367-0308

• World Championship Gumbo Cookoff Poster Contest
https://iberiachamber.org/gumbocookoff/poster

• Poboys & Puppies https://www.facebook.com/events/5091601944221588

• City of New Iberia - Canoe/Kayak Dock Ribbon Cutting
337-369-2300x1100

• Show on the GEAUX! Video Archive:
https://www.facebook.com/watch/106580274022283/337980548267894

𝐂𝐋𝐎𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐓𝐇𝐎𝐔𝐆𝐇𝐓:
“𝘔𝘢𝘯 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘺 𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘢 𝘧𝘪𝘳𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘪𝘵. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘰𝘯? 𝘉𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘩𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘱𝘶𝘵 𝘪𝘵 𝘰𝘶𝘵.” ~Henry Jackson van D**e Jr.

Episode 132

UP NEXT WEEK:
Ladies, mark your calendars now for Friday, June 17 - that’s the day for the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce’s annual event, INSPIRE!- a one-day conference that brings women from around Iberia Parish together for an interactive day of networking and leadership development.
----BUT TUNE IN NEXT WEEK as we’re spotlighting the event with GICC Board Member and event Chair, Annie Bell – legacy sponsor, Mandi Pooler of the Town Planner and a visit with the guest speaker, Melissa Bowen.
Positively Iberia brings the Iberia Medical Center Quarterly Report. Today's focus was on IMC’s recent continuity of care collaboration with Comprehensive Community Health Center, Inc. --IMC CEO Dionne Viator will be joined by Iberia Comp’s CEO Roderick Campbell and specialist Nurse Practitioner, Lakeyn L. Smith FNP-C.

Airing LIVE on KANE 107.5 and 1240-Am • Teche Matters
Positively Iberia is sponsored by Iberia Medical Center and produced by the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce

ICYMI Post Production Links:
• Cardiovascular Institute of the South & Iberia Medical Center Women’s Cardiac Wellness Social - register to attend at:
https://cisniwomens22.eventbrite.com
• T.E.C.H.E. Project - Spring Cleanup - [email protected].
• IPAL-Iberia Performing Arts League Site - www.ipaltheater.com
• Angel Paws Adoption Center Shrimp Boil Fundraiser
https://www.facebook.com/events/3235257396745525
--- "Show on the GEAUX" Archive (all past events) link: https://www.facebook.com/watch/106580274022283/337980548267894

Episode 131

UP NEXT WEEK: We’re checking in with Iberia Parish Fire District #1’s Chief Guy Bonin for an update from our parish fire service and what the Chief’s been doing to raise the department’s profile, both locally and statewide. He’ll also have Summer Fire Safety Tips and Reminders, just to keep fire safety top of mind.
I NEED HELP, I AM IN ROAD WITH MY CAR A FLAT TIRE.
Thanks for such a quick response and rescuing my boy this weekend!! There's never a dull moment here at our house! 😂

I hope this call was an entertaining and light hearted one to remember. Instead of a cat in the tree, it was a boy in a lift. 😂😂😂
Thank you for Iberia Parish District #1 for coming out tonight to help us complete our requirement for cub scouts. We sure do appreciate it. It was a pleasure having you all.


I would like to beseech those who know me for your help. My cousin, Chris Leonard, is battling covid-19 in Saint Francis Hospital in Monroe Louisiana. Chris has dedicated his life to the protection of others as he is the fire chief for Ouachita Parish . He is presently on a ventilator and is in desperate need of the blood antibodies of the covid-19 virus. I would ask that you please copy and post this on your web pages. If you know of someone that has survive the covid-19 virus please pickup the phone and call them for their help. Please help me so that we do not lose another one of our wonderful Frontline protectors.
Our hearts are so full and we are all overwhelmed with joy, especially Khloe! 🎈She is over the moon excited about her birthday parade! We wanted to make her feel special in quarantine and this was the perfect way! Thank you so much for taking the time to celebrate and shower our baby girl with love, gifts and such creative birthday wishes. She is definitely loved and is still smiling from ear-to-ear. Y’all are the absolute BEST!🎉
On April 6, 2020, at approximately 0309 hours, the Loreauville Fire Department, Iberia Parish Fire District #1, Rynella Volunteer Fire Department, BOM Fire Department, and Grand Marais Fire Department were dispatched for a reported structure fire located in the 400 block of Lake Dauterive Road. Upon the arrival of the Loreauville Fire Department, personnel located a single-story wood-frame structure that was on fire. Responding personnel extinguished the fire and no injuries were reported. Loreauville Fire Department would like to thank all departments that responded and assisted.
William Prevatte Monday August 26, 2019
[email protected]

