For Immediate Release

September 16, 2014

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Media Relations



Media Alert and Public Service Announcement: Leesville Fire
Department to conduct live fire training this evening

LEESVILLE-Passersby and area residents should be aware that the Leesville Fire Department will conduct a live fire training event this evening at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Leesville Rehabilitation Center next door to the old state school building.


The event is sponsored by Louisiana State University and is designed to help firefighters to prepare for dealing with propane fires.

Media wishing to attend the event should contact Tammy Sharp at 337-378-9329.


The City of Leesville, the best hometown in the world, is a historic yet visionary community. As the parish seat of Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk and the Joint Readiness Training Center are located, the City of Leesville is home to military families, retired veterans and a growing and strongly patriotic citizenry that provides the basis of a well-rounded and work-ready workforce.   


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