Miss Cyndi Ricks, daughter of Captain Ray Ricks, is the first Miss Fire Prevention Queen in Baton Rouge. She is being bussed by a proud fire chief and looking on is principal speaker for the Fire Prevention Banquet 1968, Mr. Woody Valentine.
Mayor President Jack Christian of Baton Rouge signs the Fire Prevention Week Proclamation as Assistant Fire Chief Frank O' Callahan, left and Wharton A. LeBlanc, general chairman of Fire Prevention Week 1958 activities, look on. Original located in...
Mayor President Jack Christian of Baton Rouge signs the Fire Prevention Week Proclamation as Baton Rouge Fire Chief Robert A. Bogan, left and Wharton A. LeBlanc, general chairman of Fire Prevention Week 1957 activities, look on.
Members of the fire department's fire prevention bureau are shown inspecting a new store at Bon Marche Shopping Center 7401 Florida Blvd., allowing it to be open for business. Original located in the 1960 Fire Prevention Week Scrapbook.
Fire departments, Fire prevention, Esso Standard Oil Company
The main gate at Esso-Standard Oil Company's refinery in Baton Rouge is shown here along with fire prevention sign over the entrance. The refinery is said to be the world's largest. Original located in the 1960 Fire Prevention Week Scrapbook
Typical school scene during Fire Prevention Week was the fire drill, conducted in every school in the Parish. Here, girls from St. Joseph's Academy evacuate the school in a rapid and orderly fashion. Original located in the 1955 Fire Week...
Fire Prevention Week Banquet attendees, left to right Woodrow Merritt, Master of Ceremonies, Fire Chief Sevier, Speaker Sidney Gray, and committee Chairman Ogden. Original located in the BRFD 1964 Scrapbook.
Fire Prevention Week activities at Coploymer Rubber and Chemical Corporation. Shown here is a drill with a foam type fire extinguisher. Original located in the 1955 Fire Week Prevention Report, BRFD Collection.