Alexandria Fire Department responded to a building fire that occurred on July 18, 2023, on Madeline Drive
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Tuesday, Jul 18, 2023 - 7:32 pm
At approximately 3:11PM, the Alexandria Fire Department was dispatched to the Madeline Drive in reference to a fully involved commercial building fire. The first unit arrived on the scene within four minutes of the initial alarm time. A second alarm was struck due to temperatures at approximately 99F. AFD dispatched three engine companies, two aerial companies, a medical unit, one district chief, and an investigative unit. The fire under was brought under control within thirty-one minutes of the first unit arriving. The fire’s cause is being investigated by the Louisiana Fire Marshal’s Office since it was determined to be out of Alexandria City limits. No injuries were reported during this event.
A second house fire was reported on Alexander Drive during this fire event. Alexandria Fire Department dispatched additional units that consisted of three engine companies, an aerial company, a medical unit, a district chief, and an investigative unite to Alexander Drive. This fire was quickly extinguished by the first arriving unit within four minutes of the initial call for service. This Alexandria Fire Department’s investigator determined the fire cause to be an electrical issue.
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