Fire Department


The Westwego Volunteer Fire Company #1 proudly protects the residents of Westwego operating 3 stations with a combination of paid and volunteer firefighters. Their efforts and dedication allow citizens to receive a reduction in insurance rates. The membership takes immense pride in providing the best possible service in all emergencies and is heavily relied upon the community.

If you are a Westwego resident and would like a free home fire safety inspection or smoke detector installation, contact Assistant Chief Manuel Torano to schedule an appointment (504-347-7385).

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter, you may obtain an application from the Administrative Office, located at the main station at 1000 Fourth Street. The requirements include that you must be 18 years of age and have no criminal record.  Call 504-347-7385 for more information.

Charles Hudson, Chief

1000 Fourth Street
Westwego, LA  70094

Phone: (504) 341-1196
Fax: (504) 875-4390
Chief's Office: (504) 347-7385



Dedication Fire Station #91 Sept 24, 2018
Fire Dept Group
Dedication Plaque for Station 91
Fire Station 91 Truck