West Baton Rouge Parish awaits fire district - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

West Baton Rouge Parish awaits fire district

Posted: Updated:
PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) -

West Baton Rouge Parish will officially have its own fire district in about a year.

The parish council adopted a resolution from the Louisiana Legislature to create the parish-wide fire district by July 1, 2014.

The legislature acted after parish officials were unable to reach a compromise on how to divide $2.5 million in annual fire protection sales tax revenues among six sub-districts.

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-533-4848

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations


FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.