Re: Kayla Richard Ronsonet 43 from Iberia LA:
Middletown Connecticut:

43 year old Kayla Richard Ronsonet is a resident of Iberia LA and is a 17 year veteran of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office. And is a single mom of two teenagers Drake and Kenzie Ronsonet. And their mother is in need of a kidney transplant and support. And suffers from renal failure I extend my deepest thoughts and prayers for the family of Ms. Ronsonet It would be a great privilege and honor to put together a lemonade stand entitled. The 1st annual William Prevatte Lemonade Stand to help raise funds for the expenses and medical bills for MS. Kayla Richard Ronsonet. And to encourage people and the public to get tested and to donate a kidney and to help save a life do it for yourself and do it for the person that you love. The William Prevatte 1st annual Lemonade Stand in dedication to help raise funds for the expenses and medical bills for MS. Kayla Richard Ronsonet. I encourage the public and the Middletown Fire Department Main Street Station and city leaders and community members to help raise funds for the expenses and medical bills from Kayla Richard Ronsonet's medical attention and treatment. And this lemonade stand in honor and dedication of Kayla Richard Ronsonet will be a huge success in getting funds donated as a result of Ms. Kayla Ronsonet needing a kidney. So I ask the Middletown Fire Department Main Street Station and fellow firefighters to donate funds from the lemonade stand to help save the life of 43 year old Kayla Ronsonet who desperately needs a kidney. In closing I would just like to say my thoughts and prayers are with the families. And the funds going to be raised I have a goal of raising $250.00 in expenses from the lemonade stand for the medical bills and treatment. So right now do me this favor donate. And help me save a life.
Thank you very much,
William M. Prevatte Middletown Connecticut Resident
Tonight Loreauville Vol Fire Dept hosted a CPR/AED training class for its members and for other departments in the parish who were interested. Several members of LVFD as well as Rynella Volunteer Fire Department and Iberia Parish Fire District #1 were in attendance and successfully completed the class. Thank you to Mr. T.J. Dronet for taking the time to teach our new members!
Did you know that Louisiana has the highest rate of drownings in the U.S. for kids ages 1-14 years old?!

You can find more information on water safety at https://www.poolsafely.gov and https://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/…/drowning-prevention
Shift 3 with NIFD completed a walk through a few days after the Fremin's incident to see the actual layout of the scene. Totally different thought's on this when you can actually see.

Some may look at this call and view it as a total loss. When looking at the bigger picture of this, 3/4 +or- of the total structure was saved by responding crews. Building construction, deployed sprinkler system in other sections of the building and commitment of all personnel on hand had a huge part of preserving property and ensuring all occupants were safely out of the structure.

It's not often when NIFD, IPFD and all other responding departments work together at such a complex fire scene. As a Captain with NIFD, I want to personally thank every fire personnel that responded to this scene. From the firefighters that may have made it as nozzle man on the tip of an attack line, to the personnel running back and forth filling much needed SCBA bottles. We all had our part and worked together as a unified team to contain the fire.

I would also like to tip my hat on the professionalism displayed by incident commanders Asst. Chief R. Benson and Chief G. Bonin in this rare occasion. Your combined years of service and dedication to personnel on scene were utilized in making sound decisions. At the end of the day the scene was terminated with everyone going home safely.

All personnel should pat yourself on the back on a job well done....
